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

Big Bauble Christmas Showcase

Craft NI Gallery 115 - 119 Royal Ave, Belfast

The Big Bauble Showcase, Craft NI Gallery’s festive event of the season, will launch Thursday, November 3rd during Late Night Art, and run until end of December. Every year the gallery carefully selects handcrafted unique baubles from contemporary Northern Irish makers, in varied mediums such as ceramic, glass or textiles.   Make the opening night an excuse to get … Continue reading Big Bauble Christmas Showcase

Free

‘Collectibles and Curiosities’ Exhibition

Craft NI Gallery 115 - 119 Royal Ave, Belfast

Craft NI are delighted to welcome back the Association of Contemporary Jewellers and Silversmiths NI for another jewellery exhibition that promises to amaze the public in the run up to Christmas. The “Collectibles and Curiosities” exhibition opens at Craft NI Gallery on Thursday, November 10 and continues until December 30. For this exhibition, ACJSNI has brought … Continue reading ‘Collectibles and Curiosities’ Exhibition

Flowerfield Christmas Craft Market

Flowerfield Arts Centre 185 Coleraine Road, Portstewart

The annual Flowerfield Christmas Craft Market returns from Saturday 19 November. The Craft Market features the best of the local and regional professional makers and in Flowerfield Art Centre's festive galleries, where visitors will find unique gifts and treats for loved ones, from pottery to scarves, stunning jewellery to unique glass homeware. Come along for … Continue reading Flowerfield Christmas Craft Market

Free

Made in AND: Pop-Up Christmas Shop

North Down Museum Town Hall, The Castle, Bangor

Come and visit a unique shopping experience this Christmas at North Down Museum! Browse the museum’s galleries, filled with beautiful hand-made products from local artists and makers. The perfect place to get that special gift and support your local artists. The shop is free to explore during our normal hours- Tuesdays – Saturdays 10am-4pm and … Continue reading Made in AND: Pop-Up Christmas Shop

Free

Creative Peninsula Christmas Edit Pop-up Shop

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

Come and take in the opulent festive setting of the Georgian Gallery, Ards Arts Centre for a Christmas Pop-up Shop exclusively featuring artwork and handcrafted gifts made by the Creative Peninsula Artists. Following the success of the first Creative Peninsula Edit Pop-up Shop in 2021, this unique shopping experience returns for 2022! Support your local … Continue reading Creative Peninsula Christmas Edit Pop-up Shop

Free

A Christmassy Studio Warming

You are invited to A CHRISTMASSY STUDIO WARMING! To say her thanks as she returns to the studio, Shannon McShane has invited you to join her at her Studio Warming on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December. Come say hello and see the new studio with a glass of sparkles or mulled wine. Browse through the … Continue reading A Christmassy Studio Warming

Free

Adam Frew Christmas Studio Sale

Adam Frew Studio 21 Cullycapple Park, Aghadowey

Adam Frew will open his studio on Saturday 3rd December for his annual Christmas sale. There will be a wide range of his pottery, including mugs, bowls, lidded jars, baubles, plates and one-off pieces. There will have firsts as well as seconds, priced accordingly, and also some festive refreshments for you. The studio address is: 21 … Continue reading Adam Frew Christmas Studio Sale

Free

Christmas Willow Wreath Workshop

North Down Museum Town Hall, The Castle, Bangor

Create your own Christmas door wreath from local sustainable materials grown on the Ards Peninsula. Clive from Welig Heritage Crafts will enable you to create your own individual piece for this special time of year. All tools and materials will be supplied, however if you wish to bring your own natural extras like pine cones  … Continue reading Christmas Willow Wreath Workshop

£40

Christmas Willow Wreath Workshop

North Down Museum Town Hall, The Castle, Bangor

Create your own Christmas door wreath from local sustainable materials grown on the Ards Peninsula. Clive from Welig Heritage Crafts will enable you to create your own individual piece for this special time of year. All tools and materials will be supplied, however if you wish to bring your own natural extras like pine cones  … Continue reading Christmas Willow Wreath Workshop

£40

Christmas Woodcarving with Green Woodwork Ireland

Moneydarragh Hub 101 Longstone Road, Newry

With the festive season only round the corner, this is the perfect opportunity to get into the spirit of Christmas and create a beautiful handcarved decoration to brighten up your home. During this class Stephen Ryan from Green Woodwork Ireland will teach you the skills needed to produce your Christmas themed woodcarving, each participant can … Continue reading Christmas Woodcarving with Green Woodwork Ireland

£71.74

Beginner’s Knitting Course – Fingerless Mitts

Island Arts Centre The Island, Lisburn

Beginner’s Knitting Course - Fingerless Mitts with Casey Rubenok Wed 7 & 14 Dec, 6.30-9pm Over two evenings you will make a pair of fingerless mitts, learning all the basics of knitting along the way: how to knit, purl, cast on and bind off as well as seaming and weaving in the ends of your … Continue reading Beginner’s Knitting Course – Fingerless Mitts

£35
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Christmas Textile Art

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

Under the expert guidance of textile artist Louisa Kelly participants will be shown the amazing things they can do with wool, needle and thread. Using the techniques of felt making, stitching and embellishment they will create a beautiful piece of Christmas textile art over the course of two nights, perfect to decorate your home this … Continue reading Christmas Textile Art

£35

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