Twisting and Deco-Twisting Courses

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Interested in Balloon Modelling or “Twisting”? Here you will find information on our Twisting and Deco-twisting courses that are run regionally across the UK and in Europe. If you are a decorator or balloon retailer and would like to learn how to add value and fun to your balloon offerings, then Twisting Décor Made Easy is the course for you!

Alternatively come and join one of Graham Lee's Care and Share Days, sponsored by Qualatex. These informal days run throughout the year and are great fun for all.

Summer Q Jam

Back by popular demand, Q Jam is a fun filled day that's perfect for twisters, entertainers or any balloon professional looking to brush-up their twisting skills.

The day starts with design demonstrations from our talented Qualatex instructors, interspersed with free-jamming sessions - a great opportunity to practice any design you wish and learn from each other.

After lunch (provided), there are fun competitions for individuals and groups with the opportunity to win some prizes!

Product is freely available from the Jam Room throughout - with the most popular colours and sizes of Qualatex® modelling balloons, as well as a selection of 5" and 6" latex prints, Hearts and GEO® Blossoms available for use.

Always a great day, places are limited so we strongly advise you book early to avoid disappointment!

INSTRUCTORS: Bob Armstrong, CBA, Dominic Cassidy, CBA and Keith Stirman, CBA

12/06/19 - Hayes, UK (Near Heathrow)

Twisting Decor Made Easy

LEVEL: Intermediate

Twisting Decor Made Easy is a fantastic introduction to Deco-Twisting, covering all the important twisting techniques.  Suitable for beginners, this course is ideal for decorators or retailers and focusses on using modelling balloons to add value and interest to designs with minimal additional cost.

INCLUDES: A course binder with detailed step by step instructions

PREREQUISITES: Requires knowledge of basic skills such as correctly inflating and tying balloons. A basic knowledge of twisting would be advisable.



Weaving with Chrome™

LEVEL: Intermediate

This inspirational hands-on masterclass has been developed to help unleash your creativity using the fantastic Chrome™ Balloons. You can expect to master the weaving technique and other balloon modelling skills, whilst learning to create stunning designs such as balloon vases, handbags, designer hats and even a centerpiece with a high heel shoe! You will also learn the theory behind creating your very own balloon dress and will have an opportunity to see one being finished in front of you! 

This course is perfect for home based decorators, retailers and twisters.

PREREQUISITES: You should have mastered all basic balloon techniques


28/05/19 - Enfield, UK

Care and Share Days

Graham Lee's Care and Share Days, sponsored by Qualatex, run throughout the year and are great fun for all. These informal days are designed for balloon twisters of all levels, great for networking and perfecting your twisting skills. Bring along a hand pump, a bag of 260Qs and a big smile and you are guaranteed a great day!  Look out for inspirational guest Instructors from all around the world.


18/06/19 - Halesowen: Eric Weinstein

19/06/19 - Halesowen: Eric Weinstein