THE traditional crafts of felt making, rag rug making and patchwork will be explored at classes to be held at Avoncroft Arts Centre.

Avoncroft Arts Society will hold the felt making class on May 13, rag rug making on June 10 and a patchwork class on July 8.

They will take place between 10.30am and 12.30pm costing £5 per person.

Craft tutor Jane Mcmillan said: “Introductory sessions will include a talk, demonstration and a chance to make a sample of each craft.”

A talk about paint and colour by Anne Scrimshaw will also take place at the centre on May 10 at 10am.

Those interested in coming along can contact the centre on 01527 833829 or email