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Jazz Performance

28th Oct 2018 - 29th Oct 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £59

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

Join us for a very special Sunday afternoon as part of Pete Allen’s 40th Anniversary jazz weekend. This overnight break includes your ticket to Pete Allen’s Hot 7 in concert in the Sidholme Hotel Music Room at 3pm, with special guest Ben Holder playing violin. The performance will be followed by Sunday dinner, with overnight accommodation so there’s no need to rush away afterwards.


Managers November Promotion - 5 Nights Half Board

4th Nov 2018 - 9th Nov 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £225

Hotel: Treloyhan Manor Hotel

Location:St Ives, Cornwall

Contact Tel: 01736 796240

Email: treloyhan@christianguild.co.uk


Christmas Crafts

18th Nov 2018 - 22nd Nov 2018

Leader(s): Bruce & Margaret Frost

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £220

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

Come and enjoy a few days of Christmas crafts and fellowship with our experienced hosts. Enjoy delicious evening meals and log fires whilst getting ready for a truly amazing Christmas. Crafts include: Advent calendars, making a tree, decorations, and marbling.


Patchwork & Quilting

27th Jan 2019 - 1st Feb 2019

Leader(s): Jane Edwards

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £345

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This break provides an opportunity to create unique and beautiful quilts and learn a range of sewing techniques with expert tuition from our course leader.

 

Please note: There is a £12 per person per day tuition fee payable to the course leader.

Our Patchwork & Quilting holiday will appeal to both the seasoned and novice quilter.  From Willersley Castle Hotel, with views over the river Derwent, you can enjoy the comforts of this beautiful house while you receive expert tuition and guidance.

Join our expert tutor Jane Edwards, with a choice of projects for you to work on.  The structure of the workshops will be flexible, allowing you to work at your own pace and to achieve your own goals during the holiday.

Course tuition will run every day, unless otherwise stated from 9:30 to 12:30 each day, with scheduled lunch and morning coffee breaks. The afternoons are kept free for you to explore the local area or take the time to develop your own project.

‘What shall I bring?’ You will be required to bring your own general sewing kit (scissors, needles, pins, safety pins, cottons and rotary cutter) & sewing machine. We are always on hand to offer advice, if you are unsure, and recommend that beginners students telephone prior. 

*Please note that this programme is subject to change


Cross Stitching Break

10th Feb 2019 - 15th Feb 2019

Leader(s): Margaret Hebden

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £300

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Relax and enjoy this very popular break. Learn to cross stitch or bring your own cross stitching project and share fellowship with other cross stitchers

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Please call Willersley Castle Hotel on 01629 582270 for more information


Craft Break

24th Feb 2019 - 1st Mar 2019

Leader(s): Bruce & Margaret Frost

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £380

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

Join us for a veritable feast of craft activities — card making, paper crafts, stitching and a few surprises! This break will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy! Our friendly tutors will provide you with guidance to develop and improve your skills, all in the relaxed environment of this beautiful Georgian mansion. You’re sure to leave with some good ideas as well as the items you have made

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Please call Sidholme Hotel on 01395 515104 for more information


Crafts & Cards

31st Mar 2019 - 5th Apr 2019

Leader(s): Margaret & Bruce Frost

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £380

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

See what you can do with paper, card, MDF and ceramics, whether as a beginner or with more experience. Our friendly tutors will provide demonstrations and teach you a variety of techniques. This is a great opportunity to be crafty in many different ways.

This holiday, is for anyone who is interested in crafting, whether you are beginner or already have a basic grounding of paper crafting. Your expert tutor Doreen Benham will help you chose appropriate materials and tools for making a variety of greeting cards, day by day you will build up your skills and develop your ‘artistic flair’, enhancing your card making experience, all under the watchful and encouraging eye of your experienced tutor.

On this holiday, you will learn to make a range of decorative ‘hand-made’ greeting cards and gifts. You will decide how fast you learn, you can increase your confidence at your own pace.

"What shall I bring?" you will be required to bring your own general craft kit (scissors, pinking shears, craft brushes and glue gun). We are always on hand to offer advice, if you are unsure, and recommend that beginners students telephone prior. 

*Please note that this programme is subject to change


Poetry Break

8th Apr 2019 - 13th Apr 2019

Leader(s): Kim Moore & Amanda Dalton

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £550

Hotel: Treloyhan Manor Hotel

Location:St Ives, Cornwall

Contact Tel: 01736 796240

Email: treloyhan@christianguild.co.uk

What can poems say indirectly? What does the writer choose to leave out and why? On this course, we’ll look at the power of ‘the unsaid’ in writing, with workshops, time to write on your own, opportunities for feedback and a one-toone tutorial. There will also be readings from the tutors and a guest poet.

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Watercolour Painting

14th Apr 2019 - 19th Apr 2019

Leader(s): Alison Drake

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £540

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This studio-based watercolour course is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters alike, with an emphasis on learning about the magical art of watercolour techniques. You will be given a subject to paint each day with step by step instruction and advice, completing four paintings in all over the duration of the break.

Customer Comments

"Alison was natural, calm, confident and totally inspirational."

"A very talented tutor and a totally gifted artist"

Meet one of our guides....

Alison Drake

Alison is a self- taught artist and has 30 years’ experience in Watercolour painting and has been successfully teaching watercolours for four years. Alison believes that anyone can paint given some core techniques. She encourages a sociable, relaxed atmosphere where skills can develop and inspiration can grow. She sees her role as helping people to develop the ideas that interest them-projecting their own unique vision on paper while she offers practical solution to help that vision take shape more clearly. Most aspects of this fascinating medium will be covered by means of demonstrations, painting along with Alison in the studio, and plenty of on to one help and guidance. Why not give it a try!

The Holiday

Coming Soon, please telephone Willersley Castle Hotel for more informaiton


Watercolour Painting

28th Apr 2019 - 3rd May 2019

Leader(s): Anne Barnham

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £540

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This studio-based watercolour course is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters alike, with an emphasis on learning about the magical art of watercolour techniques. You will be given a subject to paint each day with step by step instruction and advice, completing four paintings in all over the duration of the break.

Meet one of our guides....

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Please call Willersley Castle Hotel on 01629 582270 for more information

'what shall I bring'? On booking students will receive pre-course information and materials lists detailing a list of paints, brushes and paper, items to consider. Unless stated students should bring their own painting materials, brushes and papers/boards. We are always on hand to offer advice if unsure and recommend that beginner students telephone prior to buying an extensive set of paints and equipment!


Watercolour Painting

22nd Jul 2019 - 27th Jul 2019

Leader(s): Anne Barnham

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £560

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

This is a great opportunity to improve your skills in relaxed company. Our expert tutor will guide you with techniques and ‘building blocks’ to help you create your own masterpieces over 5 days. Whether getting inspiration from the Jurassic Coast or the East Devon countryside you are sure to return home with beautiful paintings and great memories.

Places are limited to allow our tutor to give you personalised suggestions based on your level of experience.

Please note: there may be some outdoor sessions, so please pack suitable clothing.

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Please call Sidholme Hotel on 01395 515104 for more information

'What shall I bring?'

Chair/ Stool and /or Easel, whichever you prefer, a board to work on, paints, brushes, tissues, tape etc. Pens, pencils, rubber etc. Paper and/or sketch book. Water pot and bottle  to carry water in and a camera.

Warm clothes and/or sun cream!  Sun Hat. A peaked cap (golf visor!) helps a lot.

This is only a preference list. Try to whittle your items down so that you can carry them easily.

There won’t be too much walking but you need to be fairly mobile with your kit.


Watercolour Painting

29th Sep 2019 - 4th Oct 2019

Leader(s): Alison Drake

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £475

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This studio-based watercolour course is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters alike, with an emphasis on learning about the magical art of watercolour techniques. You will be given a subject to paint each day with step by step instruction and advice, completing four paintings in all over the duration of the break.

Customer Comments

"Alison was natural, calm, confident and totally inspirational."

"A very talented tutor and a totally gifted artist"

Meet one of our guides....

Alison Drake

Alison is a self- taught artist and has 30 years’ experience in Watercolour painting and has been successfully teaching watercolours for four years. Alison believes that anyone can paint given some core techniques. She encourages a sociable, relaxed atmosphere where skills can develop and inspiration can grow. She sees her role as helping people to develop the ideas that interest them-projecting their own unique vision on paper while she offers practical solution to help that vision take shape more clearly. Most aspects of this fascinating medium will be covered by means of demonstrations, painting along with Alison in the studio, and plenty of on to one help and guidance. Why not give it a try!

The Holiday

Coming Soon, please telephone Willersley Castle Hotel for more informaiton


Christmas Craft Break

17th Nov 2019 - 22nd Nov 2019

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £295

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

Join us for a variety of Christmas ‘crafty’ ideas — sticking, painting, inking and more. Our friendly tutors will provide demonstrations and teach you a variety of techniques. This is a great opportunity to be crafty in many different ways.

Coming Soon:

Please call Sidholme Hotel on 01395 515104 for more information



Special Offers

• 13th – 20th October at Treloyhan Manor Hotel – 7 nights half-board: £448

• 17th – 19th October at Sidholme Hotel – 2 nights half-board: £79

• 4th – 9th November at Sidholme Hotel – min. 3 nights half board: £49 per night

• 4th – 9th November at Treloyhan Manor Hotel – 5 nights half-board: £225

• 4th – 9th November at Willersley Castle Hotel – 5 nights half-board in Mews accommodation: £220

• 9th – 10th November at Willersley Castle Hotel – 1 night B&B: £79 per room

• 9th – 11th November at Willersley Castle Hotel – Remembrance Weekend 2 nights half-board: £98

• 11th – 13th November at Sidholme Hotel – 2 nights half-board: £89

• 24th Nov – 22nd Dec at Sidholme Hotel – min. 2 nights half board: £45 per night

• 25th – 28th November at Willersley Castle Hotel – 3 nights half-board: £147, including one theme night.

• 25th – 30th November at Treloyhan Manor Hotel – 5 nights half-board: £225

• 30th Nov – 2nd Dec at Willersley Castle Hotel – 2 nights half-board: £98

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News

2019 Holidays and Hotels brochure available

Our 2019 Holidays & Hotels brochure will be mailed out soon, but you can already read it here on our website or download your own copy.

We also have a mini-brochure for Autumn & Winter 2018 available, with some great breaks and offers for October, November and December. View it online or download here.

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