Workshops

We are excited to announce a new programme of workshops for this years festival. You don’t need to book like previous years. 

Workshops will be popping-up across the festival.

Whether you decide to drop-in throughout the day to try one of our hands on creative activities; sign up for a workshop to learn a new skill you can share with your community or catch a how to demo; our workshops this year aim to inspire community action to help save our planet. Promoting thrifty hacks to save our resources and save us all money – and the best thing is, most of them are free!

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Mushroom Wreath Workshop
Mushroom Wreath Workshop
By: TBC
TBC
TBC
Tree Trail: Guided Walk
Tree Trail: Guided Walk
By: TVCA
Saturday & Sunday
11:00
The MakeDo Farm
The MakeDo Farm
By: The Playful Maker
Saturday & Sunday
10:00-16:30
Learn how to use reuseable cloth Nappies
Learn how to use reuseable cloth Nappies
By: Teesside Cloth Nappy Library
Saturday & Sunday
11:00, 13:00 & 15:00
Egg Box Buddies
Egg Box Buddies
By: Stockton Borough Council Learning & Skills Service
Saturday & Sunday
10:00-17:00
Building Tomorrow
Building Tomorrow
By: Corner Atelier
Saturday & Sunday
10:00-17:00
Family Yoga, Movement, Dance & Circus Skills
Family Yoga, Movement, Dance & Circus Skills
By: Bare Toed Dance Company
Saturday & Sunday
10:30, 12:00 & 15:00
Electric Avenue
Electric Avenue
By:
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:00-17:00
Thrifty Photo Booth
Thrifty Photo Booth
By: Institute of Thrifty Ideas
Saturday & Sunday
Various
Poetic Pennants
Poetic Pennants
By: Kirsten Luckins
Saturday & Sunday
15:00
Using Literacy to explore the Environment
Using Literacy to explore the Environment
By: National Literacy Trust in the North East
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:00-17:00
The Wheel Mobile Drawing Class
The Wheel Mobile Drawing Class
By: Sam Rafter
Saturday & Sunday
11:30, 14:30
Make your own puppet show
Make your own puppet show
By: Whippet Up
Saturday & Sunday
10:00 - 17:00 (Between Performances)
Harvesting sustainably
Harvesting sustainably
By: Sow Northern
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Trashbang!
Trashbang!
By: TrashBang! Man
Saturday & Sunday
12:00, 14:00
Repair & Patching Station
Repair & Patching Station
By: Teesside Uni Fashion Students & Staff
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Make your own rose workshop
Make your own rose workshop
By: Must Forge
Saturday & Sunday
11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00
Origami Creatures
Origami Creatures
By: RSPB Saltholme
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Make your own allotment soup
Make your own allotment soup
By: Little Sprouts
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
The sensory garden
The sensory garden
By: Cultivate Tees Valley
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Hedgerow Tea Crafting
Hedgerow Tea Crafting
By: Plant Whisper
Saturday & Sunday
11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm
Melt and pour soap making
Melt and pour soap making
By: Seeds of Change Sunderland
Saturday & Sunday
1:30pm, 3pm
Make your own Hand salve
Make your own Hand salve
By: Seeds of Change Sunderland
Saturday & Sunday
10:30am, 12pm
Make a plant pot using recycled bottles
Make a plant pot using recycled bottles
By: Charlotte, Laura & Megan
Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Japanese-inspired denim mending
Japanese-inspired denim mending
By: Slow Hand Creative Studio
Saturday & Sunday
10:30, 12:00, 14:00, 15:30
Den Building
Den Building
By: Chris Harman
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30-16:30
Wilder Tees Valley
Wilder Tees Valley
By: Tees Valley Wildlife Trust
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Ragtime workshop
Ragtime workshop
By: Tees Valley Arts
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Protest Sign Making
Protest Sign Making
By: Tees Valley Arts and Blooming Youth Collective
Saturday & Sunday
Drop in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Help to make a paper origami quilt
Help to make a paper origami quilt
By: Ellie Clewlow
Saturday & Sunday
1:00-3:00pm
Embroidery Darning on Wool
Embroidery Darning on Wool
By: Gaynor Devaney
Buy the Kilo
Saturday & Sunday
12:00
Making Suffolk Puffs
Making Suffolk Puffs
By: Gaynor Devaney
Buy the Kilo
Saturday & Sunday
10:00, 14:00
Make a Japanese Fukin Cleaning Cloth
Make a Japanese Fukin Cleaning Cloth
By: Emma Pace
Buy the Kilo
Saturday & Sunday
13:00
Ojo de Dios (Make your own God’s Eye)
Ojo de Dios (Make your own God’s Eye)
By: Emma Pace
Buy the Kilo
Saturday & Sunday
11:00, 15:00
Recycled Copper Ring
Recycled Copper Ring
By: Bean Creative
Saturday & Sunday
Drop-in: 10:30am-4:30pm
Mushroom Sculpt
Mushroom Sculpt
By: Threads in the Ground
Saturday & Sunday
10:30, 12:30, 14:30
Introduction To Mono Printing
Introduction To Mono Printing
By: Kat Rose Illustration
Sunday
Drop in: 11am-1pm & 2-4pm
Make A Mini Applique Banner
Make A Mini Applique Banner
By: Kat Rose Illustration
Saturday
11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Craft Your Own All-Purpose Eco Cleaner
Craft Your Own All-Purpose Eco Cleaner
By: Ecologico
Saturday & Sunday
15:00
Make Your Own Toilet Fizz
Make Your Own Toilet Fizz
By: Ecologico
Saturday & Sunday
13:30
Create your own Natural Detergent
Create your own Natural Detergent
By: Ecologico
Saturday & Sunday
12:00
Pedal-Powered Smoothie Making
Pedal-Powered Smoothie Making
By: Sustrans
Saturday & Sunday
10am-5pm
Guided Cycle Ride
Guided Cycle Ride
By: Sustrans
Saturday
10:30am
Ask the Architect
Ask the Architect
By: RIBA
TBC
TBC
Create Your Own House
Create Your Own House
By: RIBA
TBC
TBC
Fix It Cafe
Fix It Cafe
By: Fix It Cafe
Saturday & Sunday
10:30-16:30

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