Crafts at Stanwick Lakes

  • The Rainbow Cafe
    23rd January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    30th January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    6th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    13th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    20th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    27th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    6th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    13th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    20th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    27th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us on Wednesday’s for our weekly Rainbow Cafe! Make arts and crafts in the Discovery Zone before being joined by Lisa from Music and Movement to sing and dance. For children under 5, Free Hideaway entrance before and after the session. Lisa’s Music and Movement sessions are designed to encourage children to take their (more…)


  • 25th January 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 15th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 22nd March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 26th April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 24th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 28th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 19th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 27th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 25th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 22nd November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join the local branch of the Quilters Guild to sit and sew in the Stanwick Lakes Café. Enjoy the company of fellow patchworkers and quilters, whatever your skill level, and non-members of the Guild are very welcome. The group usually meet at 10.30am on the 4th Friday of the month (if this falls in the (more…)


  • Crocheted Hat Workshop with Pauline Procter
    29th January 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Crocheted Hat with Pauline Procter Tuesday 29th January 10.30am-1pm £18 Learn new crochet stitches and how to read a pattern to create your very own, unique crocheted hat. Workshop fee includes a ball of yarn and a crochet hook to keep. Basic crochet skills required for this workshop for further information or to book a (more…)


  • Craft Cafe: Pottery Green Man with Brenda Potter
    1st February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Make a ceramic Green Man with Brenda Potter. £5 per green man Try a new craft, practise your skills and meet other crafters at Stanwick Lakes monthly Craft Café No need to book. just drop in. Because of the drop in nature of the Craft Café, if it’s a particularly popular craft you may have (more…)


  • 5th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 5th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 2nd April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join Chris Kinsey for a relaxed art workshop and transform an unloved wooden item into a shabby chic treasure using Shabby Chic painting techniques. Choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions to learn a variety of painting and decorative techniques: Tuesday 5th February – Stencilling and Decoupage Tuesday 5th March – Distressing and (more…)


  • Gone to Lunch
    9th February 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Investigating food chains and predators.
  • Going Birding
    9th March 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Brushing up on bird identification.
  • Going Underground
    13th April 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Uncovering the world of underground animals
  • Hatching a plot
    11th May 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Finding out about nesting birds
  • All a flutter
    8th June 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Searching for butterflies and dragonflies
  • Gone Dipping
    13th July 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Pond dipping

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the (more…)


  • Mixed Media Workshop with Catherine Matthews
    11th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Mixed Media Workshop with Catherine Matthews
    11th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting with a focus on expressive colour in the landscape. Suitable for all abilities, all materials provided. These relaxed and informative workshops focus on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture & colour. Materials are provided for the workshops, which are suitable for all abilities. 14th January Painting with (more…)


  • 12th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Make a beautiful keepsake using buttons. Picture frame and buttons included, but bring your own special buttons to personalise your work of art. Tuesday 12th February, 10.30am-1pm. £20. Book with Pauline on 01933 229817 or pauline.cuthbertson@btinternet.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick (more…)


  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    9th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    13th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    11th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    12th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    10th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    12th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Knit & Crochet at Stanwick Lakes in 2019 Drop into the Stanwick Lakes visitor centre café between 10.30am and 12.30 at to knit or crochet with this friendly bunch of crafters. Bring your own crocheting or knitting and enjoy cake and coffee as you chat with like minded crafters. Or use your skills for good (more…)


  • 15th February 2019 - 18th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 17th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 17th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 21st June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 19th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 18th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 15th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Stanwick Stitchers to stitch and chat over coffee and cake. The group welcomes experienced stitchers who’d like to share ideas and have some company and beginners who’d like some help, hints and tips. The group usually meet at 10.30am on the 3rd Friday of the month (term time only). No need to book, (more…)


  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    20th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    17th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    15th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    21st October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Happily Hooked Crochet Club with Pauline Procter 21st January, 18th February, 18th March. 10.30am-1pm £10 The Happily Hooked Crochet Club is a friendly group who like crochet to be fun! They meet at Stanwick Lakes, usually on the third Monday of the month. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and (more…)


  • 28th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A relaxed and informative sculpting workshop using recycled materials and stitching with artist Catherine Matthews. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. £25. 10.30am-1pm Book directly with Catherine on 07931 103204 catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick (more…)


  • 7th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A classic beaded bracelet; beautiful and effective but simple to make, so perfect for beginners to beading. Thursday 7th March, 10.30am-1pm. £10 Book with Sherry on 07722 407636 or email sherry_calvert@msn.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit (more…)


  • 21st March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A relaxed and informative screen printing workshop  with artist Catherine Matthews. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. £25 10.30am-1pm For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit www.stanwicklakes.org.uk, or email info@rftrust.org.uk Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges (more…)


  • 4th April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Explore sculpture techniques in paper with artist Catherine Matthews. In this workshop, which is suitable for all abilities, you will become familiar with this delicate material, with a focus on texture and form. £2o, all materials included. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For (more…)


  • 13th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting workshop with Catherine Matthews. Learn the skills of masking and lifting techniques and use layered water- based media to create a work of art . Suitable for all abilities and all materials are included. This relaxed and informative workshop focuses on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture (more…)


  • 23rd May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Collagraph printmaking workshop using Stanwick lakes’ unique landscape for inspiration. Explore texture and tone with this beautiful printmaking technique which is suitable for all abilities. £25 including all materials. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, (more…)


  • 10th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting workshop with Catherine Matthews. Learn new mixed media techniques to create surface patterns and make a semi-abstract mini canvas. Suitable for all abilities and all materials included. This relaxed and informative workshop focuses on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture & colour. Materials are provided and the (more…)


  • 15th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Artist Catherine Matthews will teach you how to use layered textures, collage and drawing on a mixed media seaside surfaces to create a work of art. This workshop is suitable for all abilities and all materials included. It will be relaxed and informative, focusing on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, (more…)