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5 Star Rated children's classes and parties in Stevenage and Ware

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Nicole Norman spent 25 years as a primary school teacher and found that her love of working with children and passion for all things crafty has resulted in her own super successful business.  She has now been running for the last 5 years bringing award-winning, fun, creative art and crafts classes, parties and events to Stevenage, Ware and surrounding areas.

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

Nicole Norman

Why did you want to run your own business?

"I was looking for control and independence over my time and work life.  Something to bring flexibility in my working week and throughout the year - but I also wanted a challenge that used my skills and love of working with children.  The fact that I actually found a business that involved my personal passion of craft and creativity was a huge bonus!" 

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

Nicole Norman Review Snips

What attracted you to The Creation Station?

I liked the idea of the structure of the business and in particular the support that Creation Station provides for their franchisees.  With flexible working hours I can be there for my family, do the school runs and even have time for my own crafty hobbies of quilting and scrapbooking.   

Nicole Norman Family Pic

Describe your highlights so far...

"I knew things were going well when I had to start waiting lists for my classes.  People were booking parties a year in advance to make sure that I was available - and I was getting invited back to run another party for the same children the following year."

"I love having children stay on for a second year in my classes and have families who attend with their second babies - some still coming to my classes after 5 years with their growing family!"

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How do you feel about the future?

“I am super busy with classes and parties - I was even on the TV!

I have met the most fantastic grown-ups in my classes.  With support from my family and great customers (who have become firm friends) I have made a success of my business and I am really proud of what I have achieved.  I am excited for the next 5 years of my glittery Creation Station journey

If you'd love to come along to one of Nicole's awesome classes you can find her page here - 'what's on near me'. Or if you are looking for some event entertainment or a fun birthday party entertainer, get in touch with Nicole on her page

Nicole Norman Session Pics

If you would like to find out about running your own flexible and rewarding Creation Station and to discover the support you'd receive when you join the franchise family download your franchise information pack.  It could be just what you are looking for.

What people say

Excellent 9.5/10

3242 reviews on Trustpilot

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12th Dec

Love the monthly craft night

Love the monthly craft night. Such a fab way to de-stress and meet other like minded people. Chantal is a very friendly and talented lady, always there to give advice or help.

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12th Dec

The creation station

Really lovely art class the crafts really great and what u get to do is good value for money u also get drink and food with price I would defo recommend the creation station.

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12th Dec

Great place to make some create your…

Great place to make some create your own keep sakes. Staff very friendly and helpful, will defiantly be visiting again. Very good price & the hot chocolate is delicious.

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12th Dec

Brilliant session

Brilliant session! Debs was friendly and welcoming. She was on hand to help with making the footprints with my 6-month old (who wasn’t a fan of having her feet painted!!) Debs was accommodating in allowing me to take home some craft bits because we didn’t get a chance to make the canvas because of the tears! Would thoroughly recommend the sessions to friends and family.

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12th Dec

Thank you to Rosie at Creative Station

We have attended a number of classes with Rosie at Creative Station Yarm and surrounding areas. She is simply wonderful! Nothing is too much bother for her. She is great with both of my children and we come away with beautiful crafts to treasure each time. She clearly loves what she does. Certainly recommend!

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12th Dec

Christmas crafting

Fantastic class. Loads of craft supplies to use and a friendly instructor always there to help a hand and give ideas. Loved it.

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12th Dec

Absolutely brilliant session

Absolutely brilliant session, was lovely, so laid back and supportive.... a highlight of my maternity leave!!

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11th Dec

Mark is fantastic,patient and everyone…

Mark is fantastic,patient and everyone has a brilliant time at craft classes,he’s open to ideas and I love all the things we do,great way to meet new people and socialise with always smiling and having fun,highly recommend

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11th Dec

Creation Station Christmas Experience.

My little girl and niece had a fun filled hour making some Christmas decorations. They were encouraged to make them on their own, but had help when needed. The girls are 4 and 5 years old. They were given friendly fun instructions, which they understood. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves and we as parents were able to sit back and enjoy a coffee and a chat with the knowledge that the girls were content. Would recommend Creation station.

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11th Dec

Such a fab evening of crafty fun

Such a fab evening of crafty fun