Press Release: Take your lockdown learning to the next level at West Dean College
- Over 180 new courses to keep your lockdown craft skills alive -
With Britain’s passion for craft at an all-time high, thanks in part to the growing conversation around the benefits to wellbeing and mental health, many more people across the UK and around the world have found a new interest in developing their craft skills during lockdown. With restrictions easing West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has just launched over 180 short courses, including 18 new courses, to help makers and artists develop and perfect their new skills. Running from October to December 2021, the courses include painting and drawing; gardening; metalsmithing; pottery & ceramics; creative writing; textiles; sculpture; jewellery; woodworking and basketry.