Adult Leisure Workshops

Please find below our list of fantastic one day/short course 2018/19 Workshops. Full details, times and prices can be found below. If you have any questions regarding any of our workshops, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Please note: Individual workshops will only run if we secure the minimum number of students required.

Wired Jewellery Workshop

One Day Jewellery Workshop

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Venue: Masonic Hall - Orchid Suites (address/directions)
Opposite the Cottage Hospital (upstairs room 1)
Time: 10am-3.30pm
Course Code: JM2
Cost: £50 (including materials and refreshments

All you need to bring is a packed lunch.

On this Jewellery workshop you will create rings, earrings and bangles by the method of making wire coils with beads using a wire gizmo then use together make a variety of jewellery pieces. You will create your own clasps and jump rings to compliment your jewellery.

All the tools are available to use on the day and the materials are included in the price, so you can take your creations home afterwards. They will make great gifts.

To reserve a place, fill in the enrolment form online. Payments will be required 2 week before workshop date.

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Bride and Groom Workshop - Sugar Crafting

Bride and Groom Sugar Crafting Workshop

Date: 25th November 2018
Venue: Masonic Hall - Orchid Suites (address/directions)
Opposite the Cottage Hospital (upstairs room 1)
Time: 10am-5.00pm
Course Code: B&G
Cost: £75 (including materials and refreshments)

Please bring a packed lunch and an apron

With the very funny and very talented Christine Radford.

On this Jewellery workshop you will create rings, earrings and bangles by the method of making wire coils with beads using a wire gizmo then use together make a variety of jewellery pieces. You will create your own clasps and jump rings to compliment your jewellery.

On this workshop you learn how to create these fabulous bride and groom figures with simple and effective techniques, that can be used to create lots of other figures for other occasions.

*** Sorry, Course Now Fully Booked ***

Adventures in Chocolate 1 (4 week course)

Chocolate Workshop

Dates: 15.01.19 to 05.02.19
Venue: University Church of England Academy (UCEA), Ellesmere Port - address/directions
Day/Times: Tuesday Evenings 7.00pm-9.00pm
Course Code: CHOCOLATE1
Cost: £70 (materials and ingredients included)

Week 1 You will learn how to temper chocolate and how to avoid how it, go wrong. Then use the chocolate to make a chocolate mould.
Week 2 Learn various types of ganache based fillings for chocolate making truffles.
Week 3 Using moulds learn how to make seasonal gifts and lollipops.
Week 4 Make a chocolate themed dessert, ready for the just to impress your family and friends.

All ingredients and packaging are included in the price and you take home your creations. You just need to bring an apron every week and a box or plastic container to carry home your creations.

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Lady Figure Workshop - Sugar Crafting

Ladyfigure Sugar Crafting

Date: 19th January 2019 Venue: Masonic Hall - Orchid Suites (address/directions)
Opposite the Cottage Hospital (upstairs room 1)
Time: 9.30am-5.00pm
Course Code: LADYFIGURE
Cost: £80 (including materials, use of tools and refreshments)

Please bring a packed lunch and an apron. Bring your own tools if preferred.

On this course you will learn how to create a female figure with an internal armature which can be adapted to other types of models.

This will be taught by Award winner and Ambassador of Saricino paste, Sarah Lou Smith. This is a very informative workshop if you intend to make lots of figures and models with the internal armature, you will have lots of options to position the figure.

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Sugar Paste Modelling Workshop - 3 Cute Animal Figures

Sugar Paste Modelling Workshop

Date: 3rd February 2019
Venue: Masonic Hall - Orchid Suites (address/directions)
Opposite the Cottage Hospital (upstairs room 1)
Time: 10am-4.00pm
Course Code: CR2
Cost: £75 (including materials and refreshments

All you need to bring is a packed lunch.

Modelling Workshop with Christine Radford.

During this workshop Christine will talk you through creating each individual figure with all the detail.

With lots of hints and tips along the way. Plus plenty of laughs. These figures would be fabulous on a baby shower, Christening or birthday cake, so you could use them to impress all your family and friends.

All tools are available but if you have a cake decorating kit you're more than welcome to bring your own tools.

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Adventures in Chocolate 2 (4 week course)

Chocolate Workshop Part 2

Dates: 12.02.19 - 12.03.19
Venue: University Church of England Academy (UCEA), Ellesmere Port - address/directions
Day/Times: Tuesday Evenings 7.00pm-9.00pm
Course Code: CHOCOLATE2
Cost: £70 (materials and ingredients included)

Adventures in Chocolate. With the Chocolatier Neil McGrath.

This 4 week chocolate course re-enforces the techniques learned in the basic course and aims to expand your appreciation of the versatility of chocolate work.

Week 1 Tempering refresher, and some more techniques and how to make white chocolate soil.
Week 2 Crème Anglaise Chocolate Mousse with chocolate soil garnish.
Week 3 Marzipan and chocolate ganache crunch with a chocolate ‘chablon’ base.
Week 4 Choc-en-bouche A showpiece chocolate creation based on the classic Croc-en-bouche.

All ingredients and packaging are included in the price and you take home your creations. You just need to bring an apron every week and a box or plastic container to carry home your creations.

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Jewellery Making Workshop - To Make Mother's Day Gifts

Jewellery Making Crafting Workshop

Date: Saturday 23rd March 2019
Venue: Masonic Hall - Orchid Suites (address/directions)
Opposite the Cottage Hospital (upstairs room 1)
Time: 10am-3.30pm
Course Code: JM3
Cost: £50 (including materials and refreshments)

Please bring a packed lunch.

You will create a necklace, earrings and two bracelets on this workshop.

All the tools are available to use and the materials are included in the price and you get to take your creations home afterwards. They will make great gifts.

To reserve a place, fill in the enrolment form online or call me, if you have previously been on a Blueberry course then just message me to enrol you again.

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