Want to do something different with a friend? Need to do something with your hands? Love making things? Want to try something new? Can’t commit to a 10 week class? Then this is the place for you!

We offer a wide selection of shorter courses where you can learn new techniques, explore different media or enjoy experimenting with skills you have already dabbled in. See the variety of what we offer at the bottom of this page.

Ranging from half a day to five days these one-off courses are great to do with a friend, meet new people, to give as a gift or treat yourself.

You can see up to 25 of our currently scheduled short courses on this page or view them by category.

We are constantly adding new courses and dates so keep checking back and sign up to our newsletter.

Short courses by date

All our currently scheduled short courses in date order. Only 25 show at a time, view by category to see more.

Wooden Spoon Carving – July 2021

Sat 31st Jul @ 10:00 - 16:00

Glass Painting – August 2021

Sat 7th Aug @ 10:00 - 16:00

Modern Calligraphy – August 2021

Fri 20th Aug @ 10:00 - 16:00

Brush Lettering – August 2021

Sat 21st Aug @ 10:00 - 16:00

Making your Mark: Exploring Painting – August 2021

Thu 26th Aug @ 10:00 - Fri 27th Aug @ 16:30

Watercolour Flowers – September 2021

Sat 4th Sep @ 10:00 - 16:00

Two-day Tapestry Weaving – September 2021

Sat 18th Sep @ 10:00 - Sun 19th Sep @ 16:00

Two-day Hedgerow Dyeing – October 2021

Sat 2nd Oct @ 10:00 - Sun 3rd Oct @ 16:00

Ecoprinted Lampshade – October 2021

Fri 15th Oct @ 10:00 - 16:00

Wild Twines – October 2021

Sat 23rd Oct @ 10:00 - 16:00

Botanical Candles morning – October 2021

Sun 24th Oct @ 10:00 - 13:00

Glass Fusing & Slumping – November 2021

Sat 13th Nov @ 10:00 - 16:00

Courses we offer

Look out for dates and details listed above

Lino Printing

Cords and Braids

Bowl with chisels at Cambridge Art Makers

Bowl Turning

Creative Drawing courses with Niki Chandler at Cambridge Art Makers

Creative Drawing

Box Making

Hand spinning

Tapestry Weaving

Stained Glass course with Jill Fordham at Cambridge Art Makers - lido

Stained Glass

Pastel Pencil Drawing

Learn to Sew

Patchwork & Quilting


Enamelling courses with Sheila McDonald at Cambridge Art Makers


Jewellery Making at Cambridge Art Makers bird

Jewellery & Silversmithing

Textiles & Mixed Media

Free Motion Machine Embroidery

Needle Felting

Making your Mark

Screen Printing

Wooden Spoon Carving

Beginners Silver Jewellery

Snowdrops Watercolour Flowers with Janet Edwards at Cambridge Art Makers painting course

Watercolour Flowers

Stone Setting

Natural Dyeing


Willow Weaving

Wet Felting

Silver Casting

Orchard Haberdashery

Book Binding

Botanical Candles

Glass Fusing & Slumping

Wooden Fan Birds


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