At Craft Renaissance we have a selection of artist open studios for you to visit including Clare's Botanicals, Lynne Littler Sculptures and Cayt Giles Textile designer.  This page will inform you of our programme of workshops running on site.

Up and coming workshops;

06/04/19 - Chicken/hen wire workshop with Lynne Little
07/04/19 - Heron wire workshop with Lynne Littler
12/04/19 - Wire Bird Workshop with Lynne Littler
27/04/19 & 28/04/19 Two day wire dog sculpture workshop with Lynne Littler

2019 workshop calendar coming soon!



More details on individual workshops below.

Annamarie - Silver clay workshop

Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ with a handmade present - made by you.

Book your place on this workshop – new to Craft Renaissance and create your own unique, handmade gift for Mother’s Day. Working with silver clay, you will take away a silver pendant or pair of earrings. All materials included & the workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. The workshop will last 3-4 hrs depending on numbers. Tea/coffee & biscuits included. £65.00 per person. Saturday 23rd March, at 10am


To book, email Annamarie on

Clare Williams - Botanical Art Classes

Join Clare Williams in her open studio here at Craft renaissance for Botanical Art Classes.

Class information below:



Gill Rogers - Stained Glass Courses

Traditional Stained Glass Techniques: 2 Day Course
Come along and enjoy a fun weekend course learning the art of traditional stained glass techniques.
This 2 day beginners course will provide you with an in depth knowledge and experience of stained glass techniques.
Choose from a selection of coloured opaque and transparent glass to create a beautiful stained glass light catcher for your home or garden. Learn how to cut and grind glass, stretch lead, solder and make your own stained glass project to take home with you. 
Courses are held throughout the year and all tools, materials, refreshments and a delicious lunch will be provided.
Price: £150 
Traditional Stained Glass Techniques: 1 Day Course
Come along and enjoy a fun day learning the art of traditional stained glass techniques.
This one day course will provide you with the opportunity to learn how to cut and grind glass, solder and make your own glass panel to take home.
Flexible dates available, all tools, materials, refreshments and a delicious lunch will be provided.
Price: £99
6 Week Beginners Stained Glass Evening Course: 
This 6 week evening course is suitable for beginners or for those who would like to brush up on their skills and develop their own projects. Attendance is one evening per week with flexible dates throughout the year. This is a fun and relaxed class where the emphasis will be on practical work which will cover all aspects of traditional lead and Tiffany copper foil techniques.
Classes are limited to a maximum of 4 students and all tools, materials and refreshments will be provided. 
Price: £150 
Contact Gill on 07584 669282 or to book and reserve your place.

Lynne Littler - Wire Workshops

Come on down to Craft Renaissance and take part in an artful sculpture workshop held by sculpture Lynne Littler

All materials and tools will be provided to create your own bird sculpture for either indoor or outdoor use.
You will have the opportunity to use a range of wires including copper, aluminium and steel. 

At the end of the course you will take home a stunning wire bird, piglet, or heron sculpture, perfect for a special gift or to just admire for years to come.

The workshop will run in Lynne's open studio at Craft Renaissance, surrounded by views of the stunning Usk Valley with half day and full day options. Private bookings for groups of 4+ also available. Prices range for £45 to £85

Chicken wire piglet workshop

Heron wire workshop

Wire Bird workshop

Wire Fox workshop

Wire Chicken workshop

Wire Dog workshop

Tea, coffee and cake is provided.

Limited places - booking essential

Book Here

30/03/19 - Heron wire workshop
06/04/19 - Chicken/hen wire workshop
07/04/19 - Heron wire workshop
12/04/19 - Wire Bird Workshop
27/04/19 & 28/04/19 Two day wire dog sculpture workshop with Lynne Littler