Day Workshops

Specialist Classes for 2018

To book telephone 01652 660380 or email here


Drypoint Etching with Emily Connor
Saturday 26th May
10.30am – 4.30pm

This workshop is ideal for artists who are inspired by the landscape. You will learn the versatile technique of Drypoint Etching, exploring the different ways of mark making using various tools and methods to create a sense of tone, texture and line. This workshop is suitable for beginners or those with some experience who want a refresher in intaglio printmaking techniques.


An Introduction to Collagraph Printing with Angela Lindsley
Sunday 3rd June

During this introductory course you will learn the versatile techniques of collagraph printmaking. Printing blocks are produced by cutting, tearing and adding DIY materials. Once the plate has been prepared, you will be shown how to ink it up to produce rich and vibrant prints.


Four Legged Animals with Alison Walling
Saturday 16th June

Create a fabulous life sized willow Sheep or Pig to adorn your home or garden!
Alison will lead you step by step through the process and you will take home a new life size addition to the family. Some experience of Willow Weaving is recommended for this class.


Eco Print Scarf with Joelle Harris
Saturday 23rd June

Eco-Print is the environmentally friendly way to print textiles with leaves and flowers, Joelle will show you how to achieve these beautiful prints and help you choose leaves and petals to create your own printed samples on linen cotton and silk as well as either a beautiful silk or fair-trade cotton scarf for you to take home.

*reduced price for Ropewalk members

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