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.


Ukulele for beginers course

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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