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Woodturning at MATES

The first bowl that Annette made was such a success that her daughter, Juliette wanted one as well. So as a surprise birthday present, Annette has made one for her. We’re sure she’ll be delighted. Wood turning is just one of the skills you can learn from others at...

Scarborough Mates Metalworking

As a member of Scarborough Mates you can benefit from the expertise of others. On a Monday morning you could learn how to craft metalwork - making simple coat hooks or assemble complex steam engine kits. Perhaps you’ve a project of your own you want to progress? For a...

Ceramic Group

We have a few places available at our ceramic group in Scarborough on Thursday afternoons from 1-3pm, for an advance monthly payment of £40. A popular social group, with our experienced ceramicists on hand, materials and firing are included. Suitable for beginners as...

Soapbox Derby

What do you get when you cross parts of a zimmer frame and bed rail, plus engineering know-how and a whole lot of hours of work? A soapbox derby cart, made by Scarborough Mates! The team hopes to race it later this year and are starting its first outdoor trials...