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Excellent craft workshop venue

This was my first visit to Monterey’s and I enjoyed every minute. Whilst more expensive than some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
laurapinklady2015
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 day workshop

I had a fabulous day at Make at Monteray on a workshop lead by Liz Cooksey. The venue was lovely... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
peterjcowlan
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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CONTEMPORARY CRAFT WORKSHOPS situated a stones throw away from the beautiful estuary town of Topsham in Devon,led by a diverse range of expert professional makers. At Monteray you are guaranteed plenty of 1:1 attention. Our workshops are kept small...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Old Ebford Lane | Monterey Cypress, Ebford, Exeter EX3 0PF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to Monterey’s and I enjoyed every minute. Whilst more expensive than some other courses , in my opinion you get what you pay for. The house itself is beautifully designed and an inspirational place to work in. My tutor who...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Laura for taking the time to write your favourable and informative review. So pleased you enjoyed yourself and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes Karen

Reviewed 30 April 2018

I had a fabulous day at Make at Monteray on a workshop lead by Liz Cooksey. The venue was lovely - very comfortable and great hospitality. Karen makes splendid cakes! Liz was an excellent teacher - very well prepared for us and I was amazed...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely words. So pleased you enjoyed your day here and thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Make at Monteray. I look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

I had the most fantastic day at Make at Monteray with the amazing Karen and very talented Liz this week. As always, karen's hospitality and scrumptious cakes were amazing and her kind words of encouragement and attention to detail really made the day. Liz was...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Wow! Thank you so much Yvonne for such wonderful comments. They are very much appreciated.

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant experience making a dog in a day at Make at Monteray! Was brilliant to focus all day on a project and learn some new felting skills. It was great to complete my dog by the end of the day to take home....More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Aww thank you Katy. So glad you enjoyed your creative day.looking forward to seeing you on the next one.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very pleased with my budgie. Tutor Tracey and host Karen made this workshop day a great day off and treat for me.

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you Sim. So pleased to see you again at another workshop and to know you enjoyed yourself..

Reviewed 1 March 2018

I went to my very first felting workshop yesterday and had a brilliant time. I was a bit nervous, as all the other participants had done some felting previously, but host Karen and tutor Tracey did everything to put me at my ease, and I...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you so much Kathryn. Much appreciated.For a first timer you did brilliantly. So pleased you enjoyed your introduction to Needle Felting,and hope you go on to create more.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

The two workshops I have done here have been absolutely brilliant in every way. Karen, who is the host and co-ordinator, is simply lovely... excellent communication, so welcoming and friendly, plus probably the best cake maker for miles... worth visiting just for her baked treats!...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Awwww thank you so much Caroline for your kind words. Much appreciated.You should be very proud of your creative work.Your Budgie was stunning.

Reviewed 13 February 2017

just had a brilliant time at 2 day workshop making a needle felted lurcher dog , tracey was a brilliant teacher and made both days fun as well as teaching us loads of new techniques , karen was a wonderful host and even specially made...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Knew it would be good as Karen Spicer has a wonderful reputation , what an amazing day spent in her beautiful workshop, the whole day was expertly organised. Silver clay workshop with Anna Bowen, wow! what a patient and interesting tutor, She was passionate about...More

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Karen S, Owner at Make at Monteray, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Wow, such kind words, thank you so so much. I really appreciate knowing that you enjoyed your day at Make at Monteray and that it lived up to your expectations.Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Make at Monteray offers superb courses, I made a fabulous wet felted bag under the excellent instruction of Natasha Smart whose tuition is so good and has given me the confidence to make more bags on my own at home. Karen's amazing hospitality and delicious...More

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