The Bothy

A Space in Cirencester for Community Arts and Events

A space in Cirencester for community, arts, and events. 

‘The Bothy’ is a creative, flexible event space use in a variety of inspiring ways.  Neighbours, charities, community groups and artists are all welcome to use the bright and spacious room for such things as classes, talks, meetings, workshops, drop-in sessions and small scale events and exhibitions.


Make your own lampshade


Make your own lampshade

from 40.00

Friday 6th October 10am - 1pm

Wednesday 13th December 10am - 1pm

Run by Sarah our expert lampshade maker, this fun course is suitable for all abilities.

Includes all materials to make your own single lined drum lampshade (choose from 20cm, 25cm or 30cm diameter) exluding fabric. Bring along half a meter of your choice or browse our beautiful rolls next door at the Vanessa Arbuthnott showroom.

Double Lined Friday 22nd September 9.45am - 1pm


This workshop is great for those looking to further develop their lampshade making skills! Learn to make a beautiful, double lined shade with an eye catching contrast lining.

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Please bring your choice of fabric otherwise you can pop into the Vanessa Arbuthnott Shop before the course starts to peruse our collection.