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  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

, Sun 1 Sep 2019, £70

Views of Kentmere from our Lakeland Farm

Views of Kentmere from our Lakeland Farm

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Kentmere Valley and be inspired by the Lakeland fells and stunning landscape. The perfect place to create.

Details

Intriguing to make, a silver spinner ring is both fashionable and mystical. Two different rings are made and fitted together so that the smaller ring can spin, when moved, around the larger ring. This spinning motion is believed to have a calming effect on the wearer.

Come and learn a range of jewellery making techniques in just one day – whether you are a beginner, a more experienced maker, or someone who likes creating one-off pieces. With lots of opportunities to customise your design, it's a great way to spend a day and create a unique and original silver ring.

Amanda Hunter, is a jeweller and educator who loves to teach people how to make jewellery. She has been running her own jewellery business, Passion Flower Studio, for 9 years and specialises in making individual pieces in silver and gold. A key feature of her work is surface texture created using natural and found objects.

This workshop will be at Cowshed Creative, based in a traditional converted Lakeland barn at Browfoot Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay on the farm.

For more information about this and other courses, take a look at our website. To find out how to book, click book.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 1 Sep 2019 10:00 to 16:30
The studio is only open during workshops. Pre-booking is essential.

Prices

The workshop fee is £70 and includes a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread and cake and refreshments throughout the day. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner. A material fee will be charged for sterling silver (£20)

There is an additional material charge of £20 for silver.

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Plan to deliver workshops for kids and families - setting up adult programme first.

Address

Browfoot Farm,
Staveley,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA8 9JQ

Directions

Plan route to Cowshed Creative using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 460001  Lat: 54.39424 Long: -2.83175

From the A591 turn into Staveley and follow the road until you reach the village hall. Turn following the sign to Kentmere for 1 mile. The road turns right over a bridge. Ignore this and go straight on up Browfoot Lane, keeping left of the river, for about 2 miles. Goose Howe is the property before us. Four fields further, on the right, there's a sign on the right hand wall for Browfoot Farm. Turn in here. Down the drive; The Cowshed is ahead on the left, with the sign on the wall. For the car park take a right at the two red doors, past farm buildings and left just beyond the grey corrugated tin barn.

Lifts can be arranged from Staveley Train Station.

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 9
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Notes

Service dogs allowed - discussion would need to take place when certain processes being used aren't safe for a dog

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