Wool painting or wool watercolour, as some people call it, is a unique relatively new technique which originated in St. Petersburg. This is not felt making. It is about creating a fibre picture using merino wool, silk and viscose. Laying and shaping fibres, blending the colours together, creating beautiful textures and effects [...]
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Cathy is a children's book illustrator who fell in love with the creativity and tradition of Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto. She stopped in her tracks when she saw the ingenious patterns and illustrations on Musubi's beautiful textiles. She loves the vibrant colour palette and the interesting fabrics. Furoshiki are clever and creative, and [...]
At Tower Barn, we have some wonderful pieces of art on display, created by a Cotswolds based artist called Fiona Parkinson. Fiona studied at the University of Lincoln and has achieved a first class bachelors degree in design and more recently a master’s degree in fine art. Fiona is a very passionate entomologist [...]
Chrissy from the Enchanted Florist will be hosting a Christmas Wreath Workshop on Wednesday 4th December and also a Christmas Table Decoration Workshop on Wednesday 18th December. Both courses will run from 10am till 1pm. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-table-decoration-plus-lunch-tickets-60431075975 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-wreath-workshop-plus-lunch-tickets-51113335362
Friday 17th September – 7pm Richard Young of Kites Nest Farm will be hosting a talk on Sir Thomas Phillipps and his involvement with Broadway Tower and the surrounding area Booking is essential as places are limited, please contact Christina at email@example.com
Folk art painting is the exciting way of decorating using dots and simple brush strokes. This charming naive painting method can be used to create greetings cards and embellish picture frames, wooden boxes, plant pots as well as larger items such as mirrors and furniture. This fascinating workshop will see you learn and practice [...]
Ever wanted to try your hand at calligraphy? This beginners half-day workshop is the perfect introduction to discovering the world of beautiful handwriting. Described as an art form that expresses the very souls of the words on the paper, calligraphy is an incredibly admired skill to behold. Using traditional and modern techniques, your tutor, [...]
Ever wondered how the delicate lace creations of yesteryear were made? Here is your chance to learn the traditional craft of Torchon lace, brought brilliantly up to date with colour! The first part of the day will be about getting to know the stitches used in Torchon lace, learning how to move the [...]
Needle Felt Wool Sculpture Course – Various Dates – 10am to 4.30pm Learn the basics of needle felting and make a hare or other animal. You will be shown how to make a wire armature, form the structure, apply the wool, add features and ears! £55 per person to include materials, light lunch, [...]
Popup Vinyasa Yoga Class with Julia Rose held at the beautiful Tower Barn, Broadway Tower Specific Monday dates are available to book, 11am till 12noon. Further Monday dates will be added It is essential to book a place, as there are limited places available No experience necessary to join but the class [...]