Mastering the skill of archery brings with it a huge sense of satisfaction and achievement.
This is perfect for team building as the group not only learn a new skill, but it boosts morale and helps to manage resistance to change and builds confidence.
There is always the opporunity for some friendly competition as at the end of the session the Instructor will split the group into teams for a competitive shoot-out and a bottle of bubbly will be waiting on ice for the winning team!
The clays are thrown from a conventional trap and shot at using real shotguns which fire an infa red pulse. Scores are displayed on a large electronic board. This is very good for team building or entertainment for families, groups and multi-activity Corporate days.
Indoor laser, pistol, clay pigeon and target shooting.
Laser, pistol, clay pigeon and target shooting can be simulated onto a projector screen giving a wide range of challenges and disciplines.
When the weather is bad outside simulated indoor laser shooting is just like the real thing including sound effects. A selection of light weight rifles and pistols can be used.
After an initial brief and instructional session, the teams will be assigned to construct a camp, making natural shelters from foliage and sticks. They will forage, prepare and cook their food, after learning what is edible, medicinal or poisonous.
The teams will be taught basic survival techniques including fire lighting using the friction lighting method, rubbing two sticks together and outdoor cooking techniques.
The courses are led by experienced Instructors and designed to be fun, instructive and safe. If this exhilarating jam packed day isn’t enough and your group want to come back for more there are different more challenging courses waiting for you, such as weekend bush craft course or tracking, foraging and falconry.
Stress in the work place is the biggest reason, next to back pain, for days off work.
It is not natural to for the human being to be hunched up over a computer for eight hours a day.
We have a variety of wellbeing and holistic sessions to choose from, for example, Yoga to revitalise the immune system and reduce back pain, Reiki for peace of mind and feeling tranquil and aromatherapy massage to combat those aches and pains from sitting too long in one position.
These sessions can be perfect for the afternoon to round off your activity day or for the whole day, you choose, it’s your day. After participating in these disciplines in our peaceful surroundings you will go back to work the next day feeling on top of the world, more motivated to tackle your work load, improving productivity and communication with a clearer mind.
Learn bookbinding techniques to produce a hand sewn individual book.
During the workshop other techniques will be introduced, such as French Sewn hard back, Japanese stab stitch and pamphlet stitch. By the end of the day you will see how it is possible to make books at home without any specialist equipment.
A busy day but fun and rewarding. This workshop is suitable for beginners and the more experienced artist., Your tutor is Sarah Mulhall with over 20 years’ experience in printmaking.
If you are new to a sewing machine or are a competent sewing machine user with a desire to be creative this could be the one for you, or if you would rather be creative and pick up a needle by hand you are very welcome to join this workshop.
During the day you will learn the basic method of working and experiment with a variety of effects with many different fabrics and yarns, develop colour schemes and designs.
This workshop will require you to bring along an electric sewing machine that can do straight and zig zag stitching with a darning foot attachment. You will go home inspired and armed with lots of samples and notes which you will be able to use as a reference for your future creative work as well as one or two larger pieces of work.
Introduction to digital photography - The course covers the basic foundations of photography. How to get the camera off Auto empowering you to take control and better understand your camera functions? We will explore composition and basic rules around this. After lunch we will be putting this newly discovered knowledge into practice by photographing the wonderful landscapes just outside the studio door!
Creative Photography using your iPad - This is a brilliant course for photography using your iPad! We will be photographing the magnificent landscape just outside the door. Looking at getting the best out of your iPad camera. Exploring the various functions and Apps available. Then looking at what you can do with the completed images: creating simple slide shows, Facebook, Flicker etc.