Learn a new skill at Wightwick Manor

A chisel being used to create a face in a block of stone

Set aside some 'me time' and learn a new skill in one of our workshops or courses.


Be inspired by the wealth of beautiful art and gardens at Wightwick Manor by signing up to one of our classes in 2018.

Make more of your photography at Wightwick Manor & Gardens - Tues 4 September, Thurs 6 September, Tues 11 September, Tues 18 September, Thurs 18 October & Friday 2 November 2018, £30.

Join us in the wonderful surroundings here at Wightwick to build on what you already know and see what you can do with your photography. Tutored Sessions for beginners and intermediate level photographers.

Professional photographer, Lindsey Bucknor OBE, will help demystify some of the language and help you to gain more confidence and enjoy what is a great activity.

The sessions will be 2 hours each. The cost of each session includes an A4 print from a picture you take on the day and brief notes to take away.

Drawing workshop with Amerton Arts Studio - Fri 21 September, 2018, £70.

Be inspired by the Pre-Raphaelite artwork you'll find throughout the Manor and in the De Morgan gallery, together with the notion of female equality/inequality, over the course of this one-day drawing workshop.

Classes are suitable for beginners or those with previous experience. Step-by-step guidance will be given if required, as well as individual attention.

Nicola Jarvis Embroidery Class - William & May Morris - Sat 17 November 2018, £100. SOLD OUT - more classes coming in 2019

Join Nicola Jarvis, tutor at the Royal School of Needlework, as she teaches you the skills of hand embroidery.

This one-day course will teach you how to embroider using a variety of threads and stitches. Using a kit created by Nicola, you will create a piece inspired by the work of William and May Morris.

Take inspiration from May Morris
A green woodpecker created in needlepoint
Take inspiration from May Morris


More classes still to be confimed, make sure to check back later this year.