Aspirations workshops: Tuesdays - upcycling - morning activities open to all Thursdays - independent living skills
Tues 18, 25 July, 1, 8, 15, 22,29 August and 5 September—our exciting new upcycling project involves learning practical hands on upcycling skills in the morning followed by varied afternoon sessions including short visits to source furniture, the ethos behind recyling, pricing and marketing sale items as well as volunteering and community engagement, and sales opportunities.
Please check when booking as some workshops may require attendance for more than one week to complete your project.
Tuesdays 18 & 25 July Mosaics - Bring in an old picture frame and any old and broken crockery to create your own mosaic design to take home.
Tuesday 1 August Bring in an old bottle and take home a trendy new lamp or vase!
Tuesday 8 & 15 August Stencilling workshop - Bring in a piece of furniture you wish to give a new lease of life to. Previous examples include footstools, shelves, chair etc.
Tuesday 22 August Decoupage workshop - bring in a storage box, magazine rack, recipe box, sewing box etc. Then we will show you how to use your favourite items to create your project – this might include comics, maps, recipe books, newspaper, wall paper – the choice is yours.
Tuesday 29 August Join us to make a wind chime or clock
Tuesday 5 September Celebration community coffee morning - showcase your work and share your new skills with the community.
Mondays 24 & 31 July, 7, 14, 21 August and 4 September Thursdays 20, 27 July, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August and 7 September—our innovative independent living skills workshops are perfect for anyone wishing to increase their independence, as well as those at school/college who may benefit from this useful and very practical holiday activity. Supported trips out, shopping and travel training and cookery are just a few of the items included.