Crafts are a fun way to meet new people while developing new skills and keeping our minds sharp! Here are some of our favourites in Northumberland.
We all know that crafts can be a fun way to keep our minds busy and meet new people. But did you know that they can also help to develop a wide range of skills, including fine motor skills, planning and concentration?
There are lots of craft classes available to older adults in Northumberland – here’s a list of some of our favourites.
Pottery Classes, Bedlington
The Creative Chicken craft workshop in Bedlington offers a wide range of craft classes perfect for older adults. With prices starting from just £10 per person, they even offer at-home pottery painting kits if getting out of the house is difficult!
Sewing Classes, Ashington
If you would love to improve your sewing skills but are unsure of where to start, you can learn with Ellen at the Sewing Machine Guy on Station Road in Ashington. These one-to-one classes offer everything from basic sewing skills to quilt and bag making.
Art Classes, Morpeth
If you’re a budding artist, then you need look no further than Gallery 45 in Morpeth. They offer everything from linoprint to painting with wool and autumn wreath making, with both half and full-day workshops available, there’s something for everyone. They even offer jewellery making classes!
Recreate Today, Whitley Bay
Situated a short drive from Blyth, Recreate Today specialises in unique homeware and furniture, as well as offering adult craft classes. You can get creative, creating a wide range of projects, from decoupage to felting. And of course, you get to take your creation home at the end!