Develop your creativity by taking one of our fabulous courses! Whether it’s calligraphy in Teignmouth, making jewellery in Bideford, or floristry in Ashburton, we’ve got lots of ideas and opportunities to get your creative juices flowing.

If you see something you’d like to do which is not on in your area, or the times and dates don’t suit you, you can 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 locally.

Floristry ideas for weddings and celebrations

Ashburton Arts Centre, Ashburton Saturday 22 February 2020 10am – 1pm

This one day course will inspire you to create your own beautiful floristry, and at the end of the course you’ll be able to take at least one of your creations home with you. You’ll be introduced to some floristry techniques by Deborah, our highly experienced tutor who has won a Gold Award for Garden Design, and has created Art and Design work for the BBC and MTV. Come along and surprise yourself! 

Aluminium Jewellery: make a bangle workshop

Arts Centre Bideford Monday 3 February 2020 6pm – 9pm

On this one day course you’ll learn how to make your own aluminium bangle. You’ll experiment with a range of dyes and printing processes to decorate your bangle and make it your own, and then choose a final design for your piece of jewellery, before actually making your own unique bangle. Sounds complicated? Don’t worry, our highly qualified tutor will provide continual support and feedback, and you don’t need any experience of jewellery making Why not sign up and have a go – you could make a present for someone else, or even something to keep.

Stained Glass

Holsworthy Pavilion, Holsworthy. Starts Tuesday 28th January 2020 1.15pm – 3.15pm

No experience is needed for this fun and friendly course in making stained glass. You’ll learn how to cut and foil glass, use a grinder and how to apply blowpipe solder. The tutor will be on hand for constant help and support, so you’ll be able to create a unique panel to your own design. Book now!

Multi-plate and colour linocut skills

Kennaway Centre, Exmouth Starts Monday 3 February 2020 6pm

This two session workshop is flexible. People who are completely new to linocut printmaking will be introduced to the processes in a structured way by the tutor, while those with more experience who need access to a studio will be able to work on their own projects. All you have to bring with you is your ideas and enthusiasm. Sign up now!

Driftwood Art

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe Saturday 14 March 2020 10am – 3.30pm

You’ll use techniques such as weaving with wire  to create unique garden ornaments made out of shells and driftwood. The tutor will be on hand to provide full support and advice. Feel free to bring along any interesting shells or objects you may have found on the beach to help inspire you. Why not book now!


Learn Devon runs hundreds of courses!

Pop into your local centre – the team will be happy to chat to you about what’s available.