What you'll do
Try something new and creative. Each Arts and Crafts activity starts with a little bit of history about the activity. We then move quickly into the practical phase where guests get to make something: 9.30am Tea, coffee and greetings with an introduction to the tutors 10.00am course starts with basic teaching 10.30am Put what you've been shown into practice with lots of one-to-one support from the tutors 12.30pm Sit down to a delicious free lunch 1.15pm Return to the studio 4.00pm Tea and cakes, photographs and we bid you a fond farewell Lots of free tea, coffee, cold drinks and biscuits are served throughout the day. All you need to bring with you is your enthusiasm! Visit www.teachmecourses.co.uk to see the activities on offer
Yolanda and John are co-founders of Teach Me Courses, whose studio is at their Airbnb accommodation. Yolanda is an accomplished ceramicist and stained glass artist with commissioned works in many locations. She is also a confectioner and chocolatier who sells in upscale outlets locally and via the Internet. She hosts courses in stained glass (leaded panel), stained glass (copper foil), glass fusing, mosaics, silver clay jewellery, confectionery and chocolate making. John is an established painter with years of teaching at all levels and he weaves art history into his practical lessons.
In 6 hour sessions we provide a splendid lunch, plus hot/cold drinks. We can cater for special diets such a vegetarian,…
We supply tea, herbal teas, coffee, fruit juices and soft drinks throughout each session
We use only professional quality equipment, tools and materials
Where you'll be
The studio at our Airbnb is amazingly equipped with everything from a small kiln to a disublimation printer for making bespoke mugs, and from easels to chocolate tempering machines. We have a huge stock of different glasses and lead cames for stained glass work, an incredible stock of tesserae (tiles) for mosaic work. There are hundreds of professional quality paint brushes to choose from and we use professional quality "Golden" artists' acrylics
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 6 guests ages 5 and up can attend. None
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Guests need not have prior experience to come on our courses - everything is explained and tools provided. Guests that are experienced in any of our crafts can still benefit from sharing ideas.
Discover the artist or artisan in you
$90 / personNew experience
$90 / person