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

Pottery Taster for 2 with Adam Frew

Adam Frew Studio 21 Cullycapple Park, Aghadowey, United Kingdom

This is an opportunity to try out pottery in your own private 3 hour lesson for 2 with Adam. Suitable for all levels, from beginners to improvers. The emphasis will be on having fun and making a variety of pots. Students will each select their best pots to be fired. These will be glaze fired … Continue reading Pottery Taster for 2 with Adam Frew

£160

Silver Jewellery Making Workshop

Down Arts Centre 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, Down, United Kingdom

An exciting course which includes a traditional and contemporary approach to jewellery making and design. You will be guided through the basics of annealing, cutting, soldering, doming, texturing and the use of safe enamelling to build towards a little jewellery collection. Materials and tools: basic materials including copper sheet and wire will be given as … Continue reading Silver Jewellery Making Workshop

£130

ForM Sculpture Exhibition

Walled Garden Bangor Castle Valentine Rd, Bangor

Explore sculptures and artworks in the beautiful surroundings of The Walled Garden at Bangor Castle. ForM Sculpture Exhibition gives visitors the unique opportunity to experience art in a different context, outside the traditional gallery setting. This year's exhibition features over 40 sculptures from artists across Ireland - some of the works are of large scale … Continue reading ForM Sculpture Exhibition

Free

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R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn, United Kingdom

‘Re:New Wallace #7’ is the seventh in a series of collaborative cultural projects involving a Northern Irish artist and the Wallace Collection in London. This is an extraordinary collection encompassing paintings and decorative art objects collected from around the world by Sir Richard Wallace and his predecessors. The project provided a residency opportunity to visual … Continue reading c

Free

‘Glass Runway’

Craft NI Gallery 115 - 119 Royal Ave, Belfast, United Kingdom

The Glass Society of Ireland, in collaboration with The Council of Irish Fashion Designers, is delighted to present a unique exhibition of wearable glass at Craft NI Gallery, Belfast opening on June 6th 2024 and running until July 25, 2024. This show is aimed at addressing gender equality, diversity and inclusion in the fashion world … Continue reading ‘Glass Runway’

Free

Andrea Hayes | Northern Ambience

klöver haus 92B Main Street, Moira, Craigavon, United Kingdom

'Northern Ambience' is an exhibition of original art by local textile artist Andrea Hayes. Working from her home studio in Cookstown, Andrea draws inspiration from the vast array of textures, colours and dramatic skylines of the Irish landscape. Each piece is a unique collage created in Andrea’s distinctive style; hand painted, layered with appliquéd hand … Continue reading Andrea Hayes | Northern Ambience

Free

Ceramic Pet Portrait Workshop

The Workshop 4a Church Street, Ballynahinch, United Kingdom

Join in for a creative two-part ceramics workshop with Jakki Trainor of Figment Ceramics using your pet, real or dreamed of, as inspiration. In this two-part workshop you will create a relief clay panel of a chosen pet or favourite animal. Cats, dogs, guinea pigs, terrapins can be immortalised in your clay creation! You will … Continue reading Ceramic Pet Portrait Workshop

£70

Porcelain Paper Clay with Anne Butler

Belfast Ceramics Studio Unit 10E Owen O'Cork Mill, 288 Beersbridge Road, Belfast, Antrim, United Kingdom

 Learn the processes that artist Anne Butler uses to integrate pattern into porcelain as well as some of the construction techniques that Anne uses! At the end of the workshop you will have created your own sheets of porcelain using porcelain paper clay with an integrated and inlaid pattern and will have successfully constructed your … Continue reading Porcelain Paper Clay with Anne Butler

£120

Ceramic Pet Portrait Workshop

The Workshop 4a Church Street, Ballynahinch, United Kingdom

Join in for a creative two-part ceramics workshop with Jakki Trainor of Figment Ceramics using your pet, real or dreamed of, as inspiration. In this two-part workshop you will create a relief clay panel of a chosen pet or favourite animal. Cats, dogs, guinea pigs, terrapins can be immortalised in your clay creation! You will … Continue reading Ceramic Pet Portrait Workshop

£70

Throwing workshop with Adam Frew

Adam Frew Studio 21 Cullycapple Park, Aghadowey, United Kingdom

Join Adam Frew for a 4 day throwing workshop - classes will be small groups of 4-7 students, suitable for all levels, from beginners to improvers. The emphasis of the class will be on using the potter’s wheel to make a variety of thrown porcelain vessels. Students will be guided through the basics of throwing … Continue reading Throwing workshop with Adam Frew

£475

Monoprinting with plants – Experience AND 2024

Seacourt Print Workshop Old Ulster Bank Building, Main Street, Bangor, Down, United Kingdom

Join local Artist Penny Brewill at Seacourt Print Workshop for a summer evening of playful printing with plants, in the beautiful old bank building right in the centre of Bangor. On arrival, your inspiration will be a wide variety of plants and botanicals. You may choose the plants you wish to use, to create your … Continue reading Monoprinting with plants – Experience AND 2024

£50

Bookmaking

The Workshop 4a Church Street, Ballynahinch, United Kingdom

Join Anita, the owner of PAPERCROWN NI,  for some 'mindful making' where she will teach you how to make your very own hardback notebook, covered in stunning bookcloth, complete with a grosgrain ribbon page marker.   Anita will talk you through the entire bookbinding process, from binding your pages using waxed linen thread, attaching the … Continue reading Bookmaking

£65

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