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Festive Craftivism with Extinction Rebellion

11am – 4pm / free  / drop in / family friendly Bring kitchen rolls, crisp packets and newspaper to up-cycle and make your very own handmade decorations and wrapping paper that won’t cost the earth. Find out more about Extinction Rebellion and the climate emergency and how you can make your Christmas more sustainable.

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Christmas decorations

Pewter Christmas Decoration Making

2.30pm – 5.30pm / £45 / Booking at www.ellamcintosh.co.uk/workshops Kickstart your festive period with Ella and get making your very own pewter Christmas decoration! During this workshop Ella will guide you through the process of adding texture and pattern to sheet pewter, a lead free metal.  You’ll be able to use textures and Christmas themed…

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Pewter brooches made in Ella's workshop.

Pewter Brooch Making

10am – 1pm / £45 per person / Booking at www.ellamcintosh.co.uk/workshops **Second date added due to popular demand** Join Ella on a 3 hour pewter brooch making workshop. During this workshop Ella will guide you through the process of adding texture and pattern to sheet pewter, a lead free metal. You will use textures and…

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Image on laptop being used.

Creative Business Development Workshop: Online Refresh!

1pm – 4pm, £15, booking via Eventbrite Emma Gray returns to Manchester Craft and Design Centre to help you spruce up your online presence so it truly reflects your business and connects with the right people. In this workshop Emma will guide you to look at your website and social media channels and establish what’s…

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Illustration of flowers by Sue Kane.

Introduction to Watercolour

Time: 11am-5pm Price: £95 Tickets available here. If you would like to try out watercolours in a relaxed and informal setting, you will enjoy this workshop. You will be looking at fresh flowers and the techniques you can use to capture their beauty. Sue will show you how simple brushstrokes can create petals, leaves and stems,…

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Introduction to Watercolour

Time: 11am-5pm Price: £95 Tickets available here. If you would like to try out watercolours in a relaxed and informal setting, you will enjoy this workshop. You will be looking at fresh, autumnal flowers and seedpods and the techniques you can use to capture their beauty. Sue will show you how simple brushstrokes can create…

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Illustration of flowers by Sue Kane.

Introduction to Watercolour

Time: 3-6pm Price: £60 Tickets available here. If you would like to try out watercolours in a relaxed and informal setting, you will enjoy this workshop. You will be looking at fresh flowers and the techniques you can use to capture their beauty. Sue will show you how simple brushstrokes can create petals, leaves and stems, enabling…

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Illustration of flowers by Sue Kane.

Introduction to Watercolour

Time: 11am-5pm Price: £95 Tickets available here. If you would like to try out watercolours in a relaxed and informal setting, you will enjoy this workshop. You will be looking at fresh flowers and the techniques you can use to capture their beauty. Sue will show you how simple brushstrokes can create petals, leaves and stems,…

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Bangles made at Manchester School of Jewellery

Make a Bangle in a Day

Sunday 10 November 2019, 10am – 5pm (approximately), £95 Similar to the ring class this course will cover a multitude of skills including shaping, hammering, and soldering. Gemma and Charlotte will also teach you how to saw, file, and finish silver work, along with (most importantly) how to size a bangle to fit the wearer…

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Necklaces and earrings made by Manchester School of Jewellery

Matching Earrings and Necklace Set Silver Workshop

Sunday 6 of October, 10am – 5pm (approximately), £85 This class covers a multitude of skills; shaping, hammering, texturing and silver soldering. Gemma and Charlotte will also teach you how to measure, cut and put together chains of different lengthen along with how to shape and strengthen different earring hooks. Practice will begin using copper,…

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