Unique Creative Experiences in Bristol City Centre

Join us for unique, creative experiences in Bristol with the UK’s leading contemporary, sustainable designers.

Click on each link below to find out more information and to book your place. 

Perfect for friends, family and colleague get togethers in Bristol. Our Bristol workshop space is accessible and located right in Bristol's city centre. 

We are constantly adding new workshops to this list so make sure you are signed up to our newsletter to be the first to know! You can sign up at the bottom of this page. 

Exclusive to PRIOR -  If you attend one of our workshops you also receive the following perks:

  • 5% off any purchase in PRIOR on the day of your workshop.  
  • We've also partnered with the following local businesses in Quakers Friars:
    • CÔTE BRASSERIE  - If you fancy a lazy weekend breakfast or stylish lunch/dinner on the day of your workshop - you'll get a free glass of Prosecco with your meal. 
    • Cuup - For all your bubble tea needs. All Prior workshop participants get 20% off all drink orders.
    • Just show your workshop confirmation email to the staff at these outlets

If you are a workshop leader and would like to host a workshop here in our Central Bristol events space, click here.


Small Business Britain Netwalk

Who wants to join the BIGGEST NETWALK OF THEM ALL!?
It’s a chance to walk-and-talk, side-by-side, about anything you like!

They are brought to us by @britainsmallbiz and @btforbusiness , and this coming event is a MEGA NETWALK because we are co-leading it with @theethicalgiftshop and 2 (yes TWO) social media experts @plumellasocial and Rowan Kerek Robertson. These social media experts will share their top tips during the walk, and you’ll have the opportunity to book a short 10-minute one-on-one session

FREE ENTRY (please confirm your slot via the booking link)

Tuesday 21st April 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Macramé Earrings Workshop with Prosecco

Calling all lovers of boho handmade accessories! This macramé earring-making workshop with bubbles is the one for you.

Macramé is a creative and relaxing craft focusing on tying strings into knots and is a great way of relieving stress. In this 2.5-hour workshop, you will spend time with a glass of fizz in the workshop room at Prior, where your host Aggy from Knots and Stalks will teach you how to knot your own pair of wooden and recycled cotton macramé earrings
£32 per participant

Thurs 23rd May 6pm - 8:30pm
Thurs 27th June 6pm - 8:30pm

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Macramé Leaves Workshop

Do you love nature and crafts? Then feel warmly invited to create a unique nature-inspired wall hanging to hang with pride on your walls.

Macramé is a creative and relaxing craft, which is also a great way of relieving stress. Your host, Aggy from Knots and Stalks, will teach you how to knot, form and stabilise a beautiful leaf wall-hanging.

£32 per participant

Sat 25th May 10:30am - 12:30pm

Sat 29th June 10:30am - 12:30pm

Sat 28th Sept 2:30pm - 5:30pm

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Crochet and Upcycle Workshop

In this engaging workshop, you will embark on a creative journey to breathe new life into old denim. The focus will be on upcycling jeans using the art of crochet, turning worn-out denim into stylish and personalized masterpieces

£40 per participant

Sun 26th May 11am - 3pm

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Family Pot Painting & Candle Making


Share a little creative quality time with the kids at the Family Pot Painting & Candle Making workshop, with Mooke Handmade.

This special workshop has been devised for families, and their friends, to slow down and get their hands mucky, while focusing on stimulating the senses

£25 per Adult + 1 child

Weds 29th May 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Make a Driftwood Macramé Plant Hanger

Calling all lovers of plants and beautiful home décor! This macramé plant hanger-making workshop is one for you!

This workshop is a great opportunity to learn a relaxing and creative new skill. Come along and make the perfect new addition to your home or a thoughtful gift for your loved one.

£36 per participants

Sat 8th June 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Linoprint multicoloured prints

Looking for the perfect opportunity to unwind, get creative and learn some fun printmaking skills? This immersion into linoprint will do the trick!

Your printmaking workshop will be hosted by experienced teacher and Bristol-based printmaker Kate Miller. This workshop focuses on how to produce a multi-coloured print in just an afternoon!

From £50 per participant

Sun 30th June 11am - 1:30pm Half Day or 11am - 4pm Full Day

Sat 2nd Nov 2:30pm - 5pm

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Make a Macramé Dress In A Day

Are you looking for one of a kind dress that will compliment the natural beauty of your body? You're invited to make you own unique macramé dress out of recycled cotton in the colour and length of your choice

This one day workshop is a great opportunity to learn a relaxing and creative new hobby. Come along and make the perfect new wardrobe piece which you can wear with pride this summer

£85 per participant

Sat 20th July 10:30am -5:30pm

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Beginner's Modern Calligraphy

Learn the art of modern calligraphy in the lovely dip pen and ink style. Add flair and a touch of luxury to your handwriting with Hunter Gatherings at Cabot Circus' Prior Shop. 

Whether you crave being able to add magic to your birthday cards, day-to-day shopping lists or DIY elements on your wedding day - your wish is Hunter Gatherings' command!

£45 per participant

Sunday 15th Sept 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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Lego Printing Workshop with Little Leaf Press

Who doesn't love Lego? Well now you can use Lego Dots to create a set of your own postcards using inks and a printing press! This is a fantastic, playful experience that is a perfect introduction to printmaking for children and adults alike

£20 per participant

Sat 28th Sept 10am - 11:30am

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Monoprinting with Gelliplates 

Join us for a stress free and relaxing workshop where you will learn Gelli Plate Printing techniques with local printmaker, Kate, using an abundance of the very best resources and materials

£50 per participant

Sat 28th Sept 12pm - 2pm

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