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

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

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

£75

Glassmaking: Shamrock, Rose & Thistle

Flowerfield Arts Centre 185 Coleraine Road, Portstewart

Participants will design and assemble a commemorative glass piece inspired by Her Majesty’s Robe of Estate. Participants will learn how to cut and assemble glass in a number of forms (sheet glass, frit, stringers and confetti). The glass piece can be free-standing, hanging, framed or put on a stand after firing in Flowerfield Art Centre’s … Continue reading Glassmaking: Shamrock, Rose & Thistle

£50

Make a Terracotta Plant Pot Workshop

klöver haus 92B Main Street, Moira, Craigavon

Join in for a creative morning exploring handbuilding and surface decoration techniques to create your very own terracotta plant pot. This hands on workshop will involve cutting, joining and layering rich terracotta clay as well as sgraffito decoration to bring your pots to life. The workshop is suitable for beginners as the tutors will guide … Continue reading Make a Terracotta Plant Pot Workshop

£50

Abstract Wall Hanging Workshop

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

Contemporary designer and weaver, Karolina Lisek from Little Tangle, hosts a one-day tapestry weaving workshop exploring the art of hand weaving in a modern context. Karolina will teach the foundation skills of tapestry weaving using a frame loom. Participants will create an abstract wall hanging using a range of techniques such as plain weave, rya … Continue reading Abstract Wall Hanging Workshop

£40

Glassmaking: Crown Sun-catcher & Coaster

Flowerfield Arts Centre 185 Coleraine Road, Portstewart

Participants will design and assemble a commemorative crown sun-catcher and coaster - fit for a King or Queen - inspired by the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Participants will learn how to cut and assemble glass in a number of forms (sheet glass, frit, stringers and confetti). The glass pieces can be free-standing, hanging, framed or put … Continue reading Glassmaking: Crown Sun-catcher & Coaster

£20

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