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January 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Hand-rolled Felting

January 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£30.00

Join us for a fun and creative afternoon learning how to make a piece of hand-rolled felt. This class will guide you through the traditional felt making techniques to make a felt picture. Be inspired by Huguenot patterns and designs to create your own piece of felt to take home. Booking essential. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Silver Clay Pendant

March 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£60

Have a go at making your own silver-clay pendant! In this class you will learn how to roll the clay, texture either one or both sides and cut out a shape to make a simple pendant to take home. The course includes the use of all tools on the day, silver clay, sterling silver findings and a leather thong to wear your necklace home. Booking essential. Powered by Eventbrite

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April 2016

Watercolour Flowers Workshop

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£26.00

Join the Huguenot Museum and Rochester Art Gallery for this fun botanical watercolour workshop. To start the day we will be viewing Rochester Art Gallery's new exhibition 'Rust and Bloom' and take inspiration from paintings by Hannah Maybank. The rest of the workshop will be undertaken in the Museum's event space where local artist Jackie Trinder will guide you through creating your own watercolour masterpiece. Limited spaces so booking is essential. You can book online, over the phone or at…

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July 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Postcards From…

July 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

Join textile artist Cas Holmes to create stitched and printed postcards inspired by Huguenot refugees. How would you mark your own voice, what places would interest you? What travels or images would you record on a journey if you were a 'Stranger in a New Land'? Using small cards and images as a reference you will create stitch and printed postcards or small works, focusing on hand stitching as an extension of mark making. Booking essential. Powered by Eventbrite

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September 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Beginners Crochet

September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£35.00

Try your hand at crochet in this beginners workshop at the museum. You'll even get a goodie bag to take home with you to practice your newly learnt crochet skills. Powered by Eventbrite

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October 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Bookbinding

October 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00
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Make your own book! Enjoy making your first book guided by local craftsman Mike Fitzgerald. In this one day workshop you will learn the methods and styles of book binding and how to make your own case-bound book. Booking essential. Powered by Eventbrite

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November 2016

Craft Bench Workshop: Make a Rag Rug

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Make your own rag rug inspired by Huguenot designs! Rag rug making is an enduring thrift craft, and is as relevant today as it was in the early 1900's and beyond. Come and learn the art of hooky and proggy, using beautiful traditional hand tools, and create a gorgeous piece of textile art for your home. You will be using recycled textiles to be worked onto a hessian backcloth. Powered by Eventbrite

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February 2017

Introduction to Silk Screen Printing

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£75.00

Be inspired by Huguenot designs in this three-part silk screen printing course with local artist Rachel Moore. In the first session of a three-part course you will learn the basic principles of screen printing. In the second session of the course learn how to use blocking fluid to make prints. In the final session you will create your final piece of this screen printing course. Powered by Eventbrite

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Introduction to Silk Screen Printing

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£75.00

Be inspired by Huguenot designs in this three-part silk screen printing course with local artist Rachel Moore. In the first session of a three-part course you will learn the basic principles of screen printing. In the second session of the course learn how to use blocking fluid to make prints. In the final session you will create your final piece of this screen printing course. Powered by Eventbrite

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Introduction to Silk Screen Printing

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£75.00

Be inspired by Huguenot designs in this three-part silk screen printing course with local artist Rachel Moore. In the first session of a three-part course you will learn the basic principles of screen printing. In the second session of the course learn how to use blocking fluid to make prints. In the final session you will create your final piece of this screen printing course. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2017

Watercolour Workshop

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£30.00

Join local artist Jackie Trinder to create Huguenot themed flowing watercolours. Powered by Eventbrite

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May 2017

Folded Memories- Paper Keepsakes

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

Take part in this unique workshop to learn paper folding techniques to create beautiful 'beads of memory' to string together for jewellery or decoration. Explore memories or family history through writing and sketching led by artist Clara Breen - then learn paper-folding techniques to create geometric shapes - create unique 'beads of memory' containing your written or drawn material. These will then be strung together to create a necklace to be worn or hung in your home. Suitable for all,…

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July 2017

Stitch: Small Objects of Desire

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£50.00

Take inspiration from everyday items to create your own stitched and stencilled 'nature story' on canvas with Cas Holmes. Found paper, fabric scraps, and found materials will be combined with stencils, mark making and stitching to develop new ideas will be constructed onto canvas. Please bring to the workshop: A waterproof pen scissors, regular sewing thread, pins and needle.A few hand threads in your preferred colour range Small portable kit of painting media you may like to use (can be…

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September 2017

Fan Making Workshop

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£35.00

In this workshop experienced tutors from The Fan Museum will provide expert guidance and a wealth of knowledge about the history and craft of fans. Fan sticks and equipment will be provided by The Fan Museum; all you should bring with you is a sheet of paper. Gift wrap is suitable, but not too shiny or folded. Refreshments and Museum entry included with your ticket Powered by Eventbrite

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Herbal Workshop

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

See a tincture making demonstration led by Lucy Vertue and try making your own herbal ointment, cream and lip balm. Lucy is a practising Medical Herbalist in Kent. Museum admission and refreshments included with ticket.   Powered by Eventbrite

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October 2017

Bookbinding

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

In this one day workshop you will learn methods and styles of book binding and how to make your own case-bound book with local craftsman Mike Fitzgerald. Museum admission, refreshments and lunch included with ticket. Powered by Eventbrite

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November 2017

Memory Mats

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

Come and learn the age-old thrift craft of rag rug making and make some textile art with fabric that has a memory for you - just as the Huguenots might have done in the 1600's. You will use simple hand tools and recycled textiles with Debbie Siniska, who is a textile artist that specialises in working with recycled, reclaimed and vintage textiles to make rag rugs among other things. Debbie has exhibited work at the V&A museum in London and…

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