Natural Christmas Wreath Workshop with Marie Gracie

Seasonal Creative Course

30 November 2021

07 December 2021


We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Covid-19 Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
Suitable for any level of experience.

What will be covered in the class?
Spend an evening with Marie to construct an evergreen wreath using a variety of materials. You will start by binding evergreens onto a wire frame, which you will then embellish, choosing from a variety of natural and other Christmas-themed decorations.

You’ll take home your completed wreath armed with the knowledge of how to do it yourself next time!

What do I need to bring?
All materials will be provided by the tutor, but you will need to bring a strong pair of scissors and a pair of secateurs that are capable of cutting wire.

If there is any particular Christmas decoration you want to incorporate into your wreath then do please bring that along too. Fairy lights are NOT included but you might want to buy a string or two of the type that come with their own small battery pack and add these to your wreath.

Please wear appropriate clothing including close-toed shoes and tying long hair back.

Gallery. The Gallery is situated on the ground floor with step-free access.

Marie is a local artist with a studio in Newport Pagnell. She enjoys working in a variety of media – often mixing them up – with her current favourite being print. She most enjoys sharing her love of art and teaches at MK College (where she was formerly Artist in Residence) and the Old School Wolverton. She runs SCAN Arts which provides a variety of creative workshops and says she has been making Christmas wreathes for about 20 years! She has always loved flower arranging and over the years has done the flowers for many weddings and parties.

She has exhibited at 200 Silbury Gallery, Milton Keynes Gallery, Westbury Arts Centre, Emberton and Weston Underwood Churches, at her home and of course Milton Keynes Arts Centre.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance refunds will be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.

In acknowledgement of these exceptional times, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has amended its refund policy on a temporary basis. Students are now entitled for refunds in the following circumstances:

  1. If you are unable to attend a class as you are showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  2. If you are unable to attend a class as someone you live with is showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  3. If Milton Keynes Arts Centre cancels or postpones classes.

Refunds shall be made on the basis of every class students have missed.

In all other instances outside of these circumstances, bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this workshop
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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