The Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6QN 11th-13th April 2019
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Shepton Mallet 2019's Workshops..... What alot we've got planned for you!!

If you would like to take part  in one of the many Workshops running over the course of the show, you can book online by selecting the booking link (where offered).  Or just turn up on the day and book. 

If you don't know what day you are attending the show, you can book when you arrive by visiting the the stand where the workshop will be taking place. Spaces on some workshops are limited so we advise that you book as soon as you arrive, to avoid disappointment.

More information closer to the show


Workshops

Laminated make-up Bag

Times: 11.30am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm & 2.30pm-3:30pm everyday

Location: B22 (Sewing-Sanctuary)

Cost to attend: £15

Join Sarah to create your own Laminated Make-up Bag. 

To prebook please email info@sewing-sanctuary.com or click here to book directy with details of which workshop, which times and how many people will be attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Pressed Flower Guild Key Ring

Times: Running continuously throughout the day

Location: G22 (The Pressed Flower Guild)

Cost to attend: A small donation 

Join The Pressed Flower Guild to make your very own keyring with pressed flowers to take home. 

No need to prebook, simply drop in at any time. 

Nuno Feltmaking

Times: 11:00am-11:45am & 1:30pm-2:15pm everyday

Location: G11 (Bicton College)

Cost to attend: £6 (Bicton College) 

Create a sumptuous nuno piece (approximately A3 in size) using finest merino, embellished with lustrous pearled Leicester Longwool and Silk fibres. "Tailor-made" for lampshade or vessel cover, and/or further embroidery. 

To prebook please email gillian.burbidge@bicton.ac.uk with details of which workshop, which times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Paint Pouring Workshop

Times: 10:00am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-2:30pm & 3:00pm-4:00pm everyday

Location: Workshop Room 4 (Paint Pouring)

Cost to attend: £15 for one tile & £20 for two

Participants will take home a unique work of art on a paint poured tile. Can choose to do one or two tiles in the workshop. Anyone can produce stunning paint pours regardless of artistic ability.  

To prebook please click here to book directly with The Paint Pourer. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Small Felted Landscape

Times: 11.00am-12:00pm, 12.00pm-1:00pm, 2:00pm-3:00pm, 3:00pm-4:00pm everyday

Location: G12 (Felt Sew Somerset)

Cost to attend: £5

Tracey will be showing you, using the traditional skill of wet felting, how to create a small landscape picture. You will master how to handle and lay out the wool fibres, also how to add texture to your picture with the use of wool curls and nepps. The pictures can be further embellished at home with embroidery.

To prebook please email Tracey.bartlett63@outlook.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Busy Lizzie’s Origami Workshop

Times: Running continuously throughout the day

Location: Workshop Room 3 (Busy Lizzie's Origami)

Cost to attend: £5

Modular Origami pieces which can then be structured into Bunting, Hearts or Star shapes. 

No need to prebook, simply turn up on the day. 

Peg Loom Weaving - weave a small rug or wool trivet

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm everyday

Location: G17 (Big Sky Textiles)

Cost to attend: £10

Take a break from the busy show to spend a relaxing hour making your own small rug or wool trivet. Using a pre-warped wooden peg loom, you can choose from a range of chunky wool selvedge yarn or cotton fabric yarn to weave a useful little rug for your home or a wool trivet for your table, and learn lots about weaving along the way!

I teach weaving using simple, inexpensive tools so it’s easy to learn and accessible to everyone. No previous experience necessary - I supply all the materials and the techniques, you just bring your creativity and a willingness to experiment and play.

To prebook please email caroline@bigskytextiles.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Create a Wire Sculpture

Times: 11:30am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-3:30pm everyday

Location: G5 (Melanie Deegan)

Cost to attend: £12.50

Create a simple wire sculpture either freestanding or mounted in a plaster base. This simple approach to sculpture is suitable for anyone and no previous experience is required. It can be a useful addition to textile based work by providing a framework for felt structures, fabric jewellery, etc. We will be using animals, figures or plant forms as the inspiration for our sculptures. All tools and materials provided.

To prebook please email info@melaniedeegan.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people will be attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Rose of Shannon Shadow Applique Panel

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm , 12.15pm-1:15pm and 2:00pm-3:00pm everyday

Location: G6 (Abbieanne Textiles)

Cost to attend: £5

Learn a new skills, hand shadow appliqué and other hints & tips.

To prebook please email abbieanne@btinternet.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised.

Fabulous Floral Fancies

Times: Throughout the day (Drop in)

Location: G18 (Embroiderers' Guild)

Cost to attend: A small donation to the guild.

This workshop will enable visitors to create a personalised ‘floral fancy’ badge. Using pre-cut felt pieces, thread, beads and sequins, they can design and make a felt flower – add a badge back – and walk away wearing it!

Take the weight off your feet for a while, and we will help you make something you can wear with pride. All ages welcome. 

No need to prebook, simply drop in at any time. 

Create a Dragonfly or Butterfly

Times: 10:45am, 11:45am,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: G14 (Association of Parchment Crafters)

Cost to attend: £1 

An introduction to tools and techniques used in parchment craft. We will be completing a dragonfly or butterfly (Adults only). Each session lasts 30-40 minutes.

To prebook please email heather@associationofparchmentcrafters.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Moroccan Blue Heart

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £20

You will be guided through each step to create a deep blue glass and filigree copper & it comes with a wood stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Red Moon Heart

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £20

You will be guided through each step to create a Stunning red textured glass and filigree copper & comes with a wood stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Emerald Green Celtic Heart

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £20

You will be guided through each step to create a Limited edition tall heart in a striking bright green. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Seagull Simon

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £20

You will be guided through each step to create our fun seaside themed bird comes with a rope & shell wood stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Tugboat Tilly

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £28

You will be guided through each step to create our largest design but the most satisfying and it comes with a solid wood base stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Lighthouse Bill

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £28

You will be guided through each step to create a Jaunty design for the seaside theme! (Blue) comes with harbour themed stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Lighthouse Gill

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £28 

You will be guided through each step to create Bill's girlfriend!! (Red) comes with harbour themed stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Chicken Licken

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £25

You will be guided through each step to create my favourite glass pack, so colourful and cute to look at! Comes with a wood stand. Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Glass Bunting

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £25

You will be guided through each step to create a 10 piece glass pack to make a string of colourful bunting to hang inside or out! Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Spring birds nests

Times: 11am,2.30pm (aprox 20 mins) everyday

Location G16 (Holly Berkley)

Cost to attend: £10 

During this class you will be learning skills to enable you to make an attractive birds nest pendant with a bail containing 3 birds eggs. 

To prebook please click here to book directly with Holly Berkley. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

wire work rings

Times: 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm (Aprox 15 mins) everyday

Location: G16 (Holly Berkley Jewellery)

Cost to attend: £10 

During this workshop we will be producing  wirework rings and learning how to resize them. These are made from wire and are simple to produce and very decorative. We will learn how to measure and resize a ring and use a ring triblet to form these popular rings.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Holly Berkley. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Powertex mirror workshop

Times: 11:00am-1:00pm everyday

Location: Workshop Room 2 (The Crafty Little Corner)

Cost to attend: £15 *One off, Show special reduced price*

You will be adorning a mirror with 3D texture using fabrics, papers and embellishments to create interest and then colouring to your choice from the various colour options to your own style. Your finished piece will be weatherproof when cured. Everything you need included. 

To preebook through facebook please click here or to prebook on The Crafty Little Corner's website please click here. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Treescape

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm everyday

Location: A16 (Joan Prowse)

Cost to attend: £6.50

In this workshop, run by the talented Joan Prowse, you will create a lovely felt Landscape picture. 

To prebook please email projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

SCREEN PRINTING INTRO

Times: 11:45am-12:30pm everyday

Location: P7a (Felt by Fi)

Cost to attend: £8

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'. An informative, have-a-go introduction to SCREEN PRINTING. ADULTS ONLY (sharp tools used).

To prebook please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people wish to attend. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Needle Felted Fox Face 

Times: 11:15am-12:00pm everyday

Location: G7 (Lizabeth Felt Animals)

Cost to attend: £6

In this workshop you will learn how to make and complete your own 2D fox face. You can then either mount your finished face into a frame or sew it on to a cushion ect the choice is yours.

To Preebok please click here and send a message to Elizabeth with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Make a Keyring or a Fridge Magnet

Times: Running continuously throughout the day

Location: P1 (Craftlines)

Cost to attend: £2.50

Join Craftlines to create your own mosaic pixel magic keyring to take home. 

No need to prebook, simply drop in at any time. 

Mosaic Pixel Workshop

Times: Running continuously throughout the day

Location: P1 (Craftlines)

Cost to attend: Free 

Join Craftlines in this free workshop to help build a mosaic picture.

No need to prebook, simply drop in at any time. 

Art Deco Extravaganza

Times: 11:30am-12:20pm everyday

Location: P12 (Debbi Moore Designs)

Cost to attend: £5

Join Debbi and the team for some crafting fun in the Art Deco Extravaganza workshop. 

To prebook please click here and book directly with Debbi Moore. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. For more details about the workshop please email debbi@debbimoore.co.uk. 

Hedgehog Hetty

Times: 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm,1:30pm,2:30pm,3:30pm everyday

Location: Stand 23 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £25

You will be guided through each step to create the new ‘Hedgehog Hetty’! Learn how to clean, foil and solder in a simple “Tiffany” method to construct your design to take home.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES AT OUR STAND BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SESSION TO REGISTER AND SIGN THE HEALTH & SAFETY FORM BEFORE WE START.

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Textile brooches 

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-3:00pm everyday

Location: G3

Cost to attend: £12 

Stitch your own colourful textile brooch using Angelina and fabric,  machine stitching, manipulation and beading will complete your creation! 

To prebook please email sedavies50@hotmail.com with details of whcih workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

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