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Workshop Programme

January - August 2018

January

Thursday 4th January - Reopen for 2018

Monday 8th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 9th January 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Tuesday 9th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 10th January 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Thursday 11th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Tuesday 16th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 17th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Thursday 18th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Sunday 14th January 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 27th January 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

 

February

Saturday 3rd February 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 3rd February 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

wire techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£45.00 + materials

Sunday 4th February 11-1pm – Viking Knit Bracelet - Learn how to create your own viking knit tools and then how to

create a six spoke knit pattern - £20.00 + materials

Sunday 11th February 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using

enamel powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 +

materials (enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 5.

Friday 16th February 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects

open day where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you

the opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

Saturday 17th February 10-4pm - Precious Metal Clay Mixed Ability - (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Textured Ring…Pea Pod…Keum Boo…Miniature House Pendant…Glass with PMC…Ceramics with PMC…

Beads...Stone Setting…

Chain Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 17th February 10-12pm – Personalised Silver Cuff - Learn how to use simple stamping and texturing

techniques to create a personalised cuff that’s comfortable to wear, easy to put on and unique to your own design -

£35.00 inc materials

Sunday 18th February 10-3pm – Bespoke Beading (Places limited to 5) - Within this workshop you are able to work on

any beading technique or project of your choice. If you have a particular beading project you would like help to resolve or

complete then this is the workshop for you. Past projects include…

Restringing of vintage necklaces, Reknotting of Mother Pearls, Beads & Wire, Collections of repairs. £75.00 + materials

Monday 19th February 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 20th February 10.30-12.30am - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Wednesday 21st February 10.30-12.30am - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

 

March

Saturday 3rd March 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 3rd March 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads

and stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional

finish - £45.00 + materials

Sunday 11th March 10-3pm – Introduction to Soutache - Learn how to use Soutache braid, beads and cabochons to

create a unique personally designed pendant. Learn which materials are used for the backing, fixing and finishing

process. £50.00 + materials

Saturday 17th March 10-12pm – Wire Rings - Learn how to use wire and beads to create three different ring designs.

Learn how to measure and size a finger how to manipulate wire and combine beads - £20.00 + materials

Saturday 17th March 1.30-3.30pm – Button Necklaces - Learn how to create two different designs using buttons, beads

and cord - £20.00 + materials

Saturday 24th March 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Friday 30th March -Tuesday 3rd April 2018 (inclusive) - CLOSED FOR EASTER

 

April

Friday 6th April 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects open day

where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you the

opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

Saturday 7th April 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 7th April 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£45.00 + materials

Saturday 21st April - The Big Bead Show - Come and see us at The Big Bead Show! We will once again be exhibiting

in the exciting jewellery experience area along with other tutors and suppliers. Amy will be demonstrating Silversmithing

all day and will be available to answer questions, offer advice and be selling a selection of her favourite jewellery making

tools and unique jewellery making kits. A show not to be missed!

Monday 23rd April 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 24th April 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 24th April 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 25th April 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Thursday 26th April 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Saturday 28th April 11-1pm – Viking Knit Bracelet - Learn how to create your own viking knit tools and then how to

create a six spoke knit pattern - £20.00 + materials

Sunday 29th April 10-4pm - Precious Metal Clay Mixed Ability - (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Textured Ring…Pea Pod…Miniature House Pendant…Glass with PMC…Ceramics with PMC…Beads...Stone Setting…

Chain Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

 

May

Tuesday 1st May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 + materials

& consumables

Wednesday 2nd May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Thursday 3rd May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Saturday 5th May 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and wire

techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish - £45.00 +

materials

Saturday 12th - Sunday 20th May – Oxfordshire Artweeks City - This year we will be participating in Artweeks at St

Andrews Church in Old Headington. Details to follow.

Saturday 12th May 2-5pm – Precious Metal Clay Taster @ St Andrews Church as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks - Learn

the basics of working with PMC to create unique jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire

the lump form of PMC to a professional standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring

set - £30.00 inc materials (usually £50.00)

Sunday 13th May 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 19th May 2-5pm – Precious Metal Clay Taster @ St Andrews Church as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks - Learn

the basics of working with PMC to create unique jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire

the lump form of PMC to a professional standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring

set - £30.00 inc materials (usually £50.00)

Sunday 20th May 10-3pm – Bespoke Beading (Places limited to 5) - Within this workshop you are able to work on any

beading technique or project of your choice. If you have a particular beading project you would like help to resolve or

complete then this is the workshop for you. Past projects include…

Restringing of vintage necklaces, Re knotting of Mother Pearls, Beads & Wire, Collections of repairs. £75.00 + materials

 

June

Friday 1st June 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects open day

where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running in store promotions and giving you the

opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

Saturday 2nd June 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 2nd June 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£45.00 + materials

Sunday 10th June 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

 

July

Sunday 1st July 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using enamel

powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 + materials

(enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 5.

Saturday 7th July 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 7th July 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£45.00 + materials

Sunday 8th July 10-4pm - Precious Metal Clay Mixed Ability - (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Textured Ring…Pea Pod…Keum Boo…Miniature House Pendant…Glass with PMC…Ceramics with PMC…

Beads...Stone Setting…

Chain Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Monday 30th - Wednesday 1st August – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay for Oxford Summer School - This course

is suitable for both beginners and Improvers. Beginners will start by making a silver leaf pendant, simple textured

earrings and a pendant then can move onto further projects of their choice. Improvers can come along to the course with

exact projects in mind or be inspired by the many samples on show. Great value for money and such a lovely summer

school to be part of. Oxford Summer School - Cost for all three days £123.00 + materials For further info visit http://

www.oxfordsummerschool.com/2017/metalclay.html

 

August

Sunday 12th August 12-5pm – Cowley Classic Car Show - A great family day out. For further information visit

www.cowleyclassiccarshow.org.uk

 

September

Friday 14th September - Sunday 16th September – The Handmade Fair - This year we will be participating, for the

first time, at Kirsty Allsopps Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace. The Fair showcases some of the best makers and

craft businesses in the country and we are very excited to be part of it!! https://www.thehandmadefair.com/

hampton-court/

 

To Book call us on 01865 774298