Develop your creative skills, meet others, network and grow your business at one of our upcoming events or workshops. We look forward to meeting you soon.
If you would like to host a workshop please contact us on the form below to discuss your ideas
Saturday 24th March 2018
SOLD OUT: All the Roses Masterclass: create beautiful sugar roses
This full day class is dedicated to creating sugar roses. You’ll learn everything you need to know to create 5 different sugar roses in this 1 day Masterclass.
Roses are the undisputed queen of sugar flowers. This class will cover the techniques and know how to create rose buds, a full sugar rose, a garden rose, a David Austin rose and the super popular modern whimsical rose. Come and learn how to create sugar roses The Cheltenham Cakery way.
What will be covered:
- The different pastes that can be used and our preferred paste of choice.
- How to colour your chosen paste and make it ready to use.
- Use of different cutters for different looks
- How to create your rose starting point
- How to make a full sugar rose.
- How to make a garden rose.
- How to make a David Austin rose.
- How to make little rose buds
- How to create a gorgeous large whimsical rose.
- How to use tools and veiners to create texture
- How to display your roses to perfection.
You’ll take away with you the roses you’ve made on the day along with full written notes and suppliers list.
£146.12 per person
To Purchase tickets:
Saturday 10th March at 11am –1.30pm
Hair Vine Workshop
Hair vines are as popular as ever in the world of Bridal probably because they are so versatile to wear, light weight and they look pretty darn cute. Made from a length of silver plated wire, these hair accessories can be beaded to your hearts content and secured in the hair with bobby pins once complete.
This workshop aims to provide you with the a basic introduction to wiring your very own hair vine using an assortment of beads and crystals in varying colours. The length of your vine will depend on how you progress throughout the class. You will be shown different styles and examples to get those creative juices flowing.
Price: £35 including tea, coffee and infused water.
For further information and to purchase tickets: https://thecreativemagpie.co.uk/workshops/hair-vine-workshop/
Saturday 24th February at 10am –1pm
Sterling Silver Ring/Bangle Workshop for Beginners
During this friendly and informative beginners class, the experienced silver smith and tutor Wendy Murphy B.Ed Hons, will guide you through traditional silversmithing techniques to design, cut, texture, sand, solder and polish your own sterling silver ring or bangle to take away with you. You can also personalise your piece with lettering on he inside.
Ticket Prices: £60 Ring £75 Bangle.
Includes: Instruction, materials, insurance and light refreshments
Maximum class size of 8
**There is potential for the class to be extended so that you can make both a Ring and Bangle, this will be subject to interest. Please contact Wendy if you would like the opportunity to make two pieces.
For more information call Wendy on 07772906203
For further information and to purchase tickets: https://www.wmmsilver.co.uk/event/cotswolds-sterling-silver-ring-bangle-workshop/
Tuesday 20th February 2018 18:30 – 20:30
Beginners Guide to Modern Calligraphy
Emerald Paper Design are hosting a beginners guide to modern calligraphy on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at the brilliant The Cotswold Wedding Studio, just outside of Cheltenham.
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills, and alphabet practices before moving onto whole words. Emma from Emerald Paper Design will be giving demonstrations each step of the way, as well as being on hand for individual guidance.
The price includes a starter kit full of the goodies you need to start your modern calligraphy journey.
Tickets available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/modern-calligraphy-workshop-colesbourne-near-cheltenham-tickets-42176651500
Sunday 11 February 2018 10.30am – 1pm
Beaded Heart Workshop- Bead work techniques for Beginners
Learn exciting bead work techniques and create a beaded heart decoration or brooch perfect as a Valentines gift or for your wedding. Whether this is a one off workshop or the start of your journey with these skills you can embellish lots of other pieces too.
Jan Knibbs is a multi award winning designer who specialises in couture embroidery. She combines her signature style of embroidery with vintage finds in her bespoke bridal wear and accessories and loves to share these techniques to help you create something completely unique for your special day.
Ticket Price: £37.27
For further information and to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beaded-heart-workshop-tickets-42137016952
Saturday 2nd December at 2.30pm
Christmas Wreath Making Workshops
Join Charlotte Elizabeth for an afternoon of festive fun with friends….
Learn how to create your very own Christmas Wreath using beautiful fresh materials set in this stunning creative hub in The Cotswold’s.
During the workshop Charlotte will guide you step by step through the art of traditional wreath making. We will use an array of seasonal foliage and decorations as well as fabulous scented herbs such as Rosemary and Lavender.
TICKETS £45 – All materials provided and the ticket price includes the afternoons refreshments – choose from artisan mulled wine (alcoholic or non!), teas, coffees, cold drinks and mince pies and other festive snacks!
YOUR BEAUTIFUL WREATH – is of course your’s to take home with you and a full set of instructions will provided so that you can enjoy the craft again and again at home.
Tuesday 21st November 2017 18:30 – 20:30
Beginners Guide to Modern Calligraphy: Christmas Edition
Emerald Paper Design are hosting a beginners guide to modern calligraphy, with a Christmas twist, on Tuesday 21st November 2017 at the brilliant The Cotswold Wedding Studio, Colesbourne.
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills, and alphabet practices before moving onto whole words. You will then put these new skills to use producing your own festive decoration which has been created in collaboration with Daisy Says I Do.
The price includes a starter kit full of the goodies you need to start your modern calligraphy journey, as well as some extra festive treats!
Tickets available here:
Saturday 21 October 2017 10:30 – 13:00
Beginners Guide to Luxury Favours (Cookies & Cupcakes)
The Cheltenahm Cakery are hosting a beginners guide to Fabulous Favours where you will learn how to design a favour (cookie or cupcake), create fondant effects, and learn techniques to decorate favours including:
- use of gold leaf
- basic piping
- and applique decorations
- Packaging ideas
We will give you ideas of how to package and present your gifts for that extra special touch. The techniques you will be taught can be transferred both onto cookie and cupcake favours (and larger cakes too!).
So whether you are looking to design and make your own wedding favours or a gorgeous gift to give out to friends and family come and wile away a few hours learning a new skill. Plus a ‘bake off’ style competition with the winner leaving with a gift to help them on their edible gift journey.
You’ll be working on cookies and cupcakes that we’ve already baked for you. During the day you’ll decorate 6 cookies and 4 cupcakes. We provide everything for you including all refreshsments and nibbles during the break. You will be given a resource pack detailing full notes of the class including reciepes for both cookie and cupcake favours.
The workshop will be a small group with a maximum of 10 people, which means that each person will get plenty of assistance. All you need to bring is yourself.
Friday 23rd June 10.30am – 12.30pm
Laser Cutting Workshop for Beginners- Make a Cake Topper
Pen and Fold are hosting a Laser Cutting Workshop for beginners where we will design and make a Cake Topper or a Bespoke Wedding Favour. You will be given a resource pack that is a step-by-step guide to creating a vector file that can be laser cut. This guide will also help you to create files in the future that can be sent to be laser cut from home. The skills that you learn on this workshop will enable you to turn your ideas into finished laser cut products.
The workshop will be a small group with a maximum of 10 people, which means that each person will get plenty of assistance. Ideally, you would bring your own laptop, however, if you don’t have one, please let us know in advance and we will be able to provide one for you.
If you have any questions about this workshop, you can email Celia at email@example.com.
We look forward to seeing you on Friday 23rd June.
Wednesday 10th May 10.30am- 1.30pm
Social Media Imagery Workshop
Daisy Says I Do is hosting a Social Media Imagery Workshop in the beautiful setting of The Cotswold Wedding Studio on Wednesday 10th May 10.30am- 1.30pm for wedding creatives to collate images using a wide selection of props and colour themed items and backgrounds along with any items you would like to bring along.
Early Bird Tickets £32.50 Standard Tickets £40
You will get to meet and share ideas with other wedding creatives, increasing social media exposure along with creating enough images to add variety and quantity to your social media image reserves!
You can choose to work collaboratively and share items or create little set ups using just the items provided – (there will be lots!)
Tickets available here:
Who is this workshop for?
Wedding Industry Creatives including Cakes Makers and Sugar Crafts, Stationers, Florists, Stylists, Photographers, Milliners, Jewellers……….
Photo Credit: Tatum Reid Photography
Thursday 20th April 2017 10.30am-12.30pm
Beginners Guide to Modern Calligraphy
Emerald Paper Design are hosting a beginners guide to modern calligraphy on Thursday 20th April 2017
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills, and alphabet practices before moving on to whole words. Emma from Emerald Paper Design will be giving demonstrations each step of the way, as well as being on hand for individual guidance.
Workshop Info: Thursday 20th April 2017, at The Cotswold Wedding Studio, Colesbourne, near Cheltenham. £50 per person includes a starter kit full of the goodies you need to start your modern calligraphy journey & refreshments.
Terms and Conditions
By booking any of the workshops or events you are agreeing to the following Terms and Conditions:
- Our workshops and events are provided by a variety of suppliers and whilst we aim to make sure that they are trustworthy The Cotswold Wedding Studio cannot guarantee the quality of the service that they provide.
- All payments are to be made directly to the supplier running the workshop or event.
- Each supplier has their own Terms and Conditions of service to adhere to and any complaints or discrepancies are to be dealt with directly with the supplier and not The Cotswold Wedding Studio.
- The Cotswold Wedding Studio cannot be held liable for any actions of the suppliers.
- We have a small private car park, this is to be used at your own risk and The Cotswold Wedding Studio is not liable for any loss or damage.
We would love to hear from you to discuss your ideas for workshops and events. If you have questions about existing workshops please follow the links to ask the hosts.