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Sculpting With Attitude (armature)- with Lucianne Lassalle

1 PLACE LEFT!  4 days with male life model & expert tutor. Begin sketching then move to clay on an armature.  Final pieces can be taken away for casting (additional cost).  Deposit £150.  More info  

Tue 18th - Fri 21st Oct

10:00 - 16:30


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Sculpting With Attitude (slab building) - with Lucianne Lassalle

1 PLACE LEFT!  4 days with female life model & expert tutor. Begin with sketching then move on to slab-built clay.  Final pieces can be taken away for firing (additional cost).  Deposit £150.  More info  

Tue 25th - Fri 28th Oct

10:00 - 16:30


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Winter Colour: natural dyes, contact printing & found objects

Tutored by Alice Fox, who exhibits internationally and is a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.  Includes making natural inks, dying threads and hand stitch.  More info

Sat 5th - Sun 6th Nov

10:00 - 17:00


warm life drawing studio lots of natural light

Life Drawing

Untutored session with life model.  A2 drawing boards and some easels are available. 

Please bring your own paper and materials.  Includes light lunch afterwards.  More info

Friday 18th Nov

10:00 - 13:00 


Open the gate to creative courses in Dev

Gestalt, Mindfulness & Creativity

A weekend immersive retreat that will enhance your sense of self in the present, build awareness further and thus enable more contact in conversations with self and clients.  More info

Fri 21st - Sun 23rd Apr, 2023

13:00 - 16:00


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Maps, Kists & Caskets

Using the creative art of map-making to orientate and deepen our conversations with ourselves and others  Includes refreshments, 2 light lunches and materials. 


18:00 - 16:00


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Woosey // Parker // Small acoustic 

British blues/rock songwriter Matt Woosey will be back from the Black Forest, this time with percussion and double bass. "Very, very good indeed!" Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2. Bar from 7:30.  More info


20:00 - 22:00


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Foraging & Preserving

Explore what we can safely forage in hedgerows then preserve these foods.  May include cordial, jams, birch-tapping, smoking, herbal teas & tinctures. Camp by the agroforest. 2 tutors.  More info

Sat 3rd Sep, 10:00 - 

Sun 4th, 16:00



Free Tree Spree

Collect a free tree(s), provided by Devon Wildlife Trust, to plant in your garden, field or hedgerow.  Agroforest tours.  


10:30 - 15:00 



Hospiscare Open Gardens

Open garden fund-raiser for Hospiscare. Wander round The Old Rectory gardens, by a stream along a tranquil goyle & through a 4-year-old agroforest.  Refreshments (tea & cake).  Cake sale.  Plant sale.  


12:00 - 17:00 



Play with Clay - sculpting a torso

2 days working from a life model in a lovely light studio.  Suitable for all - emphasis is on enjoyment of the process.  Includes tuition from Martin Staniforth, clay, tools, refreshments and lunches.  More info


10:00 - 17:00


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Find & Explore Your Creative Flow

Inspired by nature, explore with 6 tutors: sketching, botanical printing, images with words, shibori technique & collaging. Build & curate collections of marks, notes and textures.  More info


10:00 - 17:00