How We

For Students

Create98 offers a wide and diverse range of classes and courses for anyone wishing to live life more creatively. We seek out the very best creative tutors from across Essex and beyond to bring you a huge selection of arts and crafts disciplines.

  1. browse by subject here or view our calendar for upcoming classes and courses here
  2. drop us a line with any queries or questions here
  3. book your place on your chosen class or course
  4. full confirmation and payment instruction will be emailed to you immediately

For Tutors

We’re keen to engage with artists and makers who have previous experience of leading group workshops, as well as those looking to begin using their skills to tutor and inspire others.

  1. Take a look at ‘How to Join Us as a Tutor’ page
  2. Complete the contact form, telling us a little about yourself and your artistic practice, tutoring experience (if applicable) and we’ll be in touch to discuss options and ideas
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Meet the Team…

Christine Wyatt
Daisy Baldwin
Studio Manager
Hannah Faraway
Studio Assistant

We offer a wide range of friendly, accessible art and craft courses and workshops led by expert tutors.

We love art and craft and passionately believe that learning and developing new skills should be a fun and enjoyable experience.
Whether you’re busy with a young family or seeking ways to stay active after retirement, taking time out to immerse ourselves creatively is great for balancing the day-to-day with more enriching and rewarding experiences throughout our lives.
What do you want to create?

What People Say…

“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.”


“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

“Chris’s wreath making class is such an enjoyable event, it has become a pivotal part of Christmas celebrations.  Chris is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful – so her classes are really enjoyable, yet you learn something too. And you get such a sense of achievement when you finish your own glittering wreath!”

Sophie Brown - Create98 workshop participant

“Super excited to come along to my art class in a few weeks’ time. The studios are very inspirational!”

Kate Taylor - Create98 workshop participant

“It’s amazing to think that Create98 studio is opening very soon right in the heart of Leigh. It’s brilliant to have this fantastic new creative space on our door step and wonderful for me to be part of this exciting adventure. I am really looking forward to seeing all your creative talents at our lovely new studio. Come and sign up soon before we are full!”

Lisa Meehan - CREATE98 Tutor and Creative Consultant

“Being involved in helping to develop the new studio space for Create98 has been as rewarding as the courses they are looking to offer. This is the beginning of a journey - Inspirational spaces.”

Ken Baines - Property Developer for Create98
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