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May Half Term Holiday at Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts have a fantastic selection of creative hands-on activities for children this half term, 23rd May – 31st May 2015.

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© Wye Dean Tourism

With their classic activities of paint your own pot and jewellery making being complemented by, puppet making and chocolate making, there is even a free activity where you can weave your own woollen flower on a mini loom. For older folk (10+) there is a ‘Hammer a Ring’ workshop with Balm Jewellery where you get the chance to use traditional techniques to texture a silver ring, bookings are being taken for this activity.

On Sunday 24th May the ‘Party in the Garden’ event is free to enter and has live music from 10.45 featuring sets from Peeky Blinders, Ellen Coombe, Tom Browning and Christina O’Carroll. They will be performing acoustically to accompany the Art, Craft Food and Drink available at the makers and producers market. If you want to find out more, see the Taurus Crafts website.

 

©Wye Dean Tourism

©Wye Dean Tourism

Paint your own pot
Paint your own designs on a range of pottery items and have them glazed and fired.
Large range of items, from £6.00. 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00. 23rd – 31st May

Hammer a Ring With Balm Jewellery
£15.00. Using a ready-made sterling silver ring create a hammered finish. Limited places, bookings being taken now, if possible please provide ring size when booking.
12-4pm (takes approx. 1hr, suitable for age 10 and up with adult supervision) 23rd May. 07918 676539

Sheep puppet with Jenny from Puppetfolk
Create your own sheep marionette puppet using recycled woolly materials.
£6.00. 11.00-1.00 & 2.00-4.00, 24th May

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Chocolates With the chocolatiers in The Chocolate Bar
Paint your own chocolate with coloured chocolate, then add your inclusions and be amazed by the decorative result.
£5 each. 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00. 25th, 27th, 28th, 29th May

Jewellery Making with Balm Jewellery
Design and make beautiful beaded jewellery.
£3.50 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00. 25th May

Wool Flowers With Wendy from Mad Dog Designs
Use flower looms and yarn to make woven flowers. Take home or add to our mural.
free. 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00. 29th + 30th May

Little Hobby Horse. With Jenny from Puppetfolk
Make your own mini traditional hobby horse, using soft fabrics and recycled materials.
£6.00 11.00-1.00 & 2.00-4.00, 30th May

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