Here are five of the best crafty workshops in Lancashire

These are the top places that hold crafty workshops in the area

Friday, 31st January 2020, 5:00 pm
Lancashire Recommends looks at some of the best crafty workshops in Lancashire

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Introduction to botanical eco printing, Eco Pod, Park View4U, Lytham A fascinating introduction to Botanical, or Eco Printing at the inspirational Eco Pod at Park View4U, Lytham. The course will be led by Maggie Pearson, a Liverpool-based textile artist, who designs and makes unique textiles and papers, printing them naturally with plants which are bound tightly with natural fibres (silk, wool, cotton, paper). You will have the chance to go foraging for leaves with Maggie in the park and local woodlands, learn the principles of botanical contact Eco printing, and print some samples. Takes places on Wednesday, April 22. Cost of 70. To book visit
The Golden Ball, Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston Each month The Golden Ball at Longton brings a local craft expert to help you with your crafting skills or to teach you something new. The mornings run Sunday mornings 10am - 12 noon (unless otherwise stated), with free tea and coffee. No prepayment needed (unless otherwise stated), they only need your name for guestlist places. The next two workshops are Painting with dots, Sunday, February 9; Learning to crochet on Saturday, February 29. Visit to check out what craft mornings are running and to book email [email protected]

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Barton Grange Garden Centre, Garstang Road, Brock, Preston If you fancy trying something different, learning something new or just having a really good time, then theres a whole range of events at Barton Grange Garden Centre to keep you occupied and entertained. Upcoming crafty workshops include watercolour classes, beginners modern calligraphy workshop, and Kirigami hearts. For full details of workshops visit
Furniture painting and upholstery workshops, Cuerden View Cafe, Cuerden Valley Park, Bamber Bridge Joanne Hughes of The Boho Shed holds regular furniture painting and upholstery workshops - learn how to upcycle your old items. Visit to learn more.
The Crafty Potter, Heskin Hall Shopping Village, Wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley Crafty Potter are a pottery and craft studio that is bursting with ideas and crafty projects, many that can be taken home the same day. Activity ranges includes pot painting, mosaics, foam clay, glass painting, canvas painting, fairy gardens, teddy mountain, messy play and clay play. No matter what your age there is something for everyone. Call 01257 453399 for details.