'An Introduction to Natural Pigments and Botanical Inks'. A workshop for groups of children, Elka Studio, Upper Slackstead, near Winchester. Half term and summer dates.
A three hour workshop for private groups at the Elka studio, between 10am - 1pm, aimed at primary school children.
We can accommodate groups of between 4-8 children. Prices start at £260 for a minimum of four children, and £65 for each additional child.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This workshop introduces children to the pigments used by our earliest ancestors in their cave art, and to the use of the natural environment, to produce botanical inks.
Spaces are limited to ensure individual support for each child.
WHAT TO BRING
Please ensure your children are not wearing their best clothes!
A mid morning snack and drink will be provided. Do let us know when you book of any allergies and intolerances.
ABOUT YOUR TUTOR
Claudia (MAEd), has been teaching for many years, primarily in prison education. With a life-long interest in textiles, she started producing naturally dyed yarns for Elka Textiles, and for the past three years, has been running our natural dyeing workshops.
PARKING & ARRIVAL
Elka studio, Unit 3 Granary Loft, Upper Slackstead Farm, Farley Lane, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO22 6PT
There is plenty of private parking for the studio.
If you type 'Elka' into Google Maps, it will bring you straight to the studio. There are two entrances to Upper Slackstead Farm. Please take the entrance signed 'Elka Visitors', NOT 'Elka Deliveries'. Follow the track down past the cottages on your left, and the studio carpark is directly in front of you.
If you do not have Google Maps on your phone, please ensure you have located the studio prior to leaving, and printed out a map if necessary. There is very limited phone signal or wifi out here!
Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure you have time to grab a cuppa before the workshop begins.
I look forward to meeting you soon but if you have any questions beforehand, please feel free to contact me.
Workshop cancellations by you
Our workshops are priced as fairly as possible. We therefore have to have a clear cancellation policy to ensure that we cover our costs and the on going viability of the workshop.
Please check your diary carefully to ensure that you are available to attend any workshops you are booking with us.
All our workshops are strictly non-refundable in all circumstances.
If you give more than 14 days notice to cancel a place on a workshop your options are as follows:
We will be happy to transfer you to another workshop, space permitting.
If there are no suitable future dates for you to transfer to we can provide a voucher to be used for a future workshop booking, this will be valid for one year from the date of issue.
You can of course send someone in your place at any time, but please note that this is your responsibility to find a replacement person and you must let us know in advance who will be attending.
If you give less than 14 days notice to cancel a place on a workshop then your options are as follows:
If you have COVID19 or are displaying symptoms of COVID19, you will be given a voucher to be used for a future workshop which will be valid for one year from the date of issue.
If you would like to transfer, we can only transfer you to a future workshop if your place is re-sold.
If you would like to transfer and the place is not re-sold, we can add you to a last minute availability waiting list for future dates of the workshop. If there are still unsold places on the workshop with 24-48 hours until the workshop is due to take place, we will offer you a place at no additional charge. Please note this option is not a guarantee of a space.
We will do our best to fill the place within this time. Please be aware that in our experience it can be difficult to fill places on workshops at short notice.
Multiple class sessions
Some of our workshops take place over several sessions. If you miss a session unfortunately we cannot offer a make up session. If you require further tuition to complete your project you may be able to book 1:1 lessons depending on the project and tuition required.
Workshop cancellations by us
In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a workshop you will be given at least 24 hours notice and offered a transfer to another date, voucher to be used at another time or in our store, or a full refund. We will not be held liable for any other costs or expenses that you may incur in the event of cancellation by us.