Art, Crafts, Fashion and Horticulture spring and summer 2021 courses

Creative and gardening courses spring and summer 2021

Pottery room: adult smiling at the camera as they roll clay

Who can attend

Our courses are open to all adults aged 19 and older.

Enrol: book online or by phone

To enrol on a course, please book online via our course finder. You will need to select the relevant area ‘Art, crafts and fashion’ or ‘Horticulture & gardening’ for the course you want to do.

You can also note the course code (below) and phone us on 020 8496 2974 to join a course.

Free pre-course assessments

For most of these courses, you do not need to do a course assessment with us before you can enrol.

For ‘Garment making L2’ you will need to do an assessment first; please phone us on 020 8496 2974 or complete our assessment request form.


Our courses are either online, in-class or a mix of both (blended). The locations for each course are in the table below. For live Zoom webinars, please check you have the Zoom webinar software on your computer or device.


  • Online: you will receive access information after you have successfully enrolled.
  • Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QR.
  • The Junction, 2–4 Cathall Road, Leytonstone E11 4LF.
  • Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 APP.

Our 2021 creative and gardening courses

Our spring 2021 courses are listed below. You can also download the list of Art, Crafts, Fashion and Horticulture spring 2021 courses (pdf, 196kb).

Summer 2021 courses

Missed out on one of our creative or gardening courses? For all our 2021 courses, please check our online course finder.

Art and crafts

Adult sketching with charcoal

You can learn all sorts of art and crafts with us: jewellery, drawing, silk painting, painting, printmaking, screen-printing, ceramics and more!

Art and crafts courses spring 2021
Course code Workshop title Location Start date End date Day Time Fee
AC000149C1 Life Drawing Queens Road 01/03/2021 19/04/2021 Mon 5.30pm–9.30pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC00016C1 Experience Printmaking Queens Road 02/03/2021 20/04/2021 Tue 9.30am–1.30pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC00112C1 Ceramics Improvers The Junction 03/03/2021 23/04/2021 Wed 5.30pm–9.30pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC0148C1 Sculpture Queens Road + Online 04/03/2021 01/04/2021 Thu 6pm–9pm £80 [Enrol]
AC00017C1 Drawing Techniques Queens Road + Online 04/03/2021 22/04/2021 Thu 9.30am–1.30pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC0137C1 Advanced Drawing Techniques Queens Road + Online 04/03/2021 01/04/2021 Thu 2pm–5pm £80 [Enrol]
AC00022C1 Ceramics Beginners The Junction 04/03/2021 22/04/2021 Thu 10am–2pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC0158C1 Start Collage Queens Road + Online 05/03/2021 23/04/2021 Fri 10am–1pm £80 [Enrol]
AC0161C1 Ceramics Improvers The Junction 05/03/2021 30/04/2021 Fri 10am–2pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC00018C1 Start Oil Painting Queens Road + Online 06/03/2021 27/03/2021 Sat 9.30am–1.15pm £80 [Enrol]
AC0146C1 Creative Printmaking Queens Road + Online 15/03/2021 29/03/2021 Mon 10am–1pm £50 [Enrol]
AC0134C1 Landscapes in Oil Online 27/04/2021 11/05/2021 Tue 10am–1pm £50 [Enrol]

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Fashion courses

Smiling adult using a sewing machine

Keen on fashion? We can help you develop skills in sewing, garment-making, pattern-cutting, textile crafts, appliqué, tailoring, soft furnishings and embroidery.

Fashion courses spring 2021
Course code Workshop title Location Start date End date Day Time Fee
AC00060C2 Sewing Crafts Online 24/02/2021 24/03/2021 Wed 1pm–3pm FREE [Enrol]
AC00007A Start Sewing Queens Road 01/03/2021 29/03/2021 Mon 10am–1pm £65 [Enrol]
AC00048C1 Asian Garment Making The Junction 02/03/2021 20/04/2021 Tue 11am–3pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC00031C1 Soft furnishings: cushions Queens Road 02/03/2021 30/03/2021 Tue 10am–1pm £80 [Enrol]
AC0121C1 Pattern Cutting (kimono styles) Queens Road 03/03/2021 21/04/2021 Wed 5.30pm–9.30pm £55 [Enrol]
AC0126C1 Patchwork for Beginners Queens Road 03/03/2021 31/03/2021 Wed 10am–12noon £55 [Enrol]
AC00009A Start Sewing The Junction 03/03/2021 31/03/2021 Wed 10am–1pm £65 [Enrol]
AC00029C1 Easy to make children’s wear Queens Road 04/03/2021 01/04/2021 Thu 10am–1pm £80 [Enrol]
AC0127C1 Vintage Clothing Queens Road 04/03/2021 01/04/2021 Thu 6pm–9pm £80 [Enrol]
AC00117C1 Garment Making Beginners Queens Road 06/03/2021 01/05/2021 Sat 9.30am–1.30pm £120.20 [Enrol]
AC00003A Garment Making L2 Assessment required Queens Road 19/04/2021 12/07/2021 Mon & Thu 6pm–9pm £286.05 [Enrol]
AC0128C1 Tailoring Queens Road 27/04/2021 22/06/2021 Tue 6pm–9pm £120 [Enrol]
AC0122C1 Pattern Cutting (skirts) Queens Road 28/04/2021 23/06/2021 Wed 6pm–9pm £120 [Enrol]
AC00004A Textiles Crafts Queens Road 28/04/2021 26/05/2021 Wed 1pm–4pm £65 [Enrol]

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Horticulture and gardening

Smiling adult wearing a straw hat in an allotment or garden

In a dense, busy city like London it is wonderful to take time to appreciate the beauty of the natural world. Our courses are for anyone with an interest in gardening or who wants to learn about plants and their cultivation.

Horticulture and gardening courses spring 2021
Course code Workshop title Location Start date End date Day Time Fee
HO00002C1 Tree and Plant Identification in winter Online 13/02/2021 13/02/2021 Sat 10am & 5pm £10 [Enrol]
HO0011A Gardening Skills L1 Lloyd Park 08/03/2021 27/04/2021 Mon & Tues Mon 1.30pm–3.30pm and Tue 12.30pm–3.30pm £173.55 [Enrol]
HO00003C1 Tree and Plant ID in spring Lloyd Park 18/04/2021 18/04/2021 Sun 1pm–3pm £10 [Enrol]

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