Painting & Decorating Workshops

Learning to Prepare and Paint


  • 04/06/2016 - 05/06/2016
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for absolute beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. One full weekend, 10am – 5pm. ‘Step up’ or low wood stool This new weekend course is another charming project from our a cherished Edwardian instructional woodwork manual, ‘Carpentry for Beginners’. The projects in the book are perfect for learning basic woodwork skills and we have refined the instructions to incorporate (more…)


  • 04/06/2016
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn the basics at this fast paced but relaxed one day workshop. A perfect starter for all those annoying jobs around the house that you feel you should be able to tackle…if only you knew how. We know it’s frustrating to wait for it to be done and then get charged for it and we understand it (more…)


  • 05/06/2016
    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…)


  • 06/06/2016
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Suitable for: Absolute beginners and those with rusty skills. Course length: 6 weeks/15 hours. Dates: One 2.5 hour session a week – see individual courses below for start dates/times. Key tools: Saws,marking gauges, try squares, chisels, planes. Learning: Basic joints used in household woodwork. Knowledge of soft woods/introduction to joinery. Similar Courses: Carpentry for Beginners – Sundays, Carpentry for Advanced Beginners,  Intro to (more…)


  • 06/06/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Suitable for: Absolute beginners and those with rusty skills. Course length: 6 weeks/15 hours. Dates: One 2.5 hour session a week – see individual courses below for start dates/times. Key tools: Saws,marking gauges, try squares, chisels, planes. Learning: Basic joints used in household woodwork. Knowledge of soft woods/introduction to joinery. Similar Courses: Carpentry for Beginners – Sundays, Carpentry for Advanced Beginners,  Intro to (more…)


  • 08/06/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

KEY PROJECT: RE-UPHOLSTERING YOUR OWN CHAIR. Suitable for beginners and fun for advanced learners. Bookable in blocks of six-weeks so that you can work on your project at your own pace. The Goodlife Centre is proud to have secured the teaching skills of Louise Richardson, an experienced teacher trained in all aspects of re-upholstery, for a (more…)


  • 08/06/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Carpentry – Build Your Own Project is an open workshop Wednesday evenings with Geoff Davison. Join us for 6 weeks or 12 weeks. We have a wonderful purpose-built workshop space in central London, complete with an array of professional and beautifully maintained hand tools and modern machinery that would make any shed-connoisseur weep with envy. We also have (more…)


  • 09/06/2016
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Suitable for absolute beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. Five Thursday afternoons 2.30pm – 5pm. ‘Step up’ or low wood stool This new five weekday afternoon course is another charming project from our a cherished Edwardian instructional woodwork manual, ‘Carpentry for Beginners’. The projects in the book are perfect for learning basic woodwork skills and we have refined (more…)


  • 09/06/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn to decorate over two evenings. 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 a daunting task (more…)


  • 09/06/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Suitable for absolute beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. Five Thursday evenings 6.30-9pm. ‘Step up’ or low wood stool This new five weekday evening course is another charming project from our a cherished Edwardian instructional woodwork manual, ‘Carpentry for Beginners’. The projects in the book are perfect for learning basic woodwork skills and we have refined the instructions (more…)

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