Painting & Decorating Workshops

Learning to Prepare and Paint


  • 11/02/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An evening workshop learning first principles of electrics in the home. Stay safe in your home by finding out what you legally can and can’t do yourself. Learn how to detect and avoid faulty wiring when preforming simple repairs. We will also discuss  tips on ways to reduce your electricity bill. Practice changing switch and socket (more…)


  • 13/02/2016
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

A weekend morning workshop learning first principles of electrics in the home. Stay safe in your home by finding out what you legally can and can’t do yourself. Learn how to detect and avoid faulty wiring when preforming simple repairs. We will also discuss  tips on ways to reduce your electricity bill. Practice changing switch and socket plates. (more…)


  • 13/02/2016
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A weekend course for a beginner to jump  start your knowledge of traditional upholstery skills and tools. If you would like to get stuck in to a project a bit more traditional than the drop in dining chair seat that we tackle on our ‘Intro to Upholstery‘ workshop, this chance to make a footstool you will (more…)


  • 13/02/2016
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Not quite sure where to start with a tiling project? Bit daunted by the thought of tiles falling off the wall if you do get them on? What about those half tiles at the corners… and what about drilling into tile? If the thought of tackling a tiling project yourself is terrifying, yet you yearn for (more…)


  • 14/02/2016
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This timeless classic is taken from our favourite 1910 vintage woodwork book. It is a brand new project for our Carpentry for Beginners courses. Take home a fabulously useful set of steps, beautifully crafted with ‘Through tenons’ and ‘shoulder’ joints. Measurements are: 53cm H x 50cm W and 55cm D when open. Using a mixture of (more…)


  • 14/02/2016
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you have ever marveled at the fine detail or flowing lines of a wood carving, you may have wondered what it would be like to carve. In this one-day workshop, expert wood carver Jon Hall brings his experience and City and Guilds training and expertise to this day’s enjoyable teaching. Even if you have (more…)


  • 14/02/2016
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Woodwork Club with Paul Waldmann on Sundays. Do you have some woodwork skills but no where to build a project you have in mind? Join us for a five week weekend course where you can come and get guidance and support to make a small simple project from your own design or using plans from another (more…)


  • 15/02/2016
    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…)


  • 15/02/2016
    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…)


  • 17/02/2016
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Suitable for beginners and fun for advanced learners. 6 or 12 week workshop. Wednesday nights. 6:30pm – 9pm. The Goodlife Centre is proud to have secured the teaching skills of Louise Richardson, an experienced trained teacher in all aspects of re-upholstery for a longer ‘Bring Your Own Chair’ series of classes. Louise teaches the history and practice (more…)

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