events, activities and workshops at Taurus Crafts, Near Aylburton, Lydney, Soudley, Blakeney, Coleford, Cinderford, Chepstow

Taurus Crafts What's On Guide: July / August 2016

All the coming events for this month. We have a dedicated listings page for all exhibitions, childrens activities, workshops, classes and courses here. For upcoming events next month and beyond visit read the coming soon listing page.

Join our mailing list to find out first. Get regular updates on our facebook and twitter social media sites. Taurus Crafts is located 5 minutes from Lydney, between Coleford, Chepstow and Cinderford in the Forest of Dean.

Due to ill health Paint Your Own Pot activity will be closed Monday 25th July, Tuesday 26th July, Wednesday 27th July. Apologies for any disappointment.
Back open on Thursday 28th July.

Circus Ginnett

Performing at Taurus Crafts from 20th to the 24th July 2016

All the fun of the Circus, don't miss the jugglers, hand balance, clowns, trapeze artists, Vader the wonder dog, hula hoops, acrobats, straps and much more. Traditional Circus fun for All the Family.


For more info about the Circus see here

The amazing acrobats of Circus Ginnett

Taurus Crafts Summer Holiday Activities
23rd July - 31st August 2016

A fab variety of creative activities are taking place at Taurus Crafts throughout the summer. Choose from jewellery making, finger knitting and lots more...


For times and dates of all the activities click here

Amanda Hamilton: Art from the Heart

23rd July to the 10th October 2016

Taurus Crafts Café 10am - 5.30pm Open daily free entry

The ‘Art from the Heart’ exhibition will feature nearly 20 works by Amanda, including favourites such as her Paris and Cornwall Series paintings, as well as prints of some of her earlier work including Royal Ross on Wye and Room with a View. In addition, the exhibition will be supported by a variety of works from Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire.

Read more about the exhibition and the artist here.

life as we see it 2016 exhibition

Arts In The Marches

Diverse sculpture exhibition on display and for sale in the grounds of Taurus Crafts from 28th May to 2nd October 2016

Read more about the exhibition here.

Free entry, open daily 10am - 5pm

life as we see it 2016 exhibition
Cats Eye Carving: Carrie Horwood

The finished Green man carving by Carrie is now on sale in the Cats Eye Carving Studio. He is carved out of Tetbury limestone, the dimensions are 7 x 6 x 8 inches and he is priced at £450.

Carrie is also making clocks to order out of Welsh slate. The guide price is £65 for 11 x 12 inches square. Drop by to discuss your requirements (not open Friday 27th May).


Please visit Carrie's website for more details.

cats eye carving sale

Balm Jewellery

New handmade sterling silver freshwater pearl jewellery.


Nothing is more classic and stylish than pearls, from traditional to modern we have all bases covered. Pop inand and have a look


Contact Balm Jewellery here.

balm jewellery of lydney pearl and agate necklace
The Garden Retreat Health, Beauty and Wellbeing Centre

The Garden Retreat Health and Beauty is located at Taurus Crafts, Lydney. We offer a wide range of holistic and beauty therapies by dedicated therapists.

We are now offering pregnancy massage. We are happy to recommend specific treatments and offer advice when needed. We are open Monday to Saturday with a late night on Thursdays until 8pm. Please contact us for more information 01594 841156 or email or visit the garden retreat webpage for more info.

cats eye carving sale
Ukulele Day

Sunday 14th August 2016 at Taurus Crafts, Lydney from 12 to 5.30 free entry

Live Ukulele groups

Make a ukulele workshops: make a simple ukulele to play and take home.

Have a go on a Ukulele taster sessions: your chance to discover this addictive instrument.

BBQ, licensed bar, mini market.

Crafts activities: Paint your own Pottery and Finger Knitting and the summer beach is Back!

life as we see it 2016 exhibition
Slimming World

Four sessions throughout the morning, afternoon and evening every Thursday at Taurus Crafts. 9.30am, 3.30pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm

Your Consultant's name is Debra Telephone 07724 081630

Taurus Crafts, The Meeting Room,Lydney Park Estate, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 6BU

slimming world at taurus crafts lydney
Yoga sessions Hatha YOGA Mixed ability Classes with a British Wheel of Yoga and REPs registered teacher.Taurus Crafts, Lydney - Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 7pmContact: To book your place and call Carolyn on 07793 503046
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CAN DO Creative

The CAN DO Creative shop is now open in the main courtyard, between the gift shop and The Little Bazaar. It retails the work of talented individuals working in workshops supported by the Camphill Village Trust.

You can browse and buy at your leisure, your purchase helps people with learning disabilities to live and work independently.


Read more about Can Do Creative.

CAN DO Creative shop at Taurus Crafts.
The Ceramics Gallery

The Ceramics gallery is open daily and features work by nationally acclaimed artists including Mary Rose; Avril Farley; Val Tomlins; Dinah Delchambre; Tracy Baker; Derek A. Lamb; Tara Davidson.


Read more about the ceramic artists and their work.

Pottery and ceramics at Taurus Crafts

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