Makers Emporium

New for 2019, we have a range of creative workshops for you to book on to. From felting, stamping and painting why not join in and take home a memento from your day out.

These workshops all take place in the Great Pavilion of Art and Flowers, please arrive five minutes before your timed slot.

Just for children, join Jonathan Moseley to create a floral display. These workshops are suitable for children under 14 only and last 30 minutes.

Each workshop lasts 45 minutes and is charged at £8, excluding the children’s workshops at the weekend with Jonathan Moseley which are free but it’s advisable to book as there are limited spaces.

The French Nest

Karen owns The French Nest a small furniture shop from where she runs workshops in Bromyard. She has taught furniture painting techniques for over 10 years. Regular workshops include teaching beginners and decorative effects. Karen specialises in teaching people how to create authentic aged French style furniture which she is showcasing on her stand. Karen has been an official Frenchic® stockist for nearly four years.

Transform a Plant Pot Workshop

You can transform an old plastic plant pot into an item of beauty for your home and garden using Frenchic paint, decoupage, crackle and texture. Karen is on hand to teach you how to do much more than just painting. You can age a plastic plant pot using paint and crackle and the art of decoupage using a finishing coat and napkins.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 12.30, Friday at 15.00, Saturday at 10.00 and Sunday at 14.30

Paint a Bird Box Workshop

Learn how to age, distress and texturize using paint effects to make your new bird box look like it has been in the corner of the garden for years.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 16.00, Friday at 11.15 and Saturday at 14.30

The English Stamp Company

The English Stamp Company is a family business that specialises in making high-quality, bespoke rubber stamps for 25 years.

They can make stamps of virtually any design, with some of the most popular being 'Address' and 'Save the Date' stamps. The collection of hand-drawn stamps, inspired by nature, has something for everyone.

Both workshops are suitable for all abilities but by the time you leave, you’ll be a pro-stamper.

Hand-Stamped Tote Bag Workshop

Create your own custom tote bag using a selection of beautiful, nature-inspired rubber stamps. Learn how to get the best results with the stamps and fabric inks for designs that will last wash after wash.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 10.00, Friday at 12.30, Saturday at 11.15 and Sunday at 15.45

Hand-Stamped Greetings Cards & Notelets Workshop

Come along and learn how to get the best from our beautiful, nature-inspired rubber stamps.  Create your own set of stationery and learn how to emboss for stunning results.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 13.45, Friday at 16.00, Saturday at 15.45 and Sunday at 11.15


The Makerss

Steffi Stern and Sophie Buckley, wool and craft enthusiasts, own The Makerss. Needle Felting has become a popular craft. Steffi and Sophie get their inspirations for their needle felted designs from the natural world. There is something for everybody from beginner to seasoned needle felters.

Needle Felting is magic and a very easy craft to learn and the workshop is suitable for total beginners, children aged 14 or over supervised by a responsible adult.

Needle Felted Pansy

Join Steffi to needle felt a real looking pansy or two. Learn how to use felt, wool and a felting needle to create Pansy that can be mistaken for a real one. You can wear it as a brooch or other decoration. Steffi has been needle felting for over 15 years and let yourself be infected by her enthusiasm for needle felting and wool. Take your finished pansy, tools and instructions away after the workshop.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 11.15, Friday at 10.00 and Saturday at 10.00

Needle Felted Blue Tit

Join Steffi Stern from The Makerss to needle felt a life-size British garden bird favourite, a blue-tit.  Learn how to use a felting needle to sculpt wool. Take your finished bird, tools and instructions away after the workshop.

Workshop Times – Thursday at 15.00 and Sunday at 13.15

Needle Felted Chicken

Join Steffi Stern to needle felt a chicken.  Learn how to use a felting needle to sculpt wool. Take your finished bird, tools and instructions away after the workshop.

Workshop Times – Friday at 13.45 and Saturday at 13.15


Jonathan Moseley

Expert florist Jonathan Moseley is ready to host free floral workshops for little ones on Saturday and Sunday (suitable for under 14s only, spaces are limited).

On Saturday you can bring a spring flower tree to life or on Sunday create your own floral creation in a vegetable.

Workshop Times – Saturday 12.15 and Sunday 12.15