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The Upcycler Workshops

Welcome to The Upcycler Workshops Hoddeson page. Here you can learn more about our innovative creative and business skills workshop and book to be part of it. Our first Upcycler Workshops Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire will take place on SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2023 0930-1730. Hosted by House of Upcycling founder Chris Billinghurst, master furniture refinisher & upcycler, retailer, educator and one half of the Painters' Business Academy partnership, Kate Holt of Colour Me KT and expert furniture artist, surface design prodigy, restorer and educator Amy Slack of Pinkyswifts. This is a unique opportunity to join a workshop that will inspire and inform like no other, helping you to create a functional professional upcycling studio and turn your dreams of running your own business into a reality. 

Meet the Team



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Pencil and notepad

what will I learn?

  • forward business planning

  • prepping the professional way

  • managing your marketing 

  • taped surface design 

  • social media savvy

  • upcycler tool kit essentials

  • furniture painting prowess

  • impressive business branding

  • clients and the commissioning process

  • and much, much more

Lemon Tea

The Refreshments

During the day we'll be serving a variety of beverages including tea, coffee, still & sparkling water. Our lunch the menu comprises a range of enticing light bites and delicious desserts.

The Venue

Free on-site parking - nearest station Broxbourne - address: Unit 3 Knight Properties, Brewery Road Hoddesdon, Herfordshire

Colour Me KT Shop
Paint Supplies

The Upcycler Workshops Hoddesdon are like no other classes available in the professional upcycling for interiors education arena. They have been created to provide an informed launch pad for your business, providing you with the tools to achieve business success and longevity in a competitive market. You will learn how to prep like the pros, how to forward plan, how to source and deal with commissions, create taped surface designs, manage social media and build a brand that stands out for all the right reasons. And at the end of the workshop, if you are ready to grow your skill set, we offer more advanced creative and business courses; we're here to help you all the way. Book your place at The Upcycler Workshops Hoddesdon today; there's no better time to join the 21st century's most relevant and innovative arts & crafts movement.

And the cost? For a full day with three industry experts, all the materials you'll need to experiment and create, refreshments throughout the day, lunch and a goodie bag at the end (and the option of taking your professional development journey further), its £239.99. Places are very limited so please book as soon as you can to avoid disappointment. See you on SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2023 0930-1730. Payment is by Debit or Credit Card, Paypal or ApplePay or if  you wish to spread the cost over 3 payments, choose PayPal Later (please note PayPal Later can only be accessed from a personal account not a business account).


If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to reach out by direct message via Instagram or drop us a line here. When you book, you will be provided with the opportunity to message us at that stage as well.

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