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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.


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, 15th 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.


Kiln Fired Enamelling with Katie Sanderson, Friday 7th June, 10-4, £60

This full day workshop will introduce you to the ancient art of enamelling onto copper.


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.


Wire Jewellery Making with Willow Moon Jewellery artist Jo Fleming, Saturday 27th July, 10-4, £45

Creartii is really pleased to welcome Willow Moon artist Jo, to show you how to create a beautiful bracelet and ring for yourself or a loved one, using bare copper wire.


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.


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.


Painting in Oils with Jenny Aitken, Saturday 31st August, 10-4pm, £60

In this workshop you will focus on painting in Oils; The magic of oils is in their lustrous vibrancy – they hold their place on the canvas and reflect the light better than any other medium. The colours and sense of atmosphere achievable is limitless, and you can learn to capture this in your work on this workshop!