The Makers’ Workshops

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Villa Rustica is hosting a series of creative events entitled “The Makers’ Workshops.”


Drawing upon expert teachers, small groups are able to develop new creative skills in the villa’s exotic surrounds. Various workshops are run throughout the year here at Villa Rustica.

Limited accommodation is available for students upon request.

To add your name to our mailing list about upcoming workshops, email

Upcoming Workshops


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Past Workshops



Mosaics around the home – Jane Denison

10/11 March 2018

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“I absolutely loved this experience from beginning to end. Villa Rustica is the perfect location, and Jane and Greg the perfect hosts. When I got home, I was so excited and got straight to work on my little piece.” Princess Habiba


Ceramics – Greg Furney

9/10 Dec 2017

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Ceramics – Greg Furney

11/12 Nov 2017

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Monoprinting – Turiya Bruce

1/2nd April 2017


Mosaic Stepping Stone Workshop – Jane Denison

11/12th February 2017


“More than a workshop, it was more like a retreat. Beautiful setting, professional instruction, delicious house-prepared lunch and a take home finished project from a wide selection of quality materials.¬† Treat yourself!” ¬†Robin, February 2017.

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Poppy and Fern – Botanical Xmas Wreath

11th December 2016

Mono Printing Botanica

“Workshop heaven – Jess came laden with greenery and shared her skill for making beautiful live, festive wreaths. We shared a delicious lunch, laughter and bubbles – a great way to spend Sunday with my beautiful daughter!” Jo, December 2016..


Turiya Bruce – Monoprinting Botanica

8/9th October 2016

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“My best sort of break from the everyday-ness of every day – learning new skills among good people in a truly beautiful place.” Naomi, October, 2016..