Classes and Workshops

Our classes and workshops are designed for you to develop and acquire new skills, whilst enjoying the company of others who share a common passion for needle craft.  Our locally based tutors with a wide variety of skills will enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience with you.

Classes and workshops are held throughout the week, with morning, afternoon and evening sessions. Whether you are a complete beginner, a little rusty, or wanting to learn new techniques to add to years of experience, the classes are tailored to suit attendee’s abilities.

View our Classes and Workshops at a glance.

List of Classes and Workshop dates to June 2020

Dates for our classes and workshops are listed below, click on the title to view more details. We hope that you find something to inspire you to start an exciting project and make new friends.

We would love to hear suggestions for additional workshops.


Places on courses are secured by a £10 deposit at the time of booking and balance payable on the day direct to the course leader.


The booking fee includes tutoring and refreshments in the classroom.

Materials required for classes or workshops are usually supplied by the attendee unless otherwise specified in the workshop details.  All items required will also be available to purchase in our shop with a 10% discount off products for the duration of the workshop or class.

If your class or workshop involves the use of a sewing machine, you are very welcome to bring your own or alternatively use one of our latest models of Brother Sewing machines for the nominal fee of £3.00 per session.

When our classroom is not in being used for classes or workshops, it is available for individual or group use.  Please contact us for more details.

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Knitting Circle - Every Monday, 10.00am to 12.30pm - £3.00 per person

Beginners Knitting Session - Every Monday with Dee Semmens, 2pm to 4pm - £7.50 per person

Sewing Bee - Every Thursday, 10.00am to 12.30pm - £3.00 per person

No booking required

‘By appointment’ - one to one private tutored session with Gary Mills for sewing and construction projects - £15 per hour (minimum of 3 consecutive hours booked)

Booking required

We are sorry, but due to the Covid 19 situation, Classes and Workshops are suspended until further notice