At Art in the Heart, we deliver a programme of art and craft workshops. We restrict our workshops to 5 or fewer spaces so we can offer a more bespoke individual experience with a good deal of 1:1 attention. We also sell basic materials at the gallery for you to continue at home.
Scroll down for the workshop calendar 2017. We offer taster, half and full day sessions for all abilities. Disabled access. keep checking for updates
Book now online or contact us on 07910 118148 during opening hours 10am-4pm and pay over the phone or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively just come into our friendly gallery at 13 Westgate Arcade, Peterborough PE1 1PY and pay over the counter. We don’t take bookings without payment and we accept cancellations more than 5 days before the workshop.
Eve Marshall is an experienced and popular textile artist and artisan felter, as well as workshop provider in schools and with adults. She creates a variety of small bespoke items such as animals, birds, flowers which can be used as brooches or pure decoration around the home as well as art led 2D wall pieces and more complex adornments such as art led bags, scarves and slippers. She has also participated in art exhibitions where she has explored the conceptual aspect of her art and craft. She exhibits and sells at prestigious country shows and has also sold in Greenwich. Art in the Heart has become one of her favourite places to exhibit. Our customers love her work and we ask her to make many special commissions for customers who want pieces for one off gifts and occasions. She is now also a celebrity selling her beautiful pieces and creative kits on Hochanda, a vibrant well known crafting channel.
Jan Ward is an experienced silver jewellery designer and maker originally tutoring in Design Technology in secondary schools. She has a great affinity with the public and no commission or special piece is too much trouble. Jan is passionate and has real energy so you won’t fail to enjoy this workshop with her friendly approach. Jan has been exhibiting and selling her jewellery at the Art in the Heart flagship store for over a year and she has attracted a plethora of client who like the quality and also the price. These days it is a real factor when choosing any treat or gift.
Carole Boyer has been teaching encaustic wax art for many years. She demonstrates that with a few easy tricks you can produce a beautiful piece of art to frame for your home or for friends and family as gifts. Carole is well known in the area also as a water colour artist and a leading member of the Peterborough Art Society.
Taster sessions. Only £10.00
Want to give felting a try before you embark on the 3 hour class? On specified dates, in our workshop space, there are small taster sessions. You don’t need to bring anything. Just book. You will learn the basics and will create a small craft or piece of art to take home. These classes are affordable and perfect for people who want to try it out before doing a half day or full day class. Just pay at the till in advance or book online and bring your order confirmation.
|Fri. 24th February||Friday Taster: Needle felted bird. 1pm – 2pm. 1 hour
Find out more and book online
|Sat. 25th March||Saturday Silver Clay workshop with Jan Ward jewellery maker and designer. 12pm-3pm. 3 hours. Includes all materials. Find out more and book online||Jan Ward||£55.00|
|Thurs 13th April||Evening with Eve artisan felter. Wet felted animal picture. 6.30pm-8.30pm. 2 hours Find out more and book online||Eve Marshall||£20.00|
|Sat. 20th May||Saturday Silver Jewellery Workshop with Jan Ward jewellery maker and designer. 12pm-2.30pm. 2 1/2 hours. Find out more and book online||Jan Ward||£40.00|
|Thurs. 15th June||All day felting workshop. Large felted ocean picture. Wet and needle felted. Frame included 50x50cm. 10.30am-4pm. 1 hr lunch break midday. Find out more and book online||Eve Marshall||£55.00|
|Thurs. 22nd June||Starter Encaustic Wax workshop. Learn how to do a basic encaustic wax landscape. 10am-1pm. 3 hours. Find out more and book online||Carole Boyer||£35.00|
|Sat. 15th July||Saturday Silver Clay workshop with Jan Ward jewellery maker and designer. 12pm-3pm. 3 hours. Includes all materials. Find out more and book online||Jan Ward||£55.00|
|Thurs 27th July||Advanced Encaustic Wax workshop. Learn how to do a more complex encaustic wax landscape. 10am-1pm. 3 hours. Find out more and book online||Carole Boyer||£35.00|
|Thurs. 10th August||Lunchtime session for adults and children. Wet felted flower fairy. (open to children also with a supervising adult) 1pm -2.30pm. Find out more and book online||Eve Marshall||£15.00|
|Thurs. 17th August||Starter Encaustic Wax workshop. Learn how to do a basic encaustic wax landscape. 10am-1pm. 3 hours. Find out more and book online||Carole Boyer||£35.00|
|Sat 16th September||Saturday Silver Jewellery Workshop with Jan Ward jewellery maker and designer. 12pm-2.30pm. 2 1/2 hours. Find out more and book online||Jan Ward||£40.00|
|Sat. 7th October||All day felting workshop. Autumn and Halloween felted decorations: acorns, pumpkins, leaves, skulls and more. Wet and needle felted. 10.30am-4pm. 1 hr lunch break midday. Find out more and book online||Eve Marshall||£55.00|
|Thurs 12th October||Encaustic wax Christmas card workshop. Get prepared early with all your handcrafted cards which double up into mini works of art. 10am-1pm. 3 hours. Find out more and book online||Carole Boyer||£35.00|
|Sat 4th November||Saturday Silver Clay workshop with Jan Ward jewellery maker and designer. 12pm-3pm. 3 hours. Includes all materials. Find out more and book online||Jan Ward||£55.00|
|Sat. 9th December||All day felting workshop. Needle felted Christmas wreath. 10.30am-4pm. 1 hour lunch break midday. Find out more and book online||Eve Marshall||£55.00|