PRUNING YOUR GARDEN                                9.30-12.30        Code: 685

Tutor:  Susannah Sharman              £27.00

Learn what, when and how to prune your trees, shrubs and fruit trees.

This workshop will give you knowledge and confidence and may cut your work load when pruning is done correctly!  There will be a PowerPoint presentation and visual aids, also time for discussion.

MACRAME WALL HANGING                 9.30-12.30          Code: 686                      

Tutor:    Rachel Glover    Code:                    £30.00

Macramé Wall Hanging – A beautiful on trend decoration for your room.  Learn the knots of macramé while you create your own wall hanging.  No experience necessary.  Material provided.

 ...or maybe just a cheeky little Owl!

...or maybe just a cheeky little Owl!


STUDIO LIGHTING WORKSHOP                10.00-16.00      Code: 687

Tutor:    Keith Locke                     £56.00

Learn to work effectively with studio lighting on our one-day course, and get some hands on experience shooting studio portrait photography, using professional lighting equipment and a subject model. After ensuring you have a good understanding of the technical aspects, you will be taken, step-by-step, through everything you need in order to create your own lighting set-ups. Please bring your own camera and lenses.

Note: Due to the effects of flash photography this workshop is not suitable for those suffering from photo-sensitive epilepsy.

BOTANICAL PASTELS                        10.00-13.00      Code: 688

Tutor: Jenny Windle                    £27.00

This workshop will help you use coloured chalks so loved by artists!  We begin with discussion of methods and a short demonstration followed by some exercises in drawing/shading colours of plants and flowers.  Drawing experience desired but not essential.  Bring soft chalk pastels, pastel paper, willow charcoal, drawing board or card to support paper.  Tutor will provide fresh botanical materials to draw from but do bring blossoms and/or leaves you love.

 American Lilies- pastel on  paper. J.windle

American Lilies- pastel on  paper. J.windle

CHOUX PASTRY                                       10.00-15.00        Code: 689

Tutor:  John Dean      £55.00

Choux pastry has an unfair reputation for being difficult to make. This workshop will help you understand the techniques to help you make the perfect profiteroles and éclairs with both sweet and savory fillings.

Along with skills practiced, discussion of food issues, additional demonstrations and plenty of time for question and answers, you will go home, delighted with what you have made.

WILLOW WEAVING – FRUIT BASKET                    10.00 - 16.00      Code: 690

Tutor: Jo Hammond      £60.00

No experience needed- all materials and tools are provided. Be aware that willow weaving is moderately hard work and requires a firm grip. Weave  a classic round basket from English willow. This lovely project is a great introduction to traditional willow work - ideal for beginners. You’ll learn two different weaves, how to make a simple handle, and lots of other skills in handling the willow, finishing and trimming your basket. All the equipment and materials you need are provided, including tools, handouts and willow prepared ready to use.

SOCIAL MEDIA - THE BASICS            10.00 - 12.00    CODE: 661

Tutor Samantha Brook            £18.00

We will cover the basics of social media including:
•    Setting up a Facebook profile
•    Setting up a Facebook business page
•    Setting up a Twitter account

Students will need to bring their laptop, tablet or smartphone as the training will be hands on. There is Wi-Fi available.

BOB ROSS ‘WET ON WET’ OIL PAINTING                               10.30-15.30    Code: 692

 Tutor: Caroline Stevens (CRI Certified Bob Ross)            £55 (materials included)

After the very successful workshop at Saxmundham in the Autumn term, we are delighted that Caroline will be back with another chance for you to learn to paint a full landscape painting in just one session!  All equipment /canvas supplied. Beginners welcome and anyone that might want to improve their wet on wet technique of painting are welcome.  Subjects are mainly North American Landscapes… for example snowy mountains, lakes, waterfalls and peaceful snow scenes.  Please bring a packed lunch.

UKULELE TASTER                  12.00-14.00      Code: 693

Tutor: Zoe Wadey                      £18.00

Play in a day; it’s easier than you think – we will learn to accompany a selection of well-known songs using two chords, this includes:

·         Learning to read chord windows

·         Strumming

·         Simple finger picking

·         Singing and playing at the same time

Please bring along your ukulele! This taster session will prepare you for joining a beginners ukulele course.

AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL FILM-MAKING                                  13.00 - 16.00     Code: 694

Tutor:  Andy Darbyshire     £27.00

Are you looking to make a video?  Have you written a short story or script that you are keen to film, or are you planning the holiday of a life time that you would like to record?  Whatever your reason, this short hands-on introduction is ideal for beginners.  Primarily aimed at those who have DSLR cameras that record video, it is also suitable for those who have a camcorder or other video enabled device.  Please bring your DSLR camera along with you and please note that this course focusses on the filming process, and does not cover the editing process.  Feel free to contact us for more information.

please note this archery class is not at Farlingaye school, but at Wardens Centre, Sizewell Nr Leiston

ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS       10.00-11.30      Code:695

Tutor:  Andy Gardiner      £18.00

Whether you have a little experience or are a complete novice, through instruction and games, you will be given the opportunity to allow you to hit the target consistently.  Improve your aim, learn some of the technical and historical aspects of archery and at the same time have fun!  Please note, this will be taking place at the Warden’s Centre, Sizewell   


grouped with other workshops under "Saturday Workshops - Farlingaye"