There are three craft studio/workshop units at Avoncroft Arts Centre:
Enamelled Jewellery Studio - Workshop No.1
Christine Harmer - Original Kiln-fired Enamelled Jewellery
Christine makes & sells her jewellery from the workshop and also attends craft fairs, other shows and craft markets. Taster sessions in enamelling are available for up to three people at the workshop. Visit the website below for more details:
In addition to jewellery and other items decorated with enamelled panels, Christine hand-paints silk scarves.
New for 2018, greetings cards are available based on Christine's designs in both silk and enamel, from her 'Love from the Artist' website at https://www.lovefromtheartist.com/Artists/bromsgrove/christine-harmer.
Please feel free to visit the Studio 'shop' at any time when the sign at the top of the Arts Centre drive shows 'Open'. Usual opening times are as below, but may be subject to change. It is advisable to check before making a special journey.
Wednesday - Friday 11am-4pm
Some Saturdays and Sundays during the year.
Click on the website link above and visit 'Events' page for details of shows Christine will be attending in 2018.
Phone: 07952 915229
Studio No.2- Liz Dowthwaite Chalk Painting
Liz Dowthwaite has just moved into Studio/Workshop No.2, and will be open from April 2018. She will be offering the chance to take part in chalk painting workshops at the studio, and can be contacted as below.
Studio 3 - Joyce and Richard Crabtree 'Sew Welcome' and Art Studio
Richard Crabtree - R.J.Crabtree Art Studio & Framing
Richard draws, paints and sells his pictures, prints and cards from the unit. He also gives tuition to individuals or small groups in painting and other media on the premises. Richard offers a framing service.
Thursday & Saturday by appointment
Phone: 01527 837880
Mobile: 07968 808518
Richard will be holding a number of painting/pastel workshops on Saturdays during 2018.
Paper, subject, mount & refreshments are provided.
Call or email for further details and to confirm a place.
Joyce Crabtree - 'Sew Welcome' Sewing Studio
Joyce Crabtree's sewing studio
Joyce aims to help with all your machine sewing needs. From getting started using a sewing machine, to beginners dressmaking and a sewing sugery, Joyce will guide you. To 'book in and sew' get in touch.
Open by appointment at present.
Phone: 01527 837880
Mobile: 07773 284858