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My workshops are an invitation to reconnect with nature and creativity during a day of experimentation, self expression and fun, with like minded people.

I am located in a bright space in designermakers21, Diss and have a space in my home near Bungay where I also run workshops.

 I would be happy to come to you and a group of friends, or an art group, charity and organisation and tailor creative workshops to suit your requirements so please contact me.

If you are would like to be the first to know, why not join my "studio news" email list (only occasional emails sent). Please click the 'contact' button below and leave your details.

Many thanks for your time and interest.



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Mindful Making with Creative Collage Art....


..with mark making using transfer papers and mixed media with a wide variety of tools. This is a great opportunity to experiment with new, repurposed, and recycled materials, allowing self- expression and freedom to create your individual pieces of art whilst enhancing your Health and Wellbeing.
You will go home with a wealth of ideas to explore further.


         10 - 1pm                

£30 (all materials included) 

Designermakers21, 21 St Nicholas street, Diss.


To book your space call me 07511653284 or email

Small groups for a person centred approach.

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 Folk East 2023

18th - 20th August in the Art Arcade Tent

I will be back for the 2nd year running at the Folk East Festival with workshops in           'Cyanotype Printing' and 'Creative Collage Art'.

All materials included.

Booking highly recommended as we did sell out of spaces last year!

To book come along to the designermakers21 stand in the art arcade asap and reserve your space. 

I look forward to seeing you all at this really creative and fun festival.

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'Reconnect with Cyanotype Printing'

Join me in my studio for some relaxed nature-based creativity, in a small friendly group of like-minded people.
This workshop will give you an insight into Cyanotype printing, a 'magical'

camera-less photographic process, where you will learn the techniques on both paper and fabrics. There will be many useful tips and tricks, leaving you with a headful of possibilities.

No experience, or previous skills necessary.  

Saturday 9th September 10 - 3.30pm £70
(All materials included with coffee/tea and homemade cake).

Limited spaces available!


Designermakers21, 21 St. Nicholas street, Diss 

(Please note my studio is upstairs).

Email: to reserve your space or if you have any questions.

To follow my work go to Instagram/Facebook at @Rachelwilesart.

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Creative Textiles with Wellness

Saturday 30th September

Why not treat yourself to a relaxing day of mindful creativity. No experience necessary to enjoy a day exploring the themes of seascapes, using recycled and vintage fabric, yarns, threads, ribbons, and found materials. 

Rachel will be encouraging you to let go of all your stresses whilst creating textile responses to the sea, using demonstrated techniques and person-centred teaching. 

The inspiration will be provided, you just need to gift yourself or someone you love the time to let ago and have some well-deserved, relaxing, creative fun.

It would make a lovely gift! 

10 – 3.30pm £65.00 for the day 
All materials included with coffee & homemade cake.

(Just bring a packed lunch)

Venue and Booking

My studio at designermakers21, Diss, Norfolk, to book your space call 07511653284 or

email info@Rachelwilesart@com



'Reconnect with Cyanotype Printing'

at Suffolk Wildlife Trust - Carlton Marshes

Carlton Marshes Education Centre, Burnt Hill Lane, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8HU

I am so excited to be offered this opportunity to run this workshop in such a beautiful location working 'from the land, of the land'.

This camera less photographic process works with nature to produce ' magical' prints, carrying stories and memories of how and where they were found.

Using nature and creativity, Rachel aims to boost your wellbeing whilst learning a new technique and having fun! 

Rachel will gently guide you on a short sensory walk around the reserve, where you will gather your finds. Once back at the centre you will discover through experimentation and play, how to create your own prints on a variety of papers and fabrics. 

Small groups for person centred teaching to explore the creative process of Cyanotype printing. 

No experience necessary, all materials supplied. To book please press the contact button to take you to the Suffolk Wildlife Trust website and Carlton Marshes booking page.  


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 November and December

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshops

£45-00 each - a max of 6 people for person centred teaching in a small friendly group.

Homemade Christmas treats and fresh coffee ☕️🍰 are included.

All you need to do is bring a pair of secateurs and some Christmas cheer 😊

(if you have any special decorations you would like to use, feel free to bring them along, this is not essential as there will be a wide range of decs to choose from)

  • 🎄 Saturday 25th November 10 -12.30 FULL  2 - 4.30pm 6 spaces

  • 🎄Sunday 26th November 10 - 12.30pm FULL           

  • 🎄 Saturday 2nd December

10 - 12.30pm 6 spaces and 2 - 4 30pm 1space

  • 🎄 Sunday 3rd December 10 -12.30pm 4 spaces   ​

  • 🎄 FULL Saturday 9th December FULL   


  • 🎄 Sunday 10th December 10 - 12.30pm 4 spaces and 2 - 4.30pm  6 spaces

If you are wanting to book a workshop to share with friends and family do book early to avoid disappointment, places go fast! 

Orders will also be available to pre-order for Grave wreaths £25, Door wreaths £27 and table arrangements from £20 to suit your requirements. 

Please pass on the details to anyone who you feel may be interested in having some festive fun. 

Look forward to seeing you.

Rachel x


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