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Recycled Plastic Lampshade Workshop


Create your own lampshade using recycled plastic bags and polythene.

This is Anna's signature workshop; she's been working in recycled plastics since 2001 and has delivered many workshops and projects using these techniques.

Saturday 28th July 10 am - 4 pm, £55

You will be taught basic plastic fusion techniques allowing you to transform plastic bags in to exciting new things, from collage and wall hangings to bags and jewellery. After experimenting you will get to create your own lampshade or a simple bag or if you'd prefer you can just explore the technique further and create a variety of items including T.light shades, book covers and cuff bracelets.

You will be working with Anna Roebuck who set up her business bags2riches in 2001 with the aim of creating desirable objects from everyday waste. Since then she has become an expert in using waste plastic along with other recycled materials creating contemporary jewellery, lighting and artwork.

Please bring along old plastic carrier bags, bubble wrap, fruit nets and any other polythene to recycle.


"Today was just brilliant!"...."It was excellent. Anna is a fabulous teacher. The class was such fun....Can't be improved!!"

Anna delivers lots of recycling projects in schools, check out our main website and the 'project' tab or e.mail for more details.