Welcome to Rural Antics, located within Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire .
Offering Creative Craft Workshops in an inspiring surrounding
The perfect place to learn a new skill and meet like-minded people. Carpe diem – seize the day!
Here at Hanwell Wine Estate, we love hosting Rural Antics workshops!
They enable us to open up the wonderful countryside setting of our vineyard to you, giving us all the opportunity to get closer to nature.
Hand-making great wine is a real craft and Rural Antics provides a space for us to involve interested people in our wine-making, alongside other artisan past times, such as chair weaving, foraging and painting.
Carpe diem – seize the day!
Creative craft workshops in inspiring surroundings
Enjoy a ‘2nd Spring’ on our one day foraging for a food experience will be hosted by Richard Mawby discover the edible foods on the estate and around the countryside. Your day includes a homemade two course lunch served with local wine and samples of your forage. Click for more info & to book: 9th September.
Our one day workshop will truly inspire you and unearth your creativity for the world around you. Create art using natures materials and capture them with your camera. The workshop includes refreshments and a homemade two course lunch served with local wine. Click date for more information & to book: 7th October.
The Bentwood chair making workshop is a great introduction to rustic woodcraft and it’s always a sociable two days with a fantastic atmosphere. Join us to make something you can enjoy for years to come! The workshop includes a homemade 2 course lunch. Click the date for more info & to book: 14th & 15th October.
Louise Comfort our illustrator, will work alongside you explaining basic drawing skills and showing you how to use pencils to bring to life the detail and colours of the English countryside. All materials, refreshments and two course homemade lunch is provided. Date TBC. Click here for more information
Join us and enjoy a day learning easy quick ways of improving your health, how to make fit more nutritious food choices, easily and cheaply into your shopping basket. Sue is ready to share with you her top tips and abundance of knowledge to improve your health. Click for here more information.
Award-winning professional photographer, Chris England will be hosting a one day workshop focused on helping you capture striking photographs with any type of digital camera. The workshop includes a two-course homemade lunch served with local wine. Click for more info & to book: 19th August.
Expert Homeopath, Wendy Jackson, will teach you how to identify the healing qualities of individual flower essences before you create your very own combination of Australian Bush Flower Essences to take home with you. All materials and homemade 2 course lunch include. Date TBC. Click here for more information
Tell us your ideas
Your opinions are very welcome – we’d love to hear your ideas for workshops!
Rural Antics Voucher!
Our Rural Antics Workshop Experience voucher makes a great gift & is valid on any full day workshop.
We’re always looking for new workshop topics & tutors – if that could be you…