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Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops

| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
+44 7796 955060
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A wonderful day of creativity, friendship, laughter and great food!

I have now been twice to one of Cathy's jewellery-making days and plan to go at least three times... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JuliaDickmann
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Lovely relaxing creative Day

Attended these workshop twice with a friend. We found them really enjoyable and fun.Cathy is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Enjoy a relaxing and creative day at one of Cathy's house party style jewellery making workshops in a lovely country farmhouse setting. Welcome coffee and home-made cake, all materials and two course lunch included. Make as many items as you wish. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced guests. Wirework days, tiara making, Hen parties, Private party bookings and Children's birthday parties also offered, (minimum age 8 years). Half days available. Discounts on full days for children 8-15. Discounts on return visits and for groups. Booking essential. Contact Cathy for availability.
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| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have now been twice to one of Cathy's jewellery-making days and plan to go at least three times more this year. I have no background in arts or crafts but under Cathy's excellent and patient guidance I have manage to make several beaded items...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended these workshop twice with a friend. We found them really enjoyable and fun.Cathy is a great hostess and the food is yummy. Look forward to doing another soon!

Thank ClearlyAM
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your kind review. I appreciate you going to the effort of doing that and I'm glad you have enjoyed being here. Welcome back any time! Cathy x

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day! Cathy's welcome is as warm and inviting as her gorgeous home. We were treated to delicious coffee and homemade cake on arrival and a wonderful homemade lunch. The workshop itself was such fun, and very productive. We learnt simple techniques for making earrings,...More

Thank Ellen W
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a lovely review, thank you so much Ellen! I'm very glad you have enjoyed your visits here so much. You will of course be very welcome every time! Cathy XX

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely day with Cathy enjoying making bracelets with gorgeous stones and beads. A delicious coffee time cake and lunch all made by Cathy. Hope to visit again later in the year.

Thank Diana T
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Di, Thank you so much for your very kind review. I really appreciate you taking the time to do that and look forward to your return! Cathy x

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit but unlikely to be my last! Cathy is so lovely; patient and helpful to us novices. You know the day is going to be good when it starts with homemade cake! We had an all day session and I completed...More

Thank Lydia C
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lydia, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a review, and such a kind one too! I shall very much look forward to welcoming you back here for the next session. Cathy x

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on several jewellery making days in Cathy’s beautiful home. The experience begins with relaxation over yummy cakes whilst discussing our personal projects for the workshop. Cathy keeps a huge range of exciting beads and after her demonstrations we all created some beautiful...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Sue for your great review. I really appreciate you taking the time to do that. I'm so glad you enjoy yourself so much each time you come. Your company is always very welcome! Cathy x

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I went to Cathy's first-ever workshop 10 years ago and immediately I was hooked I have now gone on to sell my own jewellery. But I still love going back because it is a super day out making jewellery with like minded people with the...More

Thank Alison A
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thank you so much Alison, it is always a pleasure to welcome you and real treat to see what you make each time! Thank you also for the lovely comments about the food. Cathy xx

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit and as with the first Cathy was warm and welcoming. What better way to settle in than with tea and homemade cake to start! A lovely background music played, such a relaxed atmosphere. Cathy is knowledgeable, attentive and encouraging. I...More

Thank joannedonnelly2
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Cathy F, Manager at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Wow Jo! what a fabulous review - I'm blushing! thank you so much. I'm so glad you enjoy your time here and I very much look forward to welcoming you back again for your lovely company and great enthusiasm! Cathy x

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I booked this for my mum and I as a Mother’s Day treat. Cathy was very welcoming into her beautiful home and we had tea and cake prior to a short tutorial on how to use all the tools layer before us. It was great...More

Thank Minimising
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you here and I'm so glad you enjoyed your day with your mum. It would be great to welcome you both back again. Cathy x

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

My day was shared with a friend who invited me along, neither of us knowing what to expect. From the moment we knocked on the door and Cathy welcomed us in we were met with warmth and knowledge - and mustn't forget the tea and...More

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Response from Cathy F | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Thank you very much for your interest, more details are on my website, but a half day inclusive of materials and welcome coffee and home made cake is £30. A full day inclusive of two course lunch and wine is £50... More
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