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TRY SOMETHING NEW Christmas Craft Wrokshops

09.11.2017 / words: The Guide 2 Surrey

Try something new this Christmas and head for one of the many craft workshops taking place throughout Surrey. Learn how to make Christmas Wreaths, tiny reindeer, Christmas cards and even glass baubles to hang on your tree!


Christmas Card Making Workshop

19th November / Surrey Art School, Dorking

Take some time out this year to make your own Christmas cards to send to loved ones. Learn handy hints and get tips at this super Christmas Card Making Workshop with the Surrey Art School. Suitable for absolute beginners to come and practice and play, create your own design, learn how to carve a lino block and create lovely hand made cards to give this Christmas.

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Willow Christmas Decorations

23rd November / Farnham Maltings

For a fun evening of creativity, make your way to this Willow Christmas Decorations workshop held at the Farnham Maltings. Make rustic, shaker style decorations using natural willow. Create stars, trees, simple wreaths and even tiny reindeer!

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Styling Your Christmas Table

23rd November / The Little Shed, Godalming

Make your mark on Christmas and wow your dinner guests by learning how to style your Christmas table. Join Jenna from Chapel Lane; Surrey’s boutique events and styling company, at The Little Shed in Godalming for an informal masterclass. Places are limited, so call 01483 808113 to book today.

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Victorian Christmas Weekend

25th – 26th November / Watts Gallery Artists’ Village

The Victorian Christmas Weekend returns to Watts Gallery Artists’ Village for a weekend of festive activities for the family. Take part in the 12 Days of Christmas Trail, learn how to make festive crafts and of course, meet Father Christmas himself as he tells festive tales. This event will typically sell out, so get your tickets quick to avoid disappointment.

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Christmas Wreath Workshop

2nd December / Westcott & Williams, Dorking

Join the fabulous floristry experts, The Oak & Owl at this very special Christmas wreath workshop taking place in Dorking. Be the envy of your neighbours and create a beautiful bouquet of festive flowers to hang upon the door of your homestead. Enjoy a full demonstration on how to create the perfect wreath and then take the plunge yourself to produce the perfect keepsake this Christmas. Prosecco and festive treats will be served throughout.

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Make a Tiny Willow Reindeer

2nd December / Farnham Maltings

Make teeny tiny willow reindeer at this fun family workshop taking place at Farnham Maltings. Using a prehistoric design, you’ll get to make two or three reindeers within the available time.

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Christmas Tipsy Chocolate Truffle Class

4th December / Victoria’s Kitchen, Woking

Learn how to make some exquisite tipsy chocolate truffles this Christmas at Victoria’s Kitchen in Woking. Whether you’re thinking of making edible gifts to give to loved ones or indeed if you have designs on scoffing them all yourself then by all means, crack on – we won’t judge. Get expert tuition on how to make flavoured ganache by infusing Champagne, Whiskey and various Liqueurs for a set of completely luxurious truffles.

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

5th December / Churt Village Hall

Help raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care as well as creating something beautiful for your home. Head to Churt Village Hall this December and learn how to make personalised Christmas wreaths and table centrepieces. Enjoy mince pies and mulled wine throughout.

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Wreath Making Workshop

5th December / Claremont Landscape Gardens, Esher

Join the National Trust at Claremont Landscape Gardens and get into the festive spirit by learning how to make a Christmas wreath using natural materials.

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Create a Christmas Wreath

5th December / Farnham Maltings

Join Floral Designer Jodie from Boutique Blooms at the Farnham Maltings this December and learn how to make and design a fresh foliage door wreath for your home. No experience necessary, but bring some secateurs (all other materials provided)

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Stars & Reindeer

5th December / Dapdune Wharf, Guildford

Enjoy an adult only Christmas craft workshop taking place at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford this December.  Learn how to make stars and reindeer to decorate your home.

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Wreath Making Workshop

6th December / Dapdune Wharf, Guildford

Not only is this a great opportunity to make some beautiful natural decorations for your home but also to see a National Trust gem: a 17th century working barn which isn't usually open to visitors - the perfect setting for this fabulous festive workshop down by the River Wey.

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Christmas Decorations in Willow

9th December / RHS Gardens, Wisley

Come one, come all and enjoy a morning of Christmas crafts at RHS Gardens Wisley this December. Feel your way through this fabulously festive workshop and learn how to make Christmas decorations for your home and garden using willow. Join local willow weaver Nicki Rowling and make chains, wreaths, stars, lanterns and Christmas trees to dress your home.

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Christmas Ceramics Workshop

12th December / Farnham Maltings

Get crafty this Christmas and take part in this ceramics workshop held at Farnham Maltings. Spend the morning learning how to make delicately shaped decorations to hang upon your tree or to even give to a friend as a gift – the choice is yours!

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Christmas Bird Decorations

22nd December / The Lightbox, Woking

Visit The Lightbox in Woking this December to make and create Christmas Bird decorations to hang up in your home. Use recycled cardboard and ribbon to produce colourful creatures. The session is suitable for children aged over 4 years, though all ages are welcome.

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Christmas Bauble Taster Sessions

Multiple Dates / Adam Aaronson Glass Studio, West Horsley

To go that extra mile with your ‘crafternoon’ this Christmas head for Adam Aaraonson’s Glass Studio in West Horsely for this brilliant Christmas bauble taster session. Classes fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your space today.

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