Workshop

December 2021
February 2022

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

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
June 2022

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
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

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.
07 Nov
10:00 am4:30 pm
Studio Vault, Settle Town Hall
Cheapside, Settle BD24 9EL

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

Painting and Drawing Weekend workshop with Margaret Uttley Sold Out

Margaret Uttley will guide you through two different techniques during this weekend. You will create an experimental sketchbook exploring both techniques and once you are ready you will then move onto creating one large piece in the medium of your choice
03 – 04 Jul
10:00 am5:00 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

8 Week Jewellery Workshop Block

With a two week break for Easter on Tuesday 7th and 14th April. We will start the block by exploring two techniques exploring kinetic movement. Making a hinge and also learning how to rivet. Both of these techniques will be explored in the first three weeks of the workshop, and will be useful skills to adapt into your own designs.
17 Mar – 19 May
6:30 pm9:00 pm
Studio Vault, Settle Town Hall
Cheapside, Settle BD24 9EL

Lost Wax Casting with Ciara Bowles – 1 day New Beginners

Learn from an expert how to carve detailed patterns into wax to create a textured ring which will then be sent away to be cast in silver. We will spend the morning experimenting with wax carving tools and once you are happy with your final design you will then be able to focus on making one ring.
23 Feb
10:00 am4:30 pm
Studio Vault, Settle Town Hall
Cheapside, Settle BD24 9EL
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