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jewellery making classes at the studio-workshop

the studio-workshop
My studio-workshop is turned into a classroom in the Spring and Autumn, my last organised classes will be March/April 2017.
Personalised 1-1 or group jewellery making classes are available mid-week and limited weekends. please check availability.

  • help yourself to refreshments at my studio
  • rural location with free parking
  • next door to Roots Cafe
  • close to the M6, 5 miles / 15 minutes from junction 32
  • approx 15 minutes drive from Preston
  • approx 10 minutes drive from Kirkham (via Treales)
  • approx 25 minutes drive from Garstang

studio- workshop

studio address
studio1, Blackleach Farm (Billingtons), Roots Lane, Catforth, nr Preston, Lancashire PR4 0JB

parking
There is free parking next to the cafe (please park at the far end part of the car park).

class times
10.30-4pm
You are welcome to arrive 10-15 minutes early and make yourself a hot drink before the class begins.

refreshment facilities
Help yourself to tea, coffee, filter coffee, herbal tea and biscuits at my studio.

lunchtime
There is a 30-45 minute lunch break, either bring a packed lunch and eat it at the studio or there is lovely food at Roots Cafe next door to the studios. (lunch in not included in the course fee).

materials
Materials can be purchased at a class (approx £3-£10 depending on the topic, beads chosen and number of items made), alternatively bring some of your own materials to use, a materials list and course details are emailed along with a deposit receipt on booking a class.

map
Visit the google map at the bottom of this website.

directions to the studio
The studio is about 5 miles North West of Preston from junction 32 of the M6. There are many alternative routes (and it can be easy to get lost on the country lanes).  Once you get near the studios there are a number of signs for Roots Cafe.

route1 (probably the route SAT Nav will take you, it goes over a single lane humpback bridge over the canal)

  1. travel along the A6 Garstang Road North from Preston, towards Garstang
  2. at the traffic lights in Broughton, turn left on the B5269 / Woodplumpton Lane / Newsham Hall Lane towards Woodplumpton / Catforth / Inskip
  3. at the T-junction near Woodplumpton, take the right and continue towards Catforth
  4. the road goes over the canal and you pass a large Hall (or church) on your left, take the first left signposted School Lane
  5. at the next T-junction, turn left onto Catforth Road
  6. take the 2nd lane on your right, Blackleach Lane
  7. this road narrows to one lane and their is a narrow humpback bridge over the canal, a short distance further, you’ll go past buildings and a farm
  8. take the first right onto Roots Lane (if you go over the motorway you’ve gone too far)
  9. the studios & Roots cafe are immediately on your left, with the car park at the end of the buildings
  10. my studio is the first one / furthest from the cafe

optional route without Sat Nav (avoiding the single lane hump back bridge over the canal)

If you are driving from the M6, exit M6 at Junction 32 / M55 Junction 1 

  1. take the left sliproad towards Preston
  2. at the traffic lights you need to be in the left lane and turn left onto the A6 south towards Preston, immediately take first left sliproad onto the Eastway (signed Ingol) and take a left at the roundabout (the road goes underneath the motorway)
  3. at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit following signs for Ingol
  4. drive for 1.5miles along Lightfoot Lane / Tom Benson Way (B5411) past 2 traffic lights
  5. at the roundabout take the 4th (last) exit onto Tag Lane towards Woodplumton
  6. take the immediate first left, Hoyles Lane and continue straight along Hoyles Lane, until you come to a T-junction
  7. turn right at this T-junction onto Sidgreaves Lane / Lea Lane
  8. you go past 2 pubs (on your right), immediately after passing Bartle Hall (on your right) turn left onto Blackleach Lane
  9. take the next right, then bear right continuing along Blackleach Lane, the road narrows and you will need to pull over to the side if there is oncoming traffic
  10. after the road goes over the motorway, take the first left onto Roots Lane
  11. the studios & Roots cafe are immediately on your left, with the car park at the end of the buildings
  12. my studio is the first one / furthest from the cafe

variation
If driving North from Preston along the A6

  1. after Fulwood, there is a set of traffic lights before you get to the roundabout for the motorway and A6 North to Garstang
  2. you need to take the left sliproad (signed Ingol)
  3. at the roundabout take the 1st exit following signs for Ingol along the Eastway
  4. (as above) drive for 1.5miles along Lightfoot Lane / Tom Benson Way (B5411)…
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