Crafts at Stanwick Lakes

  • Wilder Arts - Tuesday 28th May
    28th May 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Wilder Arts Ceramics at Stanwick Lakes in May half term on the 28th May 2019 Paint beautiful bisque ceramic ornaments to take home or give as a unique gift in this afternoon drop in workshop. Prices start from £3.50 (more…)


  • The Rainbow Cafe
    29th May 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    29th May 2019
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on Wednesday’s for our weekly Rainbow Cafes! 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…)


  • 6th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn collage and paint techniques using papers and fabric with Catherine, then embellish with stitch, buttons and beads with Pauline Procter. Suitable for all abilities and all materials are included in the £35 workshop fee which covers both workshops. Book with Catherine on 07931 103204 or Pauline on 01933 229817. (more…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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 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 expand their crochet knowledge and skills. (more…)


  • 20th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Button Art with Pauline Procter Thursday 20th June 10.30am-1pm £20 Make a beautiful keepsake using buttons. Picture frame and buttons included, but bring your own special buttons to personalise your work of art. 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 (more…)


  • 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…)


  • 25th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday 25th June 10.15am-2.45pm with Loubilou. £28 Loubilou will provide you with tuition, materials and tools to create this fabulous curly haired sheep. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those who have previously needle felted. To book please contact 07736 712650 or use the message button option at www.facebook.com/loubiloumakes/   (more…)


  • 27th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

27th June Soap Carving £20 An introduction to carving techniques and exploration of form, Suitable for all abilities. All materials included. 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, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit (more…)


  • 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…)


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

Painted Mandalas with Chris Kinsey. Thursday 4th July 10.30am-2.30pm Decorate 3 small canvas boards with special pens to create raised half pearl shapes. Design your own pattern or trace off those provided on the day. Patterns can be intricate or very simple – it’s up to you! £25. Book your place with Chris Kinsey on 01933 (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…)


  • 18th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Reduction print with lino – a layered, multi coloured printmaking method £25. Suitable for all abilities and all materials included. 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, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit www.stanwicklakes.org.uk, (more…)