Adult Workshop: Origami with Vicki Hodge 20th January
Saturday 20 January, 10.30am -12.30pm

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In Japan, the origami crane has come to symbolise good luck, especially when there are 1,000 of them!

In this course you will learn how to make the traditional crane and a place setting variation to bring good luck to any celebration or even just to your home.

You don't need any experience so just come along and learn something new and fun! All materials included.

Workshop Fee: £35

Adult Workshop: Clay-working & Glazing Course (2 Saturdays) 27th January
Saturdays 27 January & 17 February, 10am - 3pm

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Led by Su Rogers of Bus Stop Pottery. This is a two part course running over 2 Saturdays.

Part1: Clay-working - discover a range of ceramic techniques and develop your own artwork ready for firing.

Part 1: Glazing - an introduction to teh art of glazing with the opportunity to finish your piece ceated in part 1.

Workshop Fee: £100 incl materials

Volunteer Recruitment Afternoon 27th January
Saturday 27 Jauary, 1 – 3pm

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Come and chat to us about the various volunteering opportunities we have here at Cranleigh Arts Centre.

There are a wide range of roles available, including stewarding, box office, tending the cafe and bar, as well as marketing distribution and help promoting the Arts Centre.

We are always delighted to meet new people and welcome new volunteers to the team. Whether you have a couple of hours a week or are just available to help every now and then.

For further information contcat Katie by email katie@cranleighartscentre.org or by phone 01483 278001

Free

Pottery Course (4 week) Afternoons 6th February
Tuesdays, 6 – 27 February, 2 - 4.30pm

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Led by Su Rogers of Bus Stop Pottery.

Try your hand at making beautiful creative objects out of clay. Learn slab and coiling techniques, how to throw a pot on a wheel and experiment with the art of glazing.

Suitable for all abilities.

Workshop Fee: £145 incl materials

Pottery Course (4 week) Evenings 6th February
Tuesdays, 6 – 27 February, 7 - 9.30pm

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Led by Su Rogers of Bus Stop Pottery.

Try your hand at making beautiful creative objects out of clay. Learn slab and coiling techniques, how to throw a pot on a wheel and experiment with the art of glazing.

Suitable for all abilities.

Workshop Fee: £145 incl materials

Book-binding workshop 24th February
Saturday 24 February, 10.30am - 1.30pm

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Part of our Cranleigh Literary Festival, sponsored by Informed Choice

Make your own unique notebook to keep and treasure.

Angela will show you how to use the long-stitched method of book binding, a technique that can incorporate a variety of paper types - from watercolour to graph paper. The cover will be made from handmade Indian Khadi paper with an exposed stitched spine.

Angela will bring examples from her own extensive range of artist’s books, created from lino cuts and collagraph prints with text by writers such as Charles Darwin, Nan Shepherd and Monty Don as inspiration.

Workshop Fee: £45

Pottery Course (4 week) Afternoons 6th March
Tuesdays, 6 – 27 March, 2 - 4.30pm

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Led by Su Rogers of Bus Stop Pottery.

Try your hand at making beautiful creative objects out of clay. Learn slab and coiling techniques, how to throw a pot on a wheel and experiment with the art of glazing.

Suitable for all abilities.

Workshop Fee: £145 incl materials

Pottery Course (4 week) Evenings 6th March
Tuesdays, 6 – 27 March, 7 - 9.30pm

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Led by Su Rogers of Bus Stop Pottery.

Try your hand at making beautiful creative objects out of clay. Learn slab and coiling techniques, how to throw a pot on a wheel and experiment with the art of glazing.

Suitable for all abilities.

Workshop Fee: £145 incl materials

Leathercraft: Make your own Purse 17th March
Saturday 17 March, 10am

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Learn the skills of leather craft in this 3 hour workshop with local leather worker Rosanna Gethin. 

She will teach you how to mark, cut, hole punch and hand stitch leather using traditional saddlery techniques. You will also learn how to finish and emboss the leather for that personal touch and come away with your very own hand made purse.

Workshop Fee: £45

Colour at Cranleigh 27th March
Tuesdays, 10am

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Did you know the colouring has been scientifically proven to calm the mind?

Enjoy a colourful break in your day in our drop-in session. Have some 'me' time whilst meeting new people with friendly chatter in a relaxed environment in our lovely gallery and tea house.

Free

Cranleigh Men's Shed Group 29th March
Thursdays, 10am to 1pm

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Calling all Cranleigh men!


Share tools and resources as you work on projects with the group. Born out of an earlier reminiscence project at Cranleigh Arts Centre and part of a national scheme, the Cranleigh Men’s Shed is a place of skill-sharing and informal learning, of individual pursuits and community projects, of purpose, achievement and social interaction.


If you are interested in getting involved, contact the Box Office on 01483 278000.


Free

Knit and Natter 30th March
Fridays, 10.30am - 12 noon

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Are you nifty with needles or fancy being a wonder with wool? Join us any Friday for knitting and nattering in our gallery. All abilities welcome, bring your own yarn and needles. No booking necessary - just turn up.

Free - just a donation towards tea