The Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6QN 2nd -4th April 2020
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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.

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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. 

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. 

Weaving Sticks - weave a bowl

Times: 1:30pm-2:30pm 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 woollen bowl. Using a set of 5 simple wooden weaving sticks and some multi-stranded 'upcycled' wool, weave a useful little bowl (or 2!) for your home, 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.  

You will need a tapestry/wool needle to finish the bowl at home - I will have some for sale if you need one.  

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

Designing Male Orientated Cards

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

Location: A5 (Papercraft Inspiration)

Cost to attend: £5

During the workshop you will create a male oriented card using either a card topper kit or parchment depending on their preference. There will be a selection of designs to choose from. The workshops will look at designing and creating male cards and will hopefully inspire some design ideas. 

To prebook click here to book directly with Papercraft Inspiration. 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. 

Kinetic Card

Times: 1:30pm-2:45pm everyday

Location: G2 (Topikki Workshops)

Cost to attend: £6

The Kinetic card technique will result in a Mothers' Day or Birthday card. This workshop is for all abilities.

To Prebook please email Topikki@blueyonder.co.uk with C4C booking in the subject bar and include details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending.

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. 

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. 

3D Ladybird

Times: 1:00pm-2:00pm Thursday and Friday only

Location: A16 (Joan Prowse)

Cost to attend: £6.50 

This lovely workshop is for beginner Felters who want to have a go at a new skill. Joan Prowse, a very talented, skilled felter will be leading this workshop and will be on hand to offer advice on Felting and help you as you embark on your Felting Journey! 

To preebook please email projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. 

Needle Felt Pose-able Mouse

Times: 1:30pm-2:30pm everyday

Location: A23 (The Makerss)

Cost to attend: £8.50

Join The Makerss at Craft 4 Crafters to needle felt a characterful pose-able mouse as featured on TV by Create and Craft. You will learn how to needle felt with fast felting wool batts, use pipe cleaners to make a wire armature and add features. Sophie Buckley who has been teaching needle felting for a number of years will help you to get your own little pose-able mouse ready to take home. You will also be able to keep your tools and the written instructions. Suitable for total beginners. Children from 13 years on and only with a responsible adult present during the workshop.

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

2D Rabbit Face

Times: 1:45pm-2:35pm everyday

Location: G7 (Lizabeth Felt Animals)

Cost to attend: £6

This workshop will teach you how to make a 2D Rabbit face. Your completed art work is then yours to either proudly mount in to a frame or sew on to either a cushion or mount as a diary cover ect. Materials to make your 2D face will be supplied and he is yours to take home with you. 

To prebook please click here and message Elizabeth with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. 

WET FELTED PURSE (3D with resist)

Times: 1:30pm-2:15pm everyday

Location: P7a (Felt by Fi)

Cost to attend: £8

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'. Use merino wool, silk fibres and a resist to make a wet felted PURSE.

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.

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. 

Book Folding

Times: 1:30pm-2:20pm everyday

Location: Workshop Room 6 (Debbi Moore Designs)

Cost to attend: £5

Join Debbi and the team for some crafting fun in the Book Folding 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 info@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. 

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