We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year. Our workshops provide scope for collective creativity, individual expression, technical mastery, and innovation.

From introductory day sessions to more intense advanced multi-day workshops, we endeavour to accommodate all skill and interest levels. The Centre strives to bring expert instructors in for speciality workshops – check back regularly so as not to miss out!

Registration for classes and workshops is on a first come, first served, prepaid basis. Fees must be paid prior to commencement of classes. 
To register, you can call (902) 539 7491 ext. 111, email Tammy, register online or mail your registration form and payment to:
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Box 1686, 322 Charlotte Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia  B1P 6T7
Courses and Workshops presented by JONELJIM CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Paul Moore
Wire wrapped jewellery is a method of crafting jewellery by hand, with wire and a few simple hand tools. It can involve wrapping, weaving, and twisting wires together to create wearable jewellery....
Date: May 14 & 15, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm each day
Instructor: Peter Bauer
Create your own bracelet in this 2-day workshop! Use raw castings or fabricate pieces for links, make and solder jump rings for connections, assemble parts with toggle clasps. Learn how to clean up...
Date: April 23 & 24, 2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Sonya Mahe
Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources - roots, berries, bark, leaves and wood - and...
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Catherine Moir
Join Catherine Moir for a three-hour workshop on how to paint landscapes. Using paint directly on the canvas or board will enhance your creative abilities simply because the colour and texture give...