Christmas Craft Workshops

If your looking to book a workshop for a group of 10+ please click here for our group booking page.

Our Christmas craft workshops are designed so you can get creative with your friends or colleagues in our beautiful workshop space. These workshops are perfect for alternative corporate Christmas parties or groups of friends.

Select from our hand-picked festive craft workshops, led by expert facilitators.

Workshops are suitable for all abilities, with all materials provided. Our cafe will also be open for food & drinks.

BYOB is available for a small corkage fee per person.

Our Christmas Workshops

We are offering a wide selection of festive workshops that embrace the spirit of the season and are hosted by expert facilitators.

Please click the links to find out more information on each workshop & to book your space.

All materials are supplied & all abilities are welcome.



Origami Christmas Decorations

Saturday 9th December 11AM-1PM

Hosted By: Katherine Rose

A relaxed festive origami workshop.

You will have the opportunity to learn how to make a three dimensional star bauble, using traditional Japanese modular origami techniques.

Collage Christmas Cards

Friday 1st December 6-8PM

Hosted By: Concrete Nature

Join Clementine to design 6 unique Christmas greeting cards using a selection of recycled papers and cut-out shapes.

Participants will leave with their own set of greeting cards and accompanying envelopes.

Marbling - Baubles & Wrap

Saturday 2nd December 2-4PM

Hosted By: Lou Rowland

Brighten up your tree this year with some unique handmade Christmas decorations.

Participants will each make 3 marbled ceramic baubles & 4 sheets of marbled wrapping paper.

*Items take 24hrs to dry and can be collected or posted

Christmas Origami Garland

Saturday 25th November 11-1PM

Hosted By: Origami Scotland

An intro to the beautiful art of paper folding. This workshop will teach you how to make a colourful Christmas garland (Stars, Poinsettias & Stockings).

Perfect for hanging on your tree or around your space.

Foraged Willow Wreath Workshop

Sunday 10th December 2-4PM

Wednesday 15th December 6-8PM

Hosted By: Seileach Basketry

In this workshop you’ll learn what foraged plants you can weave with before creating a wreath out of willow and dogwood and decorating it using locally foraged materials.

Brighten up your home and re-decorate it multiple times.

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Thursday 7th December 6PM-8PM

Wednesday 13th December 6PM-8PM

Hosted By: Rook Botanics

Make a beautiful festive wreath, on a traditional moss base.

There will be a wide selection of seasonal foliage, traditional adornments and luxurious ribbon to make a gorgeous 14inch wreath.

3D Paper Craft Workshop - Decorations

Saturday 16th December 2-4PM

Hosted By: Laura Sayers

Using layers of bold coloured paper, carefully crafted into neat shapes, we’ll gradually build unique, tactile illustrations with plenty of texture and detail.

These festive pieces will be ready to hang on your Christmas tree or add some warm handmade touches to the walls of your home.

Jesmonite Christmas Decorations

Thursday 30th November 6-8PM

Sunday 17th December 2-4PM

Hosted By: Hatty Atkins

Learn the basics of working with the material Jesmonite (a sustainable alternative to concrete) in this star casting workshop.

You will create your own star Christmas tree decorations to keep for yourself or gift to a loved one.

Christmas Card Printing

Saturday 2nd December 11-1PM

Hosted By: Lou Rowland

Get into the festive spirit and make your own Christmas Cards ready for December.

Learn how to create, carve and print a linocut block, which you’ll use to print your own unique designs.

Getting Here



 Gathering Ground is based at Old Basin House a beautiful former lock-keepers house situated along the Forth & Clyde Canal


Our venue is very accessible from Glasgow City Centre. 


Nearest Subway Station: Cowcaddens or St Georges Cross


Nearest Rail Station: Queens Cross


Street Parking is available outside the venue

Address –

Old Basin House

5 Applecross Street




Gathering Ground

Contact Us

Old Basin House
5-7 Applecross Street
Glasgow | G4 9SP