What's on during July at Unique?

Regular Classes

Pottery with Fiona Swepson and Kim Chappell Monday at 10am, 1pm and 7pm & Tuesday at 10am, 1pm and 6.30pm Pottery classes are run by Fiona Swepson and Kim Chappell and are suitable for beginners and those with some experience, wishing to improve their skills. They are informative, interesting and fun.The cost is £13 per session - includes clay, firings and glazes. Each class lasts 2 hours.

All classes are full but please contact Fiona to go on the waiting list: fiona.guest@btopenworld.com or call 07717 258492

Regular Groups

Painting and Drawing Group, Thursdays 1pm - 3pm The painting and drawing group is a self led group for artists of all abilities and promotes peer to peer learning. Please contact Carolyn Goodwin for more details: carolyn.culpin@gmail.com Knitting Group: Thursday 6th July, 10am - 1pm Join us in the cafe and have a natter with other knitters! Come along to chat, compare patterns, drink tea and of course, knit or crochet. All ages welcome. Bring a friend! £5 per session. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Call 01775 766698 or email uniquecottagestudios@gmail.com to book Textiles Group: Thursday 20th July, 9.30am - 12.30pm Enjoy a morning working on a variety of your own textile projects. Group participants include embroiderers, quilters and other sewing disciplines. Share your textile ideas in an relaxed, friendly environment. Everyone is welcome. £5 per session Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.Contact Jane at thurlbythreads@outlook.com if you want to come along.

​Fibre Group: Thursday 27th July, 9.30am - 12.30pm A group for those interested in fibre arts such as felting, spinning and weaving. Come with your own project and work alongside other fibre crafts people, swap ideas, help each other and have a chat. Everyone is welcome. £5 per session Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Contact Jane at thurlbythreads@outlook.com if you want to come along. Workshops

Traditional Upholstery taster weekend with Lee Deary: 8th & 9th July, 10am - 4pm This course is designed as an introduction, so that you can see if you enjoy upholstery. You will learn about tools and materials alongside tutoring in the basic techniques of traditional upholstery. Over the weekend you will learn how to upholster a drop in seat for a dining chair, or similar item of furniture (students need to bring their own). If you have an alternative small project you would like to work on over the weekend please send a picture and I will advise on suitability. Contact Lee on 07979 528045 or email finchandtoad@gmail.com

Life Drawing with Lynne Booker: Saturday 15th July, 10am - 12.30pm We have a variety of professional life models. Everyone is welcome from complete beginners to experienced artists and there is usually a good range of people so we learn from each other. People are free to work in whatever medium or style they like, experimentation encouraged and some help/advice/support is offered to anyone who would like it. Maximum of 10 artists, easels provided but bring your own materials, paper etc. Cost is £10 per session payable on the day Email booker.lynne1@gmail.com or phone on 07919 583753 / 01778 380195 Mosaics with Fiona Gurney: Saturday 22nd July, 10am - 4pm A workshop suitable for first timers and more experienced students it includes a wide choice of tiles, use of professional mosaic tools, a choice of base boards and a grouting kit to take away to complete your project (jewellery workshops will include grouting on the day). Prices have been held at £45 per day and will include everything you’ll need except your lunch - order on the day from Unique cafe or bring your own. Contact Fiona on 01775 630087 or 07941 413863 Email box.of.frogs@btinternet.com Willow Birds with Alison Walling: Saturday 29th July, 10am - 4pm This course is suitable for beginners and a good introduction to random weaving. Make a chicken or pheasant to perch at home or in the garden. All tools and materials provided. Cost: £48 Contact Alison on 01522 262973 or email info@lincolnwillow.co.uk

Strawberry Glass​ Strawberry Glass have a range of workshops taking place in their studio during July. There are limited places available on their 1 day course on 11th July, 2 day GreenMan workshop on 29th & 30th July and half day Quirky Birds workshop on 31st July. All suitable for beginners - contact Gillian on 07714 458813 or gillian@strawberryglass.co.uk Find full details on our website Doodles Pottery Painting Doodles is open 10am - 4pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday for you to pop in and have a go at pottery painting. During school holidays the studio will also be open on Fridays. There is no need to book. Contact Anna 07940 449424 or Lucy 07907 921108 or email mail@doodlecrafts.co.uk

You can find details of forthcoming classes, groups, workshops and courses on our website or you can pick up our Summer/Autumn brochure in our cafe.

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