Events

We offer a range of entertaining, engaging and educational workshops that give participants the opportunity to learn about the unique skills behind the making of our films and TV shows, have a go at crafting their own creations – and most importantly – have loads of fun while doing it! The sessions are ideal for schools, museums and festivals, and suitable for people of all ages.

At our Model Making Workshops, participants learn to sculpt our classic characters from clay, while our Storyboarding Workshops teach participants how to bring their ideas to life by creating their own storyboard. We also run adult-focused team building Away Day Workshops for corporate clients.

Alternatively, if you’d like to attend an existing public workshop, check out the Workshops Calendar to see our upcoming listings.

Workshops Calendar

We could be coming to a town near you! Check out our calendar to see upcoming public workshops. Click on the links to book your tickets directly with the venues.
22 June 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Kent
13 July 2019 - 14 July 2019 Model Making workshops Crafting Live Doncaster
21 July 2019 Model Making workshops Bluedot Festival Macclesfield
26 July 2019 - 28 July 2019 Model Making workshops Port Eliot Festival Cornwall
28 July 2019 Model Making workshops Camp Bestival Dorset
3 August 2019 - 4 August 2019 Model Making workshops Valley Fest Bristol
7 August 2019 - 8 August 2019 Model Making workshops National Trust: Montacute House Somerset
14 August 2019 - 15 August 2019 Model Making workshops National Trust: Montacute House Somerset
17 August 2019 - 18 August 2019 Model Making workshops Just So Festival Cheshire
21 August 2019 - 22 August 2019 Model Making workshops National Trust: Montacute House Somerset
28 August 2019 - 29 August 2019 Model Making workshops National Trust: Montacute House Somerset
30 August 2019 - 31 August 2019 Model Making & Amazing Scene Machine workshops End of the Road Festival Salisbury
31 August 2019 - 1 September 2019 Model Making workshops The Downs Festival Bristol
7 September 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Milton Keynes
21 September 2019 - 22 September 2019 Model Making workshops Crafting Live Coventry
28 September 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Sheffield
5 October 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Lincoln
19 October 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Aberdeen
19 October 2019 - 20 October 2019 Model Making workshops Crafting Live Peterborough
9 November 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Edinburgh
16 November 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Peterborough
7 December 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Bath
14 December 2019 Model Making workshops Cheese Fest Norwich

We do more

We do more than just workshops! The Attractions & Live Experiences department specialises in creating immersive experiences that the whole family can enjoy. Whether you’re planning an exhibition, event, or working on a new attraction, we’d love to hear from you. If you’re interested in partnering with us, get in touch at: liveexperiences@aardman.com

Testimonials

Aardman have been a pleasure to work with through the whole process on every occasion we’ve booked them – no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who might be thinking of a workshop for their events!

BBC See Hear Festival

It has been an honour and a pleasure to have Aardman involved in the festival this year. The model making workshops added another dimension to our off stage entertainment programme and have proved to be a hugely popular and unique experience for adults and children alike.

End of the Road Festival

We ran a series of model making workshops with Aardman at 4 different cinemas over half term for both families and adults, and our audiences utterly loved them. The workshops were creative, inclusive for all abilities and for young people with additional needs, and everyone was so proud of their finished Shauns and Gromits. Aardman were fantastic at every stage from planning to delivery, so we will definitely try to work with the again.

Picturehouse Cinemas

The workshops were fantastic, really engaging and fun. Everyone really enjoyed making their models and we would recommend the workshops for other festivals and events.

National Trust

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