Suzanne Gaffney


Suzanne Gaffney
07887451776 or 0117 903 9750
Blaise Weston Court


Blaise Weston Court
Broadlands Drive, Lawrence Weston, BS11 0AF


12 Oct 2019 - 16 Nov 2019


10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Introduction to Upcycling Furniture

Join a friendly group to learn new skills to upcycle old furniture, especially paint effect techniques. Find out about an ongoing Repair Cafe in Lawrence Weston.

Learning objectives include:

  • State 1+ Health and Safety issue when using tools (or paint)
  •  Help to prepare an item for upcycling (including  sanding and simple repairs)
  • Use 1+ paint effect technique on an item
  • List 1+ ways to source old furniture/items to upcycle or restore

This course is open to learners (aged 19+) in the community who wish to learn new upcycling skills (paint effects)  and who are interested in supporting the development of this community project in Lawrence Weston.

The course will run weekly – every Saturday – from 12th October to 16 November 2019.

To enrol, please contact Suzanne Gaffney on 0117 9030072 or

Alternatively, contact Blaise Weston Court directly.

Further info: Accessible venue which is close to Long Cross and Ridingleaze bus route.