Crafts at Stanwick Lakes

  • Torn Collage using painted & printed papers
    26th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Block Printed Pencil Case or Makeup Bag
    24th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • Pottery Wall Clock (part 1)
    26th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Pottery Wall Clok (part 2)
    7th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Pottery Wall Clock with Brenda Potter Thursday 26th September and 7th November 10.30am-1pm on both days. Brenda will guide you through making a wall clock with a unique pottery border. In the first session you will create the border, then in the second you will paint and put your clock together. The workshop costs £20 (more…)


  • Patchwork and Quilters "Sit & Sew"
    27th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    25th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    22nd November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • Painted Wreath Workshop
    1st October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday 1st October 2019 – Painted Wreath Workshop 10am-3pm Use acrylics to paint leaves, seeds and flowers on large wooden wreaths. Ideal to use for table or wall decorations or to hang on your front door. This workshop is suitable for beginners and all materials are provided. £30/£35 Book your place with Chris on 01933 (more…)


  • Button Art
    3rd October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Create Button Art on Thursday 3rd October 2019 – 10.30am-1pm £20 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. Book with Pauline: 01933 229817 or pauline.cuthbertson@btinternet.com Standard Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. (more…)


  • Mixed Media Floral
    4th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Crochet Christmas Trees
    8th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • Crochet Sock Workshop (part 1)
    8th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Crochet a pair of socks with Pauline Procter on Tuesday 8th October and Tuesday 5th November 2019.  10.30am-1pm £30 Learn how to make a beautiful pair of crocheted socks over two sessions. A choice of patterns will be available depending on your skill level and a knowledge of basic crochet stitches is needed for this (more…)


  • 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…)


  • Autumnal Ramble
    12th October 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Discovering the creatures of the night.
  • Viking Invaders
    9th November 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Looking at the water cycle and aquatic creatures.
  • 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…)


  • Mixed Media Polycolour Pencil Techniques
    14th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Mixed Media Oli Painting
    11th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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 - Pumpkins
    17th October 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Needle Felting - Baby Penguins
    21st November 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • 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 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…)


  • Painted Christmas Cards
    22nd October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 – Painted Christmas Cards. 10.30am-1pm. Make your own hand-painted cards, even if you have never painted before! Chris will teach you all the techniques and provide the materials to make beautiful and unique Christmas cards. £20 Book your place with Chris on 01933 460676 or email plum54kinsey@btinternet.com Standard Stanwick Lakes car (more…)


  • Wilder Arts - Tuesday 29th October
    29th October 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Wilder Arts - Thursday 31st October
    31st October 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Halloween half term fun! Join Wilder Arts Ceramics on Tuesday 29th and Thursday 31st October at Stanwick Lakes  Paint spooky bisque ceramic ornaments to take home and add to your Halloween decorations, in this afternoon drop in workshop. Prices start from £3.50 Standard Car Parking Charges will Apply. (more…)


  • Embellished Mixed Media (part 1)
    7th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 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…)