Get crafty at workshops!

Published Thursday, 8th June 2023

Join local artist Diane Watson at a series of craft workshops where you will learn how to re-purpose plastic bottles into decorative flowers which will be used to create a piece of artwork for The Tall Ships Races Hartlepool 2023 from 6th-9th July.

All of the workshops will be held at the Centre for Excellence in Creative Arts (CECA) in King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool, and will run from 9.30am-12pm. They will be held on the following dates:

• Workshop 1: Monday 12th June.
• Workshop 2: Tuesday 13th June.
• Workshop 3: Monday 19th June.
• Workshop 4: Monday 26th June.
• Workshop 5: Tuesday 27th June.

The workshops are being held as part of Hartlepool Jobs and Skills’ Learning for Inclusion initiative. There are 20 places available at each workshop. You are welcome to sign up to more than one workshop, but you don’t have to attend them all.

Email Hartlepool Borough Council’s Parks and Open Spaces Team at for a registration form, stating which workshop/workshops you wish to attend.