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Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Beatrix Potter would regularly take extended holidays at Melford Hall between 1899 and 1916 and her name and doodles can be found in a number of visitor books in the house. Beatrix would always carry a camera or sketchbook with her, and would sketch, paint or photograph. This exhibition will show some of these sketches…

National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Wed 26 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

Thu 27 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

…and 15 more dates until 19 Jul

Beekeeper for a Day Experience

Learn about the work of a beekeeper and give it a go yourself.

Elm Farm, Langtoft

Sat 13 Jul

£104.17

Sat 3 Aug

£104.17

Mon 5 Aug

£104.17

Beginners Jive Class

Learn how to jive at this friendly class for beginners.

Farnham Royal Village Hall, Farham Royal

Fri 28 Jun

£6

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 5 Jul

£6

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 12 Jul

£6

  • 20:00 – 23:00
…and 23 more dates until 20 Dec

Beginners Sewing Weekend Course

Fast-track your sewing journey by learning to sew in a weekend. This Beginners sewing course will teach you expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. You'll learn how to understand sewing machines, get experience of using different stitch types, learning…

Artisan Stitch, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Jul

£80 / 07739397369

  • 19:00 – 17:00

Beginning Botanical Illustration - Monday Evening

This ten-week class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting. Students will develop drawing skills, learn to use watercolours and pen and ink effectively and create work inspired by fresh material from the Garden. This class is a 8 week term. Taught by Sarah Roberts.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Jul

£88/79.20 for members. / 0131 248 2909

Behind the Scenes: Life of Pi

A unique experience to go behind the scenes at the Crucible, as you get an insight into how we bring the world of theatre to life for our production of Life of Pi.

The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Tue 16 Jul

£3.50 / 0114 249 6000

Bicycles, tricycles and unicycles

Come along and put your hands on different bicycles, from the penny farthing to new innovative designs.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Bird bath making workshop

We're very excited to announce this new pottery workshop at the Laing, inspired by our upcoming The Enchanted Garden exhibition. Join the team at Muddy Fingers for an afternoon of clay at the gallery. The session will start with a short demonstration on how to assemble and decorate your bird bath then it’s over to you…

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 27 Jul

£40 / 0191 232 7734

Brazilian-Portuguese Course: Upper-Intermediate B2.1

Portuguese lessons suitable for students who have completed the intermediate B1 course and are familiar with the present, past, future and conditional tenses.

Lingua Diversa Group, London WC1R

Thu 27 Jun

£190 / 020 3556 6413

Thu 4 Jul

£190 / 020 3556 6413

Bread in the barn

Get hands on and making your own tasty dough following a simple traditional recipe.

National Trust: East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Tue 2 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

Tue 16 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

Tue 30 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Calligraphy: The Art of Beautiful Writing

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let you try your hand at calligraphy.  At each 2 hour session a Glasgow Scribes member will introduce participants to broad-edged calligraphy for those who wish to learn or…

Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jul

Celebrating Our Oaks

This free outdoor photography exhibition showcases 20 stunning images by the competition finalists and a passion for oak trees from throughout the UK.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 60 more dates until 26 Aug

Children's Guitar Classes

Guitar lessons for children 8–16.

Airdrie Town Hall

Tue 25 Jun

£5 / 01698 403120

Chinese Brush Painting Try For a Day Workshop

Learn the basic techniques of painting birds and flowers using the Chinese brush painting method. Suitable for beginners.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Jul

£40–£50 / 01316622180

The Classical World and its Afterlife

Discover the civilisations of Ancient Greece and Rome and explore classical themes, motifs and styles. From Homeric myths in vase-painting to the enduring architecture of Athens, you will learn to identify references throughout the history of art and design. With access to expert speakers, you will also gain fascinating…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Mon 23 Sep

Seminar Room 3

£1 / 020 7942 2000

Mon 30 Sep

Seminar Room 3

£1 / 020 7942 2000

Mon 7 Oct

Seminar Room 3

£1 / 020 7942 2000

…and 40 more dates until 13 Jul 2020

Coil Fibre basketry workshop - CANCELLED

An introduction to exposed core, stitched coil basketry. Discover how to identify, process and use common plant fibres from the garden.

National Trust: Wightwick Manor And Gardens, Wolverhampton

Tue 25 Jun

£70 Booking essential / 01902 761400

Wed 28 Aug

£70 Booking essential / 01902 761400

Computer Taster Session

This computer taster session is designed to assist computer beginners to learn the basic skills required to competently and confidently engage with a computer. This course covers mouse, keyboard, Microsoft Word and GoogleThis course runs for 2 weeks. (04/02/2020, 11/02/2020)

Kirriemuir Library, Angus

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Free / 01575 572357

Contemporary Embroidery Workshop with Elnaz Yazdani

The workshop includes a look at Elnaz' work on display in the Strands of Place and Time exhibition, made in response to an 18th century Persian goldwork embroidery panel in the textile collection.

National Trust: Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, Burnley

Sat 27 Jul

£10 Booking essential / 01282 771004

Le Cordon Bleu London Summer Festival

Debut food festival with food demonstrations, practical and tasting workshops and a market.

Le Cordon Bleu London, WC1A

Sat 29 Jun

£5 (Workshop £25)

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Craft & Chat group in the View Café

Come and join Kathie and friends for this two hour craft and chat group. You can learn many things such as handspinning, crochet, knitting and embroidery. It is free so why not pop in and make new friends…

Dunstable Downs And The Whipsnade Estate

Mon 8 Jul

Free / 01582 500920

Crafty Cats

Children's craft sessions during the summer holidays with the theme 'take to the air', wherein they'll get the chance to create a small hot air balloon.

The Bishop's Palace & Gardens, Wells

Tue 30 Jul

included in standard admission / 01749 988111

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Creative Ageing: Excellence in Participatory Arts with Older People

One-day course for artists on Creative Ageing practices, including the practical and ethical challenges of creating work with older people, as well as its rich creative potential.

Collective Encounters, Liverpool

Mon 9 Sep

£105 (£80 individual freelance practitioners) / 0151 345 6266

Creative design weekend

On Saturday, you'll have a hands-on discovery session with the rare books themselves, led by experts from UEA, handling books from the first centuries of the printing press. On Sunday, you'll make your own creative response, working alongside Norfolk based graphic designers to print your own artwork. No previous artistic…

National Trust: Blickling Hall, Norwich

Sat 13 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Sun 14 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Sat 20 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Sun 21 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Creative design weekend

On Saturday, you'll have a hands-on discovery session with the rare books themselves, led by experts from UEA, handling books from the first centuries of the printing press. On Sunday, you'll make your own creative response, working alongside Norfolk based graphic designers to print your own artwork. No previous artistic…

National Trust: Blickling Hall, Norwich

Sat 20 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Sun 21 Jul

£50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01263 738030

Creative Writing Class

Creative writing classes for ages 16+, suitable for beginners and experienced wordsmiths.

Airdrie Library

Wed 26 Jun

£5 (£4.50) / 01236 758070

Bellshill Cultural Centre

Wed 26 Jun

£5 (£4.50) / 01698 302999