Guild Events and Day Schools

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...

A festive and fun all day workshop. We will make a small angel in the morning, which could be used as a table decoration. In the afternoon you will have more of a choice such as stars, hearts, a wreath or a bauble or if you are quick a combination of them, but make sure to leave time to decorate....

For those occasions when calligraphy might feel a little formal, this day will look at bending the calligraphic rules a little, making various options available for informal, some might say quirky and more relaxed styles of lettering. Suitable for beginners and more experienced students. (There may be a small materials...

For those occasions when calligraphy might feel a little formal, this day will look at bending the calligraphic rules a little, making various options available for informal, some might say quirky and more relaxed styles of lettering. Suitable for beginners and more experienced students. (There may be a small materials charge on the day).

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...

Our Floral design Christmas demonstration this year takes place on Wednesday 24th November with National Floral Designer Jonathan Moseley “The Colour of Christmas” Join Jonathan for a fabulously festive afternoon. Tickets are £15 each if you are not a member of the Floral design Club.

Spend a day designing and making jewellery. If you are a novice you will be introduced to the workshop and if you are familiar with our workshop you will be able to continue to build on your skills. This is a day for everyone. Why not attend with a friend...

Spend a day designing and making jewellery. If you are a novice you will be introduced to the workshop and if you are familiar with our workshop you will be able to continue to build on your skills. This is a day for everyone. Why not attend with a friend or family member to make a great day out.

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...

Taking place 10am-1pm on Saturday 15th & 22nd January 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 15th & 22nd January 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...

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: Pizza...

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: Pizza with aubergine and gorgonzola, pear and gorgonzola and calzone with...

Miniature books, often prayer books, appeared during the Middle Ages, but date from the Babylonians around 1500 BC. They were small so that they could be carried easily and concealed, their size also made them highly personal devotional books. During the 19th and 20th centuries, almost every type of book...

Miniature books, often prayer books, appeared during the Middle Ages, but date from the Babylonians around 1500 BC. They were small so that they could be carried easily and concealed, their size also made them highly personal devotional books. During the 19th and 20th centuries, almost every type of book was available in miniature, ideal for children’s small hands and...

Whether you're just starting to dabble with short stories or a novel or want some new ideas to freshen up your fiction style, this workshop will ease you into new techniques and extend your creative writing skills. We'll explore such essential elements as developing dialogue, finding your voice, building suspense,...

Fiction For Fun

Jan 22, 2022

Whether you're just starting to dabble with short stories or a novel or want some new ideas to freshen up your fiction style, this workshop will ease you into new techniques and extend your creative writing skills. We'll explore such essential elements as developing dialogue, finding your voice, building suspense, 'show-don't-tell', 'point-of-view' and how to engage your readers with moment-to-moment...

Make a lovely, useful frame basket from different varieties and colours of willow. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of making step...

Make a lovely, useful frame basket from different varieties and colours of willow. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of making step by step with demonstrations of each step and instructions sheets...

You may have started your calligraphy lessons with a fountain pen or a Mitchell dip pen, but there are other brands which you might enjoy more. Then there are pens designed for different purposes such as large nibs which can deliver two colours simultaneously or the flexible pointed nib associated...

You may have started your calligraphy lessons with a fountain pen or a Mitchell dip pen, but there are other brands which you might enjoy more. Then there are pens designed for different purposes such as large nibs which can deliver two colours simultaneously or the flexible pointed nib associated with more elegant writing styles. Broaden your taste and experience...

Spend time exploring enameling processes. Either use copper blanks or make your own shapes from copper or silver. You can texture, apply gold or silver foil under the enamel, drag coloured enamels together, add highlights of mille fleur, glass canes, experiment using layers of sgraffito, graphite and contemporary cloisonne. You...

Spend time exploring enameling processes. Either use copper blanks or make your own shapes from copper or silver. You can texture, apply gold or silver foil under the enamel, drag coloured enamels together, add highlights of mille fleur, glass canes, experiment using layers of sgraffito, graphite and contemporary cloisonne. You can choose to make a couple of enameled pieces into...

Extra enamelling class with Hannah10-4pm Sunday 14 FebruarySpend time exploring enamelling processes. Either use copper blanks or make your own shapes from copper or silver. You can texture, apply gold or silver foil under the enamel, drag coloured enamels together, add highlights of mille fleur, glass canes, experiment using layers of...

Extra enamelling class with Hannah10-4pm Sunday 14 FebruarySpend time exploring enamelling processes. Either use copper blanks or make your own shapes from copper or silver. You can texture, apply gold or silver foil under the enamel, drag coloured enamels together, add highlights of mille fleur, glass canes, experiment using layers of sgraffito, graphite and contemporary cloisonne. You can choose to make...

The Age UK Cheshire East Scams Awareness Team are sharing advice for spotting and avoiding online shopping scams this Christmas.Shopping online gives us a wide choice of goods and can save us time. While most buyers and sellers are genuine, fraudsters use online shopping for scams because they can hide...

The Age UK Cheshire East Scams Awareness Team are sharing advice for spotting and avoiding online shopping scams this Christmas.Shopping online gives us a wide choice of goods and can save us time. While most buyers and sellers are genuine, fraudsters use online shopping for scams because they can hide their identity, and target many victims at the same time.According...

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...

A day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. You will be able to explore the ancient and traditional techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.

A day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. You will be able to explore the ancient and traditional techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.

Wilmslow's Sustainable Fashion Fair is BACK!! We are hugely grateful to www.transitionwilmslow.co.uk who will be once again be supporting the event which is to be held for a second time at The Guild for Lifelong Learning Wilmslow. I am sure all those of you who were in attendance at the...

Wilmslow's Sustainable Fashion Fair is BACK!! We are hugely grateful to www.transitionwilmslow.co.uk who will be once again be supporting the event which is to be held for a second time at The Guild for Lifelong Learning Wilmslow. I am sure all those of you who were in attendance at the last one will agree it was a great venue. Our...

On this course you will make a majestic sitting hare to place in your garden, or keep inside if you fall in love with it! The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to...

On this course you will make a majestic sitting hare to place in your garden, or keep inside if you fall in love with it! The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of...

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...

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...

Celebrating Spring – Botanical Subjects in Watercolour’ Painting in watercolour, we will explore botanical painting techniques to describe the beautiful flowers of springtime. Each will be encouraged to work at their own pace with demonstrations from the tutor to guide throughout. Suggested kit lists are available by e-mailing info@wilmslowguild.org Watercolour...

Celebrating Spring – Botanical Subjects in Watercolour’ Painting in watercolour, we will explore botanical painting techniques to describe the beautiful flowers of springtime. Each will be encouraged to work at their own pace with demonstrations from the tutor to guide throughout. Suggested kit lists are available by e-mailing info@wilmslowguild.org Watercolour paper will be supplied on the day. Please bring your...

If you are an observer of your own life, if you learn from your experiences and want to share the lessons, if you can see the funny side of even those minor disasters that befall us all, this course is for you. It is invaluable to anyone documenting family history or simply wanting to share the stories of their own...

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 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).

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...

Assertiveness skills for gentle people There are a lot of misconceptions about assertiveness. So just for the record, assertiveness is not about battling through life to insist you get all your own way. Definitely not! I believe it's possible to be assertive while having respect for yourself and others, and...

Assertiveness skills for gentle people There are a lot of misconceptions about assertiveness. So just for the record, assertiveness is not about battling through life to insist you get all your own way. Definitely not! I believe it's possible to be assertive while having respect for yourself and others, and maintaining empathy and sensitivity with the people around you. This workshop...

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...

Chainmaking Day

Mar 26, 2022

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...

Interpret this title as you wish…..Inspiration can be drawn from pretty florals, exotic plants, fantasy creatures, favourite domestic pets, etc. Have fun using different metals, patinas and scales within your designs.

Perhaps create a trinket box, a bowl, a ring stand, a pill box, a tooth box or something of your choice. You could have a simple and contemporary open container, a slightly more complex push lid or really stretch your skills, creating a hinged lid with multiple knuckles.