Workshop

February 2022

Learn The Traditional Jewellery Technique Keum-boo with Ruth Laird – NEW Last Few Tickets

We will create either a pair of earrings or a pendant of your choice. The design will either incorporate patterns in silver either by using the rolling mill which will allow you to imprint lace or leaves onto your sheet of silver or by exploring hand engraving techniques where you can apply your own hand drawn designs onto silver. At the end of the workshop we will then apply textures of gold leaf onto your patterned silver panels.
27 Feb
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG
March 2022

Botanical Bas Relief Workshop with Tara Binns – NEW

The course will cover rolling out the clay, designing and arranging the flowers creating your own mould for the casting process. We will be using different shape frames to create a few plaques.
20 Mar
10:00 am4:00 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG

Make a Silver Spinning ring – with Emily Knight (Perfect for Beginners)

In this workshop we will be making a fidget spinning ring. You will start by sizing the inner band and measuring the silver needed. You will then solder these using a blow torch. You can then work on the central spinning rings and decide how many multiple bands you would like to include in your design.
27 Mar
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG
April 2022
May 2022

Create a Sculptural Bangle or Bracelet with Ellen Monaghan

Throughout these two days you will learn a mixture of basic silversmithing jewellery techniques such as soldering and polishing as well as more complex processes like scoring and folding to create a contemporary bracelet or bangle of your choice.
15 – 22 May
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG
June 2022

Atmospheric Landscape, exploring Oil Paints and Cold Wax Mediums With Paula Dunn NEW

In this 1-day course we will be working with oil paints and a medium called cold wax to create paintings with depth and atmosphere. Paula will share with you her techniques for creating atmospheric landscapes and dramatic skies with transparent colours and blending techniques using brayers, palette knives and brushes.
12 Jun
10:00 am5:00 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG

Chasing and Repousse with Cathy Sutherland – Intermediate

You will learn how to use a number of specialist chasing and repousse tools throughout this course, as well as learning how to heat up pitch. We will spend the day creating a series of patterns and textures in silver and copper using different punches and hammers, hopefully achieving marks that are inspired by natural forms found at Bentham Golf Club.
19 Jun
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG
September 2022
October 2022

Combining Vintage and Antique Finds In Sterling Silver With Ciara Bowles and Emily Knight- NEW

We will start the workshop by looking at Emily and Ciara’s Vintage items like buttons, cameos, costume jewellery, beads and old tins that they have collected throughout the years. You will then have the option to work with any of these items or ones you may choose to bring with you from your own collection.
16 – 23 Oct
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG
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Previous workshops

Explore Lino Printing Techniques with Rachel Thornton and learn how to create these samples into a Silver Brooch with Emily Knight (NEW) Sold Out

Rachel will guide you through some of her Lino cutting techniques on Saturday. You will create your own lino cut design that is inspired by Bentham golf clubs wonderful trees.  Rachel will then help you experiment and execute these designs onto a Lino print which will then be printed onto wood. Once you have created a series of designs you will then select the sample you are happy with and learn how to create this into a silver brooch with Emily Knight on Sunday.  
09 – 10 Oct
10:00 am4:30 pm
Bentham Golf Club
Robin Lane, Lancaster LA2 7AG

Introduction into Enamelling – Beginners Sold Out

Throughout this one day workshop we will be exploring two enamels, industrial enamel and vitreous enamel on copper. Allowing us to experiment with colour pattern and surface texture.
06 Jun
10:00 am4:30 pm
Studio Vault, Settle Town Hall
Cheapside, Settle BD24 9EL
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