Day Workshops

Specialist Classes

To book telephone 01652 660380 or email Laura

Workshops January – April 2017


Saturday 1st April 2017
Open Screen Printing with Annemarie Tickle
10.30am – 4.30pm
£45/40* (*Ropewalk Members only)

The open screen printing method results in experimental one-off images.  It involves hand painting or mark-making directly onto the screen using a variety of water based and drawing media.  Outcomes depend on the individual’s approach ranging from expressive to delicate and detailed. Either paper or fabric grounds can be printed onto.


Saturday 8th April 2017
Stacking Rings with Alastair Scargall
10.30am – 4.30pm
£54/49* (*Ropewalk Members only

Participants will work in sterling silver to design and make stacking ring(s).  You will learn to saw and file a length of silver to before bending the band to shape using pliers and silver soldered together.  The decorative element is made from any offcuts of sterling silver left from manufacturing the ring and sterling silver sheet. Techniques will include further filing, soldering, hollowing and applying beads.

Diane Higgins Lee

Saturday 22nd April 2017
Silversmithing with Diane Lee
£50/45* (*Ropewalk Members only)

This workshop is the perfect introduction to the techniques and processes used in traditional copper and silver jewellery making.  Suitable for complete beginners but also for those who wish to complete work started in previous sessions.

Jo McChesney

Saturday 29th April 2017 COURSE FULL
Jo McChesney – Woodcut Print Making
£45/£40* (*Ropewalk Members only)

Ideal for beginners, this step by step workshop will guide you through the process of woodcut print making.  From the initial design, through to printing the final image from Japanese plywood.  Create a print or series of the image.



Additional Information

Lunch is not included in the cost of our workshops, however our licensed Ropery coffee shop offers a delicious range of daily specials and home made cakes and refreshments. Lunch orders will be taken at the start of the day or alternatively you may bring a packed lunch.

*Reduced rates for classes are for Ropewalk members only. If you wish to become a member please ask for details at the Gallery.

All Classes / workshops must be booked and paid for in full in advance. Payments will not be refunded if a cancellation is received less than 14 days prior to the workshop/class. Cancellations made before this 14-day period will be due a refund less a £5 booking fee.

If you have any special access or equipment needs please let us know so that we can make any necessary arrangements to accommodate this.

t: 01652 660380