Over the Christmas period the staff put in extra hours, sweat and tears (and I'm sure some blood as well) stripping out the Art Room and the Sun Room in order to create two re-organised and refurbished areas.
They say you have to create a mess to build order, and that is exactly what we did! We broke down the existing monstrous sets of drawers (to be turned into bird boxes etc), removed plasterboard and stripped out redundant wires.
Then the building began. A bespoke cupboard was built along the back wall to neatly house all of the art equipment. The stainless steel bench was boxed in creating a separate section for the Foody Friday demonstrations, as well as housing all the pots and pans. Finally the floors were painted and all the pens and pencils etc. tidily stored away in cataloged boxes in the new cupboards.
So now we have a clean workable art room for the clients and a light and bright sun room for all our tea room (& doggy) visitors.