Courses in the Cotswolds 2017-03-08T21:26:02+00:00

Courses in the Cotswolds

2017 COURSES

ART

In lovely, peaceful setting. Other courses include yoga, bridge, photography
Contact:
The Coach House
Oxleaze Farm
Between Eastleach & Filkins
Nr Lechlade
Gloucestershire
GL7 3RB
T: 01367 850216
E: info@thecoach-house.com
www.thecoach-house.com

BASKET MAKING

Make a beautiful willow basket with colourful hedgerow materials or treat someone else at a one day or weekend course in a Cotswold village setting. Check for NEW DATES for weekend workshops. Materials, lunch, refreshments all included – £110.  Not including accommodation.
Contact: Susan Early
T: 01452 812067

BEE-KEEPING

Back to nature with an introduction to bee-keeping – One day and weekend courses
Contact:
Cotswold Bees
Willow Tree House
Broad Marston Lane
Mickleton
Gloucestershire
GL55 6SG
T: 07799 897425
E: chris@cotswoldbees.co.uk
www.cotswoldbees.co.uk

CHAIR MAKING

Fabulous six day course in chair making, or bodging, in the lovely surroundings of Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury.
Contact: Paul Hayden
T: 01373 836051

CHEESE & BREAD MAKING

Range of cookery, cheese and bread making courses in a great setting
Contact:
The Organic Farm Shop
Abbey Home Farm
Burford Road
Cirencester
GL7 5HF
T: 01285 640441
E: info@theorganicfarmshop.co.uk
www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

COOKERY

Fun and friendly half day and one day courses in great location making gorgeous truffles, bread, desserts, patisserie and more.
Contact:
Dancing Trousers Cookery School
The Corn Barn
Broughton Poggs
Nr Lechlade
Gloucestershire
GL7 3JH
T: 01367 860144
E: hello@dancingtrousers.co.uk
www.dancingtrousers.co.uk

GARDENING

Friendly and relaxed in lovely, colourful surroundings. A calendar of day, morning, longer classes and workshops including garden design, planting inspiration, horticulture for beginners, and study for professional qualifications.
Contact:
The Cotswold Gardening School
Gossington Hall
Gossington
Gloucestershire
GL2 7DN
T: 01453 899018
E: caroline@cotswoldgardeningschool.co.uk
www.cotswoldgardeningschool.co.uk

HAT MAKING

Make your own gorgeous felt Cloche Hat or fabulous Fascinator at the lovely setting of Lapstone, near Chipping Campden.  One day workshop £59 includes all materials and lunch.

For dates and availability contact:
E: louise@hatsfromthehall.com or call Lapstone on 01386 841611

POTTERY

Whichford Pottery make a wide range of English flowerpots using traditional hand-thrown and hand pressed methods.
Regular pottery workshops throughout the year, friendly and relaxed in village surroundings. Lovely café.
Contact:
Whichford Pottery
Whichford
Nr Shipston on Stour
Warwickshire
CV36 5PG
T: 01608 684416
www.whichfordpottery.com

TEXTILE & PRINT

Creative textile and print courses using natural, organic and sustainable dyes from the Cotswold landscape.
Contact:
Botanical Inks
The Tallet
Calmsden
Cirencester
GL7 5ET

T: 07586 208074
www.botanicalinks.com

RURAL SKILLS & CRAFTS

One day and longer courses in dry stone walling, blacksmithing, hedgelaying, thatching & flax making, charcoal making, horse logging & scything
Contact:
Cotswold Rural Skills
Cotswold Conservation Board
Fosse Way
Northleach
GL54 3JH
T: 01451 862000
E: info@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk
www.cotswoldsruralskills.org.uk

STONEMASONRY TASTER DAYS

Practical hands-on course for anyone with little or no experience. Try out traditional Cotswold skill and take home your own stone carved creation. Tea, coffee, buffet lunch provided. Day course 10am – 4.30pm

Contact:
Cotswold Woollen Weavers & Filkins Stone Company
Filkins
Gloucestershire
GL7 3JJ
To book place call: 077136 36415
www.cotswoldwoollenweavers.co.uk