Summer! Finally! A perfect time to learn how to make your own one-of-a-kind piece of folk art, something you can use daily around your home and yard, and display for all to see.
Join Foothills broom-maker David Campbell as he leads you in the centuries-old craft of making Hand-Woven Heritage Brooms, employing the same techniques that were in use over 200 years ago. Floor brooms, hearth brooms, display brooms or flying brooms, these sturdy heirloom sweepers are as attractive as they are practical, for use on floors, sidewalks, patios and decks, or simply for display as unique works of heritage folk art.
Broom-making courses are popular so please register early. Bring your own refreshments and lunch. All materials and tools provided. Some hand strength is required.
Audience: No experience required. Children 12 years or older are welcome when accompanied by an adult.
Supplies: All supplies included. Please bring your own lunch and water. Face masks are optional.
Registration cost: $155.84
Did you know that Members of the Leighton Art Centre get 10% off the registration cost of all workshops and kids’ summer camps? Please visit https://leightoncentre.org/join-us/become-a-member/.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Please note there is a NO REFUND policy on all Leighton Art Centre workshops. A refund will be only be issued to participants if the workshop is cancelled by the workshop coordinator due to insufficient enrollment, extreme weather conditions, or Covid-19 restrictions. Workshops may be cancelled prior to the start date and participants will be notified via email and/or phone, and a full refund will be processed.
Withdrawal from workshops for medical reasons must be accompanied by a doctor’s medical note and must be received by the Leighton workshop coordinator prior to the workshop start date to be qualified for a full refund.