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Workshops & Events

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How We Fund Our Workshops

 

We now operate a Pay What You Can system. The idea behind this new system is that you pay what you can, the more money you pay, the more events we can put on and the more tickets we can subsidise for those less fortunate. 

 

 

Upcoming Workshops

  • Crafts from Recycled Materials - Agored Cymru Course
    24 Nov 2022, 10:00 – 02 Feb 2023, 14:00
    Saxon Hall, Saxon Hall, 160 Hoarwithy Rd, Hereford HR2 6HE, UK
    Join us for a 6 week accredited course using recycled materials for your craft work. Starting with 2 Christmas craft workshops, then continuing in January with a range of other crafts. Nov. 24th, Dec. 8th, Jan. 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb. 2nd.
  • Artist Charcoal
    01 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm - 4pm Charcoal
  • Green Woodworking
    01 Feb, 13:00 – 16:00
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm 4pm Charcoal
  • Charcoal Making
    08 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm 4pm Charcoal
  • Green Woodworking
    08 Feb, 13:00 – 16:00
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm 4pm Charcoal
  • Photography workshop
    11 Feb, 10:30 – 14:30
    Pen-y-cae, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Improve your camera skill &take some stunning photos, or just enjoy a lovely walk around Craig-y-Nos country park.
  • Green Woodworking
    15 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm 4pm Charcoal
  • Charcoal Making
    15 Feb, 13:00 – 16:00
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Feel the glow as the embers turn to charcoal (grab a bag); sketch with a stick; make a peg or two. 1st Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Artist charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 8th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Charcoal; 1pm - 4pm Green woodworking. 15th Feb: 9:30am - 12:30pm Green woodworking; 1pm- 4pm Charcoal
  • DROVING - Talk & a Walk
    18 Feb, 10:00 – 13:30
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Herd along to CYN on 18th Feb. first to learn about Droving & then to walk one of their paths. This will put you on the right track for 2023 . With Mark Davis - Guaranteed to be one of if not the best talk you’ll hear all year!
  • HEDGELAYING
    23 Feb, 10:30 – 14:30
    Pen-y-cae, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Learn the rural skill of hedgelaying at Craig-y-Nos country park on Thurs. 23rd February & Tuesday 7th March. An outdoor enjoyable day with a difference
  •  PICTURE POSTCARD WORKSHOP & sign up to this years Beacons Craft Trail
    26 Feb, 10:00 – 16:00
    Carig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Paint a Postcard of the past & present of Craig-y-Nos. Sign up to this year’s Beacons Craft Trail 17-25 June
  • PICTURE POSTCARD WORKSHOPS
    26 Feb, 10:00 – 15:00
    Craig-y-nos, Pen-y-cae, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    2023 a special year at Craig-Y-Nos – Write. Walk, Talk on Camera (all about you & your ancestors). Take & Paint a picture of CYN. Bring to life its History. Craft & Create Landscape Features. Grab a charcoal bag or hedgelay. Gain a certificate with Patchwork & Stained Glass courses.
  • Creative Writing - The Three Ladies of Mabinogion
    01 Mar, 17:00 – 18:30
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82171331299?pwd=O
    Let your creative talents run will with this zoom creative writing session; The Three Ladies of the Mabinogion (Gwenllian, Rhiannon, Blodeuwedd), & be part of the Landscape Features & Meeting Places project
  • History of Craig-y-Nos in pictures & bulletins
    06 Mar, 10:30 – 27 Mar, 15:00
    Craig-y-Nos country park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, 1GL, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1FD, UK
    Immerse yourself in the CYN of the past. With a 4 weeks (8/15/22/29 March) accredited course looking at the history of Craig-y-Nos country park by pictures & writing, with Julia Harris leading the painting & Adele Nozedar organising the bulletins of the day.
  • Introduction to Willow Weaving
    08 Mar, 10:00 – 14:00
    Jubilee Hall, Green Croft, Hereford HR2 7NT, UK
    During this four session introduction to Willow Weaving you will create some small items such as bird feeders and decorations and a large foraging basket. I will guide you through each project, where you will learn skills needed to create your items.
  • Creative Spring Workshops for MS Society
    01 Apr, 10:30 – 12:00
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89166894696?pwd=a
    Free foil workshop where not only can you Make a Memory; Shape a Story; Craft & Chat; Form a Figure; but you can be part of a team that designs Landscape Features that will be installed at Craig-y-Nos country park.
  •  Rag Rug Brooches for MS Society
    12 Apr, 10:30 – 12:00
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89166894696?pwd=a
    RAG RUG BROOCHES Learn the traditional proddy rag rug technique & create your own rag rug flower brooch. These fun flowers are made using upcycled textiles from old clothing, including old T-shirts. Please leave you address for free kit
  • Painting the three ladies of the Mabinogion (Gwenllian, Rhiannon, Blodeuwedd), (paints provided)
    17 Apr, 10:30 – 12:00
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89166894696?pwd=a
    We are looking for both feedback for our Landscape Features & Meeting Places application, as well as designs that can be used in the creation of the Three Ladies of the Mabinogion & the Resurgence statues. Please let us have your address by end of March to get your free paint kit
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