Children’s May Half Term Workshops

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for May Half Term are now bookable online, why not take a look at our calendar to work out what you fancy – or scroll down for more information. It’s also Derbyshire Open Arts Week so we have lots of other things going on to including our BRAND NEW family workshops where you can get creative with your children, something I know lots of you would love to do!

Family Workshops

These workshops are the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time learning something new and getting creative with your children, it doesn’t matter how old they or you are either! Before you ask, yes you need to book each person coming on with a space so if you and your daughter are coming to felt a picture then you need to book to places and you will make a picture each!


DateTimeFamily WorkshopsPrice
Sunday10.30am – 1pmArt Journalling (Rec. Age 7+)£17.50
27-MayGet arty & messy with Lisa on this lovely workshop
Friday1pm – 4pmDressmaking Simple Skirt   (Rec. Age 11+)£33.00
1-JunMake a simple elasticated skirt with Alison
Sunday1.30pm – 4pmWet Felted Picture (Rec. Age 6+)£20.00
3-JunCreate a wet & woolly masterpiece with Carol


Children’s Workshops

We have a great range of different workshops this holiday including some lovely new ones like our Squirrel Model, Octopus Pencil Topper, Painted Chameleon and Origami Fish to name just a few.



Click on the workshop name below to be taken straight to the booking page…

DateTimeChildren’s WorkshopsPrice
Tuesday9:00 – 9:30Bear Cake Decorating (Rec. Age 3-16yrs)£4.00
29-May9:45 – 10:15Collage Owl Art (Rec. Age 4-16yrs)£3.00
10:30 – 11:00JumpingCLAY Fox Magnet (Rec. Age 4-16yrs)£3.50
11:15 – 12:15JumpingCLAY Squirrel Model (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£8.00
13:30 – 15:30Hand Sewn Felt Owl or Fox (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£12.00
Thursday9:00 – 9:30Monster Cake Decorating (Rec. Age 3-16yrs)£4.00
31-May9:45 – 10:15Paint a Chameleon (Rec. Age 3-16yrs)£3.00
10:30 – 11:00JumpingCLAY Pair of Mini Monsters (Rec. Age 3-16yrs)£3.50
11:15 – 12:00JumpingCLAY Gecko Magnet (Rec. Age 5-16yrs)£7.00
13:15 – 15:30Mirror and Hand Sewn Mirror Case (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£14.00
Friday9:00 – 9:30Crab Cake Decorating (Rec. Age 3-16yrs)£4.00
1-Jun9:45 – 10:15JumpingCLAY Octopus Pencil Topper (Rec. Age 4-16yrs)£4.00
10:30 – 11:00Origami Fish (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£3.00
11:15 – 12:15JumpingCLAY Turtle Model (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£8.00
13:30 – 15:30JumpingCLAY Fish in a Jar (Rec. Age 6-16yrs)£12.50


Crafty School

Our popular stay all day school is the perfect place for your crafty kids while you enjoy some time to yourself or a day at work without them this holiday and now its been extended so you can drop your child at 8:50am and pick them up at 3.30pm.

Children must be six years old or older to attend.

DayDateCrafty School – Stay All Day & bring packed lunch for children aged 6yrs and over only!Price
Tuesday29-MayCrafty School – Woodland Creatures£34.00
Thursday31-MayCrafty School – Colour and Patterns & the odd monster£34.00
Friday1-JunCrafty School – Under the Sea£34.00