workshops & events  

 
Textilia offers a variety of workshops from taster adult workshops, to young people's workshops during school holidays and Saturday mornings. 
I am always happy to accommodate bespoke workshops both in the studio or at private venues. 
I have portable teaching looms that are ready warped for each workshop. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
nurturing creative flair 
We spend so much time in a fast world, and this applies to school life and our children too. I know how important it is to make sure our children achieve their full potential and as teachers we strive to achieve this every working day! We have very little time for learning a craft, developing a new skill, nurturing a creative flair and I very much see my workshops as a supplement to the brilliant work that is already happening in schools and colleges, often with limited time and resources available in the curriculum. 
My workshops are very versatile. They can take place at my teaching space at Textilia, Lion House, Muspole Street, Norwich. My studio is a calm and bright airy place to work in the heart of Norwich’s textile heritage area. On the other hand, because my teaching looms are so portable and compact I can easily bring my workshops to venues such as youth groups, schools, home teaching groups, art groups, holiday clubs, etc. 

 Spring and Summer 2020  Workshops and Events.   

All workshops can be booked directly using my booking link 
 
 
Town and Country Spinning and Weaving Workshop. 
New dates for 2019 /2020. 
Thursday 12th March and Friday 13th March 2020. 
Thursday 28th May and Friday 29th May 2020. 
Thursday 17th September and Friday 18th September 2020. 
 
This is a two day workshop. 10.00am - 4.00pm 
Home made cooked lunch and refreshments included in the price. Please make us aware of any dietary requirements. 
Basic materials and equipment included in the cost. 
Additional materials can be purchased on the day. 
If you wish to bring your own spinning wheel then please feel free to do so. (Please let one of us know if you intend to bring your own wheel). 
Cost: £140.00 
 
All booking through www.burntfen.co.uk please. 
Feel free to ask any questions just email me at 
juliasymonds@hotmail.co.uk 
Young Weavers Workshops. 
Spring and Summer 2020. 
These workshops are for all abilities of young folk interested in learning to weave or progressing their skills.  
Ages 8yrs to 18yrs welcome. 
Young people will be working on pre - warped rigid heddle looms. 
All materials and equipment are provided. 
Drinks and refreshments included. Please advise of any dietary requirements. 
 
Dates for Spring and Summer 2020: 
Monday 6th April 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Tuesday 7th April 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Monday 27th July 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Tuesday 28th July 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
 
Cost per session: £25.00 
Drop In Weave and Spin Sessions. 
 
Friday Mornings and Tuesday Afternoons. 
 
After some interest I have decided to hold a drop in and weave 
or spin session on a Friday morning starting on January 11th 2019. 
 
I will be available in Textilia's studio each Friday from 10.00am until 2.30pm. 
For those folk who are interested in pursuing their interests in weaving and 
spinning, wanting to develop projects and enjoy the company of like minded 
people, there are a limited number of looms that I can hire for short term hire 
only (2-3weeks) whilst people purchase their own looms. 
 
I am also offering a Tuesday afternoon session from 2pm until 5pm starting 
on Tuesday 17th September 2019, this will replace the Tuesday evening 
sessions. 
Refreshments are included. 
 
I am offering a pay as you go system and if you think you might be interested  
in these sessions please could you drop me an email  
juliasymonds@hotmail.co.uk? 
 
Adult taster sessions are for people new to weaving 
and want to have a go. 
Using a pre-warped rigid heddle loom 
come and experiment with colour and texture. 
Enjoy the relaxing experience of weaving. 
All materials and light refreshments included in the price. 
Dates for 2020 are: 
Saturday 11th January 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Wednesday 15th January 2020 - 10.00am -12.30pm 
Saturday 28th March 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Saturday 18th April 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Wednesday 6th May 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Saturday 13th June 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Wednesday 24th June 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Saturday 11th July 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Wednesday 15th July 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Saturday 1st August 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
Wednesday 12th August 2020 - 10.00am - 12.30pm 
 
Cost : £35.00 
I am really looking forward to taking part in this event. Thank you for inviting me Donna @prettycactus. 
 
Gift Vouchers! 
Gift Vouchers are now available for purchase towards any workshop, one to one tuition or Textilia merchandise. 
A perfect gift for someone who might enjoy discovering weaving or spinning. 
Just email Julia : juliasymonds@hotmail.co.uk. 
 
GiftVouchers will be available at any of the craft markets that Textilia will be taking part in during 2019. 
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