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Shore Cottage Studio Ltd

Shore Cottage Station Road | Thurstaston, Thurstaston CH61 0HN, England
+44 151 648 6581
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Glass fusing

Just had a fabulous 2 days with Laura, Sue and Kris doing glass fusing. Felt welcomed as a guest... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
hosahone
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Wirral, United Kingdom
Laser Cutting tuition

An absolutely fabulous and informative two days spent with Kris, Laura and Sue. I'd never used a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Skyelott
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shore Cottage Station Road | Thurstaston, Thurstaston CH61 0HN, England
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Just had a fabulous 2 days with Laura, Sue and Kris doing glass fusing. Felt welcomed as a guest rather than a customer. The venue was perfect, the tuition excellent and am really pleased with what I was able to create. Would highly recommend.More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi Hosahone, Thank you for your kind review, we aim to create a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for our creative courses so your feedback is greatly appreciated. You should be justifiably proud of your work over the two days - beautiful stuff! We hope to...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

An absolutely fabulous and informative two days spent with Kris, Laura and Sue. I'd never used a laser cutter before and prior to this course, my only experience was of a few videos. A search online revealed Shore Cottage Studio and booking was easy and...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Skyelott, Thanks for your very kind and totally comprehensive review. It means a lot to us to hear feedback like this. We are a tiny family business and do everything ourselves; from the web design, cooking, booking software, to the course tuition itself, we...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you for an amazing afternoon. The fused glass experience was incredible and you made me feel very welcome. Congratulations for creating something very specialMore

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Welliphant, Thank you for your kind words, we aim to be a little oasis of calm for busy folk like you - giving you time and space to be creative. It was great to have you in the studio and we hope to see...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous place to spend time learning how to improve my photography. Such a warm welcome. I came away with more confidence and have been inspired to have an exhibition of my work, which I would never considered before this. Thanks so much for...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you for your kind words Yurikotakata, Our photography course has been designed to build confidence and boost skills in an informal and supportive environment. We hope that by building this atmosphere course participants are more willing to experiment, stretch themselves, and are not afraid...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Laura and Kris were so welcoming. I really enjoyed making glass fusion and now have an original framed piece of art. Great company, fantastic views and delicious scones. I will definitely go back for another course.

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi Jen G, Thanks for your kind review, we love running the fused glass workshops as the results are always totally unique, and always beautiful! We'd love to welcome you back for another creative experience soon. All best wishes, Laura

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed my weekend. A two day photography course but so much more. From the steaming coffee, delicious shortbread welcome on a misty January morning to the spring in my step departure with my framed photograph on Sunday evening...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review MissKatie, I'm so pleased you had such a good weekend, it was great to see your confidence growing exponentially over the course. The key now is to keep up the experimentation and bold button pressing! We'd love...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

A friend and I have been independently looking into purchasing a laser engraving machine for our respective businesses, but neither of us had ever used one, and so we were keen to see one in action, and to learn more about how they work. I...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your very kind words Sozzygee, We love to tailor our courses for folk, it means every one is unique and each visitor gets out exactly what they want or need to. Thank you so much for commenting on the ease of booking,...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Just spent 2 days making some really creative pieces of fused glass. The company was warm and welcoming, the venue is relaxing with tremendous views. Laura and Sue had loads of ideas to make some fabulous work to take home. They helped us to achieve...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words Fiona, I think you can be justifiably proud of the work you produced. We love that when presented with identical starting materials folk make such individual and beautiful pieces which are totally unique. (We'd love to see a pic...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Really enjoyed a great 2 day photographic course here; amazing location on the beach, excellent tuition and practical exercises in a very small group. Plus more homemade cakes, biscuits and soups than you can eat! Laura was an excellent tutor, able to explain the technical...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words Phil, we cap the photography course numbers at four so we can give plenty of one to one tuition, we've found a smaller group and a friendly, informal atmosphere really brings out the best in people. Hope...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is my second visit to this wonderful place. I spent a fabulous day attending two fantastic courses. Sue, Laura and Kris have to be the most inspiring people on our planet. The warmth of their welcome is outstanding and their creativity spills into every...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Wow, wow, wow! We are blushing at your very kind review Dorothy. Thank you so much for taking the time to write. We are passionate about what we do and we love to share that passion and inspire creativity in our visitors. We look forward...More

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Corinne D
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Response from Laura H | Property representative |
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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