Deirdre has a passion for inspiring creativity. With a fabulously varied career as a primary school teacher, a textile artist, and a craft gallery owner she fulfils her love of making through knitting, spinning wool, creating textile art and enjoys working in her allotment and garden.
The Creation Station are thrilled that she has recently joined the franchise family and now runs successful, award-winning, fun, creative art and craft classes, after-school clubs, parties and events for all ages in Chesterfield.
"I wanted to be in control of my working week. My goal is to inspire creativity and imaginations in everyone so this business was perfect for me."
"I really love how its core values are based on nurturing creativity and inspiring everyone - from babies to 99 year olds. Having run a business before, I know the value of having a range of support from a great franchise."
"At the moment I am halfway through our very first term here at The Creation Station Chesterfield. We're having so much fun in our weekly baby and pre-school classes and after-school clubs. It's wonderful seeing what the children create each week!"
"Excited! I can't wait to launch our adult 'Creative Crafters' workshops in Chesterfield. Our after-school Create Club's have really taken off so we are looking forward to working with some more inspiring schools within Chesterfield "
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Louise was looking for a new challenge and the freedom that flexibility could bring to her working life.
Vanessa Whitehouse is making a difference with award winning Creation Station workshops.
Emma Winterbourne now runs her own award-winning Creation Station franchise in Thame & West Aylesbury.
Vicky Whitwell is running award-winning, fun, creative art and craft classes, after-school clubs, parties and events in the Coventry West area.
Emma McCalla-John invested her twenty years of expertise in teaching music into her dream of being her own boss.
Sarah Cressall talks about the opportunities that The Creation Station has to offer.
Kirsty Hickson says that running her own successful Creation Station business has been the making of her.
I've been running my franchise for a year and I love running my own business and being in charge of my own future. It has enabled me to enjoy more time with my family than I would otherwise have had and allowed me to see my baby grow into a little boy.Claire Darnley
The head office team are fantastic and the support and advice I've received from them has been invaluable.Kirsty Hickson
I've been running my own Creation Station franchise since 2014 and love it! The Creative Hub Head Office team are fantastic and the support and advice I've received from them has been invaluable. There's a great national network of franchisees who can answer any question you ask, at any time of the day (or night!)Louise Richardson
Perfectly designed for a Mum who wants a family friendly financially rewarding future.
You can run your own flexible business and help inspire children's imaginations with the UK’s leading art & crafts activity company, Us!