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Summer 2023: Table Loom Weaving

Venue: Cockpit Arts, Bloomsbury

Deadline to apply: 12/08/2023

Dates: This workshop will run for five days from Monday 14th August 2023 until Friday 18th August 2023. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

Workshop Information

Course outline

Come along for a 5-day introduction to weaving workshop, using 4 shaft table top looms, hosted at Cockpit Arts, Bloomsbury.

With a highly developed understanding of materials, colour and hand weaving techniques, you will be guided through many different weaving techniques by TCDT tutor, Claire Whelan. Claire is an award-winning woven textile designer, who has her own studio practice, alongside teaching constructed textiles at London Metropolitan University.

Each student will create their own designs on the final two days.


This course would suit anyone with an interest in textiles, art or practical crafts. You do not need any previous experience, although you are welcome to join if you do have some.



This workshop will start daily at 10am and finish at approximately 4:30pm.


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be 16 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have good hand-eye co-ordination. In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.


Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 



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