Thursday, 21 October 2010

Christmas Wreath Making Class 9th December 2010

Thursday 9th December Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

A chance for you to learn the traditional method of wreath making with an expert florist and stylist Jenny Moss, award winning florist with over 25 years experience has run successful workshops in the UK.

Over the course of the afternoon she will share her knowledge and experience, working with you on your own creation to take home. An informative, relaxing and sociable afternoon is guaranteed.

25 Euros including refreshments and all materials.

Note this workshop is being by Art's Cool, a local company who specialise in learning and training courses, I attended last year and it was a fabulous afternoon which all of us thoroughly enjoyed.

We also have accommodation available at Maison No.20 should you wish to make it part of a weekend break.

Thursday, 11 February 2010

Dates for the Patine Spring Workshops

Details for the Patine Spring Workshops are as follows:

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 April 2010

Saturday 1st and sunday 2nd May 2010

The workshops run for two days, during which time you will learn how to apply the patine paint technique to your items that you choose to bring with you.
Note due to space constraints in the studio, you are limited to two smallish items.

Price for the workshop only is 150 which includes all materials and refreshments/lunch on both days .

Price including 2 nights accommodation at Maison No.20 is 300 euros.

Please contact us for further details.

Ange & Leeann

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Patine classes update

We are in the processing of finalising dates for the patine classes and these will be announced later this week.


Thursday, 21 January 2010

Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop - Feb 11th

Note the Fabulously French Workshops are commencing later in the year but thought that you may like to know about this workshop that is being being by "Art's Cool". The same people that provided the fabulous wreath making classes that I attended last December.

Details are as follows:

Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop
Thursday 11th February 10am 12.30 pm or 2pm – 4.30pm
St Colomb de Lauzun 47410

This indulgent workshop begins with the history of chocolate and its' introduction into the modern world, and after a brief insight into the different kinds of chocolate and it’s many uses, you will examine how to work with and store chocolate with a demonstration of chocolate tempering and working.

Putting theory into practice, you will hand craft your own selection of a dozen truffles presented in beautiful boxes decorated by you. These delicious, unique and personalised tokens will make perfect gifts just in time for Valentine’s Day, or will sit quite happily on your coffee table!
Swiss trained chef Gordon Robertson who’s Michelin star experiences vary, from running Fauchon in Paris and Hong Kong, C&G in Lebanon to being Head Chef at London’s Royal Albert Hall and who’s clientele include the Royal Family, Politicians, and stars of stage, film, pop and sport will be helping you, hands-on, in your truffle master class!
A fun, informative and sociable experience is guaranteed.

Why not treat your loved one to this special Valentines Chocolate truffle Workshop as a gift, we can send the recipient an elegant gift voucher.

Tickets are 25 Euros per person, including chocolate of course, tea/coffee and all materials.

Numbers are limited so please book soon on 0553947813 or email

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

J oY e U x N o ë l

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We wish you a very happy Christmas and may all your dreams come true in 2010.


Nous vous souhaitons un joyeux Noël et nous espérons que tous vos rêves se réalisent en 2010

Tuesday, 1 December 2009


Bienvenue to Fabulously French workshops.

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We are proud to announce that we in conjunction with Maison No. 20 Boutique Apartments and Chambres D'hotes will be offering a variety of workshops in 2010.

Spring 2010

Fabulously Patine
Patine paint effect weekends in Dordogne, SW France
Two day course where you will learn the patine paint effect and apply to a couple of small objects of your choice.

Course only: 140 euros for 2 day course (materials & lunch are included)
Course with 2 nights accommodation at Maison No. 20 : 300 euros

Note should you require it a pickup service from Bergerac airport/train station is available for a small additional charge.

A culinary adventure
Local cuisine, fine wine, lessons from local chefs. Cooking classes and gastronomic dinners are interspersed with excursions into local culture including a visit to the local market, visit to a local award wining chateau where you will learn about and taste local wines.

Pricing and itineray details are available on a request basis.

Details on other workshops (including painting, french & photography) will be announced in early 2010.