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Workshops and Events

Belper Sunday Painters with Ruth Gray, various dates, £40 for three sessions

Join renowned local Belper artist Ruth Gray for three fantastic sessions where you can further your artistic journey whether you are complete beginner, or a more established artist wanting to further their skill and ambitions.


Hygge Craft Evenings and buffet - 17th May, £20

Come along for an evening of Hygge, bringing your own projects to have the chance to finish off, and/or have a go at a small craft project, whilst tucking into a lovely seasonal buffet provided by Rachael's Secret Tea Rooms.


Creative Writing with Award winning author Emma Pass, Wednesday 27th March, 7-9 pm, £15

Through a series of short, fun writing exercises, Emma will take you through the building blocks to create your own stories, looking at characters, settings, how to get ideas and how to beat the dreaded writer’s block.


The Windowsill Garden with Jo from Really Useful Gardens, 30th March, 10-1, £20

Learn how to grow tasty food from your windowsill with Jo, from Really Useful Gardens


Painting with Acrylics with Jenny Aitken, Saturday 30th March, 10-4, £50

Jenny is a master with acrylics and in this workshop you can learn from the best, learning to paint your subject with all it's magic and beauty


'Create a Sugar Flower Posy' Cake Decorating, 6th April, 10-3, £60

Construct a Peony, Sweet Peas, and Hydrangea to form an elegant posy out of sugar paste.


Silver Jewellery Making Workshop, 7th April 2019, 10-4pm, £60

Design and create a unique drop pendant for a necklace, bangle, anklet or earrings. With Belper Jewellery Designer Maker, Zoe Adamson (Adamson Jewellery).


An Introduction to Tunisian Crochet, Wednesday 17th April, 6.30 - 9pm, £25

In this workshop, self-confessed Tunisian crochet addict Emma Pass will guide you through the fundamentals – creating a foundation chain, working forward and reverse passes and experimenting with a variety of basic stitches.


Introduction to Dry point Printing with Jayne Nemeth, Wednesday 10th April, 7-9pm, £20

Join Jayne for a relaxed couple of hours etching a plexiglass plate and then using an A4 press produce a print to take home and frame.


Location Photography with Gingernut Photography, 5th May 2019, 10-12.30, £35

Join Amy of Gingernut Photography, for a few hours of getting to know your camera, mobile phone or ipad and learning how to take quality photographs on location.


After School Art Studio - 'Nature Table' Four Week Workshop, 2nd May - 23rd May, 4-5.15pm, £30

Find your child taking part in observational drawing inside and outside, helping them to draw what they see. We will also be printing, and quilling as a craft, and also using light sensitive paper to create fascinating cyanotype images with natural objects.


Watercolour Weaving with local artist Penny Challinor, 15th May 2019, 7-9, £15

Penny teaches you to play, explore and experiment with watercolour using different techniques, and allowing you to have the inner artist come out!


'Poetry and Print', Belper inspired writing and printing workshop with Emma and Duncan Pass, 3rd June, 10-4pm, £60

In this workshop, you'll use Belper's unique history, buildings and landscape to enhance and develop your creative writing and artistic skills.


Japanese Book Binding with The Smallprint Company, 22nd June 2019, 10-1, £55

Join Derby's The Smallprint Company for three hours learning the ancient Japanese art of bookbinding.


Easy Watercolour and Doodle Drawing, Wednesday 12th June, 7-9pm, £15

Join Penny, a local based creative artist to learn how to use watercolours and doodling to create vibrant art! A chance to create your own masterpiece…


Painting with Acrylics with Jenny Aitken, Saturday 6th July, 10-4, £50

Jenny is a master with acrylics and in this workshop you can learn from the best, learning to paint your subject with all it's magic and beauty


Stitch and Sculpt a Paper Bird Box with Jennifer Collier, Saturday 13th July, 10-3pm, £60

Create a beautiful bespoke bird box inspired by Jennifer's own work, using stitch and vintage papers.


Floral Kitchen - Incredible Edibles Workshop with Jo Dyer, 21st July, 10-4, £60

Feel the benefit of summer with this informative and fun workshop learning about and creating food with flowers and homegrown items.


Have fun with drones Family Workshop with Front Row Films, 14th July, 10-2, £20

In this workshop you can learn how to safely take off, pilot and land a drone, capture aerial footage and photographs and program a drone to follow instructions using coding skills and tablets.


Drypoint Etching Printing on Copper Plate Introduction Workshop with Jayne Nemeth, 11th September 2019, 6-9pm, £30

Join superb local artist, and organiser of the Belper Open Houses, Jayne Nemeth, with this wonderful introduction to Drypoint Printing on Copper Plate.


Felted Landscapes with Textile Artist Lisa Green, 14th September, 10- 1 £40

Join Lisa at Creartii again to create wonderful landscapes with needle felting, learning with a talented artist.


Reduce Reuse Recycle Jewellery & Art with Adamson Jewellery, 12th September 2019, 7-9pm, £15

A creative session where we use old jewellery and recycled plastics to create new pieces of wearable or decorative art.


Mixed Media Textile Workshop with Susan Bedford, Saturday 28th September, 10-3, £50

Susan will demonstrate and guide you through creating your own deconstructed, mixed media textile artwork working with a variety of colouring media, stitch and heat manipulation.


Paper Collaged Landscapes with Giles Davies, Saturday 5th October, 10-3, £65

With Giles, you will learn the wonderful art of collage and create your very own landscape piece


Copper Metal Stamping with Zoe of Adamson Jewellery, 10th October 2019, 7-9pm, £25

During this unique stamping workshop you will spend some creative time designing and crafting copper art that you can cherish forever.


Seasonal Paper Cutting with Christine Green of Crafting at the Cottage, 17th November 2019, 10-3, £60

Join Creartii and Christine to learn to wonderful art of paper cutting. This one day course will get you designing a paper cut that is effective whether as a card, or as a piece that can be framed.


Recent events


Lino Print you own cards with Jayne Nemeth, 24th November 2019, 10-2, £30

Join me at Creartii on Sunday 24th November 10a.m. until 2p.m. for a relaxed seasonal printing session. With Mulled Wine (non-alcoholic) and a mince pie or two as we create Lino Printed Christmas/Greeting cards.


Metal Embossed Copper Angel with Pewter Concepts, 7th December, 10-2pm, £45

Join Caroline from Pewter Concepts in this fun class and learn the beautiful craft of metal embossing.