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Our projects will provide a range of affordable opportunities for adults and children, designed to encourage creative participation and increase the uptake in creative hobbies. Sessions will run between November 2021 and the end of February 2022. 

We want to encourage as many people as possible to try something creative. Our sessions are perfectly set up for beginners, or would be suitable for more experienced artists looking to try something new. Sessions are run by Holly Davis, co-founder of Thread and Press CIC. Holly is an experienced and qualified teacher and a practising artist. With years of experience teaching these techniques, Holly will show you how to try a range of techniques including screenprinting, felting, painting, drawing, block printing, sewing, embroidery and more. Our sessions are designed to enable learners and equip them with the knowledge, experience and confident to further pursue creative activities after the session. Whatever your experience level, Holly will welcome you and show you new ways to be creative! 


Creativity is of huge benefit to our mental health. The recent lockdown showed us how much people and communities benefitted from shared participation and creative activities. Partaking in a creative task can help to lower anxiety, reduce stress and provide a welcome distraction and opportunity to change focus and clear your mind. It is important to keep our brains active, as well as our bodies. This is a great opportunity to find out how much creativity can benefit you, even if it is something you've never really tried before. Recent months have been difficult for many and we appreciate how hard it has been to find safe opportunities to socialise and meet other people. We need to find our confidence and motivation to meet with other like-minded people once again! Our sessions will allow you to meet other creative-minded people and perhaps find a new hobby, club or group. 


We want to ensure that people in Pocklington and Market Weighton have the confidence and opportunity to pursue a wider range of creative opportunities and gather the knowledge, support and training required to take their own steps towards a creative hobby or activity. 


Sessions will be run in various locations in Pocklington and Market Weighton between November 2021 and end of February 2022. Sessions will run for approximately 2.5 hours and will run at different times of day to accommodate as many people as possible. Each session is a standalone session there is no requirement to attend all sessions on offer.  In fact, to allow as many people as possible to participate, we will initially take bookings for a maximum of TWO sessions per person (unless places remain available on other sessions prior to the session start date, in which case you are welcome to attend more than two sessions).


Sessions are kindly subsidised by Active Towns and East Riding of Yorkshire Council and will cost just 

£3 per person (this includes the cost of all materials).


These sessions are a fantastic opportunity and we expect demand to be high. As a result, we ask that you make a commitment to book only if you have every intention of attending, and let us know as early as possible if circumstances arise and you cannot attend (we will always endeavour to refund you wherever possible - our full Terms and Conditions can be found below)

To book a session, see what is on offer below and click BOOK below the relevant session to be transferred to the Eventbrite booking link.  Please note, we can only accept a maximum of TWO bookings per person and you should complete one form per person if you are completing the form for multiple family members.


Once we have received your booking you will get an automated confirmation email from Eventbrite and a confirmation email just prior to the event,  If sessions are full we will ask you if you want to be included on the waiting list. And that's it! You just need to attend your session and we will let you know if there are any special requirements (although we do provide all materials and equipment). We advise that you read our Terms and Conditions in full before booking. 

We hope you take the opportunity to enjoy one of these sessions and that it may lead you into a new and exciting hobby. 

I look forward to meeting you soon! 



If you are a member or run a local (Pocklington, Market Weighton or nearby) craft or art group, or run creative classes, we'd love to hear from you! As part of this project we would love to signposted interested parties to your group/sessions. Send us an email with your group's name, a summary of the activities you cover, membership/contribution costs, contact details that we can share and days/times that you meet. We will happily share these with our participants with your permission. 


Thursday 25th November 2021

10am - 12 noon


St Mary's Church Hall, Sancton Road, Market Weighton YO43 3DB

A fantastic opportunity to screen-print you own fabrics! Learn how to make a beautiful stencil printed fabric. All materials and equipment provided. Easy to replicate at home with basic equipment.

A fantastic way to print permanent, striking fabrics for your own textile projects or simple to frame and admire.

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 2nd December 

6pm - 8.30pm


Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

In this wonderful session we show you how to use freemotion embroidery to draw with the sewing machine and create a simple but striking embroidered artwork. A bit of simple painting required to start but we show you how to 'paint by number's and it is really, really easy to do. We provide sewing machines to use (or bring your own if you have the 'drop teeth' option). You'll love the results. All materials/equipment provided. 

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)



Friday 3rd December 

10am - 12 noon

LINO PRINTING (Adult Course)

Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

In this wonderful session we will show you how to lino print your own block print design. Lino printing is a great hobby to do at home, with minimal cost involved to get started in your own. We provide all the materials and equipment you need in your first session. 

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 9th December  

6pm  - 8.30pm


St Mary's Church Hall, Sancton Road, Market Weighton YO43 3DB

A wonderful session in which you'll learn how to needle felt beautiful artwork directly into fabric! A wonderful way to draw and create. Very relaxing and so affordable and easy to do at home. A bit of simple drawing required to start, but we can show you how to trace if you aren't confident in drawing. 

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)



Wednesday 15th December 

6pm - 8pm

MIXED-MEDIA DRAWING AND PAINTING (Adult course - 13+ welcome if accompanied by another booked adult)

Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

This highly creative course is a great introduction to drawing and painting and trying out new ways of working. Forget any drawing 'rules', we show you how to experiment, create and use different techniques together. Perfect for beginners to drawing, painting or both. Also great for those looking to take a new creative challenge.  We show you how to start from the beginning. All materials provided. 

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 16th December

10am - 12.30pm


Market Weighton Community Hall, Station Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3AX 

In this wonderful session we show you how to use freemotion embroidery to draw with the sewing machine and use applique to create a simple but striking embroidered artwork. We provide sewing machines to use (or bring your own if you have the 'drop teeth' option). It is surprisingly easy to do and very addictive! All materials/equipment provided. 

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)




Tuesday 21st December

10am - 1pm


Market Weighton Community Hall, Station Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3AX 

This is a brilliant illustration session for children. We show young people how to draw in lots of creative ways and create their own illustrated character drawings. We provide all materials. Perfect for those who love art and drawing!

£3 per person (places limited, booking essential)​




Wednesday 22nd December

10am - 1pm

CHRISTMAS BUNTING (Ages 5-12 years with adult - Family session)

Pocklington Scout Hut, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 2QB

A fantastic sewing lesson for children and parents to do together! You'll learn to sew and make their own beautiful bunting! We show you (parents or children over 12) how to use a sewing machine safely, and how to use hand sewing methods. We even have options for younger learners using safe needles and yarns. A great, fun family activity.  Session run by an experienced teacher with Enhanced DBS certificate. All children must be accompanied by an adult for this session. 


£3 per family

(maximum of three children and one adult per family ticket, for additional children please EMAIL us prior to booking to check availability)



Thursday 13th January

10am - 1pm

BUNTING (Adult Course)

Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

This a great opportunity to learn to use a sewing machine to make beautiful decorative bunting. Choose form our selection of fabrics to fit your own colour scheme and make some fantastic bunting. We show you how to use a machine safely and we provide sewing machines (you may also bring your own if you wish). Perfect for beginners or those looking to get back into sewing.  

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Friday 14th January

10am - 12.30pm


St Mary's Church Hall, Sancton Road, Market Weighton YO43 3DB

In this exciting session we show you how to combine your own artwork with hand embroidery skills, using applique fabrics and unusual surfaces! A great opportunity for creative exploration of hand sewing and to meet with other like-minded stitchers. Perfect for beginners, we guide you through the whole process. 

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Saturday 15th January

1pm - 4pm

LEARNING TO PAINT (ACRYLICS) - Ages 8 - 16 years 

Pocklington Scout Hut, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 2QB

This is a great opportunity for young people to learn how to paint. Paint can be daunting, but not in our session! We show young people how to mix, blend, layer and create step-by-step. They'll be thrilled with what they learn! Painting is great hobby for children to learn and to do at home.  All materials provided. Session run by an experienced and qualified teacher with Enhanced DBS certificate.  

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Sunday 16th January

10am - 1pm

FELT-MAKING (Ages 7-13 years) 

Market Weighton Community Hall, Station Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3AX 

This is a great opportunity for children to learn a tactile and creative skill.  They'll learn to layer fleece and create a felted design. They'll also learn how to hand stitch into their felt design and make it truly brilliant. Felt-making is easy to replicate at home and perfect for children who want pursue try a new creative skill after the session.  All materials provided. Session run by an experienced and qualified teacher with Enhanced DBS certificate.  

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 20th January 

6pm - 8.30pm


(Adult course, children aged 13+ welcome if accompanied by another booked adult)

St Mary's Church Hall, Sancton Road, Market Weighton YO43 3DB

Learn to use a sewing machine to make a wonderful cushion. This is a great session for those who wish to learn to sew, use a machine or polish up their sewing skills! We provide sewing machines (or bring your own).  All materials provided. Sewing is a fantastic skill to learn and pursue as a hobby - the possibilities are endless. 

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Friday 21st January

10am - 12 noon

WET FELT-MAKING (Adult course)

Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

We show learners how to wet-felt and create a beautiful felted landscape image. We also provide needles to that you can try your hand at needle felting at home once your felt is dry. Felting is a lovely technique and very easy to do at home.  All materials provided. 

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 27th January 

10am - 12 noon


(Adult session, children aged 13+ welcome if accompanied by another booked adult)

Pocklington Sports and Social Club, The Balk, Pocklington, YO42 2NZ

In this guided session, we can teach you how to draw! We show you the principles of drawing a face, shading, tone - you'll be amazed at what you can achieve. Drawing is a wonderful hobby to learn and helps to reduce anxiety and stress. All materials provided 

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Thursday 3rd February

6pm - 8.30pm

LEARN TO PAINT - (Adult course)

Market Weighton Community Hall, Station Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3AX 

We show you how to use acrylic paints and begin your painting journey! This session is perfect for beginners looking to learn how to use acrylic paints. All materials provided.  

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Monday 21st February

10am - 1pm


Pocklington Scout Hut, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 2QB

In this brilliant, fun session we show young people how to customise their own clothing! Bring your own item of clothing or use one of ours. They'll learn how to cut, gather and embellish. There are so many opportunities to get creative with clothing and transform something old into something new!  All materials provided. Session run by an experienced and qualified teacher with Enhanced DBS certificate.  

£3 per person  (places limited, booking essential)



Waiting Lists 


If you wish to be added to the waiting list for any sessions please email us with your name, contact telephone number and the course(s) you wish to be added to the waiting list for, in order of preference. We also recommend that you sign up to our newsletter as we will send out information on places via our newsletter and social media accounts. 

TRY CREATE Pocklington and TRY CREATE Market Weighton are exciting projects funded by Active Towns and East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The project aims to encourage and support communities and residents to be mentally and socially active in Pocklington and Market Weighton.

Terms and Conditions


Places for this project TRY CREATE POCLINGTON and TRY CREATE MARKET WEIGHTON are funded by Active Towns East Riding  This is a participation project and as such, we ask that you book if you have every intention of attending. If you cannot attend, we ask that you notify us as early as possible so that we can refund your place and offer it to the next person waiting. Places are limited and we may operate a waiting list. 


Please note, we want this project to be available to as many people as possible. Therefore we are limiting bookings to two sessions per person in the first instance. If you wish to book further places, please email us to be added to the waiting list. If places remain one week prior to the session start date, we will offer these to those on the waiting list. Please do not book onto more than two sessions initially as any additional bookings will be refunded to you and may incur a fee from the booking agent. 

Bookings are taken on a first-come-first served basis. If places are filled, we will provide a link on our website for you to join our waiting list.  If a place becomes available we will offer to those on the waiting list in turn. You have 24 hours to respond to the offer of a waiting list place. If you do not confirm within the 24 hour period we will offer the place to the next person in line.

We use Eventbrite for all bookings for this project. Eventbrite charge a booking fee and operate their own Terms and Conditions. We do not offer full refunds if you choose to cancel, a refund will be minus the booking fee.  If you are unable to attend, please do let us know as soon as possible so that we can reallocate your place.  These sessions are a wonderful opportunity and we want to make sure as many people can access them as possible. Failure to attend results in a place spare that could have been used elsewhere. If you are unable to use a debit card, credit card or Paypal and you wish to book, please email us at

We will email you at least 24 hours prior to the session to check attendance. 

Images used to describe courses are for illustration purposes only and may not reflect the exact outcome produced.

If you need to know if there is parking or disabled access at a venue, please email us at before booking. If you have a disability or condition that may affect use of machinery or equipment, please do email us prior to booking so we can establish the best way to accommodate your needs. 


If you want further places for additional family members at family sessions, please email us to check availability. We may not be able to accommodate additional places for all families, these will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.  We request that you provide the ages of all child participants to enable us to provide age-appropriate resources. Age limits apply to some sessions for health and safety reasons.  If we receive bookings for more than the above stated maximum number of people per household, or those who do not meet age restrictions, we reserve the right to cancel additional bookings and will refund as per the amount stated above.  

Tickets are not transferable in name. If you cannot attend please notify us at and we will re-allocate your place. We can normally only offer a refund up to 7 days prior to the event. This refund will be minus any booking fee. Booking fees are not refundable. 

In the unlikely event that session cannot run in-person, sessions will be cancelled and a refund in full provided. We may offer an online alternative. As a result, we may need to adjust our session offer. You are under no obligation to accept an online alternative. 

In-person sessions will only run subject to guidance at the time of the session. We will always notify you within 24 hours of the start date of a course if the course cannot run. We reserve the right to change venues or dates if necessary and we will always advise you of this prior to the course start date. 

We request that you fill in the booking forms in full. If you do not submit the information required we may be unable to accommodate you. 

Sessions are funded and therefore very low cost. Places do not have a cash value and cannot be exchanged for any other course. 

You should not exchange bookings with others, if you cannot attend, you must cancel with us directly. 

By creating artwork on our course, you agree to us sharing images of your artwork on social media (we would always do this anonymously). You are welcome to share your own images of your work to social media or in the public domain. Please do not share an images of any other participant. We ask that you do not photograph other individuals in the session. We also take photos or videos or work and/or participants in the (adults) sessions, however, we will always seek your permission before doing this. If you agree to us using your image or name or in our footage, you agree to us using this in the public domain. We will never take photos or videos of any children or families sessions. You are welcome to share photos of your child with their work for us to use on social media. 

By attending one of our sessions, you agree to completion of the tasks set to the best of your ability and that you will complete a short evaluation at the end of the session, either on paper, by email or by Surveymonkey. Evaluation is important for our project so that we can determine the impact the project has had and whether objectives have been met.

Resources are given to you for use in our sessions.  We do retain all excess materials and equipment for in-person sessions. 

COVID 19 - UPDATE as of 05/11/21

Each venue will have specific requirements and guidelines inline with Government guidance on Covid-19. These will be explained to you at the time of booking. We also have copies of a risk assessment which you are welcome to view, if you choose to. Please be assured we have systems and procedures in pace to ensure adequate social distancing, cleanliness and hygiene as appropriate. 

Masks are currently optional and although we recommend wearing them when in shared spaces or communal areas, they are to be worn at your discretion. Tutors will wear masks as deemed appropriate.  

QR codes for the Government NHS Track and Trace app will be available for use at our venues, and we will take the name, address and contact details of any person attending an in-person course. In the event that you cannot use the app, we will retain your booking contact details as per the instructions listed in our privacy policy below. 

You must not attend or course if you have Covid-19 symptoms, a positive Covid 19 result or have had these symptoms in the last 10 days. If anyone in your household has shown Covid-19 symptoms or had a positive Covid 19 result, you should not attend a course with us for at least 10 days (unless double vaccinated or under 18). If anyone who is attendance to our course displays Covid-19 symptoms or if they develop symptoms or a positive Covid 19 result within 7 days of visiting the premises they must use the Test, Track and Trace system to alert others with whom they have been in contact. You should also notify us so that we can alert anyone who may have been a close contact on the day and should be informed (we will never share details of you identity when informing other participants that they may have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19).  In the event of someone becoming unwell with suspected Covid19 symptoms while at our venue, collection will be arranged and asked to immediately inform Test, Track & Trace.

Our guidance will follow current Government guidance. Government guidance is subject to change and will always take immediate precedent over any terms and conditions stated here. 

We must draw your attention to the following to ensure the venue is 'Covid Secure':

  • Follow signs and directions, as appropriate when in the venue or collecting/dropping off

  • Tables will be spaced suitably

  • PPE will not be required by learners, but you have the option to provide your own and use this if you wish

  • Hand sanitiser will be accessible for your use

  • Teachers may wear PPE, if appropriate to the scenario. 

  • Shared equipment will be limited and only used when it can be sanitised and cleaned appropriately before next use.

  • Learners will be given their own individual resources to use, wherever possible

We reserve the right to update this information inline with changes to government announcements and guidance. 

Other Information

Our courses may have parking provided, this will be specified on the booking confirmation. Please use these spaces as directed. We accept no liability for any damage to vehicles or personal property in vehicles whilst vehicles are parked at the venue or other location.

We do not allow food in our sessions. We cannot provide drinks at this time so we ask that you bring your own drinks in a suitable, water-tight container. Please bring your own hot drinks such as tea/coffee if you wish. 

Please do not bring pets or animals to our sessions (with the exception of guide dogs).

Our courses will run as supervised by our staff. Our staff have an Enhanced DBS certificates, a Paediatric First Aid qualification and we are fully insured.  We are ERMOS registered. We are trained in Safeguarding and our Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Sarah Rands. In the event of any Safeguarding queries, please contact Holly Davis or Sarah Rands (Safeguarding Lead) at threadandpress@gmail.comOur Safeguarding policies can be seen on request. 

In the event of a medical emergency, we are qualified first aiders. We will contact the emergency services and the emergency contact that you provide us. It is your responsibility to ensure that the emergency contact information that you provide is kept up-to-date.

We provide material and equipment unless specified otherwise. 

We cannot allow you to bring your own equipment to our sessions unless with prior agreement. If you wish to do so, please check with us by emailing All machinery must be in safe, dgood working order and for your own use only. 

We make every effort to ensure our courses are accessible to all. There may be some locations that only have access via staircases, and in these instances there will be a lift or stairlift in place. We strongly recommend tnat you notify us at the time of booking if you have any specific access requirements. 

We do not use harmful chemicals or materials, but please do notify us if you have nay allergies that we should be aware of. By using our equipment you agree to follow our health and safety guidance. Failure to do so may result in injury. By using our machinery such as sewing machines, irons and cutting tools, you accept the risk involved.  

We will do our best to accommodate all learning needs. Please ensure you make us aware of any special needs, learning needs or learning requirements at the time of booking. We will not discriminate against anyone and welcome all learners. If you wish to bring someone for a supporting role, please let us know at the time of booking.


What We Expect from Staff (including Volunteers

  • All staff will be aware of this policy and behave in accordance 

  • All staff communicating to children or vulnerable adults online will have an up-t-date Enhanced DBS check. 

  • Staff will seek the advice of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Sarah Rands) if they have any concerns about the use of the internet or social media

  • Staff should communicate any messages that they wish to send out to children, young people or vulnerable adults to the designated person responsible for the organisation's online presence (Holly Davis)

  • Staff will not friend or follow children, young people or vulnerable adults from personal accounts on social media, or from personal email addresses or by private messages

  • Staff will make sure any content posted is appropriate for the age forum of the group and for all ages when posted in the public domain

  • Staff should refrain from communicating with parents through personal social media accounts wherever possible, and refer to formal communication methods using an organisation's email address, social media account or by telephone. 

  • Staff will never contact children, young people or vulnerable adults directly by telephone.

  • If staff need to contact children via email, we would only do so with parents permission and we will copy at least one other member of staff into any emails sent. 

  • Staff will never contact children or young people directly outside of normal office hours

  • Emails and contact will be signed off in an an appropriate and formal manner

  • Any disclosures of abuse reported through social media will be dealt with in the same way as any face-t-face disclosure, according to our reporting procedures (see our Adult and Children's Safeguarding Policy)

  • Smartphones will be used appropriately and will not be used to record any images or share any content without the permission of parents/carers. Content shared would meet our guidelines for appropriate content.

  • Staff and young people would never engage in any inappropriate contact via online or other means.


What We Expect of Young People and Adults


  • Adults and children should be made aware of this safety policy and agree to its terms before signing up to our courses

  • We expect children, young people and adults' behaviour online to be consistent with these guidelines when using our services. 

  • Bookings for our sessions should be made only by an parent/guardian or carer with parental authority. 


Using Mobile Phones

  • Staff will not keep  children's or young people's phone numbers and will make all telephone contact through a parent, guardian or carer.

  • We would always seek parental permission if we need to contact children directly

  • In the event of contact being made to a child with parent permission, a copy of all communication will be kept and provided to our organisation and provided to parents or guardians at their request. The purpose for any contact will always be made evident. 

  • If any child or young person makes contact with one of our members of staff via mobile phone (or other online device) we will either:

    • end the conversation and cease reply

    • suggest contacting the matter in a face-to-face or parental authorised event

    • if we are concerned for the child's welfare we will refer to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Sarah Rands) 

  • We ask parents to advise children and that adults in our sessions follow the following when in our sessions:

    • that mobile phones or recording devices should NOT be used in our sessions, online or otherwise. They should not be used for taking photos or videos in the session, sharing information from the session (whilst the session is in progress) or for communicating any information about others within the session

    • That the use of mobile phones during a taught session would be considered inappropriate for children and we encourage children to only bring mobile phones to sessions for emergency use only

    • We do not tolerate any bullying or discrimination, including that by mobile phone or other deice. Please see our Anti-bullying policy.

Use of Other Digital Devices and Programmes


The principles in this policy apply not matter which current or future technology is used including computers, laptops, tablets, web-enabled games consoles and smart TVs - and whether an app, programme or website is used. 


If any digital devices are used as part of activities within the organisation:

  • we expect children and young people to adhere to the guidelines above

  • we will ensure all staff adhere to the guidelines above

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy will explain how our organisation (Thread and Press CIC) uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website or provide booking information.

COVID 19 - UPDATE as of 05/11/21


As per Government guidance, we must now keep a record of the contact details of anyone who enters the venue. These details will be taken at the time of booking In line with guidance issued by the Department for Health and Social Care, we will keep your details safely and in compliance with GDPR legislation for 21 days before securely disposing of, or deleting them. We (including the venue) will only share your details with NHS Track and Trace, if asked, if it is needed to help stop the spread of Covid-19. We will not use your details for any other purposes or pass them on to anyone else.

As soon as we know of any changes to Government or local policy, we will update these terms and conditions. 


Data Policy

What data do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, communications); comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.


How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Thread and Press with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register interest in a booking or complete a booking form for any of our products or services.

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Voluntarily provide us with your name (optional) and email address to sign up to our newslettter.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.


How will we use your data?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

We might:

  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like (if you subscribe to our newsletter)

  • If you give us permission, we may use data to promote our website or organisation. We will always seek individual permission before doing this.


We will not share your data with third party individuals or organisations (with the exception of the Government Track and Trace system as mentioned above).  


How do we store your data?

Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

Our Company securely stores your booking contact data at our business premises. We may also take emergency contact phone numbers in a safe folder to our sessions. We also store any booking forms received digitally in an encrypted digital folder. Our Company will keep your booking data in digital and paper data for the duration of your bookings and for a period of 6 months after this date (unless Government guidance and policy changes), with the exception of data collected in an accident book which will be kept for a duration as per UK guidelines. Once this time period has expired, we will delete digital data safely and destroy paper data.


How do we contact you?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your booking, to troubleshoot problems with your booking, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.



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You have the right at any time to stop Thread and Press from contacting you for marketing purposes.

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What are your data protection rights?

Thread and Press would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Thread and Press for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Thread and Press correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Thread and Press to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Thread and Press erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Thread and Press restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Thread and Press’ processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Thread and Press transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Or write to us: Thread and Press CIC, 34 Wold Road, Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2QG


Unsubscribing to mailing lists

If you wish to unsubscribe to our newsletter/mailing, list, you should choose the unsubscribe option which will be found on your email. You are free to unsubscribe at any time. Any technical issues should be directed to


How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our Company’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

Or write to us at: Thread and Press CIC, 34 Wold Road, Pocklington, East Riding or Yorkshire, YO42 2QG

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Our Company has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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