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Kids Events

Kids arts and crafts workshops are at the heart of what we do. Whether its building or making an object from scratch, recycling and re-imagining everyday items, or getting immersed in a new skill or artistic style - we have the course for it!

We can guarantee that whether it be carving, brushing, drawing, mixing, scratching, stitching, snapping, binding, weaving or snipping these will be real skills being taught by top craftspeople, artists and professionals: this is not glitter and glue but real art and craft.

Check out our full schedule of weekend and holiday workshops and our popular after-school clubs.

Summer Half Term 2019

Kids Events

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Kids arts and crafts workshops are at the heart of what we do. Whether its building or making an object from scratch, recycling and re-imagining everyday items, or getting immersed in a new skill or artistic style - we have the course for it!

We can guarantee that whether it be carving, brushing, drawing, mixing, scratching, stitching, snapping, binding, weaving or snipping these will be real skills being taught by top craftspeople, artists and professionals: this is not glitter and glue but real art and craft.

Check out our full schedule of weekend and holiday workshops and our popular after-school clubs.

Summer Half Term 2019


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Graffiti Art Masterclass

Saturday 25th May 10am to 1pm

Experience the thrill and liberating buzz of graffiti art taught by a leading graffiti artist and using a variety of spray and painting techniques.


£55

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Make your own Lamp & Shade

Monday 27th May 9:30am - 3:30pm

Learn how to make a whole lamp from scratch! We mean it: you'll be carving the base, painting a design, wiring (with some professional help) and then finally painting and constructing your lamp shade.


£65

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Make you own Backpack

Tuesday 28th May 9:30am - 1pm

Make your own backpack from scratch with our phenomenal sewing teacher, Ana. The backpack will be fully lined and even includes an inside pocket.


£80

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Drawing with Charcaol

Tuesday 28th May 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Learn charcoal drawing techniques with artist Hayley Steedman and be amazed at how this fluid and expressive medium transforms your portrait skills.


£35


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Make your own Skateboard

Wednesday 29th May 9:30am - 12:30pm

In what is always one of our most popular courses, learn to hand make a high quality skateboard from scratch, in the Penny style. Local professional skating instructor, Steve Puente will teach you to shape, sand and construct your own board.


£105

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Hand Needlepunch Cusion Covers

Wednesday 29th May 1pm - 3:30pm

Learn a new skill and create something beautiful. Design and make a cushion for your bedroom using the ‘needle punch’ technique. All materials included, you will leave with all of the tools needed to continue 'punching' at home!


£40

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Carve, Print and Frame Workshop

Thursday + Friday 30th/31st May 9:30 - 3pm

Over this two day course, you will learn how to carve a lino cut before printing and constructing a frame for your finished work.


£140

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Hidden Compartment Book

Saturday 1st June 10am - 12:30pm

Join world renowned book artist and master binder, Mark Cockram in making this fantasy come true as he teaches you how to create a book with a hidden compartment, just right for hiding away your most valuable possessions.


£75


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Write, Illustrate, Publish! An adventure in storytelling.

Tuesday 28th to Friday 31st May 4pm to 5:30pm each day

Wurkshop has teamed up with Torchlight Tuition to combine our respective areas of expertise! Taking advantage of Torchlight director Toby Steedman’s extensive experience teaching creative writing and Hayley's experience with art tuition to bring you … ‘Write, Illustrate, Publish’.

From Tuesday to the Friday of half term for 1.5 hours each day, kids can learn key creative writing skills, with a focus on un-reliable narrators, dynamic openings and new vocabulary. In combination with this, they will also illustrate their stories with my help, working with collage, print and watercolour ink drawings before learning to bind their book at the end. A truly educational and creative course!


£140


Graffiti Art Masterclass

Saturday 25th April 10am to 1pm

Ages 7 and up

Experience the thrill and liberating buzz of graffiti art taught by a leading graffiti artist and using a variety of spray and painting techniques.

Your kids will be beyond excited getting their hands on what is often a forbidden or frowned upon medium, particularly in schools. Here they will learn to treat the medium with respect whilst learning the surprising skill and imagination needed to create large scale urban art.

£55 (Includes a wealth of incredible materials)

Make your own Lamp and Lampshade

Monday 27th April 9:30am to 3pm

Ages 8 and up

Learn how to make a whole lamp from scratch! We mean it: you'll be carving the base, painting a design, wiring (with some professional help) and then finally painting and constructing your lamp shade. There's nothing like the feeling of plugging in your finished piece at the end of the day, twisting in the bulb, and flicking on the switch!

Course includes all equipment and lunch.

£65 (Includes a wealth of incredible materials)

Make your own Backpack

Tuesday 28th April 9:30am to 1pm

Ages 8 and up

Make your own backpack from scratch with our phenomenal sewing teacher, Ana from CocoWawa. The backpack will be fully lined and even includes an inside pocket.

You will have the choice of using canvas or alternatively up-cycling denim for detailing. All materials of high quality and lunch included.

£80 (Includes all fabics, fastenings and accessories)

Drawing with Charcoal

Tuesday 28th April 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Ages 7 and up

Learn charcoal drawing techniques with artist Hayley Steedman and be amazed at how this fluid and expressive medium transforms your portrait skills.

You will learn how to create stunning 3 dimensional effects using tone and shade. This class will look at drawing the human form, with a particular focus on drawing a portraits in charcoal from photographs. Not to be missed!

£35 (Including materials)

Make your own Skateboard

Wednesday 29th April 9:30am to 12:30pm

Ages 7 and up

In what is always one of our most popular courses, learn to hand make a high quality skateboard from scratch, in the Penny style.

Local professional skating instructor, oral historian and native Californian, Steve Puente will teach you to shape, sand and construct your own board – with the trucks, wheels and bearings all included in the price (skateboards of this build quality typically retail at £100).

Steve will introduce you to the history of skating and skate board styles. Then it’s time to customise your board with grip tape and paints, inspired by what you’ve learnt.

£105 (Includes high quality skateboard materials which RRP at £100+)

Hand Needlepunch your own Cusion Cover

Wednesday 29th April 1pm to 3:30pm

Ages 8 and up

Learn a new skill and create something beautiful. Design and make a cushion for your bedroom using the ‘needle punch’ technique. All materials included, you will leave with all of the tools needed to continue 'punching' at home!

£40 (Includes quality linen cusion covers and wools)

Carve, Print and Frame

Thursday 30th & Friday 31st 9:30am - 3pm TWO DAY COURSE

Ages 7 and up

Over this two day course, you will learn how to carve a lino cut before printing and constructing a frame for your finished work.

On day one, artist Laura Wormell will teach you lino-cutting techniques, helping you to realise your own design inspired by the block work of the German expressionists, in lino. You will then learn how to print your lino block, remembering, of course, to sign and edition them, allowing the prints to dry overnight.

The next day, you will learn how to guild and assemble your picture frame. By the end of the two day course you will have a hand-printed masterpiece ready to hang on your wall or gift to someone very lucky indeed.

£140 (Includes a frame which would usually RRP at £100+)

Hidden Compartment Book

Saturday 1st June 10am to 12:30pm

Ages 8 and up

Who hasn't always wanted a secret place to stow all of our most precious notes, treasured objects and secrets?

Join world renowned book artist and master binder, Mark Cockram in making this fantasy come true as he teaches you how to create a book with a hidden compartment, just right for hiding away your most valuable possessions. The book will look like any old volume on the shelf but opens to jealously reveal all of its secrets!

Mark's workshops always exceed expectation in terms imagination, quality and finished result. Prepare to be amazed and make sure to "book" early for what is sure to be a very popular course.

£75 (Includes all materials)

Write, Illustrate, Publish! A storytelling adventure.

Tuesday 28th to Friday 31st May 4pm to 5:30pm each day

Years 4, 5, 6 and 7

Wurkshop has teamed up with Torchlight Tuition to combine our respective areas of expertise! Taking advantage of Torchlight director Toby Steedman’s extensive experience teaching creative writing and Hayley's experience with art tuition to bring you … ‘Write, Illustrate, Publish’.

From Tuesday to the Friday of half term for 1.5 hours each day, kids can learn key creative writing skills, with a focus on unreliable narrators, dynamic openings and new vocabulary. In combination with this, they will also illustrate their stories with my help, working with collage, print and watercolour ink drawings before learning to bind their book at the end. A truly educational and creative course!

£140 (Includes all materials)

After-School Clubs

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