The group usually meets once a month at Gilling West Village Hall at the following times:

  • First Thursday of the month between 19:00 and 21:00

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Your Host

Jo Nevison

Hello all! I’m Jo, I love fellwalking, paddle-boarding and crafting. I still haven’t taught myself to like coffee or seafood so don’t consider myself a grown up even though I’m 55! I’m looking forward to hosting the Richmond group, where I hope to get to know lots of new people while we try out some excellent new things. Oh, and eating cake, Donna and Charlotte said that is positively encouraged!

Our Meetings for the next few months 

3rd February – Paper Cutting – We have the fabulous Keely from KP Papercuts coming to host some sessions on the art of papercutting. We have offered papercutting kits in the past along with a zoom tutorial as its such a relaxing and mindful activity, we love it! Some of you may recognise Keely as she appeared on Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas last year so is hugely talented and passionate about her craft. 

3rd March – Terrarium Workshop – The Queen of Green Sharon is going to be hosting this workshop where everyone will be making their very own Terrarium, using moisture loving plants they will create their own little eco system and need very little care (great for anyone not blessed with green fingers!)

14th April – Swing Dance Workshop – We love it when dancing is fun and Angeline from 6th Street Swing sessions always leave us smiling! We’ll be learning some good old fashioned Swing & Charleston moves to some music that is guaranteed to put a spring in your step, so get your jazz hands ready!

5th May – Tea Tasting & Blending Workshop – We’re super excited to be having Whole Lot of Rosie join us for a workshop where Miki will be sharing her knowledge about the history and health benefits of teas from around the world, we will be tasting lot of tea and you will have the opportunity to make your own blends of tea to take home, a perfect treat for yourself or a little gift for any tea lover! 

26th May Hanging Basket Workshop – Once again we have the fantastic team from Ravensworth Nurseries coming along to deliver another of their notorious Hanging Basket Workshops. You’ll learn from the experts how to create a basket that will look amazing throughout the summer, and make one in the group. All you need to bring is your gardening gloves! PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will now be taking place AT Ravensworth Nurseries.

7th July – Mosaic Workshop – Working With Seagulls Reuse we will be offering this creative workshop where you can design your own door number or heart using broken tiles that have been saved from landfill. So if you break any ceramics don’t throw them away bring them along, we know you’ll be inspired from this fab session as we’re already addicted! 


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