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SEO for Makers Workshop

Introduction to SEO for Makers

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 What will I learn? If you’re looking to drive more traffic to…

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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! 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! 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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Modern calligraphy workshop

Friday 29th April 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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Brush lettering calligraphy for beginners

Friday 18th March 2016, 1pm – 4pm £59 per person A modern calligraphy workshop focusing on brush pen lettering and techniques. You’ll learn: How to hold, wiggle and write with a brush pen and the basics of contemporary brush lettering. Brush pens, paper, practice sheets and examples will be provided. At the end of the calligraphy workshop…

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THIS IS PEWTER Experimental Spoon Forging Workshop

Tickets for this workshop have now sold out. For available dates click here…   ********************************************* Saturday 22nd October, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! Join Ella for a day of Experimental Spoon Forging Workshop to try Pewtersmithing and Metalwork with a playful, experimental approach. Ella will guide you throughout the day…

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THIS IS PEWTER Experimental Spoon Forging Workshop

Saturday 18th June, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! Join Ella for a day of Experimental Spoon Forging Workshop to try Pewtersmithing and Metalwork with a playful, experimental approach. Ella will guide you throughout the day as you design your spoon before moving onto forging, doming, riveting and soldering. These techniques…

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THIS IS PEWTER Christmas Decoration Cuttlefish Casting Workshop

Tickets for this workshop have now sold out. For available dates click here…   *********************************************** Saturday 3rd December, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! During this Cuttlefish Casting GIVE IT A BASH workshop Ella will guide you through all the stages of designing and making your own Pewter Christmas hanging decoration…

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THIS IS PEWTER Cuttlefish Casting Workshop

Saturday 7th May, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! During this Cuttlefish Casting GIVE IT A BASH workshop Ella will guide you through all the stages of designing and making your own Pewter hanging decoration or bracelet/pendant charm using molten Pewter, which you will cast into cuttlefish bone after creating your…

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THIS IS PEWTER Rolling Mill Workshop

Tickets for this workshop have now sold out. For available dates click here…   ************************************************ Saturday 24th September, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included GIVE IT A BASH on a Pewter Rolling Mill Workshop to make your own mini planter or pen pot. Using Pewter sheets as well as traditional metalwork skills Ella will…

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Moving On… A workshop for graduating designer makers

**This workshop has now sold out – apologies for any disappointment. To join the waiting list send us an email. To stay informed about future workshops join our maker network** Part of our Creative Business Development programme Workshop leader: Jenny Rutter Date: Wednesday 13th April, 2-5pm Venue: space2, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 17 Oak Street,…

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FREE Ceramics Workshop

Celebrating 10 years of our MMU Graduate Award Always wanted to have a go at pottery? Now’s your chance! We’re giving budding potters the opportunity to get hands-on in a free ceramics workshop. Led by ceramicist Verity Howard – whose Behind Closed Doors exhibition is on show here at MCDC until May 29th – this workshop…

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THIS IS PEWTER Rolling Mill Workshop

Saturday 12th March, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included GIVE IT A BASH on a Pewter Rolling Mill Workshop to make your own mini planter or pen pot. Using Pewter sheets as well as traditional metalwork skills Ella will guide you through the entire process, from design to the finishing of your own piece,…

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THIS IS PEWTER Cuttlefish Casting Workshop

Saturday 27th Feb, 10am – 4pm £55 per person, materials included Lets get Pewtering! During this Cuttlefish Casting GIVE IT A BASH workshop Ella will guide you through all the stages of designing and making your own Pewter hanging decoration or bracelet/pendant charm using molten Pewter, which you will cast into cuttlefish bone after creating your…

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How to have a great New Year

Saturday 16th January 2016, 10am – 5pm space2, Manchester Craft & Design Centre How can we create a meaningful and fulfilling new year despite life’s ups and downs and the turmoil in the world around us?  Wish Tree‘s brand new workshop ‘How to have a Great New Year- is about cultivating resilience, resourcefulness, balance, hope…

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Claire Gould Calligraphy Workshop

Modern Calligraphy Workshop with Claire Gould

Friday 15th January 2016, 11:00am until 3:00pm £59 per person Learn how to use a modern calligraphy dip pen and nib, how to shape letters and develop your own unique lettering style. Claire will be demonstrating and helping you along, and at the end of the day you’ll take home example alphabets, gridline sheets and…

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