Colour at Cranleigh 4th April
8th August
Tuesdays, 10am

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Did you know the colouring has been scientifically proven to calm the mind?

Enjoy a colourful break in your day in our drop-in session. Have some 'me' time whilst meeting new people with friendly chatter in a relaxed environment in our lovely gallery and tea house.

Free

Pottery Class 4th April
Tuesday 21st February, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

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Six week evening pottery class with Su Rogers from Bus Stop Pottery. The class will run from 7.30pm - 9.30pm on Tuesday evenings, starting 28 February.


Delegates will be taught three of the basic hand building methods: coiling, slabbing and pinching, moving on to basic throwing techniques at the end of the course. Once the basics have been mastered, our expert tutor, will support delegates in developing your creative ideas through more advanced techniques. More advanced learners will be given advice and tuition as required to meet their needs; they will also have the opportunity to follow projects set by the tutor or explore work of their own design. The overall aim is to enable delegates of this course to learn techniques and develop ideas through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration.


Please bring an apron and a cloth. Please be aware that there will be additional costs for firing items based on weight. Ages 12+

Six week course: 185

Knit and Natter 7th April
11th August
Fridays, 10.30am - 12 noon

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Are you nifty with needles or fancy being a wonder with wool? Join us any Friday for knitting and nattering in our gallery. All abilities welcome, bring your own yarn and needles. No booking necessary - just turn up.

Free - just a donation towards tea

An Introduction to Calligraphy - Led by Carole Thomann 22nd April
Saturday 22nd April, 10.30am 1pm

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Come and discover the wonderful art of calligraphy with Carole Thomann who has worked as a calligrapher and lettering artist for over 20 years. You will be introduced to different alphabets and have the opportunity to try out various writing tools.

Suitable for all capabilities. You may wish to bring some (or all) of the following with you: Rotring style draughtsman's pen nib size 3.0, a fountain pen with a chisel (flat) nib, brush pens, small pieces of balsa wood (used for modelling).

To see some of Carole's work, visit her website at www.calligraphysurrey.co.uk.

Workshop Fee: 40

Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting Workshop - Led by Gill Denyer 13th May
Saturday 13th May, 10.30am 1.30pm

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Students will be shown all the basic techniques required to make a sample place mat, using log cabin patchwork. Use of different colour combinations and arrangements, different methods of binding and quilting will be explained and demonstrated.

Required equipment: Sewing machine (in working order and students must be confident using it alone). Walking foot and a quarter inch foot desirable, but the tutors can be used if necessary. You will also need to bring a basic sewing kit and fabric scissors. All other materials will be supplied (fabric, threads, cutting mats, rotary cutters, cutting grids, irons.)

Workshop Fee: 50

Hoop Weaving Workshop - Led by Tracey-Lee Scully 20th May
Saturday 20th May, 10.30am 1pm

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Explore taking traditional textile weaving, from the loom to the hoop and creating your own from willow. Learn weaving basics, including how colour selection and fibre variations, create interesting designs.

The art of weaving is exciting, as you discover your deftness of hand and watch your hoop expand into something beautiful. This craft is very relaxing and can even be used as a form of meditation, after the class you will be inspired to continue the practice.

Workshop Fee: 40

Introduction to Patchwork: Stained Glass Window Workshop - Gill Denyer 27th May
Saturday 27th May, 10.30am 1.30pm

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Students will be introduced to the art of stained glass window patchwork and make a small picture, showing a sunrise.

Required equipment: Sewing machine (in working order and students must be confident using it alone). Walking foot and a quarter inch foot desirable, but the tutors can be used if necessary. You will also need to bring a basic sewing kit and fabric scissors. All other materials will be supplied (fabric, threads, bias binding, cutting mats, rotary cutters, cutting grids, irons, paper patterns.)

Workshop Fee: 50

Rag Rug Workshop - Led by Kath Hitchings 10th June
Saturday 10th June, 10.30am 1.30pm

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In this workshop, you will learn the basic hooky and proggy rag rugging techniques and will come away, with a small decorative wall hanging. 

Hooks and hessian will be provided and there will be an opportunity to buy a hook if you get addicted! Please bring along some old t-shirts/ long sleeved tops/ fleeces, to chop up and a sharp pair of scissors.

Workshop Fee: 50

Bumps and Babes Meetup Group 4th April
8th August
Ist Tuesday every month, 2 - 3pm
Calling all new parents of under 1's and parents to be. Come along to meet up for a chat, cuppa and colouring (optional but fun) in a friendly environment, hosted by Jane who has over 20 years experience of working with new parents.

Free