Indulge Your Creative Side This Autumn

With the weather cooling down and shorter evenings looming, what better time to get stuck into a new creative project or visit a cultural hot spot? From mastering the art of ceramics to learning how to make your own roman blind, we’ve got a workshop or an event for you.

Ceramics workshops, Camden Arts Centre

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This course offers an opportunity to develop personal projects through demonstration, discussion of techniques and individual advice. It is suitable for those with some experience of working with clay who wish to progress their ceramic practice. It is led by Katie Spragg who graduated from Brighton University in 2010.

Date: 2-30 November 2016
Time: Wednesdays 6.30 – 9.30pm
Venue: Camden Arts Centre

For more information click here.

 

The RHS London Shades of Autumn Show

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Aside from flower arranging and willow weaving workshops, one of the highlights of this year’s RHS London Shades of Autumn Show will be a stunning gardening Photography Exhibition, displaying past winners of the prestigious RHS Photographic Competition.

Date: 28 – 29 October 2016
Time: Friday 10am – 5pm; Saturday 10am – 5pm
Venue: RHS Lindley Hall and RHS Lawrence Hall, London

Fore more information click here.

Workshops at the Good Life Centre

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Ever wanted to make your own curtains but not wanted to risk ruining expensive fabric if you tried? Do you have some lovely vintage fabric that you have been saving to ‘get made’ into curtains but been put off by the expense? In a one-day workshop,a professional curtain maker will teach you how to produce beautiful flowing curtains for any room.

Date: Saturdays throughout October and November.
Time: 10am – 5pm
Venue: 49/55 Great Guildford Street, London
Price: £115

For more information click here.

Chocolate and Pastry Masterclasses at The Savoy 

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Learn culinary skills, expert tips and recipes from some of the industry’s award-winning specialists. The Savoy’s in-house chocolatiers will guide guests through a brief history of chocolate and with touch upon the process, cultivation and signature flavour notes. Try your hand at creating perfect versions of ganache, mousses and sauces whilst drawing from an interactive and engaging demonstration using emulsions and tempering. Also on offer are pastry classes headed up by The Savoy’s talented and inspirational Executive pastry chef, Ludwig Hely. Ludwig will reveal how to create a series of festive pastries in the lead up to the holiday season. You’ll also enjoy a three course seasonal lunch and will leave with a bespoke Savoy apron as well as a string of recipes from the day.

Date: Sunday 6 November, Sunday 27 November
Time: From 10am – 12pm
Price: £185

For more information click here. Further 2017 classes will be announced and guests can enquire directly at savoy@fairmont.com for these.

Creative Travel Tours with Andaz & SideStory

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Luxury five star boutique hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street has launched two new imaginatively curated guest experiences: Photography and Street Art in an exclusive partnership with SideStory travel.  The new weekend packages offer a two night stay with an unparalleled insight into the creative ‘story’ of the dynamic East London neighbourhood that the hotel inhabits. Guests are invited to uncover the city through the eyes of carefully selected SideStory Insiders with highly personalised half day tours of just two to three guests.

Date: Throughout autumn
Time: Full day or half day tours are available.
Price: From £245 for the art tour and a two night stay at the hotel.

For more information click here.

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