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Teach (and sell) Your Art 2022: Developing and Redesigning Creative Workshops


8 September - 29 October 2022

About this workshop

The module structure includes:

  • TRAINING: An in-person training event (9:30-15:30) on September 8 (lunch provided, TCR Hub, Barnard Castle, DL12 8TD), with online catch-up session (10:00-14:00) on September 20**
  • TESTING: An in-person ‘test and feedback’ event in early October (date/times/location TBD) to help you test your new or revised workshop and teaching ideas
  • PLANNING: An online briefing for the October 29 Community Fun Day event (mid-October, online)
  • SHOW and SELL: Free in-person showing and selling space at the Community Fun Day on Palace Green (Durham City) on October 29, 2022 (expected attendance in the hundreds)

**We strongly recommend you attend the in-person training event if at all possible, though the online catch-up session is available for those who cannot attend in person.**

Who is this for?

This course is for any County Durham creatives, businesses, and/or artists interested in delivering workshops or learning as part of their business model. Whether you’re brand new to teaching your art (or craft) and want to get started or you’re a seasoned educator who wants some reflective space to test and develop some new ideas, this course is for you.

We have space for up to ten participants. You must be a registered sole trader, small to medium business, or creative practitioner working in County Durham to participate. (We may be able to accommodate a few spaces for those outside of County Durham, so do sign up if you’re interested and we’ll be in touch!)

Eligible participants will also be able to secure up to £100 in materials for their workshop development activities during this course. Also, the sell and show event on October 29 is fully funded.

What's covered?

Topics covered in the training include:

  • How to develop, design, and teach effective creative workshops, with your participants in mind
  • Teaching diverse learning groups in different environments: supporting learning needs effectively
  • Modifying, merging, or developing content for online teaching
  • Tools and techniques for effective teaching, both in person and online
  • Teaching safely: the nitty gritty of risk assessments, insurance and health and safety
  • Working with venues and other spaces to deliver content
  • Monetising and promoting your workshops
  • Getting and acting on feedback about your workshops



If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the registration at Please feel free to share this link with anyone else you think might be interested. Any questions, please contact us at