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2 Day Stained Glass Course (Leaded Method) 

7-8 September: complete a small stained glass panel to take home in this full weekend course.

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on
18 May to 7 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Willow Trug Making 

Sorry, this event is now sold out.

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on
18 May to 29 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Guided Tours - Coleshill Home Farm and Skills Centre 

Thursdays and Saturdays, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm: discover the historic Coleshill Home Farm and learn more about the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre now housed here.

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on
18 May to 29 Jun 2024
at
13:00 to 14:00
+ 31 other dates or times
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Art Weeks at Coleshill 

As part of Artweeks a variety of craftspeople will be exhibiting at the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre, showcasing a range of traditional crafts.

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23 May to 27 May 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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An Introduction to Pargeting 

8 June, 9am-5pm: a unique opportunity to learn the endangered craft of pargeting from one of the country’s highest regarded pargeters.

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8 Jun 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
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Open Day 

9 June, 14 July and 11 August: visit our exhibition and join guided tours of the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre as part of our Coleshill Village Open Days.

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9 Jun to 11 Aug 2024
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14:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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2 Day Introduction to Letter Cutting in Stone 

15-16 June: explore the various processes of letter cutting in stone as you create your own small plaque in this weekend course.

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15 Jun 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
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Knife making course 

Sorry, this event is now sold out.

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on
12 Jul 2024
at
09:30 to 17:00
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Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop 

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on
14 Jul 2024
at
09:30 to 17:00
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Large Willow Bird Feeder Making 

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on
30 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 12:00
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Rupert Aker exhibition at the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre 

30 July - 1 September, Tuesdays-Sundays 11am-3pm: an exhibition of artworks by Cotswold-based artist Rupert Aker.

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30 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 29 other dates or times
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Landscape Oil Painting for Beginners (Half Day) 

15 August: work on your own landscape oil painting with expert guidance.

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on
15 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 13:00
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Landscape Oil Painting for Beginners (1 Day) 

31 August: work on your own landscape oil painting with expert guidance.

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31 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 15:30
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2 Day Advanced Wood Carving Course 

7-8 September: learn more advanced carving skills as you work on your own piece in this weekend course.

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on
7 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
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Block Printing Workshop 

7 September: learn the key skills of block printing and print a bag or tea towel to take home.

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7 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
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1 Day Intermediate Blacksmithing Course 

11 September, 9.30-5pm: A full day workshop learning more advanced blacksmithing skills with Master Blacksmith David Gregory.

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on
11 Sep 2024
at
09:30 to 17:00
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An Introduction to Ornamental Lime Plastering 

20 and 21 September: take your lime plastering skills to the next level with this practical introduction to ornamental styles, including running a cornice in-situ and forming external and internal mitres.

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20 Sep to 21 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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2 Day Introduction to Letter Cutting in Wood 

21-22 September: explore the various processes of letter cutting in wood as you create your own small plaque in this weekend course.

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on
21 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
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2 Day Glass Painting Course 

Sorry, this event is now sold out.

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5 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 17:30
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Weaving Course: Weave a Scene 

5 October: this one day course will guide you through weaving your own small landscape or seascape from wool using a rigid heddle loom.

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5 Oct 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
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An Introduction to Plain Lime Plastering 

11 - 12 October: a practical course covering the mixing and application of lime plaster to lath, masonry, and modern substrates, including pricking up and base coats, float coats and setting coats.

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on
11 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 16:30
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Round Shopper Basket Making 

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on
12 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
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2 Day Intermediate Blacksmithing Course 

16-17 October: a two day workshop learning more advanced blacksmithing skills with Master Blacksmith David Gregory.

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on
16 Oct to 17 Oct 2024
at
09:30 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Stained Glass: Festive Decoration Making in Copper Foil 

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on
16 Nov 2024
at
09:00 to 15:00
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Introduction to Blacksmithing: Christmas Edition 

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on
23 Nov 2024
at
09:30 to 17:00