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  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Workshop/Course, Sat 23 Sep 2017, £74

Come and enjoy an introduction to The Art of BATIK

Come and enjoy an introduction to The Art of BATIK

Introducing The Art of Batik

Details

Using cotton or calico fabrics, a vibrant range of fabric dyes and beeswax from the Cycle Cafe's own bee hives you will create your own pictures design under Caroline's careful guidance, which will be then coloured over in a number of stages using a wax resist.

No previous experience is necessary or drawing skills.

Starting with a simple outline provided she will explain about creating a wax resist and build up the layers of colour. Some lovely effect can be created and once you understand the process to can proceed to make further designs as time allows.

Materials are charged extra depending on the amount produced, usually between £5 and £10.

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board Member

We have a ground floor toilet but not wide enough for wheelchair access.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Sep 2017 09:30 to 16:30
The Cycle Cafe is a family-run tea garden with unusual opening times. Fri 12.00 to 18.00. Sat 10.00 to 18.00 and the second Sun of the month 10.00 to 18.00. We will serve any cyclists at other times with whatever we have, if of course we are about and available. Seasonal opening only, Apr to end Sep.

Prices

£74 inc a lovely 2 course lunch

Address

Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT

Directions

On the C2C Cycle route 200 yds north of Greystoke village green, direction Blencowe. We welcome all cyclists and walkers and ask all those with cars to walk the 350yds from the village car park around the Greystoke Castle walls.
We can offer parking in our driveway to cycle support vehicles and those attending our workshop days,
Bus links to Penrith and Keswick. Penrith railway station 5 miles

Parking: free

Facilities

  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member

We have a ground floor toilet but not wide enough for wheelchair access.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesChildren's menu

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

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