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Jewellery Workshop Leeds (JWL) is a fully equipped jewellery workshop located just one mile from Leeds railway station. It is easily accessible by bus or car & the site has free private parking.

JWL offers a bright, light, open, friendly space with Bernard, Jane & Danni on hand for tuition & support.

We have 9 jewellers' benches, a design area, kitchen for essential tea & coffee making & of course - toilets.

We are on the 3rd floor served by 3 lifts & stairs - please have a chat with us if you have any mobility issues before booking.

The resources within JWL are always updating & growing to meet the needs of our jewellers.

You'll be able to use our tools & machinery while attending your course.

Jewellery Workshop Leeds is a family business


Bernard Midgley
Designer, maker, tutor
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Jane Midgley
Tutor, admin

Bernard was trained as a jeweller & silversmith in the 1970's.

More recently he graduated with a BA(hons) Design.

His career background was in financial services & management while always continuing his jewellery making.

For several years he ran a successful business buying, renovating & selling antique jewellery & silver items, which led to realising his ambition of designing & making jewellery. 

His passion is to pass on his knowledge & skills, teaching, guiding & supporting everyone at JWL. 

Jane joined Bernard at JWL following a career in the NHS.

She has gained her jewellery making skills & experience at JWL, assisting on classes & making & selling her jewellery.  Jane handles bookings, emails, website & admin.

Danni Midgley
Designer, maker, tutor

Danni has been with us for 2 years now. She has gained her apprenticeship in jewellery making at the bench & is now supporting Bernard on our Weekend & Mixed Level classes as well as working in a management role during the remainder of the week. Danni is currently working on her own range of jewellery.