Workshops

A Hope & Elvis day is a great experience set in a large inspirational studio.
You will receive a friendly welcome, expert guidance from artist and makers of the highest order and have time, materials and space to explore your creativity.
If you are coming far please let me know if you need any help with local places to stay to make a relaxed weekend away.

Full payment is required to secure bookings. Please use the Paypal links or to pay by cheque or bank transfer please email me at bookings@hopeandelvis.co.uk and I will save you the seat if available.
Once your payment is made your booking is confirmed and subject to the Terms & Condition. A confirmation will be emailed to you within a few days, this will include a copy of all the booking T’s & C’s.

In the event of a cancellation payments are non refundable but if the place can be filled a credit may be given to be used for future workshops minus a £15 administrative fee.

All bookings are subject to our Workshop Booking Terms and Conditions

Paper Birdboxes with Jennifer Collier – 4 February 2023

The Artist Jennifer creates exquisite sculptures from vintage recycled materials in conjunction with stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. The papers serve as both the inspiration and the media for the work, with the narrative suggesting the forms. Through this marriage of unlikely materials old papers are transformed into something truly unique, delicate and … Continue reading Paper Birdboxes with Jennifer Collier – 4 February 2023

Altered Photograph Artworks with Jane Chipp 21 April 2023 (22nd April fully booked. e-mail to be added to waiting list)

  The Artist “I am a textile, collage, assemblage and book artist and I work mainly with found objects, old papers and photographs. I’m never happier than when I’m wandering around a flea market, picking up bits of ephemera and working out how to use them in my art. I like to create stories from … Continue reading Altered Photograph Artworks with Jane Chipp 21 April 2023 (22nd April fully booked. e-mail to be added to waiting list)

Enfolded memories – Tiny concertina books with Jane Chipp – 23 April 2023 fully booked ( e-mail to be added to waiting list))

  The Artist “I am a textile, collage, assemblage and book artist and I work mainly with found objects, old papers and photographs. I’m never happier than when I’m wandering around a flea market, picking up bits of ephemera and working out how to use them in my art. I like to create stories from … Continue reading Enfolded memories – Tiny concertina books with Jane Chipp – 23 April 2023 fully booked ( e-mail to be added to waiting list))

Experimental Samplers using paper and stitch with Jennifer Collier 1 July 2023

The Artist Jennifer creates exquisite sculptures from vintage recycled materials in conjunction with stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. The papers serve as both the inspiration and the media for the work, with the narrative suggesting the forms. Through this marriage of unlikely materials old papers are transformed into something truly unique, delicate and … Continue reading Experimental Samplers using paper and stitch with Jennifer Collier 1 July 2023

Creased up and folded – paper exploration with Elizabeth Shorrock 15 and or 16 July 2023

The Artist “I am a mixed media artist specialising in handmade books. I use a wide variety of techniques but a lot of the book structures are made from recycled maps and books. They are used to make three dimensional structures and would come under the loose heading of “artists’ books”. They encourage interaction because … Continue reading Creased up and folded – paper exploration with Elizabeth Shorrock 15 and or 16 July 2023

Piecing and Patching: Creating Cloth for Slow Clothing with Liz Hands 2 and 3 September 2023

  About Liz Hands Liz Hands is an award winning quiltmaker and teacher based in Lincolnshire. “As a largely self-taught embroiderer and dressmaker, I seek out the simplest garments and easiest techniques, and trust me, there is no simpler garment than this one seam coat. I love repurposing vintage and thrifted fabrics, unpicking garments to … Continue reading Piecing and Patching: Creating Cloth for Slow Clothing with Liz Hands 2 and 3 September 2023

Patchwood Samplers with Ali Ferguson – 7 and/or 8 October 2023

  The Artist Ali draws inspiration from the every-day. Everyday people and everyday things and is endlessly fascinated by people and their stories, particularly their memories of ordinary home and working lives. Wherever possible she works with old and used materials. Seeking out fragments of old clothing, household linens and the everyday bits & pieces … Continue reading Patchwood Samplers with Ali Ferguson – 7 and/or 8 October 2023

“Whatever Wednesdays”

As the title suggests, these sessions are a day to do whatever, a day for you. Bring along something you are working on or that piece of work you started and is now in a drawer somewhere waiting to be finished (and lets be honest we all have a few of those!) Between 10am & … Continue reading “Whatever Wednesdays”