Featured Five: courses not to miss this February

Posted on: 31 January 2019

January is over and spring is just around the corner, so why not have a go at trying your hand at something creative. Here’s our latest pick of courses starting soon across Devon. These include some great art and craft workshops.

If you see something you’d like to do but it’s not on in your area or the times or dates don’t suit you, find more courses using our online search or contact your local centre – if there’s enough interest in your area, they may be able to put on your course.

Introduction to pastels

Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Friday 8 February 10am -12noon.

This course is for all abilities, where you will have the opportunity to learn how to use colourful, expressive pastels to represent different subject matter. Find out more

Fabric flowers

Okehampton Library, Okehampton. Tuesday 12 February 9:45 – 11:45am

Make fabric craft objects that can be used as either badges, buttonhole, bag or shoe decorations. Find out more

Spring Lantern workshop

Arts Centre, Bideford. Wednesday 20 February 10am – 12:30pm

This workshop is aimed at families and individuals who would like to learn how to make a lantern from withy and tissue paper. Find out more

Decorate on a budget

Younghayes Centre – Cranbrook, Exeter.  Wednesday 27 February 12:30 – 2:30pm

Have you thought about redecorating your home but don’t know where to start? Create an interior scheme for yourself or family and friends – this course will show you how. Find out more

Rag rug weaving techniques

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Thursday 28 February 9:30am – 3pm

New to weaving? This is a great opportunity to learn some basic weaving techniques using tools, textiles and other recycled materials. Find out more