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Who we are and what we do 3 Our Tutors 4-9 Painting & Drawing in Acr ylics 10 Silk Painting 11 Lino Cut Printing Day & Evening Courses 12 Screen Printing 13 Stained Glass / Copper Foiling 14 Stained Glass Leaded Panel 15 Stained Glass Appliqué 16 Stained Glass Day & Evening Courses 17 Fused Glass and Jeweller y Making 18 19 Silver Clay Jeweller y Making 20 Mosaics for the Home and Garden 21 Shabby Chic & Up-Cycling Cake Decorating 22 Chocolate Decorating 23 24 - 25 Hen Parties 26 - 27 Birthday Parties, Celebrations and Creative Parties 28 - 29 Corporate Days Our work in Schools 30 Made on the Marsh 31 32 - 33 Commissions Website, App, Gift Vouchers and ‘One to One’ days 34


TEACH ME COURSES - Who we are and what we do Teach Me is the brainchild of local artists Yolanda and John Houston who

have identified that many people are interested in crafts and want to learn or develop new skills in a friendly environment. Teach Me courses aim to help participants express the creativity they already possess – sometimes without them even realising it. The courses fulfil a number of things – teaching new skills (or help people refine the skills they have); they enable participants to create something to be proud of; and they help them learn a little about the art or craft they’re doing. We offer a fantastic, propfessional venue, equipped with top quality materials and equipment. So participants can rest assured that they’ll be working with the very best. Everybody gets something to take home with them and Teach Me’s tutors know everyone will be proud to show off what they have created. Courses are held at Teach Me’s dedicated studios at 3 Cockreed Lane in New Romney and together with expert tuition, they include all materials, tools and safety equipment. Our sessions are purposely designed for no more than six people – so that lots of ‘one to one’ assistance can be provided and equipment can be easily accessed. If there are two or more people, Teach Me will happily arrange a special day for you. Teach Me Courses holds a Students’ Gold Award

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Accommodation

We have a comfortable self-contained annex available to rent. It has a double bed and bunk beds, (can sleep up to five people) a kitchen, shower and separate toilet. A continental breakfast is included whilst attending the course. FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS YOLANDA HOUSTON Yolanda is something of a creative polymath, since she turns her hand expertly to many different arts and crafts disciplines from stained glass and mosaics to cake decorating and chocolate making. She is an experienced, patient and nurturing tutor, whose enthusiasm for the arts is highly infectious. While she teaches technique, she prefers to help bring out individuals’ creativity when it comes to producing the latest masterpiece. Testament to her success, Teach Me has never had a dissatisfied student and everyone is always delighted with what they are able to produce even after a single day long session. Yolanda has completed numerous public and private commissions – mostly in London – and these include a magnificent stained glass window and doorway, and mosaics that cover complete walls. Her amazingly creative cakes have been delivered to sports stars and most of the top London hotels, while her chocolate confections are popular in Kent and also online.

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS JOHN HOUSTON John is a talented, exhibited painter in his own right, but his teaching skills and style are of most benefit to Teach Me. His students learn enormous amounts, often without even realising it! John intersperses, practical advice with patience, academic and technical learning. For example, learning to draw in ‘proper single’, ‘two-point’ or ‘triple-point’ perspective is done in such a way that participants quickly grasp the principles and can move on to having fun with pencils, charcoal and paint. One of John’s fortes is colour. He teaches colour perspective (as we learned from Claude Monet and the Impressionists), but also colour mixing from just three colours plus white. He can mix a chromatic black from just cyan, magenta and cadmium yellow light! He explains that, in theory, it is possible to mix 16.7 million colours from these four paints, and makes it fun! Like Yolanda, John greatly prefers nurture to teaching by rote. He believes fervently that everybody can paint, they just need to be encouraged and inspired to try. No student ever leaves John’s classes without: a) having learned lots b) produced something they are proud to hang on the wall.

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS OLIVER GURNER Oliver is an economics graduate from Kent University, Canterbury, who some time ago attended a Teach Me Stained Glass Workshop. This kindled his interest in arts and crafts and he made an excellent first piece of work. Since then, he has regularly used the studio to carry out experiments using kilns and glass fusing, as well as assisting Yolanda with large commissioned pieces.

Oliver is now a valued assistant and tutor with Teach Me and can be met on all of Teach Me’s Stained Glass, Copper Foiling and Glass Fusing courses and workshops. He is a very patient and excellent teacher with a lot of knowledge of the methods, techniques and foibles of glass works.

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS CLAIRE MARTIN Claire has spent the last 20 years working in the world of commercial design and publishing, so has a wealth of experience in art direction. Having previously taught in a fine art print-making co-operative in Liverpool, and some schools and colleges, she is used to working with students of all ages, and abilities. She has been involved in a number of comunity workshops teaching a variety of print-making, fine art and craft disciplines. “The joy for me is to see people grow in confidence and become more adventurous with their new found skills. I am always amazed at the breadth and variety of artwork created from the same set brief - each student approaching it from a totally individual view point to produce a unique piece of work.... I love that!” After attending stained glass evening classes at the Teach Me Studios, initially to overcome her fear of glass, Claire is now addicted! Claire works with a variety of mediums to create her artwork - surface textures, patterns, fabrics, papers, wood, clay and found objects. “I still take on freelance design work, I haven’t completely rejected technology, but at the moment I am really enjoying getting my hands dirty again!!” Claire will be heading up a series of print-making courses at the Teach Me Studios throughout 2019. FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS SANDRA LEVERICK Sandra has always had a love of all things silver… and finally found the time to start making some of her own jewellery. She started with using semi precious beads to make bracelets, earrings and necklaces. She also makes Day of Syn themed bracelets (Smugglers & Pirates) for the Day of Syn Festival held bi-annually in Dymchurch and holds workshops for children to make their own Day of Syn bracelet. “I love spending time creating new items and everything I make is a one off a hand-made original. I want Teach Me students to make jewellery that is special, different and unique to them.” In 2018, she fulfilled a dream of completing a silversmith course and now has a small studio and devotes most of free time bringing some sparkle to other people’s lives. “Bespoke commissions are my favourite as they give me a chance to work with clients on something personal” Sandra makes a variety of rings, bangles, pendants and earrings all in Sterling Silver and even has her own Hallmark. All her items are her own designs and are handmade in Dymchurch on the lovely Romney Marsh.

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TEACH ME - OUR TUTORS SUE BROWN Sue has worked and been involved in education for over 30 years. The majority of her work has been in inclusion and Sue has delivered many sessions using creative means. She has also taught art in the secondary school setting. Sue is an avid believer in the power of creativity and the great feeling of bringing ideas and concepts to life. Having trained in art therapy, Sue understands how valuable time given to oneself can be. Skilled in paper flower making and calligraphy, Sue is another creative all-rounder who turns her hand to many crafts. She is excited to be part of Teach Me’s team and looks forward to meeting new people who want to learn new skills and the opportunities these can create.

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PAINTING & DRAWING WITH ACRYLICS DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Paints, canvasses, brushes and paint knives are all provided. This course is for everyone - beginners, improvers, mums, dads, children – anyone who wants to create that very special “one off ” piece of art with a fresh approach. You’ll learn about perspective, colour, colour perspective, drawing and all with a limited palette. You will discover how to mix an unlimited spectrum of colours using just six paint tubes. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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Via www.teachmecourses.co.uk Payment can be made at the time of booking online. What our students thought: An excellent day. John and Yolanda were very welcoming we learnt a lot and produced some very credible art works to take home. Friends and family were very impressed. I would definitely recommend the course to anyone who would like to have a go at painting in acrylics. An excellent lunch was also provided! Lynn Western FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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SILK PAINTING DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Paints, silk, brushes are all provided. This course if for everyone, beginners, improvers, mums, dads, children – anyone who wants to create that very special “one off ” piece of art with a fresh approach. You’ll learn about how the coloured silk paints react with each other, how they appear on the silk, special effects and how to mix the colours. You’ll also learn ways to control the bleeding of the colours into each other for some startling effects. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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LINOCUT PRINTING LINOCUT BEGINNERS WORKSHOP - ONE COLOUR PRINT DURATION: 10am to 4.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Lino blocks, cutting tools, paper, ink, rollers, are all provided. Come along and join in our friendly print workshop for beginners. Discover how to use traditional lino cutting techniques to make a variety of marks and textures to create your own unique printing block. You’ll be shown how to adapt a design so it’s suitable for print, how to cut, ink, and print. You’ll produce a series of prints for framing or a set of cards or postcards (envelopes provided). Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

LINOCUT WORKSHOP - REDUCTION PROCESS DURATION: 10.00am to 4.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Lino blocks, cutting tools, paper, ink, rollers, are all provided. Come along and join in our informal print making workshop and learn how to use traditional lino cutting techniques to create your own unique printing block. You’ll be shown how to adapt a design, how to cut, ink and print. Using the ‘Reduction Technique’ you’ll then re-cut your lino block and print a second colour on top of your original prints. You’ll take home with you a series of prints for framing or a set of cards or postcards (envelopes provided). Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included. BOOKING:

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SCREEN PRINTING SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP - INDIRECT STENCIL PROCESS DURATION: 10.00am to 4.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Silk screens, inks, rollers and papers are all provided. Come and learn how to create a series of dynamic, vibrant prints on paper or fabric using hand cut stencils process (indirect). Ideas and inspiration for projects will be provided on the day but feel free to bring an idea with you! We’ll help you adapt your idea so it’s suitable for printing. You’ll be shown how to prepare the screen, cut and register the stencils, then print using 2 or 3 coloured inks depending on drying time. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP - DIRECT STENCIL PROCESS DURATION: 10.00am to 4.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Silk screens, inks, rollers and papers are all provided. Come and learn how to create a series of dynamic, viberant prints on paper or fabric using the filler stencil process (direct). Ideas and inspiration for projects will be provided on the day but feel free to bring an idea with you! We’ll help you adapt your idea so it’s suitable for printing. You’ll be shown how to prepare the screen and apply filler (liquid stencil) then print using 2 or 3 coloured inks depending on drying time. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included. BOOKING:

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ONE DAY STAINED GLASS WINDOW WORKSHOP COPPER FOIL (Beginners) DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

All tools and materials are provided. On this course you will learn to create a simple pattern, cut glass, copper foil pieces, solder and fit loops or a chain to hang your finished piece. You can make one single piece to hang in a window or some smaller items - wind chimes, garden decoration or a Christmas ornament. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included. BOOKING:

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What our students thought: I can’t recommend this copper foil course highly enough. Not only do you get excellent tuition but all materials are included in the price and I know Yolanda won’t let me leave with a disappointing piece of work. Everyone is really friendly and welcoming and so it is really quite motivating. I am so pleased I found this course and I am looking forward to trying stained and fused glass in the future. And more cake! Beverley Bruce FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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ONE DAY STAINED GLASS WINDOW WORKSHOP LEADED PANEL (Beginners) DURATION: 9.00am to 5.00pm COST: £85.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Aprons, gloves, glass, lead, cement and everything you need to complete an A4 size leaded panel all included. On this workshop you will learn to draw up a simple pattern (max 12 pieces), cut glass, stretch lead, solder and cement and add a chain if required to your final masterpiece. This is a great way to learn the basics and get to grips with the art of stained glass. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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What our students thought: I thoroughly enjoyed this one day course. A small group of us, who were made to feel very welcome by both Yolanda and John. Although a bit daunting to begin with (as with anything new), Yolanda soon put us at ease with her very relaxed manner and was a very good & thorough teacher. The room, where we were working, was very light and airy. As all materials and equipment that we required to create our piece of stained glass were provided, the cost of the course was extremely good value. A very impressive lunch, afternoon tea and cake plus hot/cold drinks throughout the day, was exceptional. Claire Howe FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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ONE DAY GLASS APPLIQUE - GLASS ON GLASS DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £65.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED

Glass, adhesive, cement and all the tools to create a glass applique piece to enhance your home or garden. On this course you will create a design using pieces of glass using the appliqué technique to make a beautiful faux stained glass window for your home or garden. No soldering or lead involved. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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What our students thought: I enjoyed the day and had very helpful tuition. I liked learning something new in a very relaxed atmosphere. The lunch was terrific too! Beverly Hart FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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STAINED GLASS EVENING AND DAY CLASSES DURATION: Every Monday SESSION TIMES: 12.30 – 2.30pm, 3.00 – 5.00pm & 7.00 – 9.00pm COST: £20.00 per session WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Everything you need to work on projects is provided. On this course you can also learn to paint and etch on glass, fuse small pieces and use the kiln, learn copper foiling (lamps and 3D pieces) or make a piece using all of these mediums. This course is for all abilities and is not over a fixed time frame. There is support from the tutor to assist you. These flexible sessions enable working at your own pace. Refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included. BOOKING:

The course operates on a pay as you go system and is very popular as not everyone can commit to coming every week. To ensure that there is capacity, students are advised to call 01797 364366 in advance to check availability on the day/evening. Payment by cash, cheque or card is on the day.

What our students thought: Have always wanted to try stained glass but I am artistically challenged! On arriving on my first week I was astounded to see the quality of work from other beginners and thought that I was in the wrong class. However the patience and one to one teaching from Yolanda, the friendly help from others in the class made me return. I look forward to my Monday class and the quality of teaching, plentiful hot drinks and biscuits makes my day. Everything is supplied and Yolanda ensures that we even get to choose our glass. I would definitely recommend this to anyone like me who feels challenged by art classes. Kay Instrell FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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FUSED GLASS & JEWELLERY MAKING DURATION: 10.00am to 4.00pm COST: £65.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Glass, adhesive, cement and the tools to create a beautiful glass piece of jewellery. Fused glass is fascinating because you are never 100% certain of how each piece will come out. However, we are always delighted with the results we get! On this course you will create a design using pieces of glass and using the fusing kiln, or a microwave kiln. No soldering or lead is involved and we provide you with the fixings and so forth to complete your stunning jewellery. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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What our students thought: A great opportunity to learn new skills in a friendly welcoming environment always a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits available. Nice likeminded interesting people to chat with and a chance to try different techniques with glass. Well worth a visit. Michele Etherton FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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SILVER CLAY - JEWELLERY MAKING DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £95.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Silver Clay is a unique clay like substance with silver particles suspended in it. It can be moulded like Plasticine but after firing becomes 99.9% real silver. All tools and equipment including findings, gems, ribbon, 7gms of Silver Clay and packaging are provided on the day with the option to purchase more Silver Clay if needed. This course is for everyone, mums, dads, teens – anyone who wants to create that very special “one off ” piece of bespoke jewellery – whether it is a fingerprint of a newborn or something special for a family member or friends. Each piece is unique to the maker. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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What our students thought: Really good day spent learning a new skill, excellent lunch included as well as all materials. Leave the day with a nice unique silver piece you have made yourself. What could be nicer? Michele Etherton FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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MOSAICS FOR THE HOME & GARDEN MIXED MEDIA DURATION: 9.30am to 5.00pm COST: £65.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED

All materials included – plant pots, pipe, mosaic tiles, sea glass, glass and a range of different mosaic materials and items to create a name or number for your house or lovely colourful objects to brighten your garden. Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included.

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What our students thought: Recently completed a mosaic course where Yolanda taught me a variety of techniques - my favourite I used for my main piece which I absolutely loved doing. The course was excellent with very creative guidance from Yolanda. Great environment to work in and an amazing quantity of materials to use. Definitely recommend..... Sue province FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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SHABBY CHIC & UPCYCLING DURATION: 9.30am to 4.00pm COST: £55.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

All your materials and tools will be provided. You are invited to bring along something small to upcycle, but we can provide mirrors and other objects to work on. This course is for all abilities. We will show you how to apply various coats of paint to achieve a shabby chic look. We’ll also tell you about the paints to use and even tell you how to make your own inexpensive chalk paints! Lunch, refreshments, cake & biscuits are all included. BOOKING:

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What our students thought: A totally fascinating course - I came away with so many ideas I don’t know where to start.....! I learned all about mixing different paints, waxing, finishing, decorating, découpage, stencils and making my own chalk paint from practically any left-over paint I might have - and much, much more. So much information was crammed into the day and gave me a whole new perspective on just how varied and interesting “painting” can be. Extremely interesting, a whole lot of fun and highly recommended. Sandy Blackmore FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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CAKE DECORATING - ART YOU CAN EAT! DURATION: 9.30am to 4.00pm COST: £65.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

All your ingredients, tools and materials. You’ll learn how to make various types of icing (buttercream, sugar paste and royal) as well as learning how to coat your cake. Modelling will include learning how to make convincingly life-like roses and other flowers. This course is for everyone including complete beginners – anyone who wants to create that very special “one off ” bespoke cake. Lunch, tea, cakes and biscuits included. BOOKING:

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What our students thought: Had a wonderful day making lots of goodies. It was a fun course and we made so many things. It really is great value for money. Yolanda is a very good tutor and the studio is great. The lunch provided was excellent. I would happily recommend the Teach Me Courses. Sue McMillant FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP DURATION: 10.00am to 4.00pm COST: £65.00 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

On this course you will learn how to temper Belgian couverture chocolate using the seed method. You will also make 100% raw chocolate (made from cocoa butter, cocoa and agave syrup or honey). Everything you make you will take home, bars, lollies and more. Also included is a demonstration on how to make truffles and you’ll even get to embellish your chocolate with lustres and transfer sheets. BOOKING:

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What our students thought: Had a great day learning the art of tempering and moulding chocolate. I came home with an assortment of professional looking bars, chocolate lollies and mice, truffles and even a chocolate bowl and lid. All materials and tools were provided as well as refreshments, a delicious lunch and even a glass of bubbly. The studio facilities are excellent and Yolanda is very knowledgeable about the subject. I would thoroughly recommend this course. David Webber FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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BESPOKE HEN PARTIES - BABY SHOWER Come along with a group of your friends and have a fantastic day making personal gifts and decorations which will make your event unique to you! Give us a call and we can create the perfect day for you! The cost for this package is ÂŁ40.00 per person for a 3 hour event Your day will include:

- Glass of prosecco per person (additional bottles can be bought) - Chocolate fountain (with variety of fruit, mini doughnuts and marshmallows). - Finger sandwiches, dips and mini savouries. (any dietary requiremens can be catered for) Activity of your choice - see below

- Chocolate making - Invitation cards - Table centrepiece - Cake decorating - Jewellery making - Bath bombs, scrubs and masks

For an additional fee add a massage or a manicure for each guest. Read on for more details about some of the activities: Jewellery Making - Copper/Silver Clay

Using this amazing substance (both real copper and real silver suspended in a clay based compound) beautiful bespoke items can be created which are 99.9% real silver or copper. The clay can be used by even those who say they are not creative. Once the piece has cooled, the clay is brushed off revealing a jaw dropping piece of bespoke and unique jewellery! A must for any Bride to be or even a gift for Bridesmaids, Maid of Honour, Flower Girls, Mother of the Bride or a new Mother-In-Law!

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BESPOKE HEN PARTIES - BABY SHOWER Chocolate Making

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Learn to temper, mould and decorate chocolate using transfers, dusting powders and more. You can make wedding lollipops or truffles, served in bowls of chocolate or voile bags‌very chic! Invitation Cards/Table Centrepieces

Want to make some great centrepieces or place cards for your table? Come and create your own special stationery which can be colour co-ordinated to your theme. Make a Cinderella coach which can be filled with sweets or lit up with small fairy lights. Let us know what it is you would like to make and we will provide all the materials you need. Cake Decorating

Learn to decorate your special cake. We will teach you how to decorate your cake using a polystyrene dummy to practice on. We will teach you to make sugar roses and flowers, how to get a smooth finish on your cake as well as tricks of the trade. Your friends can help create items that can be saved and then added to your cake. If you are making your own cake, this party will not only save you money, but will contribute to producing something to be proud of. You can create flowers or toppers that you can have as a keepsake. Want something else?

Please let us know if you have something special in mind that you would like us to source and assist you with. We are flexible and can provide all that you need to ensure that your day is a memorable one of creativity and fun.

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CREATIVE PARTIES - A DAY TO REMEMBER

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DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT... FOR A DAY TO REMEMBER! Design your very own Creative Party - suitable for children, adults or families! Choose from a variety of activities, or tell us what you would like to do so we can make the day unique to you! Cost for children’s party package: £10.00 per child for a two hour event Cost for adult’s party package: £20.00 per adult for a two hour event

Your party will include an activity of your choice:

- Weird science - Chocolate making - Chocolate fountain - Cupcake decorating - Bath bombs and scrub making - Jewellery making (additional charge of £10.00 to cover cost of silver

Your party will be held in our Teach Me Studio. Food for your party will include sandwiches, sausage rolls, crisps, crudities and dips, fruit juice and a eight inch cake with occasion or name. If you would like a themed/bespoke cake made for this event, please contact us to discuss further. Don’t forget... you also get to take home anything that you make!

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FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN & FAMILIES

What our participants thought: This creative day was brilliant from beginning to end. We stayed in the host’s on site accommodation which was amazing and then started our course bright and early. We made a huge selection of foods led by Yolanda and couldn’t believe the vast amount of delicious bits we left with. If her attentive and friendly teaching wasn’t enough we were fed and watered with delicious food and beverages all day by her lovely partner. I couldn’t recommend these people or the course enough and will definitely be returning to learn some more skills... and eat some more grub. Natalie Walshe

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CORPORATE EVENTS & SCHOOL INSET DAYS Teach Me offers a range of subjects that can be undertaken to offer a creative

element for corporate events. Days see participants creating something as individuals, experimenting and embarking on trying something new. We also create amazing team building projects from paintings on canvas to mosaics. Inset days are tailored for you with all materials being provided to work within your budget – creativity doesn’t need to be expensive to produce astounding results.

Creative Painting:

This is a very popular corporate or inset day and is brilliant for team building. All materials, easels and brushes provided. The inset can be one where each member of staff creates a portrait of a colleague, or creates a piece of work that when combined creates a bigger larger image – so working as a team to make sure they all fit together is essential. Mosaics:

Design and create a mosaic using the indirect method on mesh which can then be transported once complete to the place where it will be installed. All equipment is supplied. We use media from ceramics to buttons.

Pottery painting:

Create an office mug – no more leaving them piled in the sink or not in the staff room dishwasher, the culprits can now be found! Paint self-portraits or paint one for a colleague. Paint some more, fill them with chocolates or treats and sell them for charity.

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CORPORATE EVENTS & SCHOOL INSET DAYS Chocolate:

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Learn to temper, mould and decorate chocolate using transfers, dusting powders and more. Everyone gets to take home what they make or they can sell what they make to generate some income towards the next event! Pasta Making:

Yes, you can learn to make pasta! Fresh pasta tastes different to the packet stuff and is easy to make. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves Mario! Want something else?

Please let us know if none of the above appeals but you have an idea that you would like us to assist you with. We are flexible and can often provide all that you need to ensure that your corporate day is one of creativity. What our participants thought: Members of staff from M J Bushell School were recently treated to a day of festive-themed chocolate-making at our offices in Brentwood. Yolanda Houston, of teachmecourses.co.uk, paid us a visit to teach some of our staff a thing or two about how to make a good truffle. Under Yolanda’s expert guidance, each member of the team had a chance to create and decorate a handful of chocolates of their choice, which staff were then able to take home and enjoy for themselves at the end of the day. Kevin Fisher, a Director at M J Bushell, said: “The MJB team had a fantastic time learning a few tricks in the chocolate-making department, and great fun was had by all”. “It was brilliant to see such creative thinking in the MJB boardroom and everyone’s Christmas creations definitely tasted equally as good as they looked!”

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OUR WORK IN SCHOOLS Teach Me provides outreach work in schools throughout the

South East of England. Projects delivered include the making of huge mosaics with the children; creating painting projects ranging from large scale paintings to individual self-portraits; chocolate making; pasta making; and many more creative skills. Our schools’ courses are all cross curricular and we look to link ideas and learning across different disciplines. For example, we link chocolate making with the Mayans – explaining and physically demonstrating how chocolate was made by the ancient peoples. Our pasta making sessions dovetail nicely into healthy eating regimens and also contain an element of science. Painting and mosaics present the opportunity to learn about perspective, proportion and how colour works on the eye. All of the school workshops are supported with coursework and we welcome developing programmes with schools to suit curricular needs. One current schools project sees Teach Me’s tutors visiting a South London’s University Academy of Engineering every two weeks to work with groups of pupils engaged in producing a giant mural. Apart from teaching and learning provisions, Teach Me also has fascinating creative sessions for Inset days. These have included painting, mosaics and chocolate among others.

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SEEKING CREATIVES FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS ON THE MARSH

Good artisans aren’t always cheap….. Cheap artisans aren’t always good! Made on the Marsh is a website exclusively for artisans based in and on Romney Marsh and the surrounding areas. The area is rich in creativity but with little or no outlet for the sale of these beautiful hand made crafts and arts. We are currently seeking artists and crafters who would like to sign up and sell their creativity on line.

If you are interested in signing up, please e-mail info@madeonthemarsh.co.uk or call 01797 364366 or 07770347616 to find out more FOR SESSION DATES, TIMES & BOOKING VISIT:

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COMMISSIONS Teach Me offers a range of artistic skills that can be applied to commissioned

works for offices, schools and community centres. Whether it’s a large scale mosaic, a stained glass window or a painting or series of paintings, ask one of our artists about your project. Teach Me has completed numerous commisioned pieces, including a large number of mosaics and murals, huge stained glass windows and doorways and other public artworks – principally in London.

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COMMISSIONS Teach Me is currently

working with arts curator Briony Kapoor through the auspices of the IMOS Foundation to design and create a series of stained glass windows that will adorn the site of Hope All Saints Church on Kent’s Romney Marsh.

The Teach Me tutors are also in the process of creating a very large painting of elders born on Romney Marsh to be placed on public exhibit.

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OUR WEBSITE & APP VISIT OUR WEBSITE

Teach Me is continually adding courses and events, so to keep up to date with everything new, visit our website:

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WHERE TO FIND US • • • • • •

From the M20, take the exit at Junction 10 and follow signs to the A2070 Take the left signposted Hamstreet and at the roundabout turn right on the A2070 At the next roundabout turn left onto the A259 Follow A259 for about 4 miles and you’ll enter New Romney Keep going straight through the town and after the Sainsbury’s roundabout take the second left immediately before the Plough public house into St Mary’s Road Cockreed Lane is the third road on the left and No 3 is the first house on the left with iron railings and big iron gates

Space to park on the road or our driveway (if room)

3 Cockreed Lane New Romney Kent TN28 8JH T: 01797 364366 M: 07770 347616

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Teach Me Course Guide  

A guide to all the arts and crafts workshops offered by Teach Me Courses.

Teach Me Course Guide  

A guide to all the arts and crafts workshops offered by Teach Me Courses.

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