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Events at Flourish

We believe good food should bring people together. It’s our aim to be right at the heart of our community – a place where people can get together, be entertained, share interests and experiences and, of course, enjoy delicious food!


We’re really excited to be planning some fantastic events throughout the year. From foodie workshops, foraging in the fields and fun days for the whole family – there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

What's on

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July 20, 2024

Pond Life Printmaking (Adult & Child, 6 yrs+)

11:45am – 12:30pm

Explore the wonders of creativity alongside your little companion in this delightful 45-minute workshop.

In this workshop, which is tailored for one adult and one child (aged 6 and above), you will learn the basics of printmaking using pre-cut paper stencils, vibrant inks and rollers.

Unleash your imagination as you craft beautiful prints and adorable greeting cards, all while uncovering the mysteries of frog life cycles.

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July 20, 2024

Adult & Child Make Your Own Bristol/Bath Balloon Print (6yrs+)

Learn how to use low tech printmaking techniques to create your very own Bristol/Bath Balloon print!

This engaging activity offers a wonderful opportunity to bond with a young person in your life. By the end of the workshop, you'll take home a jointly created artwork that not only adds vibrancy to your walls but also holds cherished memories.

Adapted from my popular adult-only class, this adult and child workshop (suitable for ages 6 and up) will guide you through using pre-cut paper stencils, printmaking inks, and rollers to produce a beautiful piece of art.

Each ticket grants admission for one adult and one child.

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July 21, 2024

Soy Candle Making Workshop

Get lit at Vivian May Naturals' signature candle making workshop! The candle workshop will last for 2 hours and hosted by expert candle maker Diane Dettering.

Diane will teach you the ins and outs of candle making. You will start by learning how our sense of smell works and how fragrance affects our mood and emotions, before being guided through a fragrance exploration. You can then choose from a range of fragrance oils to blend into your own bespoke candle.

Booking an experience includes all the materials needed during the class. No need to bring anything, just yourself!

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July 26, 2024

The Flourish General Knowledge Quiz

Looking to organise a summer social? Gather a group of up to 6 people or pick a partner and test your trivia!

Take on the ultimate general knowledge quiz this July, alongside tasty burgers and delicious drinks from Flourish.

Click here to see a sample menu

Book now by calling 01225 536644 extension 4 or email kitchen@flourishatglenavon.co.uk

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July 27, 2024

Monet Inspired Acrylic Painting Workshop

1pm - 4pm

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Come and enjoy a relaxing few hours creating a Monet inspired acrylic painting on canvas.

This is a step by step workshop where you will be guided on how to mix, blend and apply the paint. All resources are provided and there will also be complimentary tea and coffee.

Suitable for all including beginners. Children 12+ can also join but must be accompanied by an adult.

We hope to see you there!

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July 27, 2024

Artisan Craft Market

Pick up something special at our Artisan Craft Market this month, where there'll be a wide selection of well crafted and locally sourced products for you to peruse and purchase!

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August 8, 2024

Fused Glass Workshop

10:30am - 12:30pm

This is a taster fused glass workshop and you will learn the basics of kiln formed glass techniques whilst creating your glass piece. The workshop is informal, fun and relaxing and no previous experience is necessary!

You can make one of the following items on the day:

- Bristol Balloon

- Freestyle Hanging

- Flower Panel

After the workshop your glass piece will be kiln-fired, wrapped and ready to collect approximately 1-2 weeks later.

This workshop is suitable for age 16+

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August 8, 2024

Fused Glass Workshop

1:30pm - 3:30pm

This is a taster fused glass workshop and you will learn the basics of kiln formed glass techniques whilst creating your glass piece. The workshop is informal, fun and relaxing and no previous experience is necessary! There are templates to follow and an array of glass to choose from to create your beach hut panel (approx 12cm x 16cm).

After the workshop your glass piece will be kiln-fired, wrapped and ready to collect approximately 10-14 days later.

This workshop is suitable for age 16+

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August 11, 2024

Introductory Mosaic Workshop

10am - 4pm

This is a taster day run by a practised artist and mosaicist for those who would like to learn the essence of how mosaics are created.

Frankie will teach, help, guide and encourage you as you learn new skills and surprise yourself!

All materials are provided - from design ideas and a vast variety of coloured tiles, to cutters, glue and grout! At the end of the day you will take home your own unique creation and a wonderful sense of satisfaction.

This full day workshop is £80

Please apply by emailing frankiehudson182@gmail.com or by texting Frankie on 07726 924033

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August 15, 2024

Bag Making for Beginners Workshop

10am - 1pm

In this three hour sewing workshop, you’ll make a beautiful cotton shoulder bag complete with lining and pockets to take home after. You’ll have the choice of two different fabrics to make your tote bag with and it will be matched with a waterproof wax canvas, cotton lining and strong carry handles.

You’ll be given all the materials ready-cut with detailed instructions on how to sew your tote bag. You will be guided through the whole process on how to thread, use the machine and construct your bag.

All sewing accessories and machines will be provided, so all you need to do is turn up!

What you’ll learn:

  • Threading and using a domestic sewing machine
  • General sewing techniques
  • Edge stitching
  • Using a rivet press
  • Achieving a professional finish
  • Basic bag making techniques

This workshop is suitable for ages 16+

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August 17, 2024

Happy Flowers Painting Workshop

1pm - 4pm

Unleash your creativity at the Happy Flowers Painting Workshop!

Join us for a relaxed and enjoyable experience painting this beautiful floral arrangement using acrylic paint on canvas.

This is a step by step class that is suitable for beginners.

Children 12+ must be accompanied by an adult. Coffees and delicious cakes available to purchase from the Crafter's Corner Cafe!

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September 6, 2024

Free-motion Stitching Workshop

10am - 12:30 pm & 2pm - 4:30 pm

Join Adele for a creative and fun workshop, where you'll learn the art of free-motion stitching using a sewing machine to produce your own set of greetings cards.

All materials and machines will be provided. Suitable for all abilities. Limited to 6 participants per session.

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September 13, 2024

Sew Your Own Washbag Workshop

2pm - 5pm

In this three-hour experience, you will learn how to make a beautiful and functional canvas wash bag. Your wash bag will be designed with handy outer pockets, waterproof lining and zip closures so you'll get the opportunity to practise a range of sewing techniques!

You'll be taken through everything step-by-step, under the wing of your experienced host who'll ensure you leave with a gorgeous handmade wash bag, which you can keep for yourself or gift to a lucky loved one!

In this experience, you will learn

  • General sewing techniques
  • Edge stitching
  • Sewing a zipper
  • Boxing corners
  • How to achieve a professional finish

All materials, tools, and accessories will be provided, including the gorgeous Japanese wax fabric that your wash bag will be made from.

However, if you fancy making something totally unique to you then you're welcome to bring a fabric of your choice. Sewing machines will be provided but you are also welcome to bring your own.

This workshop is designed for improvers so basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine is advised.

Suitable for ages 16+

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September 22, 2024

Silver Clay Jewellery Workshop

10am - 1pm

Guided by jewellery designer Rebecca Lucy, this is your chance to escape from the outside world and get creatively inspired by nature. During this fun, informal workshop you'll learn how to use natural leaves, twigs and shells to create a recycled silver pendant using silver clay.

Over the course of the workshop you'll learn:

An introduction to silver clay and it's properties

Using natural objects to create impressions on your piece

How to fire and finish your magical creation

This workshop is suitable for beginners!

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September 28, 2024

Lampshade Workshop

10:30am - 12:30pm

This workshop is an opportunity to discover a new skill, receive expert tips and tricks, and express yourself through an interior design essential.  Everything you need for your lampshade’s structure will be provided, you just need to bring the fabric which best showcases your unique style.

Fabric requirements:

Fabric needed for a 30cm Lampshade - approx 120cm x 30cm

Fabric needed for a 40cm Lampshade - approx 130cm x 30cm

You’re more than welcome to bring more fabric if you wish. You will spend time looking at the print placement, discussing how best to use your choice of fabric and make sure to get the perfect fit on the day.

Firm cotton fabrics tend to work best, but if you have any questions, feel free to email info@hannahredden.co.uk for further advice.

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September 30, 2024

Bag Making for Beginners Workshop

10am - 1pm

In this three hour sewing workshop, you’ll make a beautiful cotton shoulder bag complete with lining and pockets to take home after. You’ll have the choice of two different fabrics to make your tote bag with and it will be matched with a waterproof wax canvas, cotton lining and strong carry handles.

You’ll be given all the materials ready-cut with detailed instructions on how to sew your tote bag. You will be guided through the whole process on how to thread, use the machine and construct your bag.

All sewing accessories and machines will be provided, so all you need to do is turn up!

What you’ll learn:

  • Threading and using a domestic sewing machine
  • General sewing techniques
  • Edge stitching
  • Using a rivet press
  • Achieving a professional finish
  • Basic bag making techniques

This workshop is suitable for ages 16+

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October 13, 2024

Beginner Machine Sewing Workshop

10am - 4pm

Get to know your way around a sewing machine and learn the basic techniques to help build your confidence and skills. Includes threading and setting up your machine, creating different stitches, inserting a zip, boxing corners, making and joining pieces of a simple pattern. You’ll spend the day learning how to make a variety of projects to take home using a selection of fabrics provided, including a drawstring bag and a zipped pouch. End the day feeling satisfied with your achievements and more confident using a sewing machine.

This course is a great way to start your sewing journey and you’ll leave with new-found knowledge, confidence and inspiration for future projects plus you’ll get to take your lovely handmade items home with you.

Sewing machines and accessories will be provided, so all you need to do is turn up! You are also welcome to bring your own sewing machine.

You will learn:

  • Threading and using a domestic sewing machine
  • General sewing techniques
  • Cutting fabric from a simple pattern
  • Edge stitching
  • Sewing a zipper
  • Boxing corners
  • Troubleshooting tips and tricks
  • Achieving a professional finish

Workshop will run from 10am-4pm with a one hour lunch break and is suitable for ages 16+.

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October 19, 2024

Silver Clay Jewellery Workshop

10am - 1pm

Guided by jewellery designer Rebecca Lucy, this is your chance to escape from the outside world and get creatively inspired by nature. During this fun, informal workshop you'll learn how to use natural leaves, twigs and shells to create a recycled silver pendant using silver clay.

Over the course of the workshop you'll learn:

An introduction to silver clay and it's properties

Using natural objects to create impressions on your piece

How to fire and finish your magical creation

This workshop is suitable for beginners!

BOOK NOW
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October 26, 2024

Beginner's Modern Calligraphy Workshop

10am - 1pm

Learn the art of modern calligraphy in the lovely dip pen and ink style with Hunter Gatherings at Flourish.

Whether you crave being able to add magic to your birthday cards, day-to-day shopping lists or DIY elements on your wedding day - your wish is Hunter Gatherings' command!

What to expect:

  • Beginner-friendly modern calligraphy workshop
  • Learn the basic techniques of dip pen calligraphy
  • Step-by-step demonstrations by workshop host, Fran
  • Practice drills for core calligraphy elements
  • Instruction on creating words and working through the alphabet
  • Time to practice your technique and ask any questions
  • Complimentary tea or americano on arrival
  • Access to the café for additional food and drinks
  • Receive a takeaway kit to practice at home - with calligraphy pen, ink pot, guide sheets and paper

The workshop will take place in the Crafter's Corner in our Home & Lifestyle store, with access to a the Crafter's Corner Cafe to buy food and extra drinks.

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