Get Creative

The Ropewalk run a programme of creative workshops throughout the year.

Regular classes include life drawing and patchwork. Our printroom offers a tutored class in printmaking on wednesday afternoon and the facilities are available to hire at other times.

In addition we run day workshops led by visiting tutors in a number of art and craft disciplines.

We have a busy programme of workshops for schools aimed at all ages and abilities and many activities are tailor-made to fit individual school’s schemes of work. And activities for young people during the school holidays can be found by visiting the St-art page.

What You Say…

2016 workshop feedback – September – December

Andi Dakin 4/06 - brilliant, excellent tutor, knows his subject thoroughly, helpful and informative.

Dry point Etching with Lindy Norton 1/10 - an excellent workshop , produced some good atmospheric prints

Lightcatchers with Gill Hobson  8/10 - excellent as usual -patient tutor, all achieved good results.

Open Screen with Anne Marie tickle 15/10 - excellent workshop, good tuition and provision of materials.  Achievable. – thoroughly enjoyed very workshop I have attended, well worth taking part – excellent in everyway – ‘Lovely Lunch’ 

Japanese Woodblock Printing 29&30/10 Very interesting new process

Stone Set Silver Rings with Jacqueline Warrington 5/11 - excellent course, would definitely recommend and come again. – had an amazing day – had a fabulous time thank you – fab, really helpful and informative, extremely knowledgeable tutor.

Diane Lee – introduction to silversmithing 12 & 13/11 - great day learning a new skill in a great location and venue – super helpful, great teacher, really informative and taught me new techniques – very relaxed and accommodating – I had so much fun thank you so much


Free Social Media Workshops

Introduction to Social Media workshop

Monday 16 January            10am – 11.30am      Wilderspin School Museum
Tuesday 7 February            2pm – 3.30pm            The Ropewalk

An introductory workshop to welcome you to the world of Facebook and other social media.

We’ll explore how to create a Facebook account, set up a page and start to write basic posts and make connections. We’ll also look into how Facebook is a powerful social media tool, alongside other channels such as Twitter and Instagram.

Complete beginners to Facebook and social media are very welcome! Enthusiasm is essential and knowledge of how to use a computer is preferable.

The sessions are free but booking is essential. Please call 01652 660380 or call in at The Ropewalk to reserve your place.

Make your Facebook page work for your organisation

Monday 23 January                        10am – 11.30am      Wilderspin School Museum
Tuesday 14 February                      2pm – 3.30pm            The Ropewalk

An intermediate workshop for existing Facebook users, exploring how to optimise content, engage with your audience and generate results. We will discuss Facebook posting ‘best practice’, promoted adverts, campaign monitoring and reporting, and the power of photos and video. An existing Facebook page is essential, as well as lots of enthusiasm!

The sessions are free but booking is essential. Please call 01652 660380 or call in at The Ropewalk to reserve your place.