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Browse our upcoming workshops, courses and events below. If you want to learn new skills, book your place through the links provided or drop by and get involved if the event doesn’t require booking.

In addition, each Wednesday we host a Community Lunch at 1pm. Everyone is welcome but it is first come first served so make sure you arrive on time!

Our workshops are open every Tuesday to Friday, from 10.00am – 4.00pm and every other Saturday. Stop by for advice on your latest project or email us for costings if you would like to use the equipment under the supervision of our expert staff.

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Festivals & Events

Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses

Bookmaking and Letterpress Workshop

Come along to this day workshop where we will focus on simple book folds and binding. We will use our Adana Letterpress to set and print some lead and...

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23
June
2024

11:00 am -

3:00 pm

Workshops & Courses

TUESDAY EVENING COURSE: Furniture Making and Restoration

Join award winning designer and maker Tom Philipson in this rewarding and fascinating six-week  evening class. Each student will receive their own late victorian Hepplewhite dining chair which they...

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25
June
2024
- 30 Jul 2024
Workshops & Courses

Oak Japanese Stool Workshop

Learn the fundamental woodwork techniques through making your own wooden stool in a day with workshop manager and maker Tom Philipson. This day workshop explores woodwork using recycled off-cuts...

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6
July
2024

10:00 am -

4:00 pm

Soup Talks

SOUP TALK: B-Lines and How YOU Can Help Our Pollinators

Join us for this fascinating talk by ecologist and naturalist Rachael Richards to coincide with Bees Needs Week 2024… Rachel is a qualified Ecologist (MSc, BSc) and a naturalist...

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10
July
2024

6:30 pm -

8:00 pm

Festivals & Events

Family Bug Crawl with Rachel Richards of Buglife

Join bug expert Rachel for a wander through The Farmer’s Fields to seek out the weird and wonderful insects of summer and discover what they’re up to… Rachel is...

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10
July
2024

5:30 pm -

6:15 pm

A talk being held in the Dining Room
Festivals & Events, Soup Talks

Poetry Readings and Open Mic Evening

Join a host of Cumbrian poets at our Farmer’s Arms poetry evening. All abilities are welcome, from absolute beginners to experienced writers… or just come in and watch! Hosted...

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24
July
2024

6:30 pm -

8:00 pm

Self Build Shelf Build
Workshops & Courses

Shelves In A Day Workshop

Join award winning designer, maker and Farmer’s Arms workshop manager Tom Philipson as he guides you through this one day shelf building workshop. Are you running out of shelf...

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27
July
2024

10:00 am -

4:00 am

Tool Sharpening Workshop
Workshops & Courses, Festivals & Events

Workshop Open Day

Come and find out about all the amazing courses we are running in our workshops at the Farmers Arms. Demos and discounts on the day! Everyone is welcome to...

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24
August
2024

10:00 am -

4:00 pm

Social Clay Festival 2022
Festivals & Events, Workshops & Courses

Social Clay Pottery Festival 2024

Social Clay returns for its third iteration. Join us for a three day collaborative gathering of people using clay and crafts in a political, educational and social way.  Since...

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13
September
2024
- 15 Sep 2024

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Lowick Green
Nr Ulverston
LA12 8DT

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