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Learning is a lifelong journey and there are plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and find your best self in Haldimand.

Haldimand is home to a diverse group of talented artisans and craftspeople who would love to share their passion and inspire you to learn something new.

LVW Creative Barracks

LVW Creative Barracks is an art gallery and a central location for creatives and aspiring creatives of all ages to meet and explore various artistic techniques and hone their skills. Self-taught artist Lacie Williamson welcomes visitors and hosts a variety of creative opportunities including family events, parties, classes, and camps.

The Pottery Loft

The Pottery Loft is the place where you can explore your creativity using clay to make sculptures, dishes, tiles, and designs. Learn hand-building, sculpture, and wheel throwing techniques from a skilled potter. Offering a variety of classes to suit children and adults.

Wee Folks Heirloom Sewing & Quilt Shoppe

Have you always wanted to create an heirloom quilt, but don’t know where to start? Wee Folks Heirloom Sewing & Quilt Shoppe is an enchanting, friendly shop in Selkirk, offering classes for every level including Block of the Month instructional programs. Bring the kids to Wee Folks’ Sewing School for Children. Wee Folks’ shop carries top-quality fabrics, threads, patterns, books and notions, as well as Babylock sewing machines, and also offers a longarm quilting service and servicing machines.

Get a taste of Haldimand County’s history through immersive experiences at a cultural centre or museum.

Cottonwood Mansion Museum

Cottonwood Mansion Museum is the place to immerse yourself in the Victorian era. With the ambiance of a Jane Austen novel, their unique Italianate-style mansion welcomes you as you enjoy a range of activities, such as bouquet workshops and garden tours, followed by tea and light finger foods such as scones and cream and/or finger sandwiches and desserts. You will also enjoy a guided tour of the mansion to learn more about the people and history of this magnificent mansion.

The Victorian House Guest Experience will take you on a sensory trip to the past and experience what it was like to live as a member of Victorian high society in southern Ontario. Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of a country mansion from over 150 years ago. Read our blog about this exciting experience.