Join us for a whole weekend of master classes and beady fun with very special guest tutors Laura Giusti and Helen McIntyre

The Big Beady Weekend Autumn Gathering takes place in the village of Haddenham, Cambs in and around the Spoilt Rotten Beads warehouse across the weekend of the 18th, 19th and 20th October 2024. You can book into a daily masterclass, which costs just £60 or £70 per person plus supplies (supplies lists will be issued to each student in July 2024 giving ample time to gather everything you need). This really is a one off opportunity to access these incredible tutors together in the UK.

Masterclasses will run on both Friday and Saturday (18th and 19th October) and will also include a FREE optional Prosecco & Pizza reception on Friday (4.00-5.30pm) where you can get to know the tutors and meet other beaders! Tutors will be teaching on both days across weekend so you can spend time with both! We will also be running an additional Beadalong and competition day on Sunday 20th, bookable at just £5(Pizza & Prosecco night only available to masterclass ticket holders). How exciting!

Masterclasses will offer you the ability to choose from 2 different designs on each day, just choose whichever you like best when booking your class. You’ll be in expert hands and have some incredible 1-2-1 time with world reknowned beaders in a comfortable and relaxed setting with likeminded people. Consider it a festival of beads, without the need for any wellies!

Tea/Coffee, Soft Drinks and biscuits will be available for all attendees and you are invited to bring along your own packed lunch. All attendees will all receive a goody bag (oooh!) and have exclusive access to shopping in the Spoilt Rotten Beads warehouse. All masterclasses classes will take place in the Baptist Church rooms directly opposite our warehouse which is fully wheelchair accessible.

If you’re travelling from a distance or want to make this a real weekend treat for yourself, overnight accommodation can be booked by separate arrangement – we recommend Littlecroft Guest House in Haddenham, Wood Fen Lodge which is approx 20 minutes drive from Haddenham or The Red Lion which is approx 10 minutes drive. The nearest train station is Ely, which is a 10 minute drive and serviced by taxis.

This is a weekend not to be missed for any bead lover.
Book your class(es) below and select the designs you’d like to create, but remember spaces are limited – so secure your place before they sell out! We can’t wait to see you.