Crafts at Stanwick Lakes

  • Intro to carving techniques in a range of media
    28th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

These relaxed and informative workshops with artist Catherine Matthews take place between 10.30am – 1.00pm. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. 26th September 2019 –  Torn Collage using painted and printed papers £25.00 24th October 2019 – Block printed pencil case or makeup bag £30.00 28th (more…)

  • Children's Time Travelling Treasure Tour
    29th November 2019
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip into history with the Settlers of the Nene Valley and learn all about jewellery of the past. Free Event! About this Event: Children’s Time Travelling Treasure Tour This is a “drop-off” workshop for children 9/10 years upward.   Book a jewellery making experience day to learn all about Roman rings, Saxon beads, (more…)

  • Embellished Mixed Media (part 2)
    5th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Embellished Mixed Media Floral Painting with Catherine Matthews & Pauline Procter Thursday 7th November & Thursday 5th December 2019  10.30am-1pm Learn collage and paint techniques using papers and fabric with Catherine, then embellish with stitch, buttons and beads with Pauline Procter. The workshop fee is £40, which covers both workshops. It is suitable for all (more…)

  • Needlefelted Christmas Baubles
    6th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Try a new craft, practise your skills and meet other crafters at Stanwick Lakes monthly Craft Café. The Craft Café at Stanwick Lakes takes place on the first Friday of the month (avoiding school holidays) between 10.30am and 1pm. 6th September 2019 – Make and embroider wet felted stones with Liz Williams and Pauline Procter. (more…)

  • Willow Lantern Workshop, Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm
    7th December 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Willow Lantern Workshop, Sunday 15th December, 1.30 - 3.30pm
    15th December 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Make a beautiful lantern using Stanwick Lakes willow to carry on the annual Winter Solstice Walk on the 22nd December. Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm. Sunday 15th December, 1.30 – 3.30pm. £9.50 per Lantern. Tickets sold per lantern not per person. Booking Essential. Standard car parking charges will apply. Lanterns can be tricky to make, (more…)

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Willow Lantern Workshop, Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm £9.50 (GBP)   Sold Out
Willow Lantern Workshop, Sunday 15th December, 1.30 - 3.30pm £9.50 (GBP)  

  • Mixed Media portraiture
    9th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

These relaxed and informative mixed media drawing workshops take place on Mondays, between 10.30am & 1pm. 9th September 2019 – Create a creative journal 14th October 2019 – Polycolour pencil techniques 11th November 2019 – Oil painting 9th December 2019 – Mixed Media portraiture The Workshops focus on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate (more…)

  • Needle Felting - Nordic Tomtes
    10th December 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm

Needle Felting with Loubilou at Stanwick Lakes Loubilou will provide participants with the tuition, materials and tools that they need to create these lovely needle felted works of art. Suitable for beginners and more experienced needle felters.   Thursday 19th September 2019  – Harvest Mice £22 Thursday 17th October 2019 – Pumpkins £22 Thursday 21st (more…)

  • 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…)

  • Curious Creatures Christmas Carnival
    14th December 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Rocky-coast Christmas party!
  • Owl Detectives
    11th January 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Digging up the past and looking at evolution.
  • Tails of the River Bank
    8th February 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Investigating food chains and predators.
  • Save Our Seas
    14th March 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Brushing up on bird identification.
  • Easter Dip
    18th April 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Uncovering the world of underground animals
  • Sprin Ramble
    9th May 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Finding out about nesting birds
  • Draw a Daisy
    13th June 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Searching for butterflies and dragonflies
  • It's a Small World
    12th September 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Pond dipping
  • A Buzzy Social Life
    11th July 2020
    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…)

  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Happily Hooked Crochet Club at Stanwick Lakes The Happily Hooked Crochet Club is a friendly group who like crochet to be fun! They meet at Stanwick Lakes, between 10.30am and 1pm, usually on the third Monday of the month. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and expand their crochet knowledge (more…)

  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sit and Sew at Stanwick Lakes Enjoy the company of fellow patch workers and quilters at this “Sit & Sew” session held in the visitor centre cafe at Stanwick Lakes. The group usually meet at 10.30am – 1.00pm on the 4th Friday of the month (if this falls in the school holidays, the session will (more…)