UPCOMING EVENTS

THE CREATIVE COTTAGE

Winter Workshop Programme

Get creative over the winter months at the Creative Cottage workshops at Stoddart Cottage.
No previous experience required for any of the classes

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Matariki Lantern Making 

Sunday 4th July, 1-4pm, $5
Make a lantern for Matariki with Stoddart Cottage artisans using a range of recycled and decorative materials. Drop by any time over the afternoon, no need to book. All ages.

 

Under the Sea – Children’s Clay Workshop

Thursday 15th July, 10am - 12pm, $15+bf

Children are introduced to clay by experienced ceramics tutor, Christine Davey through creating sea creatures that will be fired to create permanent pieces. Suitable for ages 5-10.

Booking essential at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/under-the-sea-childrens-clay-workshop-tickets-159578275919

 

Natural Dyes for Every Home and Artist

Sunday 18 July 3-4pm, Koha

Discover more about the importance and applications of natural dyes at this taster talk by Arina Terekhova prior to her August eco-dye workshop.

 

Temple of Flora - Botanical Assemblage

Saturday 31st July – 1.30-4pm, $45+bf

Create a plant-based artwork using local botanical specimens and explore the traditions of Botanical Art, Vanitas and Memento Mori, with Botanic Artist, Sarah Amazinnia.

Book essential at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/the-temple-of-flora-botanical-assemblage-tickets-159046096155

 

Exploring Eco-Dyes

Sunday 1 August, 1-5pm, $45+bf

Hands-on natural dye and ink making with Blue Gum Fibre’s Arina Terekhova using plants you will forage. Take home your own dyed fabric wrap and ribbons.
Booking essential at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/exploring-eco-dyes-workshop-tickets-159049428121

 

Craft a Clay Cup

Saturday 14th August, 1-3pm, $25+bf

Craft your own pottery cup using clay slab hand building technique with award-winning ceramic artist, Jane McCulla. The cup can be painted and includes firing.

Booking essential at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/craft-a-clay-cup-tickets-159579246823

Felting Flowers

Sunday 29th August, 1.30-3pm, $20+bf

Acquire felting skills using wool from local sheep and alpacas to felt a flower you can make into a brooch or attach to a bag or hat. With woolcraft tutor, Rowena MacGill.

Booking essential at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/felting-flowers-tickets-159580408297