Guild Events and Day Schools

Taking place 10am-1pm on Saturday 17th & 24th September 2022 Learn how to make jewellery using epoxy resin. You will be taught how to mix, pour and cast resin using a range of molds and materials. You will be able to produce a range of items, for example: rings, earrings,...

Taking place 10am-1pm on Saturday 17th & 24th September 2022 Learn how to make jewellery using epoxy resin. You will be taught how to mix, pour and cast resin using a range of molds and materials. You will be able to produce a range of items, for example: rings, earrings, pendants. This course is run over two separate Saturdays giving...

On this course you will make a sitting hare for garden or home. You will be led through the process with step by step instructions and also written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the processes to make the willow useable, the different varieties and suppliers.The day will...

On this course you will make a sitting hare for garden or home. You will be led through the process with step by step instructions and also written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the processes to make the willow useable, the different varieties and suppliers.The day will be full on and challenging but well worth it! You will...

We know the answer to this riddle is a newspaper… but it also applies to the family of Black Letter, sometimes known as Gothic, scripts, a very strong and powerful style which will have even more impact when we write it in white ink on a jet-black paper and embellish with an initial letter or block of text in red...

Online Fraud is on the increase, and is currently the number 1 crime in the UK. Cheshire Constabulary Cyber Team will be at ‘The Guild for Lifelong Learning’ to provide, no nonsense, practical advise on how to stay safer online. You can receive one to one advise, attend a short presentation, check your email has not been compromised and see...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: To be decided

This course is suitable for beginners and to those with some jewellery making experience. Making a ring is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering •...

This course is suitable for beginners and to those with some jewellery making experience. Making a ring is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing •...

I have been a regular tutor at the Guild for some years, and students often ask me about my own practice. This is an opportunity to talk and to present in depth the recent history of my work as an artist, explain the nature of my journey from art school, and how collage became the key to unlocking my potential....

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes with a circus or music-hall vibe and at other times...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and suppliers.The course is full on but definitely worth it!You will...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).

Giuseppe Verdi composed many of his greatest operas against a backdrop of political turmoil in Italy. The emotional Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves in Nabucco was one of several pieces used by the leaders of the Risorgimento to help inspire the emerging nation. Viva Verdi became a clever rallying cry...

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Giuseppe Verdi composed many of his greatest operas against a backdrop of political turmoil in Italy. The emotional Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves in Nabucco was one of several pieces used by the leaders of the Risorgimento to help inspire the emerging nation. Viva Verdi became a clever rallying cry – spelling out, as it did, the name of the...

Thursday 24 November 2022. This theatre trip is for students attending a ballet course at the Guild in autumn term 2022. The cost is £30.00 for theatre ticket and coach travel.Itinerary- Coach departs from the Guild at 6.00pm- Performance starts at 7.30pm- Coach returns to the Guild by 11.00pm

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: To be decided

A bangle is the jewellery equivalent of that little black dress everyone should have in their cupboard. It is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib...

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib wouldn’t go near. The pointed brush and brush pen are...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks...

This is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you.There will be three different models, each posing...

On this course you will have a choice of making either a tall obelisk or a smaller one with a dragonfly on the top in the morning. Then we will all make a dragonfly on a stick in the afternoon.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We...

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone chain. Making your own chains is a valuable and rewarding skill to learn. In this class you will be taught...

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone chain. Making your own chains is a valuable and rewarding skill to learn. In this class you will be taught to make your own chains in copper and silver. Techniques...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or...

This one day workshop will explore an Italian film while practising the language. The viewing of the film will be in fact accompanied by activities devised to comment on the film in an interactive way. Intermediate level at least required, but everybody is welcome. (Film with subtitles in English or Italian).

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following:...

A fun and relaxed way to learn Italian whilst cooking simple, tasty and original dishes you would only find in a typical Italian family kitchen. Please bring suitable containers to take this delicious food away with you. Everything else is supplied. You will be cooking a selection from the following: To be decided

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of...

Life-Drawing Mega Day – Long posesThis is the ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself into life-drawing, to spend time in a relaxed and friendly day-long class where time constraints are no issue, and where losing yourself in the drawing process is on the agenda, allowing yourself repeats of processes, changes of approaches and as many breaks as suit you. There will...