Painting & Decorating Workshops



  • 19/10/2017
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Would you like to put shelves and curtains up … that stay up? You are not alone! In this fast paced evening workshop we share the ‘know how’ of a corded and cordless drill. We’ll show you why the power tool is your friend and give you the confidence to master it in just one (more…)


  • 19/10/2017
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We are often asked during our woodwork workshops to explain even more about selecting and sharpening chisels for use. This is a chance to immerse yourself into the traditional techniques and procedures. ‘Sharp tools are safe tools’ so the saying goes. So it makes sense to know how to hone your chisels and plane irons (more…)


  • 21/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Drawn to the look of fashionable roman blinds but not sure how to make them yourself? Then this one day workshop is for you. From measuring the window to fixing it to the wall, experienced tutor, Jan Dodd will guide you through the tools and (more…)


  • 21/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn to decorate in one day, 10am – 5pm. All set to decorate one room… or perhaps your entire home? Brush up your decorating techniques by messing up our workshop, instead of your living room! Painting a room is a great way to transform your home interior, without it costing the earth. But it can be (more…)


  • 21/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for all. One or Two-day weekend day workshop. 10am – 5pm. If you aspire to the luxury and elegance of lampshades that ooze class like a dowager, this is the workshop for you. Even if you have never stitched in your life, Ian McQueen’s relaxed and friendly style of tuition will (more…)


  • 21/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for absolute beginners. Enjoyable for all. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Tassels are the ultimate statement in interior decoration, and making tassels especially to decorate your own interior is not only tremendous fun, but also fascinating. They also make superb presents for friends. In this one-day course you will be using a contemporary and rich colour (more…)


  • 21/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Veneers are the thin slivers of  fine wood that are used to embellish a less exotic material below. This allows the woodworker to make a stable surface that won’t split or warp. The glue used provides additional strength, making the end result stronger than natural wood. This process dates back to the ancient Egyptians and (more…)


  • 22/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how to tackle some basic plumbing tasks around the home in this practical, hands-on workshop. During this weekend one day workshop, Dave Sylvester, a qualified plumber, will walk you through some ‘dry’ exercises to top up your skills in the ‘wet arts’ of your home. Plumbing = Water in and water out. There will (more…)


  • 22/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Ever wanted to make your own curtains but not wanted to risk ruining expensive fabric if you tried? Try this small friendly workshop to jump start your skills. Do you have some lovely vintage fabric that you have been saving to ‘get made’ into (more…)


  • 22/10/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

KEY PROJECT: MODERN FOAM FILLED DROP-IN SEAT All of our upholstery classes are for absolute beginners. It doesn’t matter which one you choose to take first. Each technique that is offered is part of all the processes every upholsterer has to learn. We supply all tools and materials. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Join us (more…)







Contact the Goodlife Centre today! Call Alison on 0207 760 7613 or email alison@thegoodlifecentre.co.uk