Guild Events and Day Schools

This workshop is FREE to all participants and is jointly sponsored by funding and the facilitator who is donating her time without a fee.   Many people write journals as a way of keeping track of their lives and working things out. Writing can be a powerful means of tapping into...

This workshop is FREE to all participants and is jointly sponsored by funding and the facilitator who is donating her time without a fee.   Many people write journals as a way of keeping track of their lives and working things out. Writing can be a powerful means of tapping into your unconscious mind and making discoveries about yourself and your...

I have been a regular tutor at the Guild for some years, and students often ask me about my own practice. This is an opportunity to talk and to present in depth the recent history of my work as an artist, explain the nature of my journey from art school, and how collage became the key to unlocking my potential....

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:  Pizza...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:  Pizza and biscotti Al vino.This class has been postponed to Saturday...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

This course is suitable for beginners and to those with some jewellery making experience. Making a ring is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering •...

This course is suitable for beginners and to those with some jewellery making experience. Making a ring is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing •...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and suppliers.The course is full on but definitely worth it!You will...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes with a circus or music-hall vibe and at other times...

This one-day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).“I Vitelloni”,...

This one-day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).“I Vitelloni”, is a 1953 comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini. In...

Soldering masterclass with HannahDetails to follow

Giuseppe Verdi composed many of his greatest operas against a backdrop of political turmoil in Italy. The emotional Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves in Nabucco was one of several pieces used by the leaders of the Risorgimento to help inspire the emerging nation. Viva Verdi became a clever rallying cry...

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Nov 19, 2022

Giuseppe Verdi composed many of his greatest operas against a backdrop of political turmoil in Italy. The emotional Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves in Nabucco was one of several pieces used by the leaders of the Risorgimento to help inspire the emerging nation. Viva Verdi became a clever rallying cry – spelling out, as it did, the name of the...

Thursday 24 November 2022. This theatre trip is for students attending a ballet course at the Guild in autumn term 2022. The cost is £30.00 for theatre ticket and coach travel.Itinerary- Coach departs from the Guild at 6.00pm- Performance starts at 7.30pm- Coach returns to the Guild by 11.00pm

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: Panzerotti...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: Panzerotti with chickpeas chestnut chocolate and dried fruit. Baccala Alla veneziana...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

A bangle is the jewellery equivalent of that little black dress everyone should have in their cupboard. It is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: To be decided

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib...

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib wouldn’t go near. The pointed brush and brush pen are...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

On this course you will have a choice of making either a tall obelisk or a smaller one with a dragonfly on the top in the morning. Then we will all make a dragonfly on a stick in the afternoon.You will be led step by step through the process and...

On this course you will have a choice of making either a tall obelisk or a smaller one with a dragonfly on the top in the morning. Then we will all make a dragonfly on a stick in the afternoon.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone chain. Making your own chains is a valuable and rewarding skill to learn. In this class you will be taught...

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone chain. Making your own chains is a valuable and rewarding skill to learn. In this class you will be taught to make your own chains in copper and silver. Techniques...

Whether you fancy trying calligraphy for the first time or have some experience, this day is intended as a Special Lettering Treat for you. Try Modern Calligraphy or something more traditional - or both! If you are experienced but lack time for exploring or perfecting a new skill or idea,...

Whether you fancy trying calligraphy for the first time or have some experience, this day is intended as a Special Lettering Treat for you. Try Modern Calligraphy or something more traditional - or both! If you are experienced but lack time for exploring or perfecting a new skill or idea, you will have the day for yourself, without even having...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: To be decided

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May 2023 Inspirational weekend workshop to unblock the barriers to your creativity. Build confidence and fluency in an atmosphere of fun and discovery. Whatever kind of writing you do, or aspire to do – life experiences, short stories, journalism, a blog, business writing, marketing material...

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May 2023 Inspirational weekend workshop to unblock the barriers to your creativity. Build confidence and fluency in an atmosphere of fun and discovery. Whatever kind of writing you do, or aspire to do – life experiences, short stories, journalism, a blog, business writing, marketing material or even a best-seller - this highly acclaimed course offers...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...