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

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


Coppersmithing Jewellery Workshop

Navan Centre & Fort 81 Killylea Road, Armagh

Draw inspiration from the Celtic jewellery and Loughnashade trumpet found at the Navan complex of sites & learn the ancient skills of coppersmithing. This is the perfect opportunity to create your own personalised jewellery or gift your loved ones an experience they won't forget. This is a half-day workshop, followed by lunch. Please note: all … Continue reading Coppersmithing Jewellery Workshop


Irish Craft Heroes

Craft NI Gallery 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast

Craft NI are delighted to partner with the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland and Belfast International Arts Festival who have brought this unique exhibition, the Irish Craft Heroes outdoor panel trail, to Belfast Botanic Gardens, showing until November 7th. The outdoor exhibition will introduce you to some of the most influential makers on the … Continue reading Irish Craft Heroes


Driftwood Wall Hanging Workshop

Boom Studios 80 Main Street, Bangor

During this 3 week workshop participants will use their own collected driftwood to make a beautiful Macramé Wall Hanging. In Week 1 (5th August) you will earn how to tie a larks head knot, a clove hitch and a square knot and create the start of the natural portion of the hanging. Participants will them … Continue reading Driftwood Wall Hanging Workshop


August Craft Month Exhibition Showcase 2022

Craft NI Gallery 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast

Join us at the Craft NI Gallery to celebrate the August Craft Month Exhibition 2022. This exhibition will feature some of the best in contemporary craft and aims to celebrate and profile the craft sector in Northern Ireland as part of August Craft Month. We're excited to announce that this exhibition will feature works from … Continue reading August Craft Month Exhibition Showcase 2022


4 day Pottery Workshop

Adam Frew Studio 21 Cullycapple Park, Aghadowey

Classes will be small groups of 4-6 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 and also turning (finishing) pots. Adam will demonstrate his various … Continue reading 4 day Pottery Workshop


Traditional Stone Carving

Strule Arts Centre Townhall Square, Omagh

Learn traditional stone carving with sculptor Marc Kelly using expert tooling and local sandstone. Choose to carve your own design or a pre prepared one that can be displayed inside or outside your home. Traditional stone lettering is also taught during the class for those interested in this ancient skill. Drawing equipment, safety wear and … Continue reading Traditional Stone Carving


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