Mon, 18 Jul | Kingham Hill School

AndyCraft & Curious Creatives Retreat

A wonderful Craft Retreat in the Glorious Cotswolds. Choose from EIGHT different courses and fully immerse yourself into a relaxed learning, creative, supportive and friendly environment with like-minded people.
AndyCraft & Curious Creatives Retreat

Time & Location

18 Jul 2022, 14:00 BST – 22 Jul 2022, 12:00 BST
Kingham Hill School, Kingham, Chipping Norton OX7 6TH, UK

The Retreat

This amazing craft retreat will begin on Monday 18th July when you will arrive at the venue, meet your tutor and be shown to your accommodation.  

For the next three whole days you will be immersed into your chosen craft under the guidance of your tutor.  Course tutors have been specifically chosen, not only for their skill level in their craft but also, for their teaching abilities and supportive guidance.

Each day will consist of two 2.5hr teaching sessions with breaks in between for tea/coffee and lunch.

In the evenings there are 'taster sessions' with other tutors that you can book on to (additional costs may apply).  These sessions allow you to sample a craft you may have never tried before.

There is also a bar on site serving hot drinks, soft drinks and of course alcohol (for those that like to relax with a tipple or two).  This is usually where you'll also find the tutors relaxing!

The retreat was initially started by Andrea Waters of AndyCraft Beads and her husband Ken and after several successful years of Craft Retreats they have decided to embark on their well-earned retirement plans.  Their aim was always for the retreat to be a friendly, cosy and informal place to spend time away from the stresses and strains of home/work life.  This ethos continues to be carried through by Sue Bouys who has been gratefully trusted by Andrea & Ken to continue their work.

On site accommodation is in single, double and small dormitory style bedrooms.  Bed linen is provided.  Bathrooms and toilets are shared among small groups of rooms along with common rooms and kitchen/snack rooms.  You will need to bring your own towels and toiletries.  Single & double rooms are limited and there is a surcharge for this.  Be sure to select this option when purchasing your course ticket as availablity cannot be guaranteed later.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is provided in an informal communal setting with cafeteria style service.  Allergies and dietary requirements can be accommodated for with advance notice (a booking form will be sent to you).

Accommodation and meals are included in the 'Residential' price booking.  Limited tickets for non-residential options are available.  Please email hello@curiouscreatives.online for further information.

Also on site is a leisure facility including a 25m swimming pool and a fitness suite.  Access to this is at an additional cost so be sure to add this as a ticket option if it's of interest to you.

Kingham Hill School is located near the village of Kingham in Oxfordshire and was founded in 1886.  During term-time it has around 340 pupils split into eleven houses, seven of which are for students boarding.  The School's 100 acres of grounds include parkland, 30 acres of woodland and 8 acres of pasture housing the school's horses, sheep, alpacas, pine martens and goats. The School has recently invested in new facilities including a £4m Maths and Science building built in 2015, a new library completed in 2016 and a new £6M Sports Centre opened in January 2020.

Please note the below:

Courses cannot be mixed thoughout the week so please carefully select your chosen course ticket below and add any 'extras' at the same time.  

There is an option to pay in installments!

Simply click & pay the 'Deposit' ticket option.  You will then be sent monthly invoices via email.  In all cases, the full amount MUST be paid by 30th April 2022.  Please see the terms & conditions.  The deposit is non-refundable.

Required extra's (single/double rooms, meals, leisure pass) - it is advisable to book these at the same time as buying the deposit ticket to avoid disappointment later.

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • DEPOSIT - Pay in Installments
    £50
    +£1.25 Service fee
    £50
    +£1.25 Service fee
    0
    £0
  • Wirework - Residential
    £460
    £460
    0
    £0
  • Quilting - Residential
    £460
    £460
    0
    £0
  • Beading - Residential
    £450
    £450
    0
    £0
  • Dress Making - Residential
    £450
    £450
    0
    £0
  • Silversmith - Residential
    £460
    £460
    0
    £0
  • Mixed Media Art - Residential
    £450
    £450
    0
    £0
  • Needle Felting - Residential
    £450
    £450
    0
    £0
  • Polymer Clay - Residential
    £450
    £450
    0
    £0
  • Leisure Facilities
    £15
    £15
    0
    £0
  • SINGLE ROOM
    £25
    £25
    0
    £0
  • DOUBLE ROOM - PER PERSON
    £15
    £15
    0
    £0
Total£0

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