Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

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Dursley Craft Market

Dursley Craft Market

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 10:00

Cam & Dursley Creatives

Dursley Craft Market at The Market Place

Buy Local, Sustainable & Affordable

Venue:
Dursley Market Place
Contact:
Bathpullin.cdcreatives@gmail.com
Tags: Markets
A Journey Through Italy with Watercolours with Warren Sealey

A Journey Through Italy with Watercolours with Warren Sealey

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 10:00

A Journey Through Italy with Watercolours with Warren Sealey - Monday 6 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

Warren will provide a beautiful array of photos of Iconic Italy (or you can bring your own) and guide you through your Watercolour painting with plenty of tips and tricks to get the most out of your painting.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Venetian Style Leather Drawstring Pouch with Ruth Pullan

Venetian Style Leather Drawstring Pouch with Ruth Pullan

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 10:00

Venetian Style Leather Drawstring Pouch with Ruth Pullan - Monday 6 September 2021 ​10am - 4pm - £74

Join leather worker Ruth Pullan for this leatherwork workshop which will give you the basic skills needed for working with leather. You will make a beautiful drawstring pouch and at the end of the day you will be able to go on to apply these techniques used to your own projects.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
​Scents of Italy - Pamper Hamper with Liz Tucker

​Scents of Italy - Pamper Hamper with Liz Tucker

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 10:00

Scents of Italy - Pamper Hamper with Liz Tucker - Monday 6 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

Using essential oils and rich moisturising ingredients, you will learn how to make aromatic warming fragranced soy wax candles, soothing natural lotions, shower wash, lip balms and soap.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Moroccan Inspired Coiled Raffia Weaving with Sarah Edwards

Moroccan Inspired Coiled Raffia Weaving with Sarah Edwards

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 09:00

Moroccan Inspired Coiled Raffia Weaving with Sarah Edwards - Tuesday 7 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

A brilliant example of a mindful craft, learn this weaving technique that turns natural fibres and grasses into colourful coiled baskets.

You will use multi coloured raffia to learn various techniques and create core samples before choosing your favourite to create your basket.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Frida Kahlo Inspired Wirework Jewellery with Jo Dewar

Frida Kahlo Inspired Wirework Jewellery with Jo Dewar

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:00

Frida Kahlo Inspired Wirework Jewellery with Jo Dewar - Wednesday 8 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

In this class you will be able to make a necklace, brooch or hair slide out of coloured copper wire – in the style of Frida's famous roses.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Cactus & Exotic Plants Printmaking with Beth Jenkins

Cactus & Exotic Plants Printmaking with Beth Jenkins

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:00

Cactus & Exotic Plants Printmaking with Beth Jenkins - Wednesday 8 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

Design and make your own set of prints for your wall, presents or cards, in colour or black and white. Using lino that is easy to cut, you will have the opportunity to create several simple designs or one detailed design during the day.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Mexican Style Stacking Bangles with Wendy Murphy

Mexican Style Stacking Bangles with Wendy Murphy

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:00

Mexican Style Stacking Bangles with Wendy Murphy - Wednesday 8 September 2021 10am - 2pm - £95​

Make three stacking bangles in sterling silver, copper and brass. Form them into a wavy shape or choose from five other shapes (oval, round, hexagonal, octagonal or decagonal). The effect of the three metals together is beautiful!

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Silver Clay Cherry Blossom Pendants & Earrings with Wizz Stearne

Silver Clay Cherry Blossom Pendants & Earrings with Wizz Stearne

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:00

Silver Clay Cherry Blossom Pendants & Earrings with Wizz Stearne - Thursday 9 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

You'll learn about rolling, cutting, texturing with paste, drying and fusing multiple parts. After the Kiln works its magic, you will polish your pure silver creations and finish with colour or patina.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Chinese Brush Painting with Kaili Fu

Chinese Brush Painting with Kaili Fu

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:00

Chinese Brush Painting with Kaili Fu - Thursday 9 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

This workshop will focus on the basic skills of how to hold a brush in the Chinese way and how to mix different colours on the brush for flower petals.

You will also learn how to paint a bird in just five strokes and complete a picture with plum blossom and a bird standing on a branch.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
A Journey Through Australia with Oil Paints with Warren Sealey

A Journey Through Australia with Oil Paints with Warren Sealey

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:00

A Journey Through Australia with Oil Paints with Warren Sealey - Friday 10 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74​

Your tutor for the day, classically trained artist Warren Sealey, will provide a beautiful array of photos featuring the stunning highlights that the land of Australia provides and guide you through your oil painting with plenty of tips and tricks to get the most out of your creation.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Aboriginal Style Mosaic Turtles with Yvette Green

Aboriginal Style Mosaic Turtles with Yvette Green

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:00

Aboriginal Style Mosaic Turtles with Yvette Green - Friday 10 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

Make a fabulously colourful turtle mosaic for your garden fence, shed or patio. These mosaics are based on Aboriginal dot style paintings and will add an unusual dash of colour to your garden.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Free Motion Machine Embroidered Seahorses with Ruth Parkinson-Johns

Free Motion Machine Embroidered Seahorses with Ruth Parkinson-Johns

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:00

Free Motion Machine Embroidered Seahorses with Ruth Parkinson-Johns - Friday 10 September 2021 10am - 4pm - £74

Our tutor will introduce you to the technique of free-motion embroidery, encouraging you to have a go and become more confident in the technique. Ruth will then guide you through stitching a seahorse on Aquafilm which will then be appliqued onto a pre-dyed backing and embellished with fabric collage and metal shim.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Dursley Farmers Market

Dursley Farmers Market

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 08:30

This will be held in the Market Place under the Town Hall between 8.30am and 1pm. There will be a variety of stalls with sellers offering fresh local produce.

Venue:
Market Place
Contact:
dursleyfarmersmarket03@gmail.com
Autumnal Mono Prints Using Natural Forms

Autumnal Mono Prints Using Natural Forms

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:00

Autumnal Mono Prints Using Natural Forms with Abi Nicol- £74​ - Saturday 11 September 2021 10am - 4pm

This fun and hands on workshop will allow you to create stunning prints from different textual surfaces and found, dried flora.

Students will be taught inking techniques, registration of plates and paper while following an autumnal colour palette.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Braid Lace Making with Europa Chang Dawson

Braid Lace Making with Europa Chang Dawson

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:00

Braid Lace Making with Europa Chang Dawson- £74​ - Saturday 11 September 2021 10am - 4pm

This workshop will introduce the two basic stitches used in all forms of bobbin lace, some of the techniques in general use for bobbin- lacemakers as well as several particular to braid lace and how to read a chart when one is given with the design.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Watercolours for Beginners with Warren Sealey

Watercolours for Beginners with Warren Sealey

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:00

Watercolours for Beginners with Warren Sealey - £74​ - Saturday 11 September 2021 10am - 4pm

During this workshop we will cover everything you need to know to get started in watercolour.

You'll start with an introduction to materials and equipment. Then move on to cover the major techniques of watercolour through a series of exercises.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Introduction to Portraiture with Sophie Tallis

Introduction to Portraiture with Sophie Tallis

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:00

Introduction to Portraiture with Sophie Tallis - £74​ - Saturday 11 September 2021 10am - 4pm

Learn how to draw and paint faces, capture a genuine likeness and a hint of the person's character!

You will have a choice of either bringing a photograph of a loved one that you want to replicate or use as inspiration for a portrait or even use a mirror and do a self-portrait.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
First Steps in Photography (Part 1) with Alan Law

First Steps in Photography (Part 1) with Alan Law

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:00

First Steps in Photography (Part 1) with Alan Law - £74​ - Saturday 11 September 2021 10am - 4pm

Learn all about your digital camera, then step outside and use it!

Composition, techniques, aesthetics, and an appreciation of the work of other photographers and how it can relate to your own, will all be covered.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Adventures in Art Journaling with Jo Beal

Adventures in Art Journaling with Jo Beal

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:00

Adventures in Art Journaling with Jo Beal - £80 – A four-week course beginning Tuesday 14th September - ​10:00 - 12:30

This 4-week class will focus on drawing, enjoying drawing, developing observation skills and using drawing to creatively reflect on and capture your life and the world about you.

The dates for this 4-week class are: 14, 21, 28 September & 5 October 2021.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Peace & Craft - Mindful Scrap Crafting with Anna Marshall

Peace & Craft - Mindful Scrap Crafting with Anna Marshall

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00

Peace & Craft - Mindful Scrap Crafting with Anna Marshall - £72 – A six-week course beginning Wednesday 15th September – 10:00 – 12:30

Discover the peace of crafting simply for the joy of it and learn to look at your scraps differently with Anna on this introductory scrap crafting course.

The dates for this 6-week class are : 15, 22, 29 September & 6, 13, 20 October 2021.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Flower Arranging with Katherine Kear

Flower Arranging with Katherine Kear

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:00

Flower Arranging with Katherine Kear - £120 – A ten-week course beginning Thursday 16th September – 10:00 – 12:00 or 13:00 – 15:00

Students will be encouraged to develop their own styles within a framework of tuition and advice. Beginners will be taught the basics whilst more experienced will be encouraged to try more complex techniques

Class dates are: 16, 23, 30 September, 14, 21, 28 October, 4, 11, 18 & 25 November 2021 - Times are 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133

Macrame Wall Hangings with Jen Walsh

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:00

Macrame Wall Hangings with Jen Walsh - £40 - Friday 17 September 2021 10am - 12.30pm

Macrame is a relaxing and therapeutic craft that keeps your hands busy and gives your mind time to rest.

In this class you will learn the basics of macrame including suitable materials to use, knotting techniques and how to build patterns with those knotting techniques.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Stained Glass for Beginners with Caroline Lambert

Stained Glass for Beginners with Caroline Lambert

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:00

Stained Glass for Beginners with Caroline Lambert - £80 – A four-week course beginning Friday 17th September – 10:30 – 13:00

Each week you will be guided step by step through the many different aspects of this ancient craft. Covering the basics of glass cutting, traditional stained glass leaded lights, Tiffany copper foiling and kiln formed fused glass.

Class dates are: 17, 24 September & 8, 15 October 2021.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Beginners Watercolours with Warren Sealey

Beginners Watercolours with Warren Sealey

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:00

Beginners Watercolours with Warren Sealey - £120 – A ten-week course beginning Friday 17th September – 10:00 – 12:00

You'll learn the fundamental techniques of watercolour painting which can be applied to all subjects. This will be done through a series of exercises and paintings with demonstrations throughout as well as the tutor being on hand to support you every step of the way.

The dates for this 10 week class are: 17, 24 Sept, 1, 8, 15 & 22 October, 5, 12, 19 and 26 November 2021 - 10am - 12pm.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Intermediate Watercolours with Warren Sealey

Intermediate Watercolours with Warren Sealey

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:00

Intermediate Watercolours with Warren Sealey - £120 – A ten week course beginning Friday 17th September – 13:00 – 15:00

Students will work on their own projects which they can pick from the teacher's selection or bring their own projects from home.

The dates for this 10 week class are: 17, 24 Sept, 1, 8, 15 & 22 October, 5, 12, 19 and 26 November 2021-1pm - 3pm.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Autumnal Sewing with Jacqui Harding

Autumnal Sewing with Jacqui Harding

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:30

Autumnal Sewing with Jacqui Harding - £80 – A four-week course beginning Wednesday 22nd September – 9:30 – 12:30

Come along for a relaxed sewing class, where you can sew your own projects with Jacqui on hand to trouble shoot and to help with unfamiliar techniques. Any sewing welcomed.

Class dates are: 22, 29 September and 6 , 13 October 2021 - Times are 09:30 - 12:30

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House
Contact:
01453 549 133
Dursley Craft Market

Dursley Craft Market

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 10:00

Cam & Dursley Creatives

Dursley Craft Market at The Market Place

Buy Local, Sustainable & Affordable

Venue:
Dursley Market Place
Contact:
Bethpullin.cdcreatives@gmail.com
Tags: Markets