Workshops

You can book workshops through the online shop.

Do get in touch with any questions which are not answered below

There's a great space here at Spout Brewhouse the building where my lovely studio is housed. You'll find us in Leek, North Staffordshire.

I'm also running workshops at other venues, check the list of workshops below for more details.

You can book online, or in person in the studio, get in touch with any further questions.

Yes, of course, choose the gift option when you book, and you'll be sent a pdf with all the details you need, you can print it out, pop this into a card to give, or send on in an email.

Although government restrictions have been lifted, for the time being, for your peace of mind, I'm keeping these measures in place.

  • Please do not attend the workshop if you have symptoms of Covid 19 or have tested positive.
  • Mask wearing is a now a personal choice but is welcomed if this will make you feel more comfortable, I will have to get quite close to you at times to demonstrate or assist.
  • Sanitiser will be available, plus access to the bathroom for handwashing.
  • Workshops are held on Sundays, on Sundays the cafe below the studio isn't open, this means that we have the building to ourselves, so more space and no waiting for the bathroom!
  • The door and window will be opened to allow for ventilation, please bring an extra layer in case it’s breezy on the day!
  • The toilet is on the first floor. The toilets are cleaned and monitored by Spout Brew House.

See some of the work produced and feedback from workshop participants here

  • Workshops include materials and use of equipment, though you are welcome to bring your own items to personalise what you make. If there is an option to buy extra materials on the day I’ll let you know in advance.
  • On full day workshops a light lunch is included, along with homemade cake. Tea or coffee will be provided to drink, along with water.
  • On half day workshops, homemade cake and tea or coffee is included.
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements on booking. Food is homemade here by the Spout Brew House kitchen.
  • Covid 19 safety measures. Please do not attend if you have tested positive for Covid. All restrictions are now lifted but nearer to the time of the workshop you will be updated on any current measures in place.
  • Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Payment can be in the form of a gift voucher, payment through the website or an invoice. Bookings are non refundable and non transferable. However if the workshop has to be postponed due to Covid 19 restrictions you will be offered an alternative date, the option of a voucher or a refund.
  • A minimum of 4 people are required for the workshop to go ahead, if fewer than 4 people book onto the workshop it will be cancelled with as much notice as possible and you will be refunded in full.
  • There will be a maximum of 6-8 people taking part depending on the workshop.
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating, paying adult. Please get in touch to discuss the suitability of a workshop for those under 16 before booking. Workshops are aimed at adults but may be suitable for those 13 and over.
  • Workshops are often held on the first floor and unfortunately there is no lift.
  • Please note that I, Judith Brown, retain the intellectual property to all my ideas. This means that you can’t go into business making copies of my work, run workshops using my ideas or replicate this workshop elsewhere. You can, however, use the ideas to create for your own pleasure or to make gifts for friends and family, and with your own students, if you are a teacher in an educational establishment.
  • By booking this workshop you accept and acknowledge these terms and conditions.

NEW Wire Butterflies & Insects

Inspired by butterflies, moths and dragonflies we'll create decorative wire insects using a variety of coloured wired and beads. All materials are included.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Book here

 

 

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Nature Inspired Wire Drawing Workshop

Inspired by plants, flowers and leaves you'll learn how to handle various guages of wire and draw with it. Equipment and materials provided.

Several dates at my studio in Leek, Staffordshire. Book Here

Other venues:

 Ditzy Rose Makery, Tattenhall, Cheshire Friday 21st October 2022.

Stratford School of Jewellery, Saturday 1st April 2023

 

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Wire Jewellery Workshop

Create your own unique piece of handmade jewellery using just wire, beads, pliers, stitching and wrapping techniques. Equipment and materials provided.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire. Book Here

This workshop also takes place at The Fox Studios, Warrington and the Stratford School of Jewellery, Elmslie House Malvern and Ditzy Rose Makery Course content and price may vary from venue to venue.

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Vintage Haberdashery & Wire Jewellery Workshop

Upcycle vintage haberdashery into elegant jewellery using wire and beads. I'll teach you how to make a necklace and earrings like those pictured. All materials are included.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Book here

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Embellished Wire & Paper Hoop Hanging Workshop

Experiment with a variety of techniques to create your own unique hanging framed in an embroidery hoop. I’ll show you how to make various wire flower, leaf and bird forms and finish them with wire embellishments, colourful papers, beads and more.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

BOOK HERE

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Embroidered Jewellery Workshop

Using colourful threads and beads I’ll guide you to create your own unique accessory. There are no complicated stitches here, just considered design and use of colour, so whether you are a confident stitcher or not you’ll be able to complete a piece during the workshop. All materials are included.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire Book here

Also at Beyond Measure, Todmorden, West Yorkshire

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NEW Christmas Decoration Workshop

We'll explore two techniques to create decorations to hang on your tree or as a garland. Firstly wire and paper, then embossing designs into metal. All materials are included.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Book here