Welcome to The Refectory Table
We tailor the content to match your requirements. You get the time and support you need to explore your own path for development, boost your confidence, learn new tools and techniques and find a fresh way of thinking about the way you work. All with the aim of helping you raise your profile and build your track record.
Whether you’ve just started up, an established business or a seasoned professional, you’ll find that the ideas, inspiration and energy you’ll gain at The Refectory Table will give you a real boost.
We run courses that help you get better at the business of being creative.
We know how forgettable some courses can be. We run ours in interesting and relaxed spaces where it’s easier to think creatively about your options for the future – add in superb delivery and good food shared with like-minded people at a large table and you have a memorable and far longer lasting experience.
A very relaxed way to consider your business life & career - whilst engaging with like minded folk.
Dionne Swift, Textile Artist & Tutor
Great creative business course in relaxed surroundings with great good. Very good value.
Andrew Findlay, Blacksmith
A great opportunity to take a step back and think about what you actually want from not just your business, but your work/life balance.
Kate Bajic, Jeweller
Well worth the time, I would recommend to others - both individual makers and other CPD providers.
Beatrice Mayfield, Development Manager, Crafts Council UK
What People Say
Take a look around, check our blog and feedback – and if you’d like to know more please just get in touch.
Plants & Pattern
Workshop with Artist
Saturday 11 July
Saturday 26 September
The name The Refectory Table comes from the large oak table in our kitchen. The concept was developed following research into popup events and underground supper clubs.
Flotsam & Jetsom
Beach materials Workshop with Artist
Saturday 18 July