You all know that we here at Team Wriggle are mad for our food; from street food to the very swankiest of the city's restaurants; from burgers to beers, flat whites to falafels and everything in between – we've got you covered for all your belly's desires. What you might not know, though, is that we're not just a hungry tummy – we're actually a gang of fairly crafty devils, too. 

From baking to ceramic painting and pot building, we've put together a selection of our favourite crafty, quirky and creative activities for you to try your hand at – grab your tickets below. Let us know what you make, and tag us in your creations! 

Head to Assembly Bakery for a fantastic day of learning to make your own delicious breads, including sourdough, rye, bagels, ciabatta and more! Including a mouthwatering array of breakfast pastries, lunch and hot drinks throughout the day, the course is suitable for complete novices and those with more experience alike.

Read more about Food Connection: Bread Making Course @ Assembly Bakery (Old Market) £75

Are you interested in sewing or wish to learn the basics? Would you like to one day create your own designs? This 6-week sewing course gives you an opportunity to learn a range of creative skills - kind of like art and craft school for adults! Head over to Sew Darn Good and unleash your inner "Sewist" (that's a sew-artist in case ya didn't know). You'll have the opportunity to learn: how to make a pencil/make-up case with zip; how to make a cushion cover; how to make a doorstop applique, and fabric painting. All materials are provided.

Read more about 6-Week Beginners' Sewing Course @ Sew Darn Good, £120

Wander over to the beautiful Kiln Workshop on North Road, and prepare to get stuck into their incredible late night, bring-your-own-booze ceramic painting session. Your ticket includes a beautiful mug to paint, all the materials you'll need, and the studio fee which covers firing and glazing (this normally costs £4 alone!). You can bring your own booze, and rest assured that there'll be an excellent playlist on the night so you can get your late night boogie on, too.

Read more about Late Night BYOB Ceramic Painting Session @ Kiln Workshop, £12

This in-depth course for beginners will take you through the essentials of traditional hand-building and decorating techniques. The first 3 weeks will cover the three hand-building techniques of pinching, coiling and slab building; as well as decorating using slips, tools, underglazes and glazes. This will give you the basic skills to carry on exploring these materials and techniques with your own projects for the remaining 2 weeks; while Tara will be on hand throughout to give you plenty of advice and guidance. The cost includes all the materials you'll use over the five sessions, as well as the cost of firing your homemade items. You'll get a nice cup of tea with each class too, if you fancy. It's the perfect 'you-time' activity – and so relaxing, too!

Read more about Introduction To Pottery: 5 Week Course @ Tara Clerkin Pottery, £90

Do you have basic hand and machined sewing skills but want to improve with a fun and challenging project? Is there a little person in your life who would love a handmade gift? In this workshop, you will adapt your own dress pattern to make sure you have the perfect fit, and make a fully reversible children's pinafore dress. Amy will take you through the process every step of the way in her fully equipped studio in Easton. You could choose a pale, plain fabric on one side to be decorated with fabric pens, sharpies or fabric paint!

Read more about Sewing Workshop: Make a baby / Kid's Pinafore Dress @ Sew Darn Good, £30

Do you like sewing and other crafts? Do you have projects on the go that you really want to sit down and get finished? Then head over to Sew Darn Good, bring your latest project and share your secret tips and inspirations with like minded people - while enjoying a nice drink and some tasty biscuits. Who knows, you might end up with a nice stitching club and a book full of new skills.

Read more about Craft & Laugh: Stitch Along @ Sew Darn Good, £1

Would you like to be able to alter and repair your own clothes rather than throwing them away? A broken zip or over long trousers won't be a problem anymore after this fun and amazing sewing workshop with Amy. Wriggle over to Sew Darn Good at Unit 11 Studio to save money, prevent waste and learn some new incredible skills!

Read more about Sewing Workshop: Repair Your Clothes @ Sew Darn Good, £15

Do you spend your life lusting after beautiful ceramics that you can't afford? Same here, don't worry. Well, you lucky Wriggler, we've come up trumps for you – now you can learn to make your own beautiful pottery items with local potter Tara Clerkin. This short-course for beginners will take you through the essentials of traditional hand-building and decorating techniques. In week one Tara will help you build your own plant pot, vase or fruit bowl; and you'll return in week two to decorate your masterpiece using slips and tools. The cost includes all the materials you'll use over the two sessions, as well as the cost of firing your homemade items. You'll get a nice cup of tea with each class too, if you fancy, and Tara will be on hand to give you plenty of advice and guidance. It's the perfect 'you-time' activity – and so relaxing, too!

Read more about Beginners' Pottery Two Week Course @ Tara Clerkin Pottery, £40

Published -20th June 2019