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Photo: Hand carved and jointed ‘Gigi’ wooden cats; Maker: David Cousley; Photo credit: Craft NI

174 Vessels by Ellie Niblock

FE McWilliam Gallery 200 Newry Road, Banbridge

174 Vessels by Ellie Niblock consists of a collection of unique, handmade sculptures, representing 174 vessels built for the Royal Navy by Harland & Wolff, acting as a reminder of the Belfast Shipyard's importance through thought-provoking, colourful scupltures. Open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. Free Admission

Free

‘Land and Lore’ Exhibition

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

In the exhibition, textile artist Ruth Osborne brings together visual explorations of the relationship between woodland landscapes, folklore, and a range of creative processes that rely on the use of organic material. The union of process, material and history/heritage have shaped, and continue to shape, understanding and responses to the natural world. In recent years … Continue reading ‘Land and Lore’ Exhibition

Free

‘Peter Meanley: New Works’

Craft NI Gallery 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast

Craft NI are delighted to announce their upcoming exhibition  ‘Peter Meanley: New Works’. This solo show will feature new works by renowned salt glaze potter Peter Meanley, which he has developed over the last three years.  Peter Meanley has won international acclaim for his abstract spouted pouring vessels and his mastery of the salt glazing … Continue reading ‘Peter Meanley: New Works’

R-Space Gallery, Spring Fling Art and Craft exhibition

R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn

The Spring Fling Art and Craft exhibition and sale takes place from the 14th-28th May, 11am-5pm at the R-Space Gallery. Featuring: Sarah McWilliams is a multidiscipline practitioner whose work ranges from assemblage to painting.. She has a background in lens based media and uses digital foundations to develop painting compositions. Janet Hackney the span of … Continue reading R-Space Gallery, Spring Fling Art and Craft exhibition

Peter Meanley: Reflections

Ulster Museum

Craft NI are delighted to organize this talk as part of their upcoming exhibition ‘Peter Meanley: New Works’. This solo show will feature new works by renowned salt glaze potter Peter Meanley, which he has developed over the last three years. Peter Meanley has won international acclaim for his abstract spouted pouring vessels and his … Continue reading Peter Meanley: Reflections

Free

Jubilee Silver Crown Workshop

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

In this one-day silversmithing workshop with Diane Lyness, you will design and make a unique crown themed jewellery piece to commemorate Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee. Under the guidance of goldsmith Diane Lyness, each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to … Continue reading Jubilee Silver Crown Workshop

£50

Silver Jewellery Making

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

Design and make a silver necklace or earrings under the guidance of goldsmith Diane Lyness. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to take home. Please note: No previous experience is required.  There will be a short break … Continue reading Silver Jewellery Making

£50

Willow Weaving Workshop

Navan Centre & Fort 81 Killylea Road, Armagh

Using willow that has been sustainably grown on site at the Navan Centre, learn the ancient skills of willow weaving with Heather McDermott, or Fraoch the weaver as you may have known her, from the Celtic clan at Navan Centre & Fort. The Saille or Willow has been used for thousands of years as a … Continue reading Willow Weaving Workshop

£50

Clay Castle Moneybox Workshop

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre 24 Main Street, Limavady

In this one-day workshop with local Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon you will design, make and decorate your own Clay Castle made out of air dry clay. Fiona will help you get creative making the best castle in all the land, adding dragons, princes and princesses. Designed for beginners, this class will be a fun creative … Continue reading Clay Castle Moneybox Workshop

£13.75

Armagh Craft Fair 2022

The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh 9 Market Street, Armagh

Celebrating their 10th year, the Armagh Craft Fair have prepared an exciting programme of creative activities to make this year's craft fair extra special. Visitors to the craft fair will be able to enjoy a wide variety of high quality craft stalls, experience traditional and contemporary craft demonstrations with some hands on craft making opportunities … Continue reading Armagh Craft Fair 2022

Free

Silver stacking Rings Workshop

The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh 9 Market Street, Armagh

Spend a day under the guidance of goldsmith Diane Lyness, as you make a pair of silver stacking rings. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful pair of rings to take home. Personalise and add colour to your ring by adding … Continue reading Silver stacking Rings Workshop

£45
Recurring

Introduction to glass fusing

SchoolHouse Glass 36 Comber Street, Saintfield, Ballynahinch

In this one day workshop you will learn how to cut glass, about the many different types of glass and about the effects of heat on glass, all under the guidance of your tutor Alison Lowry. In the morning you will create a range of tiles exploring some glass fusing techniques, such as inclusions, ceramic … Continue reading Introduction to glass fusing

£100

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