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Creative Workshops Choice

Burton-Cum-Walden, Yorkshire
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    • One day creative workshop in the Yorkshire Dales
    • Hosted by art teacher Katherine in her farmhouse
    • All sorts of classes from Batik to glass fusing
    • A friendly welcome, time to chat & food included
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Creative Workshop £85.00
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  • 60 day refunds available
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    Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
    Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
    Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
    Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
    European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
    Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
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    All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

    * 93% delivered next working day

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Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
Evoucher Instantaneous Free

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

What can I expect on the day

Get creative in a stunning setting on these craft courses in Yorkshire! Home for the Uncles Creative Workshop is a renovated farmhouse in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With collie dogs running around the courtyard and sheep grazing in the fields of the beautiful Walden Valley right outside the door, we can’t think of a better place to get your artistic juices flowing!

These crafty workshops are the brainchild of Art teacher Katherine Ralph. She and her husband decided to escape the rat-race and settle in the traditional farming community of Burton-sum-Walden near Wensleydale. A lovely bespoke workshop was built and Uncles Workshop was born.

What is utterly delightful about these creative workshops and craft courses is that it has an artist’s retreat kind of feel to it all. It’s all very relaxed, with a proper North Yorkshire welcome guaranteed (the kettle is always on for tea!), time to chat and teaching that’s very much undertaken at your pace.

The workshop itself is light and airy, with those stunning Yorkshire Dales views framed like landscape paintings by the windows. It’s all designed to be inspiring and it certainly succeeds. Even if you haven’t sat down and tried anything remotely artistic since your school days, these courses are stimulating and very much encourage expressiveness and originality.

Batik, glass fusing, litho printing, wood block carving and etching are all on the programme at this art centre. Many of these artistic methods are centuries old and still use the traditional tools, yet even today they produce startlingly vibrant results that will really impress you.

We think these classes are quite possibly one the best arty things to do in the Yorkshire Dales, so it’s of little surprise that these one day courses very often sell out well in advance, so be sure to get booked in for your workshop of choice as soon as you can. Class sizes are kept small, to maintain the friendly approach to the teaching and everything you need is provided for you, right down to a lovely lunch with many of the ingredients coming straight from the farm. All you have to bring to these craft courses in Yorkshire is yourself.

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What's included in this experience?

• A full day Creative Workshop
• A hearty meal is served for lunch 
• Tea, coffee and a range of juices are available throughout the day alongside a selection of cakes and biscuits 
• All equipment and tools are provided
• Four creative activities to choose from

Jewellery and Decorations
• Create a range of glass decorations and accessories
• Learn to fuse coloured glass fragments in a hot glass kiln

Print Making

• Discover safe etch printing techniques using foils and plastics as your surface
• Enjoy creating your safe etch palette and printing the masterpiece

Lino Block or Wood Cuts

• Experience monochrome and colour relief lino printing techniques
• Allow the natural surroundings to inspire you to plan and carve a lino block

Batik and Ink
• Use specialist tools known as tjanting to draw wax onto silk and canvas
• Explore shape and pattern by using an ancient and cultural technique of hot wax baltic

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When is it available?

• Your chosen session will start at 10am and continues into the afternoon 

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Where can I do this experience?

• A workshop in Burton-cum-Walden,Yorkshire Dales

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Who is it suitable for?

• Minimum age of 16 

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Can anyone come along to watch?

• Not suitable for spectators

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Anything else I need to know?

• Free parking on site

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