Crafts at Stanwick Lakes

  • Knit and Crochet Drop In
    10th September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knit and Crochet Drop In
    8th October 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knit and Crochet Drop In
    12th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knit and Crochet Drop In
    10th December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Knit and Crochet Drop-in 10.30am – 1.00pm   Drop in to the Stanwick Lakes visitor centre cafe to knit or crochet with this friendly bunch. Bring your own crocheting or knitting and enjoy cake and coffee as you chat with like minded crafters. Or use your skills for good and take part in one of (more…)


  • It's a Small World
    12th September 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Pond dipping

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers at Stanwick Lakes, 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, it’s perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and (more…)


  • Oil Painting with Catherine Matthews
    15th September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Oil Painting with Catherine Matthews
    17th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Oil Painting with Catherine Matthews
    15th December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Oil Painting Course with Catherine Matthews   Oil painting course with Catherine Matthews Designed to build confidence and skills in colour theory and oil painting. 15th Sept, 17th Nov and 15th Dec 2020. These relaxed and informative workshops take place between 10.30am & 1pm and are suitable for all abilities. £60 for all three sessions (more…)


  • Stanwick Stitchers
    18th September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stanwick Stitchers
    16th October 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stanwick Stitchers
    20th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stanwick Stitchers
    18th December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Stanwick Stitchers   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 – 1.00pm on the 3rd Friday of the month.   A (more…)


  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    21st September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    19th October 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    7th December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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


  • Crofusion
    22nd September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Make your own Buttons, Crocheted Jars & Crofusion with Pauline Procter Learn new skills to create Dorset buttons and embroidered buttons which can be used to make jewellery or to match a project. £20. Book with Pauline on 01933 229817 This workshop is part of a series of workshops led by Pauline at Stanwick Lakes, (more…)


  • 3 Fused Glass Christmas Stars Workshop with Fired Imagination
    24th September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

3 Fused Glass Christmas Stars Workshop  With Fired Imagination   Thursday 24th September 2020 10.30am – 13.00pm Join Anne from Fired Imagination for this fun & creative session, designing & creating 3 gorgeous fused glass Christmas stars. Lovely to hang on your tree or give as gifts. All equipment and materials will be provided and (more…)


  • Patchwork and Quilting Sit and Sew
    25th September 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchwork and Quilting Sit and Sew
    23rd October 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchwork and Quilting Sit and Sew
    27th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchwork and Quilting Sit and Sew
    18th December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Patchwork and Quilting Sit and Sew   Drop-in to sit and sew in the Stanwick Lakes Cafe. Enjoy the company of fellow patchworkers and quilters, whatever your skill level. Hosted by Sue Whitby, member of the Quilters Guild. All welcome. The group usually meet at 10.30am on the 4th Friday of every month (if this (more…)


  • Button Art Workshop
    1st October 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Button Art Workshops at Stanwick Lakes with Pauline Procter. Make a beautiful keepsake using buttons. Picture frame and buttons included but feel free to bring your own special buttons to personalise your work of art. 10.30- 1.00 pm Price £22.00 Book your place with Pauline Procter on 01933 229817   Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking (more…)


  • Trading Places Wood Carving - one day course
    17th October 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Trading Places Wood Carving - one day course
    18th October 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and techniques and materials used for making a wood carving by hand. This (more…)


  • Trading Places Spoon Carving - introductory course
    22nd October 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm

Spoon Carving Introductory Day Wooden spoons have been carved for thousands of years and, for most of the population, continued as an eating utensil until relatively recently. ‘Spoon’ was originally an Anglo-Saxon word that meant ‘a chip of wood’. Spoon carving requires only a few tools and within hours you can create a unique and (more…)


  • Trading Places Rustic Furniture - two day course
    24th October 2020 - 25th October 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm

Introduction to Green Woodworking This introductory Green Woodwork course is an ideal opportunity to try a great traditional craft by making a piece of charming rustic furniture . You’ll start this course by being given pieces of a simple ash log and end it with your own unique, hand crafted, rustic stool or small table! Traditional tools (more…)


  • 3 Fused Glass Christmas Trees- Fired Imagination
    5th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

3 Fused Glass Christmas Tree Decorations With Fired Imagination Tuesday 5th November 2020  10.30am – 13.00pm Join Anne for this fun festive workshop, making 3 fused glass xmas tree decorations. Perfect to either hang on your tree or give as gifts. No previous experience necessary. All materials & equipment provided After the workshop your work (more…)


  • Trading Places Blacksmithing - introductory course
    11th November 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Trading Places Blacksmithing - introductory course
    12th November 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Trading Places Blacksmithing - introductory course
    13th November 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Trading Places Blacksmithing - introductory course
    14th November 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm

This Trading Places course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the (more…)


  • Embellished Mixed Media
    26th November 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Embellished Mixed Media
    3rd December 2020
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Embellished Mixed Media with Catherine Matthews & Pauline Procter   Embellished Mixed Media Floral Painting with Catherine Matthews & Pauline Procter. 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 and it is suitable (more…)