Get the festive season off to a creative start with Let’s Make Christmas…bringing together artists, crafts people and makers to share their skills, ideas and wonderful wares to help you make your perfect Christmas. Join us for a full day of festive activities from quality craft workshops, to festive ‘make and takes’.
Entrance £2.50 adults £1.00 children.
9.30 – 5.00pm
The Craft Market will be open all day, featuring artists, designers and makers selling and exhibiting unique and original wares from ceramics to jewellery. There will also be an opportunity to stock up your craft materials stash.
The Ashcroft Café Bar will be open for the whole day where you can join us for festive refreshments from tea and
coffee to mulled cider and wine…with mince pies and a range of delicious cakes and cookies.
A range of workshops to inspire you, not only will you have an introduction to a craft, you will have something unique to take away. Each workshop lasts 75 mins and costs £10.00 (entrance fee is included).
Book in advance as places are limited. Suitable for Adults and accompanied older children.
09.40 – 11.00 Make a beautiful needle felted brooch
10.00 - 11.20 Hand print a mistletoe inspired placemat
We will be making a beautiful item for you to give to your Mum or Dad or another special person – some finished items will be ready for collection from the centre the following week. All items can be wrapped to stop anyone but you peeking before the big day! Each workshop is £6 per child.
11.20 – 12.40 -- Sshh Wool –make a lovely warm wool gift to give – children of all ages can create a snugly gift in next to no time (5-8 year olds may need adult support).
13.20 – 14.40 - Sshh Glass – make Mum’s Christmas sparkle with a gift made of fused glass!
Make something together in these creative drop-ins for all the family. £2 per item
9.30-10.30 Willow stars
11.00 -12.00 Decorative tea light holders
12.30 – 12.30 Gift tags and cards sets
13.00- 14.00 Felt tree decorations