Willow rope weave basket making

Event Date: 
06/08/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Reed Base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaotn, EX12 2SP

Create a unique willow bowl with an expert from Windrush Willow

A one day workshop.

A more advanced course that is not suitable for beginners; two good strong hands required.

Cost includes all materials and instruction.

Willow weaving fun items for the garden

Event Date: 
10/07/2016 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Younghayes Community Building, Cranbrook, EX5 7DR

An introduction to willow weaving

An introduction to willow weaving with an expert from Windrush Willow.

Make fun pieces to take home for your garden.

Willow weaving: edging hurdles

Event Date: 
04/07/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Reed Base, Seaton Wetlands, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Learn the art of willow weaving with an experienced tutor

Create your own natural willow structures to add the finishing touches to your garden with an expert from Windrush Willow.

A one day workshop for beginners.

No experience necessary, but two good strong hands required.

Create and Sew with Felt

Event Date: 
28/06/2016 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Bunyip Beads, 111-113 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3JF

As part of our schedule of special summer craft workshops, this class will give you a chance to come in a play with felt & one of our favourite pieces of equipment: our Sizzix Big Shot.

Come and have a go with our great selection of dies (tools for cutting shapes out of felt easily) – we’ve got everything from owls to ice cream to hearts & stars. What happens next is then up to you! We’ll have all sorts of ideas and inspiration to throw at you, and all the craft equipment you need to make it happen. You could potentially make a beautiful mobile, a heart garland, a hand...

Make a Necklace and Bracelet: Charms, Tassels & Small Beads

Event Date: 
24/05/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Bunyip Beads, 111-113 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3JF

As part of our special schedule of new summer workshops, we'll be hosting a session of jewellery making using our favourites: tiny seed beads, charms and tassels! YAY. You’ll go home with a necklace and a bracelet, and all the skills you need to make a million more of these to give to loved ones. Expect extreme tassel enthusiasm and awesome jewellery creations.

The class is a one off session, running on Tuesday 24th May, 2pm to 4.30pm, and costs £25 per person, including all your materials. We require a £10 deposit to secure your place, so give us a ring on 01392 437377 or pop in...

Learn Hand Embroidery with Zenbroidery

Event Date: 
20/05/2016 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Bunyip Beads, 111-113 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3JF

As part of our special schedule of summer workshops, we're excited to offer the chance to get started learning wonderful hand embroidery with our Zenbroidery kits.

In essence, this is ‘colouring in with thread’ – we have 6 beautiful designs printed on to plain white fabric, which you can then embellish in any way and frame up as they are or then make into something awesome.

In this workshop, we’ll be adorning these with a whole host of hand embroidery stitches that you’ll learn along the way. Once you’ve given it a go, I think hand embroidery is one of the most rewarding...

Inflatable Spaces - day workshop

Event Date: 
11/06/2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Outdoors, Drewsteignton, Devon, EX6 6QN

Build a blow-up spatial structure! Tom Randall-Page will introduce you to the exciting world of inflatable spaces. Your group will design and build a large, futuristic blow-up structure - the type commonly used for festivals, camping, temporary nightclubs and zorb-tastic fun. The workshop would suit ANYONE over 14 yrs but might be of particular interest to young people and students interested in art, 3D design and architecture.

Price: £40 Age: 14+ (priority booking 14-25 yrs) Book: 01647 281295 More course information: www.dartmoorarts...

Charles Stanley sponsors charity workshop in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 04/14/2016 - 7:57pm

Leading wealth manager Charles Stanley recently sponsored a Board Talk Breakfast aimed at Charity Trustees and Chief Executives in Exeter, asking ‘Why is it so hard to find good Trustees?’ The workshop, held in conjunction with Shine Charity Recruitment and Devon Square Partners on 15th March, was attended by 45 people including trustees, senior managers and CEOs of local charities or professionals who specialise in the charity sector. This breakfast forms a series of events hosted by all three companies, focusing on issues such as developing the Board, fundraising, trading strategy and...

Soundcamp live audio streaming workshop

Event Date: 
19/04/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
FabLab Devon, Exeter Library

Tickets & info here

Come and take part in a workshop to build an audio streaming device using a Raspberry Pi that you can site in your garden and broadcast to the world!

This event is in partnership with soundcamp to tie in with their soundtent event that takes place on 30 April to 1 May 2016.

Soundtent is a series of outdoor listening events on International Dawn Chorus Day, linked by Reveil: a 24 hour broadcast that tracks the sounds of daybreak, travelling West from microphone to microphone on sounds transmitted live by audio...

Introduction to Stonemasonry - workshop

Event Date: 
07/05/2016 - 10:00am to 08/05/2016 - 5:00pm
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton EX6 6PB

A Dartmoor Arts project 2-day weekend course: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2016. At Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton EX6 6PB. 10am - 5pm, £60/£50

This is a comprehensive introduction to the skills, techniques, tools and purposes of stonemasonry with 2 experienced tutors, Trevor Clarke and Ben Martin. You will learn how to use and maintain tools, practice masonry and letter carving techniques and can work on a project of your own, carve an inscription or a 3D piece, or both. All materials and tools are provided. The course will include a tour of Castle Drogo, currently undergoing...