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Purbeck Artisan Yard – Lino-block printing workshops - Terms & Conditions

Information, terms and conditions

Please read the below;

The workshop environment

The workshop will be held at the Purbeck Artisan Yard, which is in an historic converted fire station and will take place on the ground floor. It is an old building and has uneven flagstone floors. Students will need to stand for the duration of the course, although there is seating available on site, it may not be suitable for sitting at working height. Although the workshops are taking place in April and May, the main door will be open for the duration of the workshop and the room is not heated, so please dress accordingly for the day's temperature. Cleaning the lino block stamps will take place in the yard outside in an unplumbed water trough (under cover if it is raining). Hand-washing facilities are available.

The textile printing inks

The inks you will be using are industrial standard and will permanently mark fabrics, including shoes. Please wear clothing and footwear that takes this into account. No matter how careful everyone is, accidents can happen so it's best to dress accordingly. The ink is not harmful to skin but plastic gloves will be provided as it can stain. Health and Safety Data sheets will be available for reference if required.

Advance booking

We only have space for 6 participants per session, so if you'd like to join us advance booking is essential. Sadly, if you arrive on the day without booking we will be unable to accommodate you around the table.

Booking for someone else

You can book the workshop on behalf of someone else e.g. as a gift. Please provide the details of the person you are booking for at the time of booking.

Cancellation policy:

If you are unable to attend please let us know as far in advance as possible, however please read the guidance below;

More than 7 days prior to the course: we will be able to offer a full refund or swap you onto an alternative course if places are available.

Less than 7 days: it is possible to swap you onto a future course if places are available. Otherwise you can nominate another person to attend as a replacement.

Less than 24hrs notice: we will unfortunately be unable to refund your course fee or swap you onto a future course.

How to cancel or swap dates and names:

Please contact Ailsa Wilson, course host, directly via;

Telephone: 07854 221879


Unfortunately it is not possible to cancel in person or on the phone via The Purbeck Artisan Yard.

Minimum age: Only children aged 11 or over are able to take part in the workshop and they will need to be booked at the same time as an accompanying adult. Unfortunately no discount can be given for their course fee.


The Purbeck Artisan Yard, Church Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4NF

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The nearest car parks are located at Connegar Lane and Rempstone Centre

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What to bring:


Pencil or pen

Tape measure

Tailor's chalk (if you already have some)