Guide to events at Hengistbury Head, near Christchurch in Dorset.
Try out your pot making skills such as slab, coil and thumb techniques, in addition to learning glazing and underglazing your pottery. Get creative, making your own sculptures and pots, to be kiln fired and taken home for your enjoyment.
Each session costs £10 which provides tuition, as well all materials and equipment. Call 01292 451618 to book.
Every Tuesday 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Sand Art uses colourful sand to make wonderful pictures. The workshops are incredible fun, not only for the children, but the parents too. Sand Art is engaging and addictive, giving children the instant satisfaction and enjoyment that they love.
No need to book. Pictures cost between £2.50 and £5
Sunday 23rd September; 1:30pm to 3:30 pm
Wednesday 24tth October; 1:30pm to 3:30 pm
Friday 26th October; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Sunday 11th November; 1:30pm to 3:30 pm
Sunday 18th November; 1:30pm to 3:30 pm
Sunday 8th December; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Saturday 22nd December; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Don't miss the chance to join John House in creating wonderful fossil art, creating realistic fossils using natural materials. There is no need to book in advance, but there is a cost of £5
Saturday 3rd November; 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Come and join the informal and friendly group of writers at Hengistbury Head. All abilities are welcomed, from novices to novelists. Whatever your particular writing interests are, come and share your ideas and experience, as well as recieve some helpful feedback. Hot drinks and biscuits are also provided. There is no need to book in advance and the event is free, but there is a suggested donation of £2.
Tuesday 2nd October; 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Join the artist-archaeologist John House in making your very own pendant using natural materials. Must book in advance (01202 451618) and the cost is £6 per pendant.
When: Saturday 22nd September; 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday 22 October; 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Come and join in with Debra Marsh's needle felting, where you can learn the basics of the craft and create something to take home, all for the cost of £10, including a hot drink. Booking is required (01202 451618)
When: Tuesday 9th October; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Join the artist-archaeologist John House in making your very own miniature Neolithic Hut. £6 covers all materials which will be provided. Must book in advance (01202 451618)
When: Saturday 13th October; 1:30 to 3:30pm
Join the artist-archaeologist John House in for a session of pumpkin carving ready for halloween. Must book in advance (01202 451618) and the cost is £6 per pumpkin.
When: Thursday 25th October; 11:00 am to 1:00pm
Follow a Halloween trail, filled with clues that need to be solved for a small prize. No booking required and costs £3 per child.
When: 26th and 27th October; 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
For five years running this popular reindeer making event has blessed hengistbury head. Come and join in the fun and make your own reindeer in time for Christmas! Book early to avoid dissapointment (01202 451618). Cost £7pp.
When: 24th and 25th November, 1st and 2nd December; 12:00 to 3:30 pm
Join in the festive fun and enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and Christmas songs, as the lights are turned on for advent. Event is free but booking is essential (01202 451618)
When: Saturday 1st December; 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Come and join John House for a session of snowman decoration making, £6 per snowman - booking essentially (01202 451618)
When: Sunday 2nd December; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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