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WORKSHOPS

We are working with some local crafters to bring you various small workshops (up to 10 people) where you can learn a new skill and meet new people.

As these workshops will have limited numbers be sure to sign up quickly to ensure your place.

All details of future workshops, including how to book, will be posted here. If you miss out on a place on a specific workshop please feel free to email to let us know of your interest in attending a similar event in the future.

Previous Workshops

LEARN TO WEAVE WORKSHOP AT FIRST TRADE DAYS

Thursday 9th March 2017

£35

6.30-8.30pm

Join us on Thursday, 9th March for our first Learn to Weave workshop hosted by Sarah from The Squid Ink Co.

In this beginners crash course Sarah will talk you through the basic techniques you will need to make your own woven wall hanging. All materials are provided including a wooden loom and tool kit which is yours to keep plus loads of colourful wools to experiment with. Also included in the price are snacks and drinks to keep your energy and creativity flowing.

This is a relaxed two hour workshop for all those wannabe weavers with a Thursday evening to spare.

Sarah’s other workshops sell out fast so make sure you head to

All levels of experience are welcome.

PAPER FOLDING WORKSHOP AT FIRST TRADE DAYS

Sunday 12th March 2017

£45

2-5pm

Come join us for our first workshop hosted by Kate Colin here at First Trade Days.

Kate is a designer/maker based in Glasgow who works with paper to create handmade sculptural lighting.
Inspired by mathematical forms and nature, she developed her own technique of hand scoring and folding paper and created a range of unique designs.

In this three hour workshop Kate will teach you some basic paper folding techniques which will allow you to make your own handmade lampshade to take home at the end of the day.

All levels of experience are welcome.

Price includes all materials, a choice of coloured paper as well as delicious tea/coffee/cakes made by Bakery 47