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 2019.

Make more of your photography at Wightwick Manor & Gardens - Tues 26 February, Tues 5 March, Tues 12 March, Thurs 21 March, Thurs 11 April, Thurs 18 April 2019, various times, £45. Booking opens soon.

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.

2-day Stone-carving workshop with Amerton Arts Studio - Saturday 13 - Sunday 14 April 2019, £120. Booking opens soon.

Be inspired by the fantastic surrounding of Wightwick Manor over the course of this two day stone-carving workshop.

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. Materials and tuition to create a finished limestone sculpture are included in the course, drinks refreshments also included. Everyone works at their own pace with individual tuition, beginners are very welcome.

Nicola Jarvis Embroidery Class - Sat 8 June, Sat 7 September, Sat 9 November 2019. Bookings open in 2019, prices tbc.

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 the arts and crafts greats.

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

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