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Inspiring, Tutor-led Workshops in the Heart of an Artistic Community

Find your passion at our innovative hub – high quality creative workshops in Essex. Create98 is a modern, inspirational and relaxing space where you can learn and develop new skills. We run expert led one-off courses and regular workshops in the heart of Leigh-on-Sea. The perfect place to discover your hidden talent, try something new and live life more creatively.

What People Say…

“Lovely place with friendly staff. I was amazed at how good my painting turned out!”

Bex Harper,

“Great idea. Wonderful workshops to do something different . Already booked up six workshops for next three months.😀”

Alison Pollard,

“Thoroughly enjoyed the 'Celebrating Chelsea' flower school special today, helping to create the floral installation outside the shop, together with other designs internally. Christine and her team were relaxed and helpful as were the other participants. Will be returning regularly to experience other creative courses. Thank you Create 98.”

Patsy Wiggins,

“Wanted to thank you, your team and Mark for an absolutely brilliant afternoon/evening. Everything was perfect, from the life drawing lesson to the fabulous vegan supper, eaten off of a stunningly beautifully decorated table. A lovely time had by all.”

Karen Baker ,
Private Party Host

“Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the flower morning on Saturday. Thank you. You have created an amazing space for a real mix of activities.”

Zena Coleman,

“I just love everything about the place! From the friendliness that immediately puts you at ease, the excellent equipment/tools for the course, the generosity of the host when prosecco is included! I really enjoy anytime I spend there.”

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“Great teacher! Thank you so much! Looking forward to seeing you again xxx”

AC Millbank,

“My son is loving the A to Z classes. As a parent it is wo derful seeing his new creations after each session. A fantastic opportunity for budding artists”

Kate Williams,

“Great idea. Wonderful workshops to do something different . Already booked up six workshops for next three months.?”

Alison Pollard,
Workshop participant

“EVERYTHING is spot on. This is the most fantastic place and I cannot wait to book in for more events. You really have nailed it with the content, the staff, the venue, the refreshments. Thankyou!”

Maddie,
Benfleet

News/ Blog

At home with @VbytheSea, the lady behind our delicious vegan cakes!

Recently it was National Cake Day and we are celebrating the talented baker behind our delicious vegan cakes, Vanessa Bradford (@vbythesea). Tea breaks at Create98 draw a lot of excitement, you never know what piece of lovely cake will be accompanying your tea or coffee…Coconut & Raspberry Jam Squares, Coffee & Walnut, Pistachio & Lemon, […]
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Christmas Pop Up at Create98 Dec 1st

Over a dozen artists and crafters (most of whom are Create98 tutors) have been hard at work over the last few weeks, to produce a whole host of beautiful, handmade crafts for our pop up Christmas shop on Sunday Dec 1st. We can’t wait to see the stalls all set up! Come along for your […]
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Mindful Yoga and Meditation

Mindful Yoga and Meditation classes have started at Create98, and just from the first lesson it was quite astonishing to see the difference in people from when they arrived, to when they left. Research suggests that activity improves our state of mind, and yoga ticks this box for many. The benefits of meditation are also […]
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Here’s some of the fantastic recent work from Create98. Check out our Instagram for more! #create98

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