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Here at Flourish in Dumfries town centre we love teaching and inspiring people to be creative. We curate an ever changing series of workshops, events and experiences. So why not make time and join us here at our creative space in the High Street. You can expect a fun, relaxed and informative experience, with expert tuition and plenty of guidance.

 

Whether you're a total beginner, looking to refresh your skills, want to spend some time away from day to day distractions or would love to meet other like minded folks, we're sure you'll find a workshop or event to suit you!

 

Its a place to learn, make, relax and enjoy creative possibilities. We hope you will leave with memories of an inspiring time away, treasured creations, newly formed friendships and everything you need to continue honing your skills at home.

More workshops and events still to be added to our brand new workshop page, please do pop back and visit the page to find out what else we have in store for the rest of the year!

Intermediate Frenchic Upcycling Furniture Workshop

SATURDAY 25TH JUNE 2022 

If you'd love to take your upcycling up a notch, join Kirsten from Mala Interiors here at Flourish in Dumfries on the 25th June for her intermediate workshop. It's the perfect next steps workshop if you've already attended the beginners class.

PRICE | £85.00 includes use of materials, tools of the trade, refreshments throughout the day & a delicious lunch

TIME | 10AM - 4PM

After school Art Club for Kids with Mr.P

TERM 4 STARTS ON TUESDAY 19TH APRIL 

After school Art Club with Mr P has been designed for children aged 5 – 12 years who enjoy expressing themselves in Art. During each workshop we will start with the Experiences and Outcomes as laid out in the Scottish school Curriculum. The processes we use will produce evidence that can then be shared and taken home to treasure. Just as importantly, we will ensure that our time together, exploring Art, is quite simply fun as well as inspiring. All abilities are welcome to join each week on a Tuesday.

PRICE | £7.00 per class, includes all materials & refreshments

TIME | 4.00PM - 5.30PM each week

DATES | 19th & 26th April, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st May, 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th June 2022

Print a Fruit Bowl

17TH MAY

Home Sweet Home

24TH MAY

Paint: Colours, Tints and Shades

31ST MAY

Collage a Patchwork Landscape

7TH JUNE

Come Rain or Shine Drawings

14TH JUNE

Seasonal Painting

21ST JUNE

‘Nearly the holidays’ painting

28TH JUNE

After school Knit Club for Kids with Knit with Em

STARTS ON FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2022 

Come and join us at this fun and creative knitting class for primary age children!  Whether your child wants to learn to knit or improve their knitting skills all abilities are welcome to join each week on a Friday.

PRICE | £35.00 for 4 week course and includes all materials & refreshments

TIME | 4.00PM - 5.30PM each week

DATES | 20th May, 27th May, NO CLASS 3rd JUNE ( Jubilee Weekend), 10th June & 17th June 2022

Easter Sewing Club for Kids with Leah Halliday

STARTS ON 5TH APRIL 2022 

We are delighted to be hosting Sewing Club for Complete Beginners at this 5 week course suitable for age 8yrs and upwards. Sewing is a life skill and its also a great way for children to engage with their creative side, problem solve and use fine motor skills. Plus of course its jolly good fun and they get to meet other kids with similiar interests too.

PRICE | £55.00 for 4 day course and includes all materials & refreshments. Equipment and Sewing machines will be provided

TIME | 2.00PM - 4.00PM each day

DATES | 5th, 6th,7th & 8th April 2022

After school Sewing Club for Kids with Leah Halliday

STARTS ON THURSDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2022 

We are delighted to be hosting Sewing Club for Complete Beginners at this 5 week course suitable for age 8yrs and upwards. Sewing is a life skill and its also a great way for children to engage with their creative side, problem solve and use fine motor skills. Plus of course its jolly good fun and they get to meet other kids with similiar interests too.

PRICE | £55.00 for 5 week course and includes all materials & refreshments. Equipment and Sewing machines will be provided

TIME | 4.00PM - 5.30PM each week

DATES | TBC

Wreath Making Workshop with The Pretty Wild Flower Co.

SATURDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2022 

Explore your creativity and learn how to create your very own unique Christmas wreath with Rebecca from The Pretty Wild Flower Co. 

PRICE | £50.00 includes all materials & festive refreshments

TIME | 10AM - 12NOON or 2 - 4PM

Previous Workshops & Events

Beginners Wool Felting Workshop

SATURDAY 21ST MAY 2022 

Come and join us at Flourish in Dumfries at this beginners Wool Felting Workshop with Ann Smith of Ann Smith Art. Spend some time creating your own unique piece of Wool Art in a fun and relaxing way.

PRICE | £70.00 includes use of materials, tools of the trade, refreshments throughout the day or £80.00 also including a delicious lunch

TIME | 10.30AM - 4PM

Art Club for Adults

STARTS ON TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2022 

This series of 8 practical workshops with experienced tutors will rekindle your love of making Art and inspire you to be creative. The workshops will be a warm, friendly and welcoming place to meet other like minded people. They provide a dedicated space for you to spend some time away from day to day distractions and the freedom to explore your own ideas, making mistakes and problem solving along the way. You can expect a fun, relaxed and informative experience, with expert tuition and plenty of guidance. All abilities are welcome to join each week on a Tuesday.

PRICE | FREE*

*Funded with support from the Scottish Government’s Community Based Adult Learning Fund.

TIME | 10.00AM - 1.00PM each week, (final session 10am-1pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm)

DATES | Every Tuesday from 15th Feb – 29th March

Silver Clay Workshop

SATURDAY 2ND APRIL 2022 

Come and join us at Flourish in Dumfries for our latest workshop. How does a whole day learning how to create your very own piece of silver jewellery sound? This would make for a perfect gift for someone special or a truly unique piece to treasure.

PRICE | £110.00 includes £30 of materials, refreshments throughout the day & a delicious lunch

TIME | 10AM - 4PM

Heirloom Angel Workshop with Leah Halliday

SUNDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2021  

Join us here at Flourish in Dumfries for a whole day learning how to create your very own fabric angel. This would make a perfect gift for someone special or a treasured heirloom for your family to enjoy in years to come!

PRICE | £90.00 includes all materials, a light lunch, tea and refreshments too!

TIME | 10 - 4PM

More workshops, events and experiences at Flourish in Dumfries are still to be added to this page, so please do pop back and visit to see more.