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Islington

£89

Learn how to knit a gorgeous winter bobble hat in this fun and interactive class. Over the course of 3 weeks, you’ll knit and natter with fellow beginner knitters, and you’ll be taught by our highly experienced teacher. You’ll also: -Gain a firm grasp of basic hand knitting skills -Learn how to hold the knitting needles and yarn with comfort -Learn the basic stitches for hand knitting which include knit and purl stitches, how to cast on and off, moss stitch, single and double ribs. -Learn how to read a basic pattern and how to do shaping (increasing and decreasing) -Learn how to change colours and yarns to make stripes At the end of the 3 weeks, you’ll be on your way to completing your winter hat, be able to develop and produce several swatches of basic techniques, have the confidence to start your own projects and experiment with new ideas.

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Islington

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Life drawing art classes for women, artistic ladies, ladies' events, ladies who lunch, female functions, female parties, corporate team building events and networking events for women with a professional male nude life model in all areas of North London. Please visit my website links to peruse all details: www.malenudelifemodel.com www.lifedrawingartclassesforwomen.co.uk www.henpartylifedrawingclasses.co.uk

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Islington

£25

Have-a-Go lessons are relaxed and a lot of fun. They are suitable for complete beginners and you will learn to shoot a recurve bow!

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Islington

£28.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity, wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Kandinsky˜s iconic Circles mural painting. Play around and change the colours of this painting to match your living room! Wassily Kandinsky, was a Russian artist from the late 1800s, who was inspired by the loose painting style of the Impressionists and ended up pioneering the Abstract Art movement. Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£26.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Van Goghs iconic Starry Night! Vincent Van Goghs work is characterised by his bold brushstrokes and expressive use of colour perfect to play with! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£27.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Edvard Munchs iconic The Scream painting perfect for Halloween! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£99

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to knit by machine, this is the class for you! You’ll learn the basics of how a knitting machine works, how to set one up and you’ll be inspired to start experimenting with patterns and colours. In this class, you’ll: -Gain a firm grasp of basic machine knitting skills -Learn how to set up a knitting machine, change between different coloured yarns and how to blend and mix different yarns together -Learn various techniques, including casting on and off, lace holes stripes and ladders -Have a better understanding of knitwear yarns, machines and gauges -Practice how to use a transfer tool to make patterned eyelets in your swatches/garments -Experiment with different yarns and create swatches to take away At the end of the class, you’ll be able to knit a scarf and/or have a collection of experimental swatches, which can be further developed into your own designs.

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Islington

£99

Take your machine knitting skills to the next level in this intermediate class. You’ll be buzzing with ideas and full of enthusiasm to try out what you’ve learned with some new knitting projects! In this class, you’ll: -Progress to more challenging knitting skills -Learn new techniques including E wrapping, fringing, cording, tucking, weaving in and punch-card jacquard -Experiment with different types of yarns from fine, chunky and fancy yarns to create pattern and colour placements -Knit cords which then can be used with other techniques in your work. The cords can be used as a yarn for hand knitting, trims, weaving, knotting, stitching onto other fabrics and materials. -Create your own freehand punchcard design. Here, you’ll learn creative ways to use pattern and texture in your work. You will experiment with punchcard designs for Jacquard/ Fair Isle, Tucking & Slip Stitch and Weaving in techniques. Use various yarns and colours to create different effects and textures your work. -Create a collection of experimental swatches which can be developed further into your design ideas for fashion, interiors, accessories & trims.

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Islington

£29.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at Bangers will be themed around Kandinskys iconic Circles mural painting. Play around and change the colours of this painting to match your living room! Wassily Kandinsky, was a Russian artist from the late 1800s, who was inspired by the loose painting style of the Impressionists and ended up pioneering the Abstract Art movement. Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£89

Discover the wonderful art of crochet! Over the course of 3 weeks, you’ll learn to make your own string-style market shopper bag. You’ll also: -Gain a firm grasp of basic crochet skills -Learn how to hold the crochet hook and yarn with comfort -Learn the basic crochet techniques; slip knot, chain, slip, double, half treble and treble stitches -Learn how to crochet neatly in row and work in a round -Learn how to read a pattern, shaping (increasing and decreasing) and be introduced to different yarns and change colours At the end of the 3 weeks, you’ll be on your way to completing your shopper bag, have the confidence to start your own projects with basic crochet techniques and experiment with new ideas.

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Islington

£26.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around our own version of Charlotte Ellinas Banksy inspired Umbrella Girl. As no one knows Banksys true identity, come to our event and pretend you are the real thing! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£99

This one-to-one masterclass offers a thorough, concentrated and all-inclusive instruction in knit design and construction. Each session is bespoke and tailor-made around the knitter’s personal needs and interests. The class can be focussed on ready-to-wear items or it can take a more experimental approach.

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Islington

£27.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Gordon Bruces Winter Light painting. Have fun playing with rich and saturated colours to create your own dream landscape! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£27.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Bottlescrue will be themed around this Andre Derain inspired London painting by Miguel Galue. Andre Derain was a French Fauvist painter well known for his powerful use of colour. Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You wil be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£27.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Rebecca Hunters Purple London Skyline painting. Why not personalise your masterpiece and add your house into the skyline? Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£20

The session includes a selection of meditations, with the main focus on a guided mindful hot chocolate meditation. It is suitable for beginner & experienced meditators - a special taster chocolate bar to take away and taste (mindfully!).

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Islington

£149

This is an ideal class if you have a basic understanding of machine knitting and you want to develop your textile design skills or experimental skills. You’ll learn beautiful stitches and techniques and explore the use of colour, textured structures and stitch manipulation. In this class, you’ll: -Gain a firm grasp of basic machine knitting skills for industrial (Dubied) hand flat knitting machines -Learn how to set up a Dubied knitting machine, including casting on and off, changing between different coloured yarns and how to blend and mix yarns together -Learn various stitch structures and techniques, such as needle layouts, hold stitch, tuck stitch, 2 x 2 rib, racking and selective needle use -Practice how to use a stitch transfer tool to create hand manipulation techniques for ladders, lace holes and freeform methods -Have a better understanding of knitwear yarns, machines and gauges At the end of the class, you’ll create a technical folder with a collection of experimental swatches of techniques, stitch manipulation and knit structures. You will be able to develop these techniques further into your own designs experimenting with different textures and yarns to produce unique fabrics in a variety of weights for future projects.

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Islington

£27.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Bottlescrue will be inspired by this fabulous Vogue Cover in Art Deco style! Enjoy playing with bright colours and decorative shapes to create your own vintage painting. Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£30

Commedia dell’Arte for the 21st Century Summer Workshops with Dr Chiara D’Anna FOR ACTORS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & PLAYFUL PEOPLE. BEGINNERS WELCOME! Run by one of Commedia dell Arte leading practitioners in the UK, this masterclass will offer you the opportunity to discover and expand skills that are fundamental in any performance setting: body and space awareness, physical stamina, a clear understanding of rhythm-tempo, comic timing and the ability to improvise with confidence. The Commedia dell Arte Workshops - Summer Season are open to everybody! WHAT TO EXPECT: Lots of fun, lots of sweat, lots of laughter.

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Islington

£29

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Folly will be themed around our latest London Pop Art painting Chilly in the City! Pop Art took inspiration from popular and commercial culture of the time so expect to hear lots of classic songs from the 1960s on our playlist! You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£29.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at Bangers will be themed around Gordon Bruces Winter Light painting. Have fun playing with rich and saturated colours to create your own dream landscape! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£28.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around Wyland Tondeliers London skyline painting. Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Islington

£89

You’ve mastered the basics of hand knitting and you’re ready to learn some more challenging techniques. This is the perfect class for you! Over the course of 3 weeks, you’ll learn to knit a pair of super cute fingerless mittens. You’ll also: -Progress to more challenging knitting skills -Learn more complex knit structures and techniques for hand knitting, which include lace, cables and aran knitting, fair isle and intarsia -Learn to work from charts, tension swatches and read patterns -Learn to work in a round with double pointed and circular needles At the end of 3 weeks, you’ll be on your way to completing your mittens, have a greater knowledge of more complex stitches and structures and how to apply them. You’ll be able to develop and produce swatches of the stitches you’ve learned, have the confidence to work on more complex projects and experiment with new ideas.

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Recent Reviews

Make Your Own Spinner Rings

Fantastic class! Really well put together and ended up with a lovely ring. Would love to do another!

Francesca
Been on 2 EmptyChair workshop(s)

BYOB Ultimate Pottery Experience

Really friendly and helpful, I was a late but the teacher was lovely and patient, I will definitely go again. Not as easy as it looks but the end result was great, cannot wait to comes back after the firing to pick up my creation!

Mina
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

100% Organic Soap Making

Man was really nice and helpful, was a good experience

Ryan
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

BYOB Ultimate Pottery Experience

Brilliant value for a great couple of hours getting creative with clay!

Rebecca
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

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