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

3D Needle Felting

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

During this one day workshop local textile artist Andrea Hayes will demonstrate the dimensional qualities of felt. Discover the wonderful art of needle felting as Andrea shares a wide range of tips and techniques providing you with a step by step guide. By the end of the day you will have created your very own … Continue reading 3D Needle Felting

£30

Easter Family Fun Day

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

The Burnavon Theatre will be hosting an Easter Family Fun Day on Saturday, 9 April. A great opportunity to sample a range of arts and crafts taster sessions such as working with textiles or clay. A selection of time slots that can be booked: - 11am - 12 noon (ASD Friendly) - 12.15pm - 1pm … Continue reading Easter Family Fun Day

Basket Weaving

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

This workshops is suited to both first timers and those who have tried this craft before. Beginners will have just the time they need to acquire the basic skills and weave their first willow basket, while those with a little more experience will explore more advanced techniques with tutor and basket weaver Louise McLean. Please … Continue reading Basket Weaving

£65

Irish Linen Lantern Workshop

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

This workshop with tutor Ruth Osborne draws upon the historical process of printing using natural plant material known as ‘Nature Printing’ to explore mark making. Participants will explore the process of printing by hand using water based inks and hand printing techniques. During the course of the workshop participants will experiment with dried and fresh … Continue reading Irish Linen Lantern Workshop

£25

Macramé Workshop

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

This creative workshop involves learning about the basic techniques of macramé and creating a contemporary wall hanging using various knotting techniques. Each participant will be able to decide on their colour scheme, composition and select their favorite materials. Which will allow individuals to express their style and make a unique, personalized piece of wall decoration … Continue reading Macramé Workshop

£45

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

Summer felt making

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

This children's workshop withLouisa Kelly is suitable for + 6yrs. In just two hours they will make their own masterpiece and transform soft fluffy wool into a beautiful summer felted picture which you can frame for your home.    

£10

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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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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

Christmas Family Fun

The Burnavon Burn Road, Cookstown

Take part in the Christmas Family Fun day taking place at the Burnavon on December 10. This event promises to be a great day out for all the family, with  fun-filled Arts & Crafts taster sessions. Please note that booking is essential - spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first … Continue reading Christmas Family Fun

Free

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