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

Taurus Crafts What's On Guide: June / July 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.

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Guest Traders at Taurus Crafts  

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2016

Welcome to Enquire within! they are here this
weekend selling vinage items, antiques and collectables.

Welcome to Enquire within! they are here this<br />
                weekend selling antiques and collectables. 25th and 26th june 2016

Saturday 2nd July 2016 10 til 4pm
  Create, see and learn at Re:create, a mini showcase at Taurus Crafts, and discover the art of reusing, recycling and anti-littering. The event will feature upcycling activities and workshops and you will be able to get creative and re-use materials that would otherwise have been destined for landfill.

The workshops will be provided by Love Your Forest who are working in partnership with Hubbub. They will be promoting their anti-litter message in their Communitree workshop. Artist Frances Warren will be showing you how to create bug hotels using recycled materials.

There are activities and workshops by Balm Jewellery, Mad Dog Designs and Silk Road Bazaar as well as a clothing recycling point at The Veranda.


You can also join in with Communitree, a collaborative project using recycled material from Gloucester Resource Centre and help make three tree faces to hang fro the trees at Taurus Crafts. 

Click here for more info. and workshop timings

Saturday 2nd July 10 til 4pm   Create, see and learn at Re:create, a mini showcase at Taurus Crafts, and discover the art of reusing, recycling and anti-littering.

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

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

Handmade jewellery by Sarah Coles.

Made using various sizes shapes and colour pearls and accented with small agate beads.

Cost £34 each.


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
Exhibition of paintings

14th May to 19th June 2016 Taurus Crafts Cafe Open daily 10 - 5.30pm

Next Exhibition: We are pleased to announce our next exhibitors in the Taurus Crafts Café are Richard Straley and Sally Williams. Both well-known artists from Gloucestershire they are displaying a joint exhibition inspired by the River Severn or ‘Sabrina’ and the surrounding landscapes and skyscapes.

More information about the arts at Taurus Crafts here.

sabrina skies
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
yoga in lydney

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.

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.

Pottery and ceramics at Taurus Crafts

CAN DO Creative shop at Taurus Crafts.
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