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.
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.
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.