Get crafty with the kids this festive season with the best Christmas craft events in Sunderland!
Make Your Own Christmas Bauble
National Glass Centre
Deck the halls with your hand-made decorations this year after a make your own Christmas bauble workshop at the National Glass Centre. You’ll be invited to work with molten glass at over 1100 degrees centigrade and have the opportunity to use a variety of coloured glass and personalise your design before watching your bauble come to life. At the end of this spectacular workshop, you’ll have your own extra special festive decoration to hang upon your own Christmas tree. Spaces to this crafty Christmas session are filling up quick, book your space now!
Christmas Flowers Workshop
Join Herrington Flower Club at Seventeen Nineteen on 2 December for a botanical masterclass in all things festive floristry. You’ll be kitted out with all of the tools and materials you’ll need to knock up your very own Christmas swag. You’ll be guided through this circle wreath alternative by the experts at Herrington Flower Club who will be showing you all the techniques you need using traditional Christmas foliage to create your floral masterpiece. Complete with mulled wine, hot chocolate and snacks aplenty, it’s guaranteed to be a wonderful day filled with festive cheer.
Ceramic Snowman Tealight Holder
Adventure into Art CIC
Let the lovely Gemma at Adventure into Art CIC, guide you through this crafty ceramic workshop like no other. This creative session begins with the basics as Gemma demonstrates the technique of slab building before guiding you through each stage of the process towards bringing your magical snowman tealight holder to life. Once you’re satisfied with your masterpiece, your work will then be fired within the kiln and you can be on your merry way. Within approximately two weeks, your festive creation will be ready to collect, take home and proudly display in your home. All materials and equipment will be provided, but if you wish to add a splash of colour to your decoration, it’s safe to do this with your paint colour of choice in the comfort of your own home. No experience required, just you and your Christmas spirit.
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Christmas Soap Making Workshop
MBC Arts Wellbeing
Looking to gift something a little more personal this year? We’ve got just the thing! MBC Arts Wellbeing will be hosting a very special Christmas Soap Making Workshop on 14 and 15 December which will allow you to whip up the perfect creation for the beauty lover in your life. This fun and engaging activity will teach you all the techniques needed to make skin loving, gorgeous smelling soap. You’ll be guided through the process of choosing the right blend of essential oils to ensure your creation smells amazing, as well as creating the shape of your choice and deciding on the perfect colour. At the end of the workshop you will take home a festive selection of soaps that can be gifted to loved ones or as a special treat to yourself.
Popolo Ceramico Sunderland will be hosting a variety of Christmas-inspired workshops in and around Sunderland this winter with a special Christmas Prints workshop taking place at Tumbles on 4 December. This heart-warming event is all about creating sentimental masterpieces that will fill your home with festive joy each and every Christmas. The two hour workshop will involve capturing your little ones’ hand and footprints on a range of beautiful ceramics including baubles, plates, tiles, photo frames, mugs and more. All items will be personalised and beautifully hand finished making perfect gifts for loved ones or to treasure as keepsakes.
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