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Retreats and Day Classes 2023/2024

Our craft retreats and overnight craft events are so much fun, join us for unadulterated crafting, scrapbooking and minibook making. Check back here regularly for our latest retreats and overnighters. 


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Christmas with Cal - Online Retreat - 25-26 November 2023 - Special Facebook Group

Join Mark and I for a couple of days online crafting - our Christmas Retreat is now online and available where ever you are! Two projects - one home decor - a plaque using Stamperia All Around Christmas and a minibook using Graphic 45 Letters to Santa. Spaces available from 7.30pm 6th October in our store. £49.99 classes only £99.99 with kit.


UFO Weekend - 20-21 January 2024 - Dunston, Staffordshire

Here's something new - are you fed up after Christmas? Nothing to look forward to and a stack of unfinished minibooks? Why not join me in Dunston, Staffordshire, just off j13 of the M6 for a weekend of finishing things off and getting ready to start 2024 on a crafty high note. Bring me your UFOs (UnFinished Objects) and we can spend two days finishing off and catching up. Just £25 per day to include a hot lunch and refreshments. Just message me to book on but priority given to those taking both days - this weekend is non residential. 

Cratefully Yours - Online Retreat - 10 and 11 February 2024 - Special Facebook Group

Make up the Atlanta Retreat project over the weekend - five little projects including a minibook and a folio all set in a crate which Mark will be showing you how to put together. More info on cost and how to book coming soon,. Class only or class with kit will be available. 

The Minibook Murders - April 12 - 14 2024 - The Village Hotel, Walsall, Staffordshire

Make a minibook and solve a murder! Weekend retreat at The Village Hotel, Walsall, Staffordshire. We will have a full minibook project AND a weekend murder mystery game for you to solve ongoing through the event. Check out the booking form here for all the details you need including what's in your package - you might be dead surprised! Accommodation not included but ask for a special code to book for 10% off. Booking form here 

International Scrapbook Day - May 4 2024 - Dunston Village Hall, Dunston, Staffordshire

A days scrapbooking event in conjunnction with Crop Central - pop back for more details but save the date! Accommodation not included.

Paper Scissors Sail - 12 - 19 July 2024 - Norwegian Fjords

A week long cruise to the Norwegian Fjords with Cal and Mark. Our two sea days will be spent making a minibook whilst the other days offer a variety of excursions along the Norwegian coast. Alternatively stay aboard our magnificent ship the Anthem of the Seas from Royal Caribbean. More information from Cruise and Crop here . Feel free to bring husbands, wives, partners or a non crafty friend! 

Halloween Minibook Making Retreat 2024 - 26-27 October - Dunston, Staffordshire

A Halloween themed minibook from scratch in a two day retreat with Cal. There will be at least two choices of patterned papers including one non Halloween version. Booking form info to come. Cost is £170 to include full kit, tuition and a hot lunch! Accommodation not included. 

Much more to come for 2024 including online retreats, our annual minibook making retreat and Christmas with Cal.


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