Frequently asked questions
I have never made any jewellery before, which workshop is suitable for me?
Skill Levels are specified in the workshop details. Most workshops are suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
What do I need to bring to my workshop?
For safety reasons, please wear closed toed shoes and something to tie your hair back with if it's long. All materials and equipment will be provided. Please also bring any reading or prescription glasses you may have.
How many people are there in each workshop?
Most of the workshops you can book on-line (silversmithing type workshops eg stacking rings, silver clay etc) are limited to 8 people per event to allow for lots of support, as and when needed.
Are materials included in the price?
All the materials you need to make your finished piece / pieces are included in the workshop price.
Where do workshops take place?
Workshops are held at various locations throughout the midlands, if booking onto a specific workshop the location details will be included.
If you'd like to make a group booking please get in touch. Kate is happy to arrange a venue for you or go to one you already have in mind.
Is parking available?
Please see venue details for parking availability.
When do I need to pay for the course?
All payment should be made in full upon booking.
What refreshments are included?
Refreshments vary from venue to venue. 3 hour workshops tend to include tea/coffee and biscuits/cake or if they're on an evening they may include a cocktail. Full day workshops tend to include a delicious lunch and some even finish with a glass of prosecco! As each venue is different please see the details of the specific workshop / venue you are booking for more details.
If you have any specific dietary requirements please get in touch at time of booking so I can do my best to accommodate you.
What is accessibility like?
Please contact the venue for specific accessibility details. If you're making a group booking please specify any accessibility requirements when deciding on venues.
Can I get a refund?
Please inform Kate as soon as possible by email if you'd like to cancel your place. Unfortunately refunds are not available unless the place can be filled after cancellation. Every effort will be made to refill your place.
Do you offer workshops for groups?
Yes! Birthday parties, hen dos, corporate events and lots more. More details can be found under Group Bookings or alternatively just get in touch and Kate will be happy to arrange something for you.
What happens if you cancel a workshop?
In the unlikely event Kate cancels a workshop, you will receive a full refund or the option to re-book on another workshop.
Do you do gift vouchers
Gift vouchers are available to purchase. Bookings for gift vouchers must be made prior to attending a workshop by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Gift vouchers must be produced on arrival at the workshop.
Do you have a COVID-19 safety plan?
An extensive COVID-19 risk assessment has taken place. Please view the COVID-19 Safety Plan for more information.