UPHOLSTERY COURSES . . .
tea or coffee & light lunches (for day/weekend students) are included in the course fee
those from further away can stay at
Ball Hill Farm itself where we have
- click on for further details -
or see for other accommodation, including local B&B
Locally, there are an abundance of good pubs to eat in, and Taunton just 6 miles away for shopping
ABOUT OUR COURSES . . .
all standards & levels welcomed!
in small groups of two to five*
Daytime classes on Tuedays & Wednesdays
as all standards can
be catered for in any class,
See the panel on the left for project ideas, but always telephone or email for a chat to help sort out what's best for you, and what to bring!
LINKS . . .
Want to try a one-day introductory course with Nicky at another venue? Visit the website of Bath's exciting new venue, The Makery.
Want to resource your own materials?
For local students we'd recommend:
Can't find something suitable? TravelQuest's Upholstery Courses & Workshops offers a wide range of locations and courses.
*individual tuition available by arrangement
lots more photos of course projects, to add your own pics, to find
useful technical tips and for special offers on our courses, join
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at Ball Hill Farm is taught by
Nicky trained in soft-furnishing in the early 80s with the growing Laura Ashley company, and then ran her own business while bringing up her family.
In the 1990s she took City & Guilds' Creative Studies in Upholstery, passing with the rare Certificate of Excellence
Nicky's been teaching Upholstery to students of all ages in private, commercial & county courses for nine years, while still maintaining her own upholstery business
20-21 Jan, 10-11 Feb
Plenty of spaces but please email to check on availability. Thankyou
pm Monday 4.45-6.45
rolling workshops - so, join anytime for a half-term/5-week
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Booking . . . Accommodation at Ball Hill Farm, an Upholstery Class with Nicky Gane, a Garden Design consultation with Tim Gane . . . is easy! . . .
Telephone 01823 490460 OR 07900 023912
We are 6 miles from Taunton, Langport & Ilminster (bus route 54), close to Junction 25 of the M5, the A303 and A30. Taunton Station, for trains to London, is about a quarter of an hour away. The Levels, Blackdown Hills, Quantocks, Mendips & Exmoor are in view!
our Facebook Page for lots more images of
Ball Hill Farm