Welcome to the Cookery & Creative Crafts News: with details of recent courses, upcoming courses and crafty, foodie news!

Programme of Events 2019

Saturday 30th March: Needle Felted Zip Brooches

A chance to make beautiful brooches from zips – yes, zips! This workshop is presented by Marion Chapman and suitable for all levels.

Thursday 2nd May:  Tunisian Crochet

By popular demand Michelle Turner returns to teach the delights of Tunisian Crochet for beginners.

Monday 20th May:  Indian Hand Block Painting

A first for us here at WI Centre – try out block painting with a difference under the skillful guidance of Anna Aguma. All levels and abilities.

Saturday 15th June: Fused Glass Workshop

A wonderful chance to make 4 separate items in fused glass under the direction of Katie Lynn of Molten Wonky. Another first at WI Centre. Suitable for all levels and good fun too!

Tues 11th & 25th June and Tuesday 9th & 16th July: Embroidery Workshop

A fabulous workshop running for 4 mornings spread over 4 weeks. Hosted by Pam Jermey this gives you a real opportunity to develop embroidery skills gained at the workshops last year.

Tuesday 24th September: Decoupage

Why not try this lovely workshop led by our very own Sheila Gunson. Suits all levels.

Thursday 10th October:  Kumihimo

Tutor Michelle Turner gives us a chance to try this Japanese form of braiding. Suitable for all levels.

Thursday 24th October: Kindle Cover

Make a cover for your kindle and a fabric basket with Pat Lumsdale. Suitable for all levels.

Friday 15th November: Take A Bag Of Flour

Exactly what it says on the . . .bag! See just how many delights can come from one bag of flour when you are working with Hazel Ridgewell.

Tuesday 10th December: Christmas Flower

Our seasonal foray into flower arranging that would grace any festive table. Workshop led by Marion Garvey and suitable for all levels.


We hope that you will be able to join us at one or some of these fabulous events! To book YOUR place, email tickets@essexwi.org.uk