Canal Crafts

Practising and sharing traditional canal crafts is something we're passionate about at Bollington Wharf. As well as making traditional ropework fenders, we run workshops to teach canal crafts here at the boatyard. Gift vouchers are available.

Roses and Castles with Phil Speight

22/23 February 2020 &  19/20 September 2020

An introduction to traditional canal style roses and castles painting with Phil Speight

Cost: £135, including all materials and lunch.

Places are limited

Contact us on 01625 575811 or enquiries@bollington-wharf.com book.

A non-returnable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place.

Gift vouchers available.

Signwriting with Phil Speight

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21/22 April 2023

A chance to learn the craft of signwriting at this hands-on two day workshop with craftsman Phil Speight.

 

Cost: £150, including all materials and lunch.

Places are limited.

All Booking via eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/canal-art-with-phil-speight-234269?fbclid=IwAR1upFlg3WQ-QBY4u2FJlKUbOmmLH2ZdrOhOW5J8HMAAkZgGjNLKOuly7h8

How to Paint a Boat with Phil Speight

8/9 August 2020

At this two day course master craftsman and boat painter Phil Speight will demonstrate the techniques you need to paint your boat from bare metal to beautiful shiny coach painting.

Cost: £135, including all materials and lunch.

Places are limited.

Contact us on 01625 575811 or enquiries@bollington-wharf.com book.

A non-returnable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place.

Gift vouchers available.

Fendermaking with Brian McGuigan

14/15 November 2020

A weekend workshop with fender maker Brian McGuigan. You will learn how to make your own side fenders and button.

Cost: £135, including all materials and lunch.

Places are limited.

Contact us on 01625 575811 or enquiries@bollington-wharf.com book.

A non-returnable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place.

Further Roses with Phil Speight

28/29 November 2020

This workshop is for those with some previous experience of painting roses. You'll learn about the different styles of roses which were developed by different painters around the country, for example Knobsticks roses from the Potteries

Cost: £135, including all materials and lunch. We ask that people bring their own brushes, however

Places are limited.

Contact us on 01625 575811 or enquiries@bollington-wharf.com book.

A non-returnable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place.