Arts and crafts workshops at Sunnycroft

Amanda Carter Crewel Workshop

Sunnycroft is the location for a series of art, crafts and embroidery workshops delivered by local artists and taking place during summer and autumn 2021. Find out what's on and when, below.

Sunnycroft was a home for creativity. Joan Lander, who bequeathed Sunnycroft to the National Trust was a member of the Royal School of Needlework, and her embroidery work is included on the Queen’s coronation robe, amongst other robes, alter frontals and banners.  

Sunnycroft will be the venue for a series of workshops held by local artists during 2021.

 


Upcoming Workshops at Sunnycroft

 

Silk Art and Sketching with Sarah Evans

Wednesday 11 August, Wednesday 15 September, Wednesday 13 October, Wednesday 3 November: 10am-4pm. £60 per person.

Join local artist Sarah Evans for a workshop at Sunnycroft.
Silk art by Sarah Evans
Join local artist Sarah Evans for a workshop at Sunnycroft.

Booking essential. Sarah Evans is a Shropshire based, self-taught artist who specialises in painting on silk and mixed media collage. Each workshop can be done individually or you can do the whole series with adjustments made depending on your experience and confidence. Students can bring along their own art materials and sketch books to supplement or all materials can be supplied within the cost. A delicious lunch, tea and coffee are included in your day.

For workshop topics, details and to book with Sarah please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/flowers-galore-tickets-155955604411

 

Embroidery workshops with Amanda Carter

Wednesday 22 September, Saturday 2 and Wednesday 6 October, Wednesday 10 and Saturday 13 November: 10am-4pm. £60 per person.

Fern embroidery sample by Amanda Carter
Fern embroidery sample by Amanda Carter
Fern embroidery sample by Amanda Carter

Booking essential. Choose from a range of topics and designs, including crewel work. Included in your workshop is a full kit of all materials, a delicious lunch, tea and coffee and the opportunity to stitch in a beautiful tranquil setting.

For workshop topics, details and to book with Amanda please visit https://www.quiltdragonkits.com/embroidery-workshops.html 
 

 

Painting Workshops with Rob Leckey

Wednesday 25 August, Saturday 25 September: 10am-4pm, £70 per person.

Rob works primarily in acrylic paint and ink, collage and mixed media. Collage materials comprise of torn or shaped tissue paper, newsprint, and magazine illustrations. Details are also added with oil and chalk pastels. Paintings will be constructed in controlled but loose stages from the background coming forward, enabling artists with limited experience to confidently venture into new artistic avenues.

Join local artist Rob Leckey for a workshop at Sunnycroft
A painting of Sunnycroft by Rob Leckey.
Join local artist Rob Leckey for a workshop at Sunnycroft

Rollers, shaped wooden print tools, plastic card, tissue paper and coloured mountboard will be provided. A delicious lunch, tea and coffee, are included in your day.

For workshop details and to book with Rob visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/painting-workshop-at-national-trust-sunnycroft-with-rob-leckey-tickets-158775591067?aff=ebdssbdestsearch