May evening and weekend courses

Posted on: 2 May 2019

We have a fantastic range of evening and weekend courses in arts and crafts and photography starting this May – perfect if you work 9 to 5 or have other commitments during the day. Check out what’s on when in the list below.

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.

Evening courses

Stained glass: terrariums and planters

Arts Centre, Bideford. Monday 13 May 6:30 – 9pm

Make a glass planter/terrarium, with coloured glass inserts. Find out more.

Aluminium jewellery – earrings and pendants

Arts Centre, Bideford. Monday 13 May 6:30 – 9:30pm

Make unique aluminium jewellery, which can include earrings and pendants. Find out more.

 

Weekend courses

Make a summer dress in a day

Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Saturday 4 May 9:30am – 4pm

learn the basics of sewing and using a sewing machine to follow a simple pattern to create a summer dress in a day. Find out more.

Introduction to feltmaking

Arts Centre, Bideford. Saturday 11 May 10am – 3pm

Make a felt picture or scarf using merino wool fibres! Find out more.

Discover Japanese shibori dyeing

Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Saturday 11 May 10am – 3pm

discover the art of Japanese shibori dyeing and create your own piece of dyed fabric. Find out more.

Pottery – Have a go, have a throw

Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Saturday 11 May 2:30 – 4:30pm

Come along and discover how to use a pottery wheel. Find out more.  

Experimental digital photography

The Mansion, Totnes. Saturday 18 May 10am – 3:30pm

Develop your more creative side and build confidence in using your camera’s manual settings. Find out more.

Discover Japanese sashiko embroidery

Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Saturday 25 May 10am – 1pm

Discover the art of Japanese sashiko embroidery and create your own piece of sashiko embroidery. Find out more.

Create your own eco-friendly food wrapping

Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Saturday 25 May 2:30 – 4:30pm

Become eco-friendlier and design and create your own personalised beeswax fabric food wrapping. Find out more.

Small objects pottery using paperclay

Arts Centre, Bideford. Saturday 25 May 10am – 3:30pm

Make a range of small objects using paperclay, including tea light holders. Find out more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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