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 the Fox Studios in Warrington and at the Nottingham School of Jewellery.

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. If you are booked onto a workshop and these measures change I'll keep you updated.

 

  • Please take a lateral flow test in the 48 hours before attending the workshop. I will do the same.
  • Please do not attend the workshop if you have symptoms of Covid 19, or ha to self isolate to comply with government guidance.
  • There will be a maximum of 6 people on the workshop to allow for social distancing.
  • You will either be sat on a table divided by plastic screens to separate you from the person next to you, or on your own table, so you have your own workspace. Where you are sat will depend on how many attend the workshop.
  • Each participant will have their own basic tools to work with, you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer, do ask and I can tell you what you'll need.
  • There will be plenty of sanitiser and sanitising wipes available, plus access to the bathroom for handwashing.
  • Most workshops are now being 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!
  • Please wear a face covering. Face shields will also be provided as an alternative to wear during the workshop, these are designed to sit over your glasses if you wear them.
  • You'll be asked to wipe down your tools after each session. (There is also usually, though not always, at least a week between workshop sessions before equipment is reused)
  • Your contact details will be required for track and trace.
  • View the current risk assessment here

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 will be provided to drink.
  • On half day workshops, homemade cake and tea is included.
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements on booking. Food is homemade here by the Spout Brew House kitchen.
  • Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Bookings are non refundable and non transferable, except in the following circumstances. If the workshop has to be postponed due to Covid 19 restrictions you will be offered an alternative date, or the option of a voucher or a refund. If you are unable to attend due to contracting Covid 19 yourself, or having to self isolate, then you will be offered the same options, an alternative date, a voucher or a refund.
  • A minimum of 4 people are required for the workshop to go ahead, if less than 4 people book onto the workshop it will be cancelled with as much notice as possible and you will be refunded in full.
  • You can expect there to be no more than 6 people taking part in the workshop, so that we can adhere to social distancing.
  • 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.
  • Please note that workshops are held on the first floor and unfortunately there is no lift.

Full Day 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 with lunch, homemade cake and tea included.

Book Here

 

 

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Haberdashery and Wire Jewellery Workshop

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

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.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, my studio is on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

MORE DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK

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Embellished Wire & Paper Hoop Hanging Workshop

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Lunch, homemade cake and tea included.

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.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, my studio is on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

MORE DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK

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Embroidered Jewellery Workshop

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

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.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, my studio is on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

Book here

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