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Age Friendly: Handmade

Handmade is a series of FREE sociable craft workshops for adults aged 50+ in partnership with Age Friendly Manchester. All materials are provided.

Come and try your hand at a range of arts and craft skills from; woodblock carving, sculpture, printing, watercolour painting, felt making and more. Each season we will focus on a different technique with an artist who will introduce and guide you through the processes. We welcome all skill levels.


Free, booking essential.
Fridays, 2pm – 4pm in Clore Learning Studio, the Whitworth.
In 5 week blocks, term-time only.


Artist led and all materials are provided. Booking essential and on a week by week basis.

Block 1:
14, 21, 28 September
5, 12 October

Block 2:
9, 16, 23, 30 November
7 December

Block 3:
11, 18, 25 January
1, 8 February

Block 4:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 March

Block 5:
26 April
3, 10, 17, 24 May

Block 6:
14, 21, 28 June
5, 12 July

To book or for further details on Handmade or any other Age Friendly activities please get in touch with our Age Friendly Coordinator, Claire Cowell.
By email:
By text message: 07776 170 688

You can also follow us (Age Friendly Manchester) on Twitter @AFMCulture