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Mary Ashton   Tutor for Woodturning

Mary is a Registered Professional Woodturner. She offers woodturning courses at all skill levels. Examples of  her work and her background details are on her web site


She can be contacted by email  at maryashtonwoodturner@gmail.com

Gillian Harkness  Tutor for  Enamelling and Silversmithing

Gill is a maker of Contemporary Silver Jewellery and decorative Enamel Panels. She is a member of the  Guild of Enamellers. She has been teaching at Orchard for nine years and her classes cover all levels. For any questions she can be contacted directly through her web site www.gillianharkness.com which also shows examples of her work.

Sarah Finch   Tutor for Stained Glass

Sarah has been teaching since 1994 to both children and adults of all ability levels. She also teaches all forms of glass techniques at City of Bath College. She runs residential leaded stained glass workshop at The Ammerdown Centre near Radstock and is currently working with year 6 children from Batheaston Primary School on a stained glass window for their library. She is a member of the Contemporary glass society (CGS) http://www.cgs.org.uk

Fiona Edwards   Tutor for Stained Glass Work  

Fiona is a designer-maker of leaded windows, sometimes incorporating fused, copper foiled, painted or sandblasted elements. Her website is at www.theglassloft.co.uk. Also have a look at her Facebook page which showcases student work alongside her own, and events of interest www.facebook.com/Fionasglassloft1 She enjoys passing on her skills to all ages and ability levels, and watching students progress, creating wonderful windows and all sorts of glass craft objects! Groups are welcoming and friendly. Fiona is an active member of the Contemporary Glass Society www.cgs.org.uk. Do contact her if you have any questions at Fiona@theglassloft.co.uk

Sue Taylor    Tutor for Jewellery & Silversmithing.

Sue is a designer and maker of contemporary jewellery; and has been teaching jewellery and silversmithing since 2003. Her classes are mixed level - suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience; and many of her students have also gone on to run successful small businesses making and selling their own jewellery! Examples of her work and other details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/SueTaylorJewellery or https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SueTaylorJewellery and you can contact her at suetaylor48@icloud.com

 Carole Lockwood   Tutor for Jewellery and Silversmithing

Carole is a qualified designer jeweller and diamond mounter who has been teaching at Orchard Workshop for many years. She is a member of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery, the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen and is a craftsman of the Guild of Enamellers. She teaches all skill levels and gets great satisfaction from seeing the progression of her students, some of whom now make jewellery professionally. For more information email carolelockwood@blueyonder.co.uk and examples of her work can be found at http://www.facebook.com/Carole Lockwood Jewellery and Enamels

Mail: maryashtonwoodturner@gmail.com