Try supersize crochet and make a bowl with dreadlocked, chunky yarn. 10am – 1pm, Friday 9th February, £65. Courses book up quickly so book now. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email email@example.com, website www.humblebynature.com
Bring your own materials, patterns, projects, sewing machine + sewing kit to the first class. 6.30-8.30pm, 8 weeks starting Thursday 18th January, £63. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney GL15 5AT.
Contact Wyedean on 01291 625340 (leave a message and they’ll get back to you) or download the brochure and enrolment form from www.wyedean.gloucs.sch.uk (go to ‘Community’, ‘Adult Learning’ ‘Courses available’). You can post your enrolment form (+SaE if you wish for a receipt) during the holidays, or enrol at the school at the start of term.
Friendly multi-craft group, varied monthly projects or bring your own with you. Also monthly lunches. £2.50, 7.15 – 9.15pm, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Yorkley Community Centre, Baily Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS. Come along or contact Tiny Wood on 01594 560219, email firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook at Forest Threads Group.
All ages and abilities welcome. Held in the bar area at the Salvation Army Hub. 11am to 2pm, Mondays, weekly. Salvation Army Forest of Dean, 43 North Road, Broadwell, GL16 7BX. Contact Emma Cornish for more details on 01594 839106, email email@example.com, website www.salvationarmy-fod.org.uk
We use leaves, berries and rusting items, for example old nails, to dye and print onto fabric and paper. Using the exciting technique of shibori to make patterns on fabric, using plant dyes to colour. We can hand embellish our pieces with stitching. We can also use our papers and fabrics in a range of bookmaking techniques. 10.00am-12.30pm (first session 10am-1pm), 7 weeks starting Tuesday 19th September. £60.00 (£25/£18.50 concs) + £2 weekly for materials.