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

January and February 2019

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

Saturday 19 January 10 am- 1pm
Flat-opening Sketchbooks – Sew and bind a softback sketchbook

Saturday 26 January 9am – 3pm
Memory Album – Create and bind a glued album with fold out pages and pockets

Saturday 23 February 9am – 3pm
Bind a ‘Proper Book’ – Sew and bind a multi-section hardback book starting from scratch

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

Pottery Courses
Bridget Williams 

January to March 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, 9:45am – 12:45pm

Friday afternoons: 2pm – 4:30pm