Guild Events and Day Schools

Gardening Club lecture at the GuildAll welcome, pay on the door.Tony started his career in 1978 with the Forestry Commission in Snowdonia. Two years later he attended Newton Rigg, Cumbria to study forestry and horticulture. After qualifying in 1983 he took up post as Forester for the New Forest in Hampshire.In 1989 he was appointed Head Forester of Westonbirt Arboretum...

A really fun day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. Exploring ancient, traditional & modern techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, beans, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.  You will need some scrap...

A really fun day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. Exploring ancient, traditional & modern techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, beans, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.  You will need some scrap silver however this can be purchased on the day from...

This workshop will cover how to thread a sewing machine and basic stitches.Please bring you own machine.

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).Non ci resta che piangere (Nothing Left Ton Do But...

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...

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...

Celebrating the start of Lindow Moss’ restoration in 2022 & Inspired by the natural and human history of Lindow Moss – Past, Present & FutureJoin us at the Guild to find out more about Lindow Moss through Phil Barton’s drawings and accompanying text.This is an all-day Workshop, 10.30 – 16.00...

Celebrating the start of Lindow Moss’ restoration in 2022 & Inspired by the natural and human history of Lindow Moss – Past, Present & FutureJoin us at the Guild to find out more about Lindow Moss through Phil Barton’s drawings and accompanying text.This is an all-day Workshop, 10.30 – 16.00 on Saturday 11th February, during which we will walk on...

Participants will make a lined Tote Bag.  Basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine is required.Materials requirements list will be sent out with course details. Please bring your own machine.

Make A Tote Bag

Feb 18, 2023

Participants will make a lined Tote Bag.  Basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine is required.Materials requirements list will be sent out with course details. Please bring your own machine.

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...

Learn how to make an enamel copper bowl.  First learn basic skills and experiment with colours, then work on the gorgeous little bowls.  Adding silver or gold foil will give opulence, making your bowl unique.    Materials are extra and payment can be made on the day for the copper bowls and...

Enamel Bowls

Feb 19, 2023

Learn how to make an enamel copper bowl.  First learn basic skills and experiment with colours, then work on the gorgeous little bowls.  Adding silver or gold foil will give opulence, making your bowl unique.    Materials are extra and payment can be made on the day for the copper bowls and enamels.Sunday 19 February 2023

A really fun day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. Exploring ancient, traditional & modern techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, beans, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.  You will need some scrap...

A really fun day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. Exploring ancient, traditional & modern techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, beans, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.  You will need some scrap silver however this can be purchased on the day from...

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 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...

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).

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...

Bodnant is a well known garden which has something to offer all year round but is particularly lovely in spring.  It covers around 80 acres with quite a lot of new areas that have been restored and opened up over the last few years.The coach will leave from the Hickory...

Bodnant is a well known garden which has something to offer all year round but is particularly lovely in spring.  It covers around 80 acres with quite a lot of new areas that have been restored and opened up over the last few years.The coach will leave from the Hickory Smokehouse on Altrincham Road at 9.30 am and return from...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long poses.  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...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long poses.  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...