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One-off Workshops for Adults


Introduction to Loom Weaving

Alice Hume £70

Saturday 7 March, 10am – 4pm

Tutor: Alice Hume


Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom in just one day. You will learn how to warp a loom, weave, finish and create you own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric to take home. All materials and lunch are provided making this a special whole-day experience.

Please email any dietary requirements to or let the box office know when booking.

Feel free to bring along strips of fabrics, beads or anything you want to experiment with. For anyone wishing to continue at home, looms will be available to purchase at the end of the workshop. 

Saturday 7 March Book now

Crocheted Reusable Cosmetic Pads

Alexsis Seed £30

Saturday 14 March, 10am – 12pm

Tutor: Alexsis Seed


Learn how to crochet a set of re-usable cosmetic pads using a 100% cotton yarn.

The session will include techniques such as chain stitch, slipstitch, single or double crochet, puff stitch, pattern and chart reading, general hints and tips for crochet.

Crochet hooks and two balls of cotton are included in the price for you to take home at the end of the session. 

Saturday 14 March Book now

You've Been Framed!

Tutor: Nic Cowper Tickets: £10

You’ve created the masterpiece and booked the exhibition, but now you need to present your work in a way that makes it easy for people to buy: framing.

Join artist and workshop tutor Nic Cowper for this fun session where he’ll share the tips and workarounds to help get your artwork presented in a way that is affordable and desirable. He’ll show you how to cut your own mount, how to get best value when using a professional framer and share his tips for making the most of cheaper frames.

Saturday 9 May, 1-3pm Book now

Photographing The Spring and the Hayling Billy Line: a Walkshop

Paul Gonella £20


In this photography session you’ll begin in our museum, looking for inspiration. We will then be heading outside, to explore and photograph the footpath that traces the old railway line down to Langstone and the harbour waters.


During the walkshop we’ll be looking at focusing our cameras for creative control, different composition techniques, textures & details, aperture, shutter speed and looking for new perspectives.


All abilities are welcome and all cameras too, including smartphones.  

Saturday 16 May, 10am-12.30pm Book now

Garland Making

Miesje Chafer £25

Come and spend a creative afternoon with screen printer and maker Miesje Chafer. Use a variety of hand printed paper and shapes to make a beautiful, stitched summer garland. We will be using sewing machines but absolutely no experience is needed.


Saturday 6 June, 2-4pm Book now

Acrylic Essentials

Nic Cowper £20


Following on from the success of this session earlier in the year, we’ve asked Nic to repeat this introductory workshop. Suitable for complete beginners or those who came along last time this session will include colour mixing, blending, layering, proportion, composition and more. All materials are provided.

Saturday 4 July, 1-4pm Book now