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.

Painting for Pleasure

Course code

09120051

Start date

15 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Monday 09:30 - 12:00

Sessions

11

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Silver Smithing and Copper Jewellery Skills Course

Course code

09121072

Start date

15 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Monday 12:00 - 14:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Painting for Pleasure - Landscapes

Course code

09120054

Start date

19 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Friday 13:00 - 15:30

Sessions

6

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121094

Start date

24 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 12:30 - 14:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121095

Start date

24 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 18:30 - 20:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121093

Start date

24 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Dressmaking for Intermediates

Course code

09120055

Start date

30 Apr 2024

Day & Time

Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions

10

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

The Joy of Painting - Taster Session

Course code

09122001

Start date

25 May 2024

Day & Time

Saturday 09:30 - 12:00

Sessions

1

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Stitch and Mend - Get to know a Sewing Machine- Taster Session

Course code

09122003

Start date

25 May 2024

Day & Time

Saturday 09:30 - 12:00

Sessions

1

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Learn the Art of creating your own hanging baskets

Course code

09122005

Start date

25 May 2024

Day & Time

Saturday 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions

1

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Silver Smithing and Copper Jewellery Skills Course

Course code

09121074

Start date

3 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Monday 12:00 - 14:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Silver Smithing and Copper Jewellery Skills Course - Evening

Course code

09121075

Start date

3 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Monday 18:00 - 20:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121096

Start date

5 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121097

Start date

5 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 12:30 - 14:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Flower Arranging

Course code

09121098

Start date

5 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Wednesday 18:30 - 20:30

Sessions

5

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Introduction to Quilting

Course code

09120058

Start date

7 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Friday 09:30 - 11:30

Sessions

6

Level

Not applicable

Location

City College Peterborough

Painting for Pleasure - Portraits

Course code

09122009

Start date

7 Jun 2024

Day & Time

Friday 13:00 - 15:30

Sessions

6

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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