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February 10, 2017

Welcome to our first newsletter!

Since opening in mid November it’s been all go here at Rip Tied, letting people know we’re here, checking they love our products and activities as much as we do, and of course helping little crafters make some great personalised gifts in time for Christmas.

We’ve also been making local headlines (click here for Gazette Live article) and establishing some exciting partnerships to be able to bring you fun new workshops in 2017.
This newsletter will introduce to you to all of our offers for the coming weeks. Don’t forget to pass it on and share it on social media – our online network and those signed up to our newsletter will be the first to receive exclusive discounts. Sign up here (scroll right down) or find us on Facebook here

Mermaid tail blanket customisation workshops

Your kids can warm up this winter by wriggling into a mermaid tail or shark fleece blanket, made all the more fun by them adding their own special touches. This workshop, ran by Jayne, includes:
– Scene setting with story and bubbles
– Supply of blanket
– Mermaid/shark naming and blanket personalisation
– Hand-crafted waistbands
– Biscuit buddy decoration
– Spray-on special powers
– Free juice for all children

What you need to know…
The suggested age range for this workshop is 4 – 9 years. Adults must stay with their children during the workshop (we suggest at least 1 adult per 3 children) and you must pre-book in order for us to ensure there are spaces/blankets.

Workshop Dates
Mon 9th January: 4 – 5.30pm
Sat 14th January: 10 – 11.30am
Mon 16th January: 4 – 5.30pm
Sat 21st January: 10 – 11.30am
Mon 23rd January: 4 – 5.30pm
Sat 28th January: 10 – 11.30am
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Petit Picasso workshops
During these sessions, children, with the help of their accompanying adult, will create a (very easy) concept piece of artwork using a specific painting technique and then there will be free arty clarty play with a range of materials and equipment, with the opportunity to create a second piece of artwork. In Jan/Feb, all activities will be related to the theme of Wintery Weather.

What you need to know…
Spaces can be pre-booked by contacting the workshop host Lauren on You can also turn up on the day and won’t be turned away if there is space!

Workshop Dates:
Fri 20th January: 10 – 10.45am (walking to 3 year olds) 11.15-12 noon (6mths to walking) Fri 3rd February: 10 – 10.45am (walking to 3 year olds) 11.15-12 noon (6mths to walking) Fri 17th February: 10am – 12 noon, all welcome between the ages of 6mths to 5yrs.

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Jo Jingles classes
A weekly Jo Jingles class is a chance for your little ones to use their creativity in a new way, through music, singing & movement. Suitable for babies & pre-schoolers, classes are carefully structured around a fun theme and children get hands-on experience with different percussion instruments & props each week. The class mascot ‘little Jo’ is always ready with the actions & knows 1000+ songs

What you need to know…
Carol runs the Tuesday classes in a friendly, informal manner & encourages parents to join in with your child. There are FREE Taster Sessions on Tuesday 17th January. Booking is essential, please contact re our Welcome Trial Offer of £10 for your first 3 classes.

Workshop Dates:
First term: Tues 17th Jan – Tues 7th Feb inclusive (4 weeks) 9.15 – 10am: Mixed Ages (walkers – pre-schoolers) 10.10 – 10.55am: 3 months  to walking Second term: Tues 21st Feb – Tues 4th April inclusive (7wks)

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…or just drop in!
Don’t forget, every weekend and every time a workshop is on, you can just drop in (no need to pre-book) and take part in any of our regular craft activities. A price list of these can be found here and details of where we are can be found here on Google maps.
Get in touch with bookings, queries or suggestions on or call 07740336027 
Capture the Moment
Also in January our partner photographer, Nicola Rothwell, will be on site on Saturday 21st January should you wish to have a photograph taken to capture your fun here at Rip Tied.
If you’d like to arrange a specific shoot with Nicola please contact her here.

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