Workshop – Bath Bomb Making and Refreshments

Would you like to learn how to make your own aromatherapy bath bombs tailored to you?

On this workshop you will learn about the therapeutic and medicinal properties of essential oils and how to combine these oils create your very own therapeutic bath bombs.

The workshop includes making and decorating your own gift box and is being lead by a trained aromatherapist.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop.

Workshop – Autumn Embroidery

This workshop will incorporate a variety of “slow stitching” techniques, such as fabric applique, embroidery and embellishing to create an autumnal themed design, that can then be made into a scatter cushion if attendees wish, a tutorial will be given to create the cushion. There will be a variety of designs for attendees to follow or they can create their own design. All materials will be provided, along with refreshments during both sessions.

It is recommended you have attended at least one of the beginners or adult embroidery workshops or have some past embroidery experience before booking on to this session.

All materials are provided, including a huge selection of thread colours to choose from. You will receive guidance from our in-house professional seamstress.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop, but materials/kit can be arranged to be collected.

Workshop – Afternoon Tea and Napkin Embroidery

This workshop will involve embroidering a motif on to a napkin. There is a choice of three designs and will also include a napkin folding tutorial. The workshop will be followed by an afternoon tea consisting of sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks.

It is recommended you have attended at least one of the beginners or adult embroidery workshops or have some past embroidery experience before booking on to this session.

All materials are provided, including a huge selection of thread colours to choose from. You will receive guidance from our in-house professional seamstress.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop, but materials/kit can be arranged to be collected.

Workshop – Adult Embroidery Workshop

This is suitable for beginners, with no or little experience, or those with experience wanting to refresh their memory or learn different stitches. It is great for someone wanting to socialise as well as learn a variety of techniques. Attendees will be provided with materials and guidance to create a stitch sampler which can be added to at their leisure or in any further workshops.

Some regulars are nearly finished with their first samplers and will be moving on to their next project, and some people are just starting their samplers. So, any new attendees will be very welcome in the group, as everyone is at different stages and will be guided to suit their individual needs.

All materials are provided, including a huge selection of thread colours to choose from. You will receive guidance from our in-house professional seamstress.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop, but materials/kit can be arranged to be collected.

Workshop – Adult Embroidery Workshop

This is suitable for beginners, with no or little experience, or those with experience wanting to refresh their memory or learn different stitches. It is great for someone wanting to socialise as well as learn a variety of techniques. Attendees will be provided with materials and guidance to create a stitch sampler which can be added to at their leisure or in any further workshops.

Some regulars are nearly finished with their first samplers and will be moving on to their next project, and some people are just starting their samplers. So, any new attendees will be very welcome in the group, as everyone is at different stages and will be guided to suit their individual needs.

All materials are provided, including a huge selection of thread colours to choose from. You will receive guidance from our in-house professional seamstress.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop, but materials/kit can be arranged to be collected.

Workshop – Adult Embroidery Workshop

This is suitable for beginners, with no or little experience, or those with experience wanting to refresh their memory or learn different stitches. It is great for someone wanting to socialise as well as learn a variety of techniques. Attendees will be provided with materials and guidance to create a stitch sampler which can be added to at their leisure or in any further workshops.

Some regulars are nearly finished with their first samplers and will be moving on to their next project, and some people are just starting their samplers. So, any new attendees will be very welcome in the group, as everyone is at different stages and will be guided to suit their individual needs.

All materials are provided, including a huge selection of thread colours to choose from. You will receive guidance from our in-house professional seamstress.

All payments must me made upon booking.

Please note no refunds can be given for a cancellation within 7 days of the workshop, but materials/kit can be arranged to be collected.

Workshop – Children’s Spring Craft

Have a go at two different kits to make your buzzy bee friends to take home with you.

This is a drop in event on the day – so come along whenever you like within the time slot!

Drop in times are from 11am to 3.15pm. The workshop is located in the Stafford Castle Visitor Centre.

Workshop – Embroidery and Sewing Project

Join us on a sewing and embroidery workshop, set over three sessions. During this time you will create your own embroidered handbag using traditional hand sewing techniques. Materials, refreshments and professional guidance will be provided. The three colours to choose from can be seen in the above image: white, purple or black.

All sessions must be attended in order to finish your project. Please book your place and confirm your colour choice by 9th March as no bookings can be taken beyond this date. Payments must be made in full by 13th April.

Workshop – Children’s Make a Viking Shield

The Viking hoard will invade Stafford Castle on the 10th and 11th of August 2024. Come along, watch the battles, learn about the Viking way and head in to the visitor centre to do a children’s workshop where you will design and make your own foam shield to take home! Use your knowledge of runes and Viking design to create a personal piece of art.

No pre-booking required, feel free to drop in 11.00 to 15.15.