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Family Christmas Cracker Making
Dec
23
12:00 PM12:00

Family Christmas Cracker Making

Get in the festive mood at The Southbank Centre’s Winter Knees Up! This is a free family-friendly event for all ages in the Clore Ballroom and you can get crafty with me making Christmas crackers from 12noon until 2:30pm.

This is a free workshop that is drop-in so roll up early for a chance to sit down and do a little craft. We’ll be making our crackers with beautifully printed holiday paper and decorating them with stickers and stamps. We’ll even have a few treats for you to tuck inside!

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Kids Pom-Pom Garland Workshop
Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Pom-Pom Garland Workshop

It’s going to be a very pom-pom Christmas this year!

Join us for this 2-hour workshop at the lovely Smallprint Books in Forest Hill and learn how to make amazing pom-poms with a Loome tool. Kids will make a fun and festive pom-pom garland, which you can hang on the tree, above at the mantle, over a door… basically anywhere that could do with a little festive cheer and pom-pom magic.

Tickets include all materials including cotton rope for the garland and a rainbow of yarn colours. We’ll be using Loome tools to make our pom-poms, which make great gifts for crafty kids!

  • Time + Date: Saturday, December 15th, 2-4pm

  • Location: Smallprint Books, 37 Davids Road in Forest Hill SE23 3EP

  • Info: For ages 8+, drop-off

  • Tickets: £18 per child. includes all materials

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A Very Pom-Pom Christmas
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

A Very Pom-Pom Christmas

Learn how to make your own festive pom-pom garland in this afternoon workshop at the lovely studio at Stag & Bow in Forest Hill. There will be tea, biscuits and some delicious yarns and wools for making. I’ll show you how to use a Loome tool to make your pom-poms and then we’ll attach them to a lovely cotton rope to make the garland.

All materials included, plus you’ll be able to take your Loome tool home with you so you can keep your pom-pom game going.

I’ll also demonstrate how to add pom-poms to gifts and tags this holiday season.

  • Level: No experience necessary

  • What to bring: All materials are included

  • Class size: 10

  • Location: Stag & Bow in Forest Hill

  • Tickets are £40 per person

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Christmas Mice In Beds Kids Sewing Workshop
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Mice In Beds Kids Sewing Workshop

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse!
— Clement C. Moore

Learn how to sew your own felt Christmas mouse, who’s all tucked up in her very own matchbox bed. Kids will learn basic embroidery stitches to make their mouse and then we’ll illustrate a mini version of this Christmas classic for it.

  • Level: No experience necessary

  • What to bring: All materials are included

  • Class size: 10

  • Location: Stag & Bow in Forest Hill / 8 Dartmouth Road, SE23 3XU

  • Tickets are £24 per child / Class is drop-off so enjoy a couple hours off while the kiddos craft and create!

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PEXMAS!
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

PEXMAS!

  • Warwick Gardens London, SE15 4Pt (map)
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As far as community markets go, Pexmas is one of the best (dare we say it) in London. We’ll be rocking up with all our pom-pom kits, banners and so much more on Saturday, December 8th from 11am until 6pm in Peckham’s Warwick Gardens.

Enjoy stalls, amazing street food, maker’s workshops, Santa’s Grotto and all the mulled wine!

  • Saturday, December 8th / 11am-6pm

  • Warwick Gardens, Peckham

  • Nearest train station: Peckham Rye

Check out Pexmas.com for more market info.


New to PEXMAS this year is a workshop tent! I’ll be running two workshops on Saturday, December 8th which are fab for families and for kids ages 7+.

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Christmas Papercraft
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

Christmas Papercraft

Learn how to add handmade touches to your Christmas stationary this year using simple paper cutting techniques to make a selection of cards, gift tags and decorations.

All our templates are exclusive to Sewcial Circle workshops; all designed by me! And I have a treasure trove of gorgeous papers for you to dig through to create your designs.

I’ll be on hand to offer tips, show you different techniques for getting straight and clean cuts using the templates, how to create unique gift tags you can use year after year…

  • Level: No experience necessary

  • What to bring: All materials are included

  • Class size: 12

  • Location: Stag & Bow in Forest Hill

  • Tickets are £28 per person

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Horniman Christmas Market
Nov
30
to Dec 2

Horniman Christmas Market

We’ll be setting up shop at the Horniman Christmas Market this year inside the museum. This is really one of the gems of South East London. It’s a free museum with an amazing collection and anthropological species and artefacts from all over the world. I’ve spent so many hours here with my kids on rainy winter days and in their beautiful gardens in the summertime.

The Christmas Market will be taking place at these times, I hope to see you there!

  • Friday 30 November –  5.30pm – 9.30pm

  • Saturday 1 December – 10.00am – 5.30pm

  • Sunday 2 December – 10.00am – 5.30pm

Visit Horniman.ac.uk for more market info.

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Kids Christmas Craft Morning
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Christmas Craft Morning

Keep the kids busy once school lets out for the holidays at this festive and fun workshop where we’ll be stitching up some funky mini-stockings to hang by the fire, ready for Santa to fill! Kids can dig through our collection of trims, ribbons, buttons and bells to sew onto their stockings and make their own pom-poms to hang on the side. We’ll also decorate some baubles, ready to hang on the tree.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the Blackheath shop that day!

For ages 6 and up / Tickets are £15 each. To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

 

 

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Punk Me Up Xmas Special
Dec
15
4:00 PM16:00

Punk Me Up Xmas Special

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making a funky Christmas stocking!

Get ready for Christmas by making your very own stocking to hang on the fireplace, ready for Santa to fill! We’ll make them extra special with pom-poms, sequins, stars, buttons and more.

For ages 6 and up / £15 each

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Funky stockings for Grown-ups
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Funky stockings for Grown-ups

Create a fun, contemporary stocking to hang by the fire, waiting for Santa to fill! These Anthro-inspired stockings are made of soft cream felt and ready to decorate with pom-poms, ribbons, sequins, embroidery designs, tassels, bells, buttons and appliqué. We’ll show you a number of techniques to create these unique stockings... who said they had to be red and green? Bring on the neon! Baubles and gift tags will also be on hand to decorate at the end.

Tickets are £25. To book, contact the Red Onion Cafe at 01895 636006.

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Contemporary Stocking Workshop
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Contemporary Stocking Workshop

Create a fun, contemporary stocking to hang by the fire, waiting for Santa to fill! These Anthro-inspired stockings are made of soft cream felt and ready to decorate with pom-poms, ribbons, sequins, embroidery designs, tassels, bells, buttons and appliqué. We’ll show you a number of techniques to create these unique stockings... who said they had to be red and green? Bring on the neon! Baubles and gift tags will also be on hand to decorate at the end.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the shop that day!

Tickets are £25 each. To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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Paper-cut Christmas Cards for Grown-ups
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Paper-cut Christmas Cards for Grown-ups

Send a little handmade surprise this Christmas by making your very own holiday cards, gift tags and decorations. This fun and festive workshop will show you how to play around with paper and create all sorts of different Christmas crafts, including paper-cut holiday cards, customised gift tags, tissue paper pom-poms, and paper decorations for the tree and the table. You’ll leave with a goodie bag full of handmade crafts from the night!

Tickets are £18. To book, contact The Red Onion Cafe at 01895 636006.

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Christmas Paper Craft Workshop (ADULTS)
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Paper Craft Workshop (ADULTS)

Send a little handmade surprise this Christmas by making your very own holiday cards, gift tags and decorations. This fun and festive workshop will show you how to play around with paper and create all sorts of different Christmas crafts, including paper-cut holiday cards, customised gift tags, tissue paper pom-poms, and paper decorations for the tree and the table. You’ll leave with a goodie bag full of handmade crafts from the night!

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the Blackheath shop that day!

Tickets are £18 each. To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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