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About us

Bob & Joe Stafford

We aim to have great fun using fantastical ideas and exploring infinite combinations of shapes, patterns and colours, just as nature has done.

We believe that all artistic expression is joyful, therapeutic and enriching. That it should be encouraged in all ages, and be a vital part of all our lives.

At the Shire Workshops you can immerse yourself in activities, use your imagination and realise your ideas. You can explore materials and techniques for a purpose and for fun. You can join others in a community of creativity or sit by yourself and create. Indulge your creative desires in clay, Sculpey and now Pal Tiya Premium.


Special Guest workshops

with Sorenzo Workshops

We are excited to announce that in the last week of March, we will be hosting a series of specialist classes brought to you by Sorenzo Workshops, who are travelling down from Scotland to share their skills and knowledge with us all. 

This is a brilliant opportunity to learn some new skills, or expand on what you already know. Here is what’s on offer-

Creature Sculpting

3 Day Intensive Workshop

This intensive workshop with professional sculptor Edward Howat from Moth Metropolis and the team from Sorenzo Workshops will take you through the whole process of creating your very own Creature maquette. These sculpts can later be used for the molding and casting workshop, should you wish to do both.

Beginners Molding and Casting

Afternoon Workshops

If you’re looking to get a quick taste of molding and casting, this evening workshop is just for you. Over the space of just a couple of hours you get the chance to create you own mold and resin casting of one of these adorable Pokemon.

Brush-Up Molding

2 Day Workshop

Over 2 days students will be introduced to the principles of molding and casting.

They will be guided through the process of creating a brush-up mold, outer support jacket and a positive casting in resin with practical demonstrations and hands on application. All materials supplied.



Purchase here

Add water. Knead like dough. Sculpt. Place in your garden. Cures permanently stone hard. No firing. No Molds. No Kidding!

Our product Pal Tiya Premium:

Air cures to harder than concrete!
Has been extensively free/thaw tested!
You can build small or large sculptures using just tinfoil and cardboard as your core!

And so much more…


What people


Joe:  07572870509

Bob:  07761123759


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