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5* Award Winning Creative Workshops And After-School Clubs From The Creation Station Cheshire Macclesfield

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Jann Thorpe had a successful career in primary education for 14 years.  After leaving teaching and taking some time out she searched her job 'wish list' online and discovered 'The Creation Station'. 

Recently awarded 'Franchisee Of The Year', she now runs award-winning, fun, creative art and craft classes, after-school clubs, parties and events for all ages in the Macclesfield area.

Jann is most definitely THE person to speak to for keeping your little ones creative and entertained! 

Jann Thorpe is inspiring minds in Macclesfield, Cheshire

We asked Jann to share why she loved providing creative activities in her community- this is what she said...

Why did you want to run your own business?

"The flexibility and personal responsibility of driving my business in the way that I think is right is one of the amazing benefits of running your own business.  I've found my passion and can follow it"

What attracted you to The Creation Station?

"It excited me and suited everything I wanted from a job.  Running both the pre-school classes and after-school clubs in Macclesfield I have the opportunity to have all the good parts of teaching without the endless marking, assessment, data and Ofsted."

Describe your highlights so far...

"Having an ever increasing number of children that continue to come term after term to my after-school clubs in Macclesfield.  They come because they enjoy the club and I can see their improvements - in confidence and imagination as well as their skills and understanding of art.  They are excited about arts and crafts with the freedom to develop their own ideas along with dedicated time and good quality resources."

Don't just take our word for it, look what parents say about Jann & her classes...

5* Reviews for Jann Thorpe of The Creation Station Macclesfield

How do you feel about the future?

"Really positive! The breadth and potential of the business is enourmous spanning from 'Tiny Treasure newborn keepsake sessions through to 'Care & Creativity' craft workshops in care homes - I am really looking forward to running lots of fantastic craft workshops and events in Macclesfield this year!"

If you'd love to come along to one of Jann's awesome classes or you are looking for some event entertainment or a fun birthday party entertainer in Macclesfield, you can find out more at The Creation Station Cheshire, Macclesfield.

Award winning Creation Station art and craft classes in Macclesfield, Cheshire

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What people say

Excellent 4.8/5

6812 reviews on Trustpilot

Andrea
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18th Sep

We love creation station

We love creation station, the girls love getting their delivery to the door. Catherine has supplied us with lots of crafts through lockdown. The girls and myself are looking forward to making the Christmas cards.

Katrina
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16th Sep

Very enjoyable and loved it

Very enjoyable and loved it

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16th Sep

Alix at Creation Station provided a…

Alix at Creation Station provided a wonderful party for our daughter's 7th birthday. Despite the Covid-19 restrictions, which she navigated firmly but without them ever feeling like they dominated the party, the children had the most wonderful time. As a parent, it was a real relief to be able to step back and let someone so experienced, so warm and so friendly, take the children through their activities. Our little girl said it was 'everything she wished for' - you can't ask for more than that!

Anna
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16th Sep

Great family activity

Great family activity . So well organised and thought out. My 5 and 2.5 year olds really enjoyed it . The theme was lovely, Autumn so could be very creative . The venue suited the class and all the COVID guidelines were followed . Would recommend

Pam
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15th Sep

Always excellent and personal service…

Always excellent and personal service given from Catherine

Charlotte
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12th Sep

We really enjoyed the Christmas session…

We really enjoyed the Christmas session today. Sharon was lovely and really helpful when we wanted to do a baby handprint. The set up was fab and we felt very safe and everything had been really well planned With Covid. The Little Beans cafe was also a great venue we will definitely be visiting again. We look forward to getting our cards and tags! Thanks so much

Sarah
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12th Sep

Create Club

My son really enjoyed the after school create clubs ran by Nicola so when given the chance to do them through lockdown over zoom he was thrilled. The materials provided were really high quality and the sessions provided great ideas which the kids could use whilst also being encouraged to use their own imaginations. It was great that the sessions had an educational side to them too having different themes. The sessions ran at the right pace for the kids and anything they didn’t quite finish could easily be finished afterwards. It was lovely for the children to be able to chat and interact over zoom and see each other’s ideas whilst making their creations. We would highly recommend them!

Becky
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10th Sep

Create Club online; North West Nottingham- a fantastic engaging online art space for kids

Create Club has been a fantastic addition to our life during lockdown and continues to offer a creative space for my children 6 and 8 to explore and grow their creative side. Nicola offers a diverse range of subject matter tackling cultural art from around the world, a variety of contemporary artists and the relationship between art and science to name but a few. The children have enjoyed using many different mediums during their sessions, and all of the materials are provided and promptly and safely delivered to our home in time for our zoom class. The classes are fun and engaging and Nicola is fantastic at gauging the needs of her attendees and pacing the sessions accordingly. Every child is valued and listened to and supported well. My children often want to continue creating long after a session finishes, so inspired are they by what they have learnt. I would wholeheartedly recommend trying one of the online create club courses if you’re looking for an after school club without the worry of social distancing and doing a mad dash after school and I don’t think anyone could be disappointed by the content or value they offer.

Sally
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10th Sep

Lovely class for my 2year old

Me and my daughter really enjoyed the little explorers class. There was lots packed into the hour, some lovely things to make and great that she had something to take home with her. She was so excited to show everyone! I would definitely reccomend this class and it's well worth the money.

Kelly
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9th Sep

1st class back since lockdown

1st class back since lockdown Everything was well thought out, safety was 1st in mind but also care & fun My daughter really enjoyed it Very well laid out, you have your own station and it’s all cleaned ready, then when you leave you pop it in a box to be deep cleaned again Well organised, friendly and fun My daughter loved it