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Etching Evening Workshop with Jayne Nemeth, October 4th 7-9pm - £15 each

Join talented local artist Jayne Nemeth for an introduction to Drypoint Printing. A relaxed couple of hours where you will follow the creative process of learning a new skill from creating your own Drypoint etching plate, through to a finished print you'll be able to take home and frame. Please feel free to bring along a small object or a simple design of your own you would like work from. Spaces limited to six so all receive personal guidance. All tools and materials provided. You can email me at with any queries or for more information.

Hi Ceramics Creartii Clay Throw Down. !st November £20 Morning 10- 12 noon or Afternoon 1- 3pm

Creartii is welcoming Hi Ceramics again for a great workshop where you will be able to use the potter's wheel to make a small pot. You will also sculpt your very own fairy door using a variety of different tools and techniques. Hilary and Ken will guide you along the way, making sure you produce pieces you are proud of. They will be fired and glazed, and returned for collection in a few weeks. See the booking page for more images.

Paper Flower Making Evening Workshop, 15th November, 6-9pm, £20

Join Paper Artist Alyson Horton to make a unique present for Christmas. You will craft beautiful flowers out of paper and also decorate a beautiful container. All materials are provided.

How to make 'Healthy' Homemade Chocolate with Jo Dyer - Sat 2nd December 10-1pm, and Wed 6th December 6.30-9.30pm £35

Learn how to make delicious, luxurious and dairy free chocolate made with pure organic ingredients and flavoured with flowers and herbs that you can grow at home. Take home recipes, ideas and a bag of chocolate. This workshop lets you thoroughly enjoy yourself learning a skill you can use to make beautiful pure chocolate over and over again,to indulge with family and friends.

Family Art Morning, Belper Rocks, £2 per rock, Saturday 1st November 10-12 noon

Join in with a new art mission in Belper! Come to Creartii and paint a rock, hide it somewhere on your travels in and around Belper for someone to find and smile! They can then keep or re-hide. Follow Belper Rocks fun on Facebook -

Family Art Morning, The BIG DRAW Living Lines animation workshop, Monday 23rd October 10-1pm £25 per family

Come along and join Belper artist Paul Davies, for a fun packed morning of Drawing, animation and story telling. You will use your own tablets to create a short film from a downloaded app, giving your family the skill to carry on animating at home after the workshop!

Family Art Morning, The BIG DRAW Living Lines - Drawing in Space workshop, Monday 24th October 10-1pm £10 per family

A drawing workshop with a difference! In keeping with The BIG Draw Festival's themes of living lines, we will be creating line sculptures with a range of different materials provided, to create a large living line image in your choice of the Creartii building. You could even crawl inside it! Photos to follow.

Cgristmas Scandinavian Craft Day, 25th November, 10-3pm, £30

Come along to Creartii for a Christmas craft day to get you in the Christmas mood, but without the stress! Enjoy some relaxing Scandinavian inspired crafts of Himelli, a traditional Finnish Christmas decoration, and vey on trend here! We will also make wreaths, a folded book angel and a small table decoration using Christmas greenery and a splash of red!  The day will be a chance to craft, chat and enjoy Christmas!