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Events in the area - Classes/Tuition

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Please note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, and following government guidelines to encourage social distancing and for people to stay home and stay safe, we are not currently accepting applications to hold events for the foreseeable future. 

The events listed below have been listed by members of the public and should have been called in light of current events. Please call the event organisers if you have any questions.

There have been various changes to services following the coronavirus pandemic. For the latest information on service changes, visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Upcoming events

Sat 11th April, 2020, 10am to 11am

Drop spindle basics

Start out on your spinning journey with the ancient technique of drop spinning. Great for beginners who are keen to learn how to convert fibre into yarn. In this 2 hour course you will be introduced to the art of drop spinning using a simple top..

Sat 11th April, 2020, 1pm to 2pm

Spring needle felting

We are running our popular needle felting course with a Spring theme. We will be making Spring themed items, although you are, of course, welcome to use the technique to make any items you fancy. Expect to see sheep, flowers and easter eggs. In this..

Sat 2nd May, 2020, 1pm to 2pm

Meet the bees

A half day experience for the bee fan who would like to know more. We start off with a talk on some of the basic aspects of bee keeping; including the bees in the hive, the jobs they do and an introduction to the equipment used. An opportunity to..

Sat 23rd May, 2020, 1pm to 2pm

Meet the bees

A half day experience for the bee fan who would like to know more. We start off with a talk on some of the basic aspects of bee keeping; including the bees in the hive, the jobs they do and an introduction to the equipment used. An opportunity to..

Sat 18th July, 2020, 1pm to 2pm

Beekeeping for beginners

A full day experience for those who are considering bee keeping or would like to know more about the fascinating world of honey bees. The day will begin in the classroom where you will be introduced to the background of bee keeping, types of bee and..

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