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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

£50
Recurring

Ceramics Short Course with Tracey Johnston

Belfast School of Art Ulster University, York Street, Belfast, Antrim

This course will suit someone who has little or no past experience of working with clay.   You will be introduced to a number of different techniques, including, slab work, coil work and an opportunity to learn how to use a potter’s wheel.  This is an exciting opportunity to use the superb facilities of the Ulster … Continue reading Ceramics Short Course with Tracey Johnston

£220
Recurring

Introduction to Metalsmithing: Jewellery Making

Moneydarragh Hub 101 Longstone Road, Newry

Join a series of six metalworking sessions in which beginners can learn basic metalworking techniques for jewellery and silversmithing. Led by silversmith Claire Mooney. Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience. Session 1; 26th September — Tools and Techniques Session 2; 3rd October — Copper Cuff Bangle Design Session 3; 10th October — … Continue reading Introduction to Metalsmithing: Jewellery Making

£90

10 week jewellery workshop with Robyn Galway

Sugary Studios 116a Castlereagh Street, Belfast

Join a 10 week jewellery course with tutor Robyn Galway! The course is available on either Tuesday or Wednesday nights in a working jewellery studio in East Belfast. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience working in jewellery. Class sizes will be kept small and can be personally tailored for your … Continue reading 10 week jewellery workshop with Robyn Galway

£175
Recurring

Make a ceramic pumpkin patch

The Ash Gallery 83 Central Promenade, Newcastle

Join ceramicists Rebecca Killen and Laureanne Kootstra this autumn for a two part workshop creating and glazing your very own ceramic pumpkin patch. Make up to three stoneware pumpkins using handbuilding techniques and return on the 30th September for our glazing session. Your pumpkin patch will be fired and ready to collect from The Ash Gallery a … Continue reading Make a ceramic pumpkin patch

£70
Recurring

Moneydarragh Makers Pottery Challenge

Moneydarragh Hub 101 Longstone Road, Newry

Join a series of 6 community led ceramics sessions. Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience. All welcome! Materials and refreshments provided. Session 1; Wednesday 28th September — Introduction & Tile Making Session 2; Wednesday 5th October — Making a Pot/Vase Session 3; Wednesday 12th October — Wall Plaque/Bowl Session 4; Wednesday 19th … Continue reading Moneydarragh Makers Pottery Challenge

£90

Folk Art Embroidery

Island Arts Centre The Island, Lisburn

This 6 week course is for experienced and beginner stitchers alike.  Join tutor Linda O’Kane and learnt to use fairly simple stitches to create a piece of needlework. Your work can then be framed or made into a bag or cushion afterwards. The design, inspired by the paintings of Ukrainian Folk Artist Maria Prymachenko, is stitched … Continue reading Folk Art Embroidery

£68

Silversmithing techniques

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

Learn the skills of Silversmithing and make your own silver jewellery with tutor Diane Lyness. Under her guidance, you will learn a variety of jewellery techniques including soldering, piercing, shaping, texturing metal and polishing. During the term, participants will work through the design and creation of a piece or pieces of jewellery. If you have … Continue reading Silversmithing techniques

£60
Recurring

Introduction to Metalsmithing: Jewellery Making

Moneydarragh Hub 101 Longstone Road, Newry

Join a series of six metalworking sessions in which beginners can learn basic metalworking techniques for jewellery and silversmithing. Led by silversmith Claire Mooney. Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience. Session 1; 26th September — Tools and Techniques Session 2; 3rd October — Copper Cuff Bangle Design Session 3; 10th October — … Continue reading Introduction to Metalsmithing: Jewellery Making

£90
Recurring

Moneydarragh Makers Pottery Challenge

Moneydarragh Hub 101 Longstone Road, Newry

Join a series of 6 community led ceramics sessions. Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience. All welcome! Materials and refreshments provided. Session 1; Wednesday 28th September — Introduction & Tile Making Session 2; Wednesday 5th October — Making a Pot/Vase Session 3; Wednesday 12th October — Wall Plaque/Bowl Session 4; Wednesday 19th … Continue reading Moneydarragh Makers Pottery Challenge

£90

Willow, Sunflowers & Dragonflies Workshop

Millenium Court 2 William Street, Portadown, Co Armagh

Spend a day with Sabine from Breaghmore Baskets and learn the skills needed to create 2 beautiful decorations for your garden using willow and traditional skills. Please note this class will be held outdoors so dress appropriately.  

£45

Clay Project Slip Casting

Millenium Court 2 William Street, Portadown, Co Armagh

Join ceramicists Rebecca Killen and Laureanne Kootstra for a masterclass exploring the creative process of slip casting. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to work with porcelain casting slip, a selection of plaster moulds and coloured porcelain. You will also learn about refining your cast pieces and how to apply surface decoration. Each … Continue reading Clay Project Slip Casting

£35

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