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Make a Pair of Beautiful Glass Coasters

Saturday 2nd September 2017, 2.30pm – 4.30pm £40 per person, materials included Come and have a go at glass fusing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Gemma and Michelle will talk you through the basics of glass fusing and cutting, before letting you loose on making your very own pair of glass coasters. In this two…

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Make a Pair of Beautiful Glass Coasters

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 2.30pm – 4.30pm £40 per person, materials included Come and have a go at glass fusing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Gemma and Michelle will talk you through the basics of glass fusing and cutting, before letting you loose on making your very own pair of glass coasters. In this two…

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Make a Pair of Beautiful Glass Coasters

Sunday 9th April 2017, 2.30pm – 4.30pm £40 per person, materials included Come and have a go at glass fusing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Gemma and Michelle will talk you through the basics of glass fusing and cutting, before letting you loose on making your very own pair of glass coasters. In this two…

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Make a Pair of Beautiful Glass Coasters

Sunday 19th March 2017, 2.30pm – 4.30pm £40 per person, materials included Come and have a go at glass fusing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Gemma and Michelle will talk you through the basics of glass fusing and cutting, before letting you loose on making your very own pair of glass coasters. In this two hour…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 19th May 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Branding and storytelling workshop for makers

Practical branding and story telling tools for makers

with Patricia Van Den Akker ***This workshop has now sold out, please email exhibitions@craftanddesign.com to join the waiting list. Tickets available for Maker Meet Up here*** Thursday 16th March, 10am – 4pm £20 per person Many craftspeople talk about improving their brand or telling their story. But where do you start? What can you do? And how do…

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Fine Art Workshop with Alfredo Guillamon

Fine Arts Workshop: discover and create your own path

Saturday 4th February, 10am – 5pm £75 per person Join sculptor Alfredo Guillamon for a day of artistic discovery. Experiment with different materials including paper, wood, metal and fabrics, and begin to explore your own creative styles and processes in a supportive and encouraging environment. Alfredo will guide you through a series of exercises, exploring…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 24th November 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 6th October 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 25th August 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 23rd June 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Friday 28th April 2017, 1pm – 3.30pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Practice the basics of a modern calligraphy…

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Children’s Guide

We offer a range of activities at Manchester Craft & Design Centre for young people. Join us to draw and colour in your own craft objects with our Children’s Guide here in the Centre or download and print off your own copy to enjoy at home.

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Introduction to SEO for Makers

***This workshop has now sold out, please email exhibitions@craftanddesign.com to join the waiting list*** Introduction to SEO for Makers with Jenny Hudson, A Really Good Campaign Tuesday 24 January, 10am – 2pm Location: space2, Manchester Craft & Design Centre Part of our Creative Business Development programme. Visit our online shop to book your place(s). Tickets: £15 each, 10 places available…

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Make a Silver Ring: part of Manchester Science Festival

**Tickets for this workshop have now sold out.** Join jeweller Scarlett Erskine in a two hour jewellery workshop where you will the learn the basics of jewellery making. Have a go at sawing, soldering and texturing metal by making your very own silver ring to take home. In this workshop you’ll get an insight into the science…

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Festive flower table centre workshop

Join Paragon Floral Design and learn how to use fresh and dried materials together to create your own table centre for Christmas Day. This intimate workshop will guide you step by step to make your final design. No previous knowledge needed and all equipment and materials will be supplied for you. Just bring yourself! When? Sat 17…

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Modern festive flower arrangement workshop

Join Paragon Floral Design to create your own modern arrangement with festive florals and decorations. Join Lisa and Kate for an intimate workshop that will show you how to use a variety of flowers within a festive structure that you will make yourself. Aimed at total beginners, no skills required, just bring yourself and have some fun….

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Make your own festive door wreath

Join Paragon Floral Design for an intimate class designed to help you make a beautiful door wreath. Choose from a variety of festive decorations and colours. Follow step by step instructions to create your masterpiece. All materials are supplied for you, all you need to do is turn up and have some fun. When? Sun 27…

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GIVE IT A BASH! Make a Pewter Vessel

Saturday 20th May, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! This one day workshop is based around the rolling mill which allows you to add your own unique texture and pattern to the Pewter. Ella, Manchester Craft and Design Centres resident Pewterer, will guide you through designing and making your own small…

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Give it a bash cuttlefish casting

GIVE IT A BASH! Make a Cuttlefish Cast Pewter Keyring or Jewellery Charm

Saturday 1st July 2017, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! Design and create your own unique keyring, hanging decoration or jewellery charm in this one day Pewter Cuttlefish Casting Workshop with Ella, Manchester Craft and Design Centres resident Pewtersmith. During the day Ella will guide you through various age old metalwork techniques…

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Give it a bash cuttlefish casting

GIVE IT A BASH! Make a Cuttlefish Cast Pewter Keyring or Jewellery Charm

Saturday 25th February 2017, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! Design and create your own unique keyring, hanging decoration or jewellery charm in this one day Pewter Cuttlefish Casting Workshop with Ella, Manchester Craft and Design Centres resident Pewtersmith. During the day Ella will guide you through various age old metalwork techniques…

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GIVE IT A BASH! Experimental Pewter Spoon Making

Saturday 8th April 2017, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! Ella is pleased to introduce a new addition to her GIVE IT A BASH line up which is inspired by her current UTENSiL range. Join Ella on an experimental spoon workshop to approach Pewtersmithing using a playful, organic making process. The day…

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GIVE IT A BASH! Make a Pewter Vessel

Sorry this workshop has now sold out! Please email Ella to register your interest in case any tickets become available and to enquire about further dates. Saturday 14th January 2017, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! This one day workshop is based around the rolling mill which allows you to add your…

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Product pricing for designer-makers

***Unfortunately tickets for this workshop have now sold out. To join the reserve list please send an email to exhibitions@craftanddesign.com*** Part of our Creative Business Development programme Workshop leader: Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust Date: Wednesday 16th November, 10.30am – 4pm Venue: space2, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 17 Oak Street, Manchester, M4 5JD…

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Make your own perspex necklace with WONDERHAUS UK

**This workshop has sold out, to join the reserve list email exhibitions@craftanddesign.com** Saturday 5 November, 10-4 pm Space2 – Manchester Craft & Design Centre 8 places Beginners/Intermediate £55 / £50 Concessions* In this workshop Julia (from WONDERHAUS) will teach you how to design, file and use a handsaw to make a perspex necklace or brooch. There…

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Ceramic Transfer Workshop With Katherine Lees

Saturday 3rd September, 10.30-12.30pm Space2 – Manchester Craft & Design Centre SOLD OUT Award winning ceramicist Katherine Lees will demonstrate to you the use of ceramic transfers and help you create your own narrative to decorate a piece using glazed, pre-fired china and decorative decals. On the day you will create a plate or bowl,…

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Team Building Away-Days

Inspire creativity in your team Help to support our work by coming to Manchester Craft & Design Centre for unique team building awaydays, or just a reward for hardworking colleagues… Manchester Craft & Design Centre is an unforgettable place to experience the best of contemporary craft and design in the North West. Workshops are expertly…

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Make Design Grow! Free Kids Workshops

Part of Manchester: Science in the City Saturday 23 & Monday 25 – Friday 29 July, 11am – 5pm daily Young scientists are invited to combine their growing and design skills to make clothes and accessories for their own paper man! In our current exhibition ‘Biological Atelier: The Showroom’, artist Amy Congdon considers a future in which materials…

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Make Your Creativity Pay: SOLD OUT

We’re sorry but this workshop is now full. To be first to hear about our workshops and Creative Business Development sessions, sign up to our mailing list at the top of our homepage. How to earn your living from the things you love to do Part of our Creative Business Development programme Workshop leader: Pete Mosley…

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Modern calligraphy workshop

Friday 27th May 2016, 1pm – 4pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with quirky handwritten lettering styles. You’ll learn: How to hold, wiggle and write with a traditional dip pen and the basics of contemporary lettering. Calligraphy pens, paper, inks, practice sheets and examples will be provided….

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