Gourd Ways to Decorate Your Home With Pumpkins
Get into the spirit of spooky season with these pumpkin workshops
SPOOKY POTTERY PUMPKINS
Make your own spooky pumpkin with potter Gill Brindley, which will be glazed and fired, ready to display at home. This is a relaxing crafting event where you can enjoy coffee and cake in the Long Room and learn something new in a supportive environment.
Gallery 45, Felton
GLASS PUMPKIN DEMONSTRATIONS
Observe the skills of the studio glass blowers at Sunderland’s National Glass Centre as they create a beautiful glass pumpkin. Each piece is available to buy to take home to display in time for Halloween.
National Glass Centre, Sunderland
0191 515 5555
CHUNKY KNITTED PUMPKIN WORKSHOP
In this autumnal finger knitting workshop (which is suitable for beginners), you’ll be taught how to use finger knitting techniques to knit in a circle to create a knitted pumpkin decoration. Each pumpkin, once complete, will be around 12 inches in diameter and you’ll only use vegan-friendly yarn.
Stitch Make Create, Wakefield
FLORAL PUMPKIN BOWLS
Join Sophie from House of Bloom Floral to create a sustainable, ikebana-inspired floral pumpkin. Ikebana is a centuries-old Japanese art of flower arranging. Using a ceramic pumpkin bowl, you’ll create an artistic centrepiece perfect for Halloween.
FLORAL PUMPKIN WORKSHOP
Set in the historic Raby Castle’s Entrance Hall, at this workshop you’ll learn the art of creating floral arrangements using pumpkins and autumn blooms. It’s a unique and seasonal way to display your flowers.
Raby Castle, Staindrop