Festival crepe paper flowers workshop

29th June 2019
Drop in (30 min)

£5 (all materials included)

Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day
Number One Street (on The Royal Arsenal)
Woolwich
London
SE18

We are collaborating with Royal Arsenal Farmers Market & GCDA to bring a Makers Market and Creative Workshops to the Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day

In this 30 min workshop you’ll learn how to make summer festival crepe paper flowers with Mary Jane Makes, author of Chic on a Shoestring and The Modern Girl’s Guide to Hat Making. In this 30 min workshop you will learn how to make a gorgeous crepe paper flower that can be used on a summer floral headdress, a buttonhole, or why not add a little personal touch to a wrapped gift for someone! 

Mary Jane Baxter is a milliner, maker and writer. She’s currently writing a new book called Sew on the Go all about her adventures around Europe in her amazing Mobile Makery. This woman is an all round creative genius, arrive early to book your time slot! 

All ages and all abilities welcome (children under 6 to be accompanied by an adult)

Paper plant pot making & grow your own food demo

29th June 2019
drop in (12-2pm)
Free

Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day
Number One Street (on The Royal Arsenal)
Woolwich
London
SE18

We are collaborating with Royal Arsenal Farmers Market & GCDA to bring a Makers Market and Creative Workshops to the Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day

GCDA Community gardener Kevin Godby will be hosting a drop workshop where you and your family / friends can learn how to make a paper pot in seconds and take home your new creation with a little seedling. You’ll be able to use this skill home and say goodbye to plastic pots and slugs lurking in the pile of old pots in the garden! This simple, cost effective process will also create much less root disturbance at planting out time and is great for young gardeners development of fine motor skills!

Kevin will also be bringing a selection of rooted mint cuttings, spring onions and watercress as well as soaked peas (the type intended for cooking to make mushy peas) to show you how easy it is to grow food to eat!

This workshop will show you how easy it is to grow produce at home, even with next to no space and minimal cost!

‘Sharing Smiles’ – creative writing & drawing workshop

29th June 2019
Drop in 
(2-6pm)
Free (all materials included)

Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day
Number One Street (on The Royal Arsenal)
Woolwich
London
SE18

We are collaborating with Royal Arsenal Farmers Market & GCDA to bring a Makers Market and Creative Workshops to the Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day

The wonderful team behind Greenwich & Bexley Compassionate Neighbour will be running this awesome workshop where you can get creative and send a letter to someone in your local community who is feeling isolated or lonely.

Sharing smiles is an all ages workshop created to help people feel connected in the community. Write a letter, tell a joke, draw a funny picture – whatever you want to help to cheer someone up in Greenwich.

All ages and all abilities welcome (children under 6 to be accompanied by an adult)

Design your own PRIDE flag

29th June 2019
Drop in 
Free (all materials included)

Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day
Number One Street (on The Royal Arsenal)
Woolwich
London
SE18

We are collaborating with Royal Arsenal Farmers Market & GCDA to bring a Makers Market and Creative Workshops to the Royal Greenwich Get Together – Community Festival and Armed Forces Day

Big kids and little kids will be able to get creative in our flag making workshop. You’ll be given a fabric flag and a selection of non-toxic paints & pre-cut potato print lettering to create your very own multi-coloured flag inspired by the painted rainbow road crossings in Greenwich, in support of PRIDE in London!

All ages and all abilities welcome (children under 6 to be accompanied by an adult)

Build a garden in a bottle workshop – 15th June

12.30pm / 2.00pm / 3.30pm (1 hour)
£30 (all materials included)

The Exchange,
The Old Library,
Walnut Tree Road,
Erith,
DA8 1RS

Learn how to build a garden in a bottle with Little Drop of Green. Terrariums are a quirky twist on your indoor plant. They are self-sustaining ecosystems built inside glass containers and need little to no maintenance. They are perfect for busy city life plant addicts and a great way to personalise your space. 
 

In this workshop you’ll get a detailed introduction into the world of terrariums before you are given tools and components to create your very own terrarium through a step by step guided workshop, followed by tips and tricks to experiment and care for your latest creation. You will have a choice of basic container and two plants, you can decide to upgrade to larger containers or more plants on the day if you wish at an additional cost.

 

  • Introduction to terrariums
  • Build your own terrarium
  • Care
  • Question & Answer

The workshops will set you up and we promise that once you have had a taster, you are sure to be addicted to this fun new hobby. 

BOOK HERE

Learn the art of Wine Tasting & Food Pairing – 02 March 2019

13.00 – 15.00pm (2 hours) 
£21.91 adults 18+ 

Street Feast,
Hawker House,
Canada St,
London SE16 7PJ

Join Lento of London for a memorable afternoon learning the basics of wine tasting and the art of pairing wine with food. “We’re not wine snobs at Lento of London so expect a relaxed, approachable session”

Luca from http://www.lentooflondon.co.uk will talk you through their range of artisan Italian wine providing tips on how to taste wine and what to look for when pairing wine with food whilst you drink the samples and get creative to find your favourite wine/cheese pairing.

There will be six wines on tasting from across Italy as well as six cheeses to enjoy.

TO BOOK:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wine-and-cheese-tasting-discover-italy-tickets-56277309949

 

Arm Knit a Blanket – 02 March 2019

12.15-14.15pm / 2.15-16.15pm (2 hours)
£45.00 (all materials included)

Street Feast,
Hawker House,
Canada St,
London SE16 7PJ

Learn how to knit a blanket from amazing giant wool with Emily – founder of The Chap and Darling Knit Shop!

You’ll be working with Woolly Mahoosive’s Mahoosive acrylic yarn, so big you use your arms as needles! 2kgs of yarn is included in the price of the workshop, which should give you a blanket 75 x 125cm (or you can make a thinner double bed runner) and you’ll be finished in the time it takes to do the workshop. To pick a yarn colour of your choice go to the events page on  www.chap-and-darling.com and select ‘reserve a colour’

TO BOOK:
12.15-14.15pm: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arm-knit-a-blanket-thecollective-market-1215-1415-tickets-55349676372

2.15-16.15pm: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arm-knit-a-blanket-thecollective-market-1415-1615-tickets-55349833843?aff=affiliate1

Build A Terrarium – 06 April

12.00pm / 13.00pm / 14.00pm / 15.00pm /16.00pm (1 hour) 
£37.90 adults (2 for £64.55) / £21.91 kids (all materials included)

Street Feast,
Hawker House,
Canada St,
London SE16 7PJ

Learn how build your own terrarium with Huong – founder of District Terrain!

You’ll get an detailed introduction into the world of terrariums before you are given tools and components to create your very own terrarium. Houng will guide you with step by step instructions followed by tips and tricks on how to look after your latest creation.

TO BOOK:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/early-easter-terrarium-workshop-tickets-56195172273

 

Make felt Easter Eggs – 06 April

Drop-in
£5.00 all welcome

Street Feast,
Hawker House,
Canada St,
London SE16 7PJ

Join Mec and Marcia, yarn and felt super stars and founders of Yarnarama who will be hosting their Easter Egg felting workshop.

Using organic, naturally dyed Merino Wool fibre, soap and water, you’ll rub the fibres together and form them into egg shapes. You can make up to 3 eggs! Keep them for yourself, or gift them.

If you haven’t tried felting, now’s your chance! This super relaxing craft is great to unwind with a glass of wine or perfect for the kids to practice a new craft…while you enjoy a glass of wine!

Pick your favorite colour and get felting! This workshop is suitable and welcome to adults & accompanied children from 5+.

TO BOOK:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/make-felted-easter-eggs-saturday-6th-april-tickets-57289907656

Learn how to Macramé – 4th May

12.00 / 15.00pm (2 hours)
£35.00 (all materials included)

Street Feast,
Hawker House,
Canada St,
London SE16 7PJ

In this fun 2 hour workshop you will learn the traditional rope knotting technique of Macramé by making your very own plant hanger to take home.

You will be guided through each stage of the process, using a variety of knots to create your hanger. Everything you need will be provided and after two hours of crafting fun you will leave feeling the buzz of creating something with your own hands and with the skills to recreate them at home.

This workshop is ideal for plant lovers who want to create beautiful displays for their growing collection of houseplants!

If you’d like to pre-book a colour check out @miyamakes instagram and message her directly to reserve!

TO BOOK:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/macrame-plant-hanger-workshop-for-beginners-tickets-59356052551?aff=ebapi