Come and 'give it a go' this summer

These 'give it a go' art workshops are aimed specifically at beginners, so don't worry if you've never done anything like this before, our friendly craft experts will guide you through.

Applique fabric artwork

Applique picture making with fabric

Thursday 6 June | 10:00-13:00 | Join talented local artist Lis Mann to learn the secrets of fabric layering. With an MA in textiles and a wealth of experience encouraging others, she joins us again for another of her popular workshops. Inspired by the gardens either here or your own, you will create a picture using strips of fabric. Beginners encouraged. Includes materials and refreshments.

Peg weaving at Upton

family-friendly peg weaving workshop

Thursday 1 August | 10:00-13:00 | Introduce the family to peg loom weaving - a simple way to create some impressive pieces of art. Choose from a selection of materials and weave your own mat. Price includes materials and refreshments.

Lis Mann's hand-dyed silk scarfs

Dye your own silk scarf

Thursday 5 September | 10:00-13:00 | Learn how to make a silk scarf inspired by the gardens at Upton. Local artist, Lis Mann will provide you with all the tuition and materials to make your own version of her fabulous printed and hand-dyed silk scarves.