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Arts & Crafts

Are you an aspiring artist or want to learn a traditional skill? Explore your creative side with our wide range of arts and crafts courses for adults that cover everything from painting and pottery to dressmaking and sculpture. All art and craft courses are delivered at our college in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire with weekly sessions.

Floristry

Course code

09122022

Start date

7 Aug 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 10:00 - 12:30

Sessions

4

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Floristry

Course code

09122023

Start date

7 Aug 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 13:00 - 15:30

Sessions

4

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine

Course code

09122019

Start date

8 Aug 2024

Day & Time

Thursday 09:30 - 14:30

Sessions

1

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Get to Know Your Overlocker Sewing Machine

Course code

09122020

Start date

15 Aug 2024

Day & Time

Thursday 09:30 - 14:30

Sessions

2

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Meet the tutors

Take a look at the wide range of courses that are available to you.

Our tutors are passionate about their arts and crafts and want to share their creative skills and knowledge with you. Whether you’ve been inspired by The Great British Sewing Bee, The Great Pottery Showdown, or are just looking to learn a new skill for life, our professional tutors can help. Whether you are an absolute beginner, want to enhance your existing skills, or want to take it to the next level, you’ll find a wide range of courses in Peterborough & Cambridgeshire to help you achieve your goals. All arts and crafts courses are led by our team of amazing tutors who are incredibly skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced in fields such as fine arts, sewing, dressmaking, jewellery making, upholstery, and much more. Click on the links below to find out more about any of our art and craft courses in Cambridgeshire and to book onto the next available session.

Tony Nero - Art

Art: Tony originally trained as a graphic designer working in the music industry producing record sleeves and printed materials for over 20 years.

Almost half of this time he spent managing his own graphic studio. Tony's work is very diverse in subject matter, and he works in a variety of mediums such as pencils, charcoal, pastels, oils and watercolour. The majority of his art is self-taught, but he also undertook some formal fine arts training at the London Guildhall University

Julie Reid

Art: Julie is an established fine artists with a strong focus on drawing and collage. She works in her garden studio from drawings she makes from her observations of the natural world whilst walking in woodlands and the landscape both locally in France and north-eastern Spain.

Sue Burgess

Dressmaking/Crafts: Sue has taught for many years and has been sewing from the age of 5 years old. She started making clothes for her dolls before she started school, where she developed her skills and interest in dressmaking, soft furnishing and crafting.

Gina Barsham

Jewellery Making: Gina has a passion for everything that is handmade and homemade including knitting, crocheting, cooking and gardening, but her greatest pleasure is to make polymer clay jewellery. Gina is very excited about enjoying the opportunity to share her passion with other craft lovers through her courses at the college.

Mark Judd-Cooper

Pottery: Mark has a BA (Hons) in Ceramics from the West Surrey College of Art & Design. He enjoys creating sculptural vessels which are inspired by the natural world and his experiences within it. He uses a variety of processes within his work. Mark runs his pottery business – Greensleeves Pottery – from his studio and is also a member of Anglian Potters. Mark enjoys sharing his skills and his passion for creating items out of clay with through his popular pottery courses at the college

Susannah Yorke

Upholstery: Susannah is passionate about restoring furniture using both modern and traditional upholstery techniques. She enjoys watching her students develop their skills and love of the craft. Susannah brings 10 years’ experience working in the interiors industry and runs her own upholstery business.

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