See our full workshop schedule for Sunday 3rd November; hosted across several locations in Cheltenham, you’ll have the chance to get hands on and learn new creative skills with some of the best talent in the industry.


SLG Studio 19 Open House – Wednesday 30th Oct

Come and visit the incredible Studio 19 on Wednesday 30th October between 11am – 3pm and experience their awe-inspiring studio for yourself.

Free Event

Parabola Arts Centre


Creative Juice – Taster Session for the Design Academy.
An interactive workshop for 8-16 year olds on creative thinking and the process of generating ideas.

Free Event

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Your Future Plan – Advice for Students Pursuing a Creative Career
Sponsored by the University of Gloucestershires ‘Your Future Plan’ programme, join practicing designers, lecturers and careers advisors for unmissable insights into a creative career.

Free Event

Jim Sutherland bw

National Reconstruction – Jim Sutherland
An exploration of national identity and hands on creative session where you will use flags to explore national identity through their deconstruction and reconstruction.



Designing for Good – with Eriol Fox
Find out how open source design can work by engaging through meaningful technology that makes a difference in the world.


The Wilson Art Gallery

The Big Cheltenham LEGO build

The Big Cheltenham LEGO Build
Get hands-on and build local landmarks, houses, shops, cars and much more for the biggest Cheltenham LEGO build ever!


The Bottle of Sauce

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Be A Designer – Customise Your Own Tee or Tote
The workshop has three design briefs to choose from (but feel free to go wild too) which you will then apply to a T-shirt or tote bag to customise. You can try screen printing with Kelly (Killer Views) or posca paint pen art with Vee (China Bambi).



Clothes Swap Party with Doolallytap (Friday 1st Nov)
Just bring along any old clothes that are still in good nick, but you have fallen out of love with, and swap them for something else!

Free Event

Formal House


MERI MERI Cracker Workshop
From fun embellished characters to elegant table favours, the Meri Meri team will bring everything you need (and the knowhow) to create your very own festive crackers.


John Lewis – Discovery Room


Explore the basic techniques of paper-cutting and modelling with Sam Pierpoint. She will show you how to bring a 2D sketches to life out of paper.