Craft Workshops by Guild Members

An exciting programme of workshops run by Guild members from their studios.

To book please follow instructions on individual entries.

Bookbinding Workshop
Ursula Jeakins

April – June 2019

For details of Ursula Jeakins‘ workshops and how to book, visit

Saturday 6 April 10am- 1pm
Basic Books for Beginners 1- Make soft-back sewn, knife-trimmed notebooks

Saturday 13 April 10am – 1pm
Basic Books for Beginners 2 – Make hardback bindings suitable for small amounts of printed material

Saturday 15 June 10am- 3 pm
Introduction to Japanese bookbinding

Saturday 22 June 10am- 1pm
Box-making –  Create gift and storage boxes with boxboard

Ceramic Workshops 
throughout the year
Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Termly, Weekend and Family Day Courses (please click on the underlined links)

For details of Emily-Kriste Wilcox‘s workshops and how to book, visit:

Termly courses (12 week)
Spring (Jan – April).  Introduction to Handbuilding
Summer (April – July).  Introduction to Handbuilding
Spring (Jan – April).  Constructing Form and Surface Decoration
Summer (April – July).  Constructing Form and Surface Decoration

Weekend courses (2 days) Use this link
13th / 14th APRIL
17th / 18th AUGUST

Family pottery (1 day) – Click on this link 

And here is a link for regular updates on Emily’s courses.

Glass Fusing and Slumping 
Dichroic Glass Jewellery
William Robson 

Weekends throughout the year

Weekend courses are held regularly throughout the year in Bill Robson‘s  professional studio, in his house, set in the beautiful North Gloucestershire countryside.

2 day weekday courses can also be booked.

Full details of courses are displayed on the Creative Breaks website –, or contact Bill direct on 01531 821277

Jewellery Lost Wax Casting Classes
Tim Blades

27 and 28 July 2019

For details of Tim Blades’ workshops, visit

An introductory course on Lost Wax Casting, you will carve a wax model, cast and finish it, and make a mould to produce copies. including sources of tools materials and books on more advanced techniques.

For Jewellers, Sculptors and Craftsmen who want to design their own metal fittings in Silver and Bronze.


Pottery Courses
Bridget Williams 

from 26 April 2019  

Guild Member Bridget Williams will be teaching pottery courses at New Brewery Arts.

Suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to improve their throwing skills, the courses will cover different handbuilding techniques, including pinching, coiling and slabwork, as well as surface decoration and glazing. Students will be guided through the different techniques with demonstrations, examples and individual tuition. The class aims to be informal, relaxed and fun!

If this is of interest, please book through the links below:

Friday mornings: 9.45 – 12.45pm

Friday afternoons: 2pm – 4.30pm

Tapestry Weaving with
Sarah Beadsmoore

A one day course at Hidcote Gardens on Saturday 8 June 2019.

Please see the event listed here