Arts, Crafts & Music

Grafham Water Centre is an ideal place to spend a weekend starting or following a hobby. The majority of the rooms where the courses are conducted overlook the picturesque reservoir, with beautiful views. The Centre provides accommodation, excellent food and refreshments for all weekend courses.

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+Patchwork Quilting

During these weekends you can work on a theme or use the time to complete an on-going project of your own. The tutor welcomes all abilities; whether you want help to develop skills or time to concentrate on quilting. There is always something to learn from a helpful and encouraging tutor. Just bring along your basic equipment and a sense of humour for a great weekend! The fantastic surroundings with views of the reservoir make this an unforgettable visit. Accomodation (hostel style) and meals are all included along with tea and coffee, if a single bedroom is required please book early to avoid disappointment. A 20% discount on the brochure price is available to those who do not wish to use the accommodation at the Centre, either travelling from home or staying at a B&B. Please contact the Centre on 01480 810521 or alternatively Kim Shaw (Tutor) on 01473 785678 for more infromation about this course.

  Date Duration Price
Thu 17th Aug 2017 to Sun 20th Aug 2017 3 Days, 3 Nights £ 240
Fri 1st Dec 2017 to Sun 3rd Dec 2017 2 Days, 2 Nights £ 185

+Jazz

The Grafham Jazz Course is renowned for its relaxed, friendly atmosphere and the beautiful setting overlooking Grafham Water. The course offers an opportunity for players and vocalists of all standards to learn, improve and above all enjoy themselves by playing with other jazz musicians in small tutor groups under the guidance of experienced tutors. Each January we have a special Guest Tutor who will attend on the Saturday of the long/short Jazz weekend (At present, the name has not been confirmed – Watch this space for updates) There are three jazz weekends held each year at the Centre, offering both long (Thursday to Sunday) and short (Friday to Sunday) weekends in a beautiful setting with quality service. Excellent food with a relaxed atmosphere complete the weekend. A 20% discount on the brochure price is available to those who do not wish to use the accommodation at the Centre, either travelling from home or staying at a B&B. For more information visit http://grafhamjazz.com/home.php. PLEASE NOTE arrivals are from 17.00 on your arrival date.

  Date Duration Price
Fri 22nd Sep 2017 to Sun 24th Sep 2017 3 Days, 2 Nights £ 205
Thu 25th Jan 2018 to Sun 28th Jan 2018 4 Days, 3 Nights £ 305
Fri 26th Jan 2018 to Sun 28th Jan 2018 3 Days, 2 Nights £ 235