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. 

Create a Stunning Paper Lampshade

Times: 10:30am-11:30am, 12:00pm-1:00pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm and 4:00pm-5:00pm everyday

Location: G13 (Paper Shades)

Cost to attend: £20

Discover a world of paper collage and create your own, totally unique paper lampshade. Ros Freeborn is a paper collage artist and she’ll show you how to choose from a wide range of papers to create a very personal design. Papershades workshops are relaxed and fun. You’ll find out how to use tissue paper, wrapping paper, packaging, magazine pages and all kinds of paper to make a single design on card which will then be printed, on the spot, onto five panels of Papershades paper. Ros will show you how to construct the lampshade which flat packs down into an A4 envelope so it’s easy to take home. You could create a lampshade which goes perfectly in your home or make a truly original present for someone special.   

To prebook please email hello@papershades.co.uk 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. 

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. 

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. 

Willow Weaving Workshop

Times: 2:00pm-3:00pm everyday

Location: G9 (Creative Escape)

Cost to attend: £5

This workshop will focus on making a simple round willow basket or simple heart shape for weaving material through. All abilities welcome, children need to be accompanied by a responsible adult please.

To Prebook please email sarah@creative-escape.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are 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. 

Basic Beaded Earring Workshops

Times: 10.30am,12:00pm,2:00pm,3:00pm,4:00pm (Aprox 15 mins) everyday

Location: G16 (Holly Berkley Jewellery)

Cost to attend: £10 

During this lesson you will be learning how to make a pair of beaded earrings from a selection of world beads. You will learn design principles that will help you to produce your own designs. These can be attached to clips or wires. 

To prebook please click here to book directly with Holly Berkley. 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. 

Powertex Mixed Media Guitar/Owl/Seahorse Workshop Decor

Times: 2:30pm-4:30pm everyday

Location: Workshop Room 2 (The Crafty Little Corner)

Cost to attend: £20 *One off, Show special reduced price*

You will have a choice of using a large guitar, owl or seahorse template to then adorn with 3D textures and various embellishments creating interest, you will then colour your piece with various colour options to your own style. Your finished item will be weatherproof once cured. Everything you need included.

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

Pet portraiture

Times: 2:30pm-3:30pmThursday and Friday, 1:00pm-2:00pm Saturday

Location: A16 (Joan Prowse)

Cost to attend: £6.50 

Some needle felting experience needed. Following popular demand, Joan will teach the techniques to create a 2D/3D head portrait of your pet. Bring your own photo to work from. All materials and use of tools provided. 

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. 

Drop Spindle Spinning

Times: 10:30am-11:00am,2:00pm-2:30pm and 4:00pm-4:30pm everyday

Location: G10 (Sue Borrett)

Cost to attend: £6

 A taster session using a drop spindle to spin sheep fleece that would be carded from washed Jacob fleece.

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

Needle Felting Contemporary Sheep Brooches

Times: 12:00pm-12:45pm and 2:30pm-3:15pm

Location: G11 (Bicton College)

Cost to attend: £6

This is a excellent beginners course to learn about fibres and needle felting techniques creating a unique contempory sheep brooch to your design. All necessary equipment and materials will be provided. 

To prebook please email flock2felts@gmail.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised and please pay on the day prefably in the morning to ensure your booking. 

BLOCK PRINTING INTRO

Times: 2:45pm-3:30pm everyday

Location: P7a (Felt by Fi)

Cost to attend: £8 

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take' introduction to block printing on paper. Using pre-made blocks (wood, lino and eraser) then make your own lino cut block to take away. 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.

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. 

Journey to Wonderland

Times: 2:30pm-3:20pm everyday

Location: P12 (Debbi Moore Designs)

Cost to attend: £5 

Join Debbi and the team for some crafting fun in the Journey to Wonderland 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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