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Amazing Two days Laser Cutting Course

The two of us thoroughly enjoyed our Two days laser cutting course and have really enjoyed Kris's... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Cakioca
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing place and people!

After a 2 day photography course with Laura I felt I had learned so much. Laura’s teaching style... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Gilli B
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Creative courses by the sea, multi-award winning studio in Wirral Merseyside. Spend one or two days with us and we'll give you time and space to make something unique. We offer photography, textile art and laser cutting courses.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shore Cottage Station Road | Thurstaston, Thurstaston CH61 0HN, England
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+44 151 648 6581
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

I've just completed the one day Beginners Photography Course at Shore Cottage. I recently bought a camera to take up photography and had absolutely no prior knowledge of photography or the camera and how to use it. Laura has an in-depth knowledge of her subject...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Crissie, Thank you for your kind words, our one day course is just the right kick start to taking more control of your camera - we're so glad you found it met your needs so well. We'd love to welcome you back, perhaps on...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The two of us thoroughly enjoyed our Two days laser cutting course and have really enjoyed Kris's hospitality and company, we have had some great laughs! Kris and I communicated through e-mails prior to our course to chat about our needs and what we wanted...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Cakioca, Thank you so much for your very kind and detailed review, we love to make our courses as bespoke to the needs of our guests as we can so you can truly get the most out of your time with us. It is...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

After a 2 day photography course with Laura I felt I had learned so much. Laura’s teaching style made everything so simple to understand. The setting is beautiful and the hospitality was wonderful. I am difficult to cater for with multiple things I can not...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Gilli, Thank you for your lovely review, we love seeing how far our course participants can come in such a short time with us. We hope our style is the right balance of learning and relaxing so for you to describe it as "fun,...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

No better place to unwind and unlock the potential of your creativity through the lens of your camera. Laura's great wealth of experience and talent come through in her style of teaching , lifting the mystery of what all the buttons and dials can do...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Djcandeland, Thank you for your kind review, we aim to balance the theory, the practical, and the creative to give you the knowledge, skills, and inspiration to go further with your photography. You certainly developed your 'photographer's eye' whilst with us so keep up...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

I found the course very rewarding and excellent value. I had a thoroughly enjoyable two days with Laura and fellow student, Fiona, in and around the unique setting of Shore Cottage Studio. Laura explains the subject in a way that makes it so easy to...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Nick, Thank you for your kind words, it is brilliant to see how far folk can travel on a two day course, from beginners to confident and creative photographers! We try to keep the jargon to a minimum and use plenty of examples and...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Having already done a Stitched Seascape' course there, I spent Friday in the company of Laura, Patrick and my neglected camera - couldn't have used my time better! Laura's knowledge, enthusiasm and encouragement made the day for me. The little touches such as coffee, home-made...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We think that having a relaxed atmosphere helps folk to soak up the theory and put it easily into practice, especially important for photography. Its brilliant for us to welcome folk back again and again and we hope to...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Another great day at Shore Cottage with excellent tuition from Laura . Very inspiring !! Wonderful homemade food too .More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Helen, Thank you for your kind words, we love welcoming folk back again and seeing how they have improved in the mean time. You captured some brilliant images on the Manual Mode course and it's great to see you've just booked in again for...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Shore cottage Studio and its beautiful setting is really inspiring. I spent two days working with Kris and the laser cutter. I have had some experience with laser cutting so it was a great way to re familiarise myself with how it works. Kris has...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Caroline, Thank you for your very kind, and comprehensive, review. Kris loves to be able to tailor his courses to the participants making sure you get the right balance of technical and creative that you need. We always try to make the studio as...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

My mum and I had a wonderful time on the two day creative textile course, run by Sue. We learned new skills and processes in a fabulous location; both the surroundings and teaching were inspiring! The welcome was warm, the biscuits, cakes and lunches were...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dar Lucy and Rit, Thank you for your kind words, we are so happy you found the course inspiring and hope you go on to continue you textile journey - we'd love to see some pics later down the line if you do. It was...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I wanted to refresh & improve my digital photography skills for an upcoming travel adventure. Laura was a great teacher who explained things in an easy to understand way and the course was very visual and practical which really suited my style of learning! I...More

Thank Caroline B
Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Caroline, Thank you for your lovely review, we try to make sure we use straightforward teaching, as free from jargon as we can manage, and allow plenty of time to practice key skills. We hope your new skills come in useful on your travels!...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Thank you Sue for another excellent day learning how to produce textile pictures. As on previous occasions I have come away with lots of new ideas and feel very relaxed after working in such a beautiful environment. Lunch and morning cookies were delicious too.More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Marion, Thank you for your kind review, it is always a treat to welcome folk back and we love how you have progressed since your first session with us. It's a great compliment to us that you have booked again so soon after returning...More

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Hi Corinne, I'm Laura, one of the tutors and owners of Shore Cottage Studio. You can see all our upcoming courses on our website which I can't link to in this answer but you can click on the 'website' link at the top of... More
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