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.

3-day Stone-carving workshop with Amerton Arts Studio - Sat 21 July - Mon 23 July, 2018, £180.

Miranda Wakeman from Amerton Arts Studio will show you how to bring your own creation to life in a stone sculpture for you to take home.

Everyone works at their own pace with individual tuition, beginners are very welcome.

Learn a new skill this year
A group of people using tools to carve into stone at workbenches
Learn a new skill this year

Drawing workshop with Amerton Arts Studio - Sat 4 August & 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.