Summer is 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 teaches the centuries-old craft of making Hand-Woven Heritage Brooms, employing the same techniques used over 200 years ago. Floor brooms, hearth brooms, cobweb or tidy 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, and please bring your own refreshments and lunch. Some hand strength is required.
Audience: Adults, please. No experience required!
Supplies: All supplies included. Please bring your own lunch, water, and a face mask (optional)!
Registration cost: $140 + GST & Eventbrite Fees*
* Or register by phone: 403-931-3633, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 4 pm to avoid Eventbrite fees
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/.
All participants must sign our Covid-19 Liability waiver prior to their participation in a workshop. Find our Covid-19 liability waiver here: https://leightoncentre.org/workshop-covid-19-liability-release-waiver/
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 canceled by the workshop coordinator due to insufficient enrollment, extreme weather conditions, or Covid-19 restrictions. Workshops may be canceled 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.