Craft training providers in Cornwall for creative people

There are lots of businesses and organisations offering tuition, craft courses, workshops and classes in Cornwall. Drawing and painting classes are hugely popular. Also music and drama tuition is widely available though a range of teachers and training providers.

If you would like your business listed here, please use our on-line submission forms and we may be able to help you promote your work.

Also see all creative training providers directory page and our events section for arts and crafts courses, workshops and classes in Cornwall.

 

Polliander

Polliander upholstery and artisan craft teaching studio in Falmouth

Upholstery and artisan craft teaching studio in Falmouth. Our beautiful little studio in the clouds is the ideal place to unwind and learn something new, stretch your creativity and meet new like minded people. We cover traditional and modern upholstery and all levels are welcome. You can bring your own project to work on over a week or weekend course.

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Atson: Art - Make - Teach

Atson: Art - Make - Teach

With a background in adult mental health I am particularly interested in creating activities to improve people's well being. My work covers a broad range of art and craft subjects and much of what I love doing I teach - for all ages and abilities, in groups or on a one-to-one basis. Commissions welcome. To learn more about what I do please see my website.

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Cornwall School of Art, Craft and Jewellery

Cornwall School of Art, Craft and Jewellery Bodmin

The Cornwall School of Art, Craft and Jewellery brings together the very best teachers in the fields of art, craft and jewellery, in an inspiring creative environment. Based at Coldrenick Farm in Bodmin, the school provides students of all levels with a safe and supportive learning environment. The school offers a range of classes for all levels in metal clay, beading, wirework, glass fusing, mosaic work, enamelling and lots more.

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Bowerbird Jewellery

Bowerbird Jewellery

I'm an Australian/Cornish jewellery designer, specialising in beaded, mixed-media and found object jewellery and accessories. My work is one-of-a-kind, handmade with attention to detail. Stockists: Falmouth Art Gallery and Create Arts Cafe, Falmouth. I'm also a tutor with Falmouth Adult Education.

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Rock Cottage Pottery

Rock Cottage Pottery

Traditional English slipware made on the potter's wheel decorated with coloured slips and metal oxides. A country pottery workshop with all pots in the oven to tableware range being oven proof and dishwasher safe. Individual or small group tuition in pottery skills is offered for children and/or adults by arrangement.

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Bal Maiden Studio Glass

Bal Maiden Studio Glass

Helston based Bal Maiden Studio Glass, run by Noreen Todd, offers over a decade of glass making experience. We design and produce modern domestic and architectural artglass. Our work has been seen at the V & A and on BBC2. We currently exhibit at Pictures and Things in Helston and on the Bruntnell-Astley website. Our bespoke commissioning service offers a wide variety of techniques and finishes including leaded stained glass, fusing, sandblasting, kiln-formed casting and painting. We run a range of courses for beginners and the more experienced glass maker, detailed on our website.

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Kiwi Printmaking Studio

Kiwi Printmaking Studio

A spacious and professional printmaking studio, which offers extensive facilities in Intaglio and Relief Printing, for all ages and levels of experience. The studio also delivers a Beginner 10 week evening course covering a range of processes. An Intermediate 10 week evening course taking skills and processes taught in the beginner course further, to develop your printing skills and techniques. A new advanced 10 week evening course, covering a refined program to encourage the progression from student to a capable independent printmaker. Kiwi also offers children's workshops great for school holiday activities, and other screen services for those independent printers, such as screen coating and exposing.

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Coastal Valley Camping and Crafts

Coastal Valley Camping and Crafts

Kick your shoes off, sit back and unwind in a beautiful landscaped valley. The sound of the babbling stream harmonises with the birds and without a car or house in sight, you have found a bit of Cornish bliss. As well as the beautiful, relaxing camp site and Glamping tents we have 3 beaches all accessed via public footpaths at the foot of the land. 1.25milem across fields and headland is Watergate Bay, (cafes, surf shops and Jamie’s Fifteen). 1m to Porth Beach or Whipsiderry Beach. Daily art and craft workshops for those that are game to explore their untapped talents and have fun. We will run very affordable activities and will ‘hold your hand’ every step of the way providing an enriching experience. We will be upcycling, textiles art, recycling, silk painting and willow weaving. See our web site for our exciting program of workshops.

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Beau Nidol

Beau Nidol fused Tiffany and leaded glass

We run half day courses in fused Tiffany and leaded glass in our workshop in Bude. Courses start at 10.30am and 2pm and run for 2 to 3 hours. We also make and sell glass art and sculptures.

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Fi Kilpatrick Glass and Design

Contemporary glass artist specialising in kiln formed and stained glass. Landscapes, figure drawing, home accessories. Classes available throughout the year.

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Cornwall College arts and crafts courses

For a wide selection of arts and design qualification courses and recreational arts and crafts courses throughout Cornwall, visit the at Cornwall College web site.

The Small Shed Pottery

Offering residential pottery holidays for beginners, with day and weekend tuition also available. A fun, relaxed space for students to get creative on a traditional kick wheel and enjoy a stay in the heart of Falmouth.

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Moorland Woodcraft

Along with turning individual pieces John demonstrates, gives individual tuition and talks to the local community. The aim of the initial course is to acquaint you with the necessary skills at the lathe and to ensure a pleasurable and rewarding experience, in an informal and friendly atmosphere. The courses are very much "hands-on". This is ‘one to one’ allowing closer personal tuition than would be possible with a group, so that real benefit can be gained. A degree of flexibility in course content is always allowed so that the emphasis can be placed where each individual student finds it most helpful.

Abbieanne Patchwork, Quilting and Textiles

patchwork, quilting and textile art tutor. based at Whitecross, Wadebridge, and travelling all over the UK and Ireland spreading the creative fabric therapy. I run sewing workshops locally, covering patchwork, applique, textile art, wall hangings and lots of fun things. There are a wide selection of workshops and patterns to choose from. You'll also find me exhibiting and teaching at the big quilt shows across the UK. In my spare time I design and make quilt patterns and art pieces for sale on my website. I have a yearly art exhibition at Rock in Cornwall in September called Stuff n Nonsense which showcases art work and textile art work.

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Anon Design Studio

We offer innovative modern calligraphy workshops and bespoke private group sessions throughout the South West - to include hand picked locations on Cornish shores. Our workshops are fun, relaxing, nourishing, and rewarding - gift yourself a couple of carefree hours in an inspired location and master a versatile new skill.

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Kitty Clarke Crochet

Teaching crochet lessons, courses and workshops. Crochet is easy to learn, and you can work at your own pace to create unique handmade items, with just a simple hook and some yarn. With so many different stitches and endless patterns, you can really develop and indulge your creative side.

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Emma Scott Willow Craft

I am based at Mellingey Mill Willow Craft Center in North Cornwall. I grow and sell a variety of willow and make many willow products. I teach workshops throughout the year making many different items from baskets to living willow work. Mellingey Mill is set in 12.5 acres of beautiful valley woodland with willow beds, meadows and has a stream and a mill pond. When ever possible I teach in the field shelter adding to the experience of your workshop. I find offering this space beneficial and enjoyable to the client, working surrounded by the materials we are using adds a deeper understanding and appreciation to the craft.

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Stainedglasscraft

Stainedglasscraft offers tuition in a fully equipped heated studio, classes are held several times a week. £22 a session which is four hours. We sell all materials and equipment for stained glass with a wide choice of coloured glass solder etc.

Stable Art

Immerse yourself in art and craft this year with classes and workshops at The Chapel. We run a wide variety of drawing, painting and art sessions as well as craft and educational workshops in the amazing surroundings here at The Chapel. New courses are constantly being added as they become available and further information on any of the events can be obtained by contacting the tutor responsible for each course or emailing us.

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Stainedglasscraft

Learn how to make stained glass windows here in Cornwall. Our glass artists will show you how to create a leaded window or a project using the copper foil technique on one of our Stained Glass courses. Weekly classes also running wide selection of glass and materials at very competitive prices.

A House of Cake

This is "the" place to order your very own personalised celebration cakes for all occasions.I pride myself on my ability to design virtually any cake for any occasion. I hold lessons and tutorials on all aspects of sugar work, also hen and children’s parties.

Minrock

  • Address: Peterville House, Water Lane, St Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0QU
  • Telephone: 01872 552210
  • Email: minrock@hotmail.co.uk
  • Contact: Caroline Snellgrove

We are a silversmithing workshop in St Agnes. Caroline runs our open workshops, teaching basic and intermediate skills (our most popular workshop is making a silver ring!) All our jewellery for sale is designed and made by Caroline and Tessa.

10 Acre Wood

  • Address: Polmorla Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7LH
  • Telephone: 07960 757494
  • Email: j.bailey456@gmail.com
  • Contact: Jane Bailey

10 Acre Wood is a privately owned Ancient woodland nestled in a beautiful valley in North Cornwall. We run occasional workshops in traditional rural crafts and skills alongside Forest School activities for children. Also available for private hire as a venue for workshops and special events.

Coast and Country Crafts and Quilts

  • Address: Barras Moor Village, Cornish Garden Nurseries, Perranarworthal, Truro, Cornwall TR3 7PE
  • Telephone: 01872 870478
  • Email: sally@coastandcountrycrafts.co.uk
  • Contact: Sally Snapes

We offer a wide range of tutored craft and quilting workshops for all abilities. We are open Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm. We're closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Newmoor Barn

  • Address: Newmoor Barn, Polson, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 9QU
  • Telephone: 01566 784266
  • Email: info@newmoorbarn.com
  • Contact: Amanda Braggins

We are in the Tamar Valley on the borders of Devon and Cornwall. We raise Angora goats and use their fleece and sheeps fleece from local farmers we create a variety of textile pieces. We offer a variety of workshops in spinning, felting and ceramics. We also work with people with additional needs.

Mullion Glass Studio and Workshop

Beautiful new studio situated behind the Chocolate Factory in Mullion. Workshops held daily. Lots of lovely glass for sale - all kiln-fired on site.

Gweall Teag Ceramics

Pottery and ceramics. I make individual hand-built pieces; wheel-thrown bowls, jugs, teapots, dishes, tiles, planters and buttons in stoneware. I make all my own glazes. Visitors are welcome to my studio and gallery. Tuition available.

Course You Can Cornwall

  • Address: Wringworthy House, Morval, Looe , Cornwall PL13 1PR
  • Telephone: 01503 240685
  • Email: holidays@wringworthy.co.uk
  • Contact: Kim Spencer

Join us here at Wringworthy Cottages, Looe, Cornwall for an arts and crafting weekend. The choice is yours. Either join in with one of our organised residential courses or bring your own group. Writing group, music maker, photographer, felting and quilting. Just ask.

Love Betty

I make up-cycled and re-cycled fabric wares, original clothing for adults and children, handbags and purses. I take the re-loved and turn them into the be-loved. I also take bespoke orders and run sewing classes and workshops from my studio.

Felt at Sea

Felt at Sea use a range of different textile techniques to create innovative wearable art including up-cycled knitwear and delicate handmade felt.

Cornwall Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers

The Cornwall Guild has been established since 1951 and is one of the oldest Guilds in the country. We run two venues each month - Probus Village Hall on the 3rd Friday and at Chacewater W.I. Hall on the 4th Saturday [except Aug]. We also hold four Weavers Days a year, again at the Chacewater venue. We are a teaching Guild and endeavour to pass down the traditional craft of hand spinning and weaving to younger generations to safe guard it for the future.

Pisky Cove - wingletang workshops

  • Address: Wingletang, Trewartha Road, Praa Sands, Cornwall TR20 9ST
  • Telephone: 0784 3375008
  • Email: piskycove@googlemail.com
  • Contact: Cayte Walker

Learn to spin. Conquer fleece and fibre to create yarn. Book a private lesson or bring a friend - group rates available. Wheel and fibre provided just bring yourself and a smile.

The Jewellery Works Studio

The Jewellery Works Studio offers wedding ring and ring making workshops for couples and individuals, bespoke wedding ring ordering service, ring commissions, jewellery repairs and alterations.

The Craft Studio

  • Address: 36 Carlyon Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4LN
  • Telephone: 07920119020
  • Email: ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk
  • Contact: Ruth Hills

A small Aladdin's cave full of stamps, inks, papers, ribbons, buttons, wool felt and fat quarters, etc - open flexible hours so please ring to check - mixed media workshops and craft parties too.

Richard Buckingham Furniture and Courses

  • Address: Polcoverack Vean, Coverack, Helston, Cornwall TR12 6SP
  • Telephone: 07971 697902
  • Email: richardkbuckingham@gmail.com
  • Contact: Richard Buckingham

Two day furniture making skills for beginners and those wanting to refine their skills. Using tools, sharpening and joint cutting. £200pp. Weekend and longer courses also available.

Suzi Humphries Cake Design

At Suzi Humphries Cake Design we are passionate about creating your dream cake, professionally and beautifully handcrafted wedding and celebration cakes are made in our studio in Cornwall. We also teach cake decorating and sugar craft classes from our studio, contact us for more information.

Tom Kemp - woodsman and coppice crafts

  • Address: Holifield Farm, Bonallack Lane, Gweek, Cornwall TR12 6UJ
  • Telephone: 07531 265646
  • Email: woodforthetrees@gmail.com
  • Contact: Tom Kemp

Coppice crafts and woodland services. Produce include everything from hand carved spoons to larger commission such as arbours. Hedge laying and living willow sculpture also offered. Courses include spoon carving and charcoal making.

Cotton Cottage

Supplier of high quality beautifully printed cottons for all your crafting and dressmaking needs. Sewing classes for beginners to advanced based in the Cotton Cottage workshop in Coverack. Please email for further information.

Angie Truman - felt by Wool and Wossit

  • Address: High Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2SX
  • Telephone: 07887 390779
  • Email: woolandwossit@gmail.com
  • Contact: Angie Truman

I'm a textile artist - crafting delightful hand felted accessories from local wool and other fibres. I run wet and needle felting workshops with huge enthusiasm, without pretension and with plenty of fun.

Harbour Crystals and Wools

  • Address: 25 Causewayhead, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2SP
  • Telephone: 01736 874455
  • Email: helen@harbourcrystals.com
  • Contact: Mrs Helen Stone

We sell crystals, jewellery, wool and gifts. We give free advice with friendly service and throughout the year we have knitting and crochet courses. We have a wide range of yarns from acrylic to pure wool.

Glory of Glass

1-day fused glass workshops under the direction of glass artist Wendy Bradberry. Located at Red Store, Lerryn. All glass, materials, tools and kiln firing included. Light lunch, tea and coffee provided. £60 per person per day. Group bookings taken. Please call to enquire.

Winifred and Mabel, Wadebridge

We are a contemporary craft co-operative based in the centre of Wadebridge. With an eclectic mix of 17 Cornish makers, designers and artists.sewing and craft workshops are held in our studio. We are always on the look out for new and exciting makers, get in touch.