Call the Box Office: 01252 745444
  • Start: Thursday 21 December - 10:30
  • Estimated End: Thursday 21 December - 12:30
  • Auditorium: Foyer

£6 incl. materials

*indicates FREE session

A weekly creative group open to anyone who is looking for friendly company or wants to meet other people over an ever changing range of artistic activities.

Autumn 2017 programme:

07-Sep        Introduction to dressmaking, with Alice Butcher

Interactive talk explaining how to navigate new patterns, select best materials and how to tackle making something new. Wear something comfy and close fitting as we’ll take measurements. We’ll provide examples, tape measures and notes.

14-Sep        Making gift boxes, with Tina Proctor

Making small gift boxes using recycled cards perfect for small treats. Bring old greetings cards (ideally ones not too stiff).

21-Sep        Online oral history podcasts, with Sound Vault

New Maltings resident, the Sound Vault, are recording stories from Farnham for radio. This is an introduction to the endless and fascinating world of resources and podcasts to be found online and a taster of the actvitiy that Sound Vault are starting at the Maltings.

28-Sep        Drama Workshop at Farnham Museum

Theatre workshop using the Museum of Farnham’s Gallery and beautiful garden as inspiration. (Meet at Garden Gallery, Museum of Farnham, 38 West Street GU9 7DX)

05-Oct        Quilting in foyer for Craft Month*

12-Oct        Quilting in foyer for Craft Month*

19-Oct        Quilting in foyer for Craft Month*

26-Oct        Quilting in foyer for Craft Month*

Free workshops for Craft Month. We’ll be creating a quilt together which will be exhibited at Festival of Crafts. No charge.

02-Nov        Book making, with Angela Thames

Make a unique notebook using the long stitched method of bookbinding. This is a non adhesive method allowing for any paper grain or thickness of paper to be used. The book will have a stitched spine, thick paper cover and blank pages inside. Bring your own decorative papers or envelopes.

09-Nov        Christmas decorations, with Tina Proctor

Sewing simple heart Christmas decorations from felt and materials. Can be made into garlands or hung on a tree.

16-Nov        Printing Christmas cards, with Hilary Bishop (1/2)

23-Nov        Printing Christmas cards, with Hilary Bishop (2/2)

Making Christmas cards etching your own design and then printing cards. Bring any images you like as a prompt for a design. (Make over 2 weeks, but you are welcome to join for only one session)

07-Dec        History of the Maltings through photography

A short talk about the History of Farnham Maltings using images, followed by an interactive photography walk around the building. Led by the Maltings’ photographer in residence. Bring your own a digital camera, if you have one.

14-Dec        Christmas decorations, with Flora Gare

Learn how to work with coloured copper wire in this workshop creating your own holly or mistletoe with winter berries as a gift or Christmas decoration. There will be individual guidance and step by step instruction. All materials provided. Please bring a small pair of pliers with you if you already have them.

21-Dec        Decorate a stollen cake, with Coral Turan

Decorate and ice a Stollen loaf cake.

All materials and equipment is provided; any requests for bringing items are suggestions only and not essential. For more information on any sessions please contact or 01252 745471.

Meet Me at the Maltings is open to anyone; we’re especially passionate about providing a stimulating and safe home for elders and for those who are lonely or socially isolated. Please get in touch with Christine if you would like to attend, but would like more information on transport options in Farnham.