Art, Leisure and Learning Courses 

Rowan is now running a variety of relaxed, friendly and enjoyable art courses for the wider community in evenings with spaces available.

We are now taking bookings for our evening classes beginning in September. Take a look below for further information. If you are interested please get in touch on 01223 566027 or email

Ceramics – 10 week courses

Tuesdays 17:30 to 19:30 – Randella Handley LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE 

*NEW* Wednesday 19:00 to 21:00 – Andrea Van Kleef SPACES AVAILABLE

Thursdays 19:00 to 21:00 – Andrea Van Kleef FULLY BOOKED

Both Randela and Andrea are experienced potters with a wealth of knowledge and skills to pass on.

We have 6 wheels in our ceramics studio for throwing pots as well as space for hand building and a technician available to deal with firing our 4 kilns. The course fee includes the cost of clay, glazes and firing. Cost £140

Ceramics – Untutored Group

Wednesday 15:45 to 17:45 FULLY BOOKED

For this class previous experience is beneficial. Work in a group to create your own beautiful work as a gift for others or something for yourself. Cost £80.00

Stained Glass – 10 week course

These courses will run over three weekends by Jill Fordham. SPACES AVAILABLE for all weekends. 

Glass Painting Weekend, 29th and 30th September, 10am to 4pm each day, £85 for the full weekend

Glass Fusing Weekend, 20th and 21st October, 10am to 4pm each day, £85 for the full weekend

Christmas Decorations Weekend, 10th and 11th November, 10am to 4pm each day, £85 for the full weekend

More info here: Rowan Stained Glass Weekend Courses

 *NEW* Weekend Ceramic Course in September

Due to high demand we are running a weekend course for ceramics in September. We only have 10 places available for the whole weekend so do not miss out! 

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September, 10am to 4pm each day, £120 per person.

You must be 16 and over to join this class. 

If you’ve ever wanted to have a go at using clay, come along and learn different techniques. Try your hand at coiling, slab work and have a go on a pottery wheel. The price includes choosing 3 or 4 of your best pieces to be fired, glazed and collected at a later date. 

Drinks and biscuits included, please bring your own lunch. 

*NEW* Weekend Textiles Workshops in September

Make a fabric book cover to fit any paperback or diary.This workshop is for one day and we only have ten spaces available for each day. 

A perfect handmade gift or just for you to keep! Easy to remove and put on your next book. Work into existing fabric pattern with a machine and hand stitch, adding buttons or lace embellishments and finishing with a velcro or button fastening. All materials provided but bring anything you would like to incorporate. 

Saturday 8th September, 10am to 4pm, £50

Sunday 9th September, 10am to 4pm, £50

Drinks and biscuits included, please bring your own lunch.