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May 2022

Photo Walk – Walled Garden and Stables

May 19
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Take a walk with photographer Dawn Jutton who will be on hand to offer tips and techniques to help you improve your photography whatever your level of experience.  Be inspired by Weston’s atmospheric Stables and large Walled Gardens.  You will be encouraged to experiment with composition and lighting and build your confidence with the photographic equipment you have brought with you – and hopefully get the most from your kit by exploring what all those settings can do to help…

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June 2022

Jubilee Country Garden Door Wreath or Table Centre Creations

June 1
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Kerry Goodyear will teach a range of floristry techniques using a range of British flowers to create a living wreath for your door or table to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year. Included in the workshop is an indulgent Afternoon Tea in the Granary Brasserie. £90.00 per person 12 noon – 2pm / 2pm - 4pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Workshops…

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Botanical Textures in 3D with Ann Hackett

June 16
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Participants will use textured mediums to create sample pieces and a finished artwork on a botanical theme. Mark making and texturizing with this 3D medium will create a white on white or coloured finished artwork to take home. All materials will be provided and refreshments of tea, coffee and homemade cake will be served. £55.00 per person 10:30am – 2:30pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays,…

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Tapestry Taster with Irene Evison

June 21
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Come and join us for a short have a go session led by Nearly Wild Weaving.  Irene will equip you with the foundation skills that you need to weave your own tiny tapestry taking inspiration from Weston Park’s gardens. Refreshments of tea, coffee and cake will be served £55.00 per person 10am – 12:30pm / 2pm - 4:30pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and…

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Introduction to Portraiture in Oils with Martyn Harris

June 23
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Tutor Martyn Harris will take you through step by step preparation and drawing out, blocking in and first pass, then onto final pass finishing to create a portrait in oils.  Martyn, is a realist painter working in the classical traditions of portraiture and Landscape. Having 40 years experience as a painter gaining accolades for his work nationally. He gains inspiration from nature and works mainly from life, to capture the essence of the subject.  This workshop is suitable for beginners…

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July 2022

Learn the basics of Tapestry Weaving with Anna Wetherell

July 19
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

This one day workshop covers and introduction to tapestry weaving, including the basic principles and techniques. Explore our surroundings with a ‘weaverly eye’, looking at the colour, textures, shapes and lines of the gardens around us before moving back indoors to start weaving.  We’ll also take some time to visit the Interconnections 4 exhibition and see the stunning Gobelin tapestries in the House, where your new found insights into tapestry weaving will show the works in a whole new light.…

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August 2022

‘On the Edge’ Hand Stitch with Amanda Clayton

August 17
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Designed for beginners or an experienced embroiderer who wishes to experience some new techniques.  We will explore applique, inlay applique, trailing and needle darning during the day all in a neutral palette. All cloth and thread will be provided. Refreshments of sandwiches, coffee and cake will be served. £65.00 per person 10am – 4pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Workshops require a…

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September 2022

Hand Stitch – ‘A little strip of leaves’ with Amanda Clayton

September 22
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Designed for beginners or an experienced embroiderer who wishes to experience some new techniques.  We will explore applique, inlay applique, trailing and needle darning during the day all in a neutral palette. All cloth and thread will be provided. Refreshments of sandwiches, coffee and cake will be served. £65.00 per person 10am – 4pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Workshops require a…

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October 2022

Kandinsky Inspired Colourful Collage with Ann Hackett

October 19
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Inspired by Kandinsky, come along to this exciting workshop seeing and exploring shape in music.  Mixed media will be used to create a finished collage working with shape, layering and colour. Ann’s work will be on display in the Granary Art Gallery as part of the Society of Botanical Artists Refreshments of coffee and cake will be served £55.00 per person 10:30am – 2:30pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's…

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Photography Workshop – Autumn Leaves in the Golden Hour with Dawn Jutton

October 20
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

The Park is at its best when the autumn leaves produce a spectacular colour spectrum against the background of Capability Brown’s landscape. This workshop is a great opportunity to develop your photography techniques with Dawn. Refreshments of sandwiches, coffee and cake will be served. £55.00 per person 10:30am – 4:30pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Workshops require a minimum number of participants…

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Pumpkin Centrepiece Floristry with Kerry Goodyear

October 27
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Learn hand tied floristry techniques to create a themed autumnal arrangement in a pumpkin – a beautiful seasonal arrangement to dress your home in time for Halloween. Refreshments of coffee and cake will be served £65.00 per person 10am - 12 noon / 12:30pm - 2:30pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, we will…

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November 2022

Christmas Wreath Floristry with Kerry Goodyear

November 29
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Learn a range of skills to wire and attach real foliage and embellishments – including how to tie professional bows – to create a stunning welcome to your home. All materials will be provided.  Please bring an apron and secateurs from home as it may be messy! Refreshments of coffee and cake will be served £65.00 per person 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 5pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note:…

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December 2022

Christmas Garlands Floristry with Kerry Goodyear

December 2
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Create a stunning real garland to display in your home this Christmas. A perfect piece to adorn doorways, staircases or fire places. All materials will be provided.  Please bring an apron and secateurs from home as it may be messy! Refreshments of coffee and cake will be served £70.00 per person 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 5pm To book your place please call Alison Poole on 01952 852130 or email alison.poole@weston-park.com Please note: Alison's working days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and…

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