Les Soeurs Anglaises



            TOGETHER WE'LL CREATE           


our planned events for 2018

Workshop venues come and go, but for the last 11 years Les Soeurs Anglaises have been at the forefront of offering truly inspirational creative experiences in a historically rich part of South West France.    In addition to our textile workshops, in 2018 we'll be offering several exceptional events to encourage guests to try something completely different, within our safe and supportive environment, and discover how exercising their courage muscle can enrich their life, art and creativity.  Travelling alone?  Our workshops are perfect for singles, with around 90% of guests visiting on their own, and we're more than happy to help with your travel plans within France if you are putting together a visit to this beautiful part of the world..     Read more about us...............




Motion Impossible

25th APRIL - 1st MAY 2018


About this Workshop

Robert returns to lead a second week-long workshop; sharing his wealth of automata skills and techniques., and utilising moving objects and simple mechanisms.participants can choose to work on a joint project or concentrate on their own automated 'creation".  Prepare for some full-on teamwork, exciting new ideas, and excellent fun.  robertrace.co.uk

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Improvisational Comedy

17th - 21st may 2018


About this Workshop

Join us for an hilarious, long weekend of Comedy Improvisation Masterclasses led by professional actors and comedians, which includes the Instantwit show scheduled in the middle when both workshop participants and  members of the general public will be invited to join us just for the evening performance. Instantwit.co.uk

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come cook in france

Food Styling & Photography

6th - 12th June 2018


About this Workshop

Learn the secrets of how to choose, assemble and cook a beautiful and memorable image with cookbook author and stylist, Louise Pickford, and her partner, Ian Wallace, an international photographer highly regarded worldwide for his lifestyle and food photography.  With their assistance and direction you will discover how to choose a dish, find the best ingredients, decide which props to use, and where and how to photograph them for the best possible shot..  Comecookinfrance.com

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Deanna bogart's


24th - 28th July 2018


About the Workshop

Immerse yourself learning new Jazz, Blues and Boogie Woogie skills, with one of the US's favourite jazz pianists, saxophonists and singers, Deanna Bogart.  Enjoy the camaraderie of like minded enthusiasts, uncover your musical skills and establish your personal foundation from which to progress.  For players of all abilities and experience, from novice improvisers right through to aspiring professionals. Non-musicians, wanting to learn more about jazz genre will also enjoy being a part of this musical adventure.  Workshop includes public concert on Saturday, 28th.   deannabogart.com

discover your musical roots......


An Imagined Elsewhere

27th June - 3rd July 2018


About this Workshop

Julie returns annually to Les Soeurs Anglaises to lead her hugely popular workshop and for this, our 11th anniversary, she will be inviting participants to make things that have mysterious, enigmatic and alluring qualities.  Introducing brocante finds, wool, fabric  and papier maché , objects will be made that sit very happily in an Imagined Elsewhere! Read more about Julie and her workshop or book a space here.

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Åsa Tricosa's


29th August - 4th SEPTEMBER 2018


About the Workshop

Åsa Söderman is returning to Les Soeurs Anglaises  to continue instruction of her celebrated Ziggurat Method,.  The event is suitable for participants already familiar with Åsa's knitting method, as well as more technically competent knitters interested in learning her  top down-all-in-one-everything-built-in-as-you-go knitting technique, and will be packed with inspirational knitting “secrets” and fine finishing tricks.   asatricosa.com

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