Let’s Get Creative


Let’s Get Creative

Proven to boost your mood and guaranteed to bring the family together, getting crafty and creating something from scratch is fun and rewarding. With most options inside, it’s a perfect rainy-day activity, too.

Pottery beginner classes and painting sessions

Never tried pottery before? Don’t worry there are a range of trial sessions and beginner classes available in the area. It is a great way for all the family to express creativity, try something new and discover who the true potter is. Workshops include learning to throw pottery and painting pottery. The following places run a variety of pottery classes including making and painting: Reckless Designs, Hot Pot Pottery ,Taurus Crafts, Eastnor Pottery, Ruardean Garden Pottery and stop by the workshop of renowned ceramic artist Mary Rose Young to paint a plate inspired by her eclectic design flair.

Colour Crazy MosaicsRachel Shilston

Learn how to craft a multi-coloured owl, a jazzy cat or some fancy coasters with Rachel Shilston at one of her mosaic workshops. Why not take it an indulgent step further with a ‘crafternoon experience’ combining crafting and cake?

Master Sushi solo or cook as a family

Harts Barn Cookery School offers cooking courses for all inclinations. Technical teens might like cake decorating, fish fans sushi making or those that want to cook together harmoniously can join a family class and learn to cook a three-course meal. There are also Gourmet BBQ and cooking with fire classes to learn how to cook outdoors with style.

Rural SkillsHumble by Nature

Get hands on and experience a slice of rural life at this farm owned by TV presenter Kate Humble. Teens can have a go at courses such as cyanotype print making during which blue prints can be made from leaves, flowers or other quirky shaped items brought along.

Snap like a proDavid Broadbent Photography

It’s easier than ever to take a good photo with today’s smart phones, but there’s still a lot of skill required to be a good photographer. David Broadbent runs bespoke one-to-one classes for teens, accompanied by an adult, and will teach them how to get the most out of their camera or smart phone device.


Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter

Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter offer a broad range of fun and imaginative potter...


Forest Of Dean School Of Photography

Join professional commercial and editorial photographer David Broadbent in the beautifu...


Harts Barn Cookery School

Harts Barn Cookery School is all about cooking for all – all ages and skill level...


Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre

HOT POT POTTERY - a cosy, country pottery activity centre offering pottery activities &...


Humble by Nature

Humble by Nature’s home is a working farm and rural skills centre owned by broadc...


Mary Rose Young Pottery

Mary Rose Young makes her unique range of "Alice in Wonderland" pottery at he...


Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity

  Fun workshops and kits for people who believe happiness is about getting cre...


Reckless Designs

Established in 1991. Reckless Designs – makers of smart ceramics for people who d...


Ruardean Garden Pottery

Ruardean Garden Pottery offers classes in throwing on the potter's wheel to all lev...


Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre where you can see a wide ra...