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    Exhibitions
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    Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery and Silversmiths N.I.

    A unique selection of work by local jewellery collective the Association of Contemporary Jewellery & Silversmiths NI will be on show in the Craft NI Gallery during November and December 2020.

     

  • South Down Craft Collective Craft Market

    Fairs
    South Down Craft Collective Craft Market

    South Down Craft Collective will be back at the outdoor courtyard of Rowallane Hub in Saintfield on Saturday 10 October 10am to 3pm.

  • Cushendun Craft and Trade Fair

    Fairs,Community
    Cushendun Craft and Trade Fair

    Stalls showcasing local businesses with hand-made products, home-grown produce and second-hand books for sale. 12-13 September.

  • Flax to Linen: Derryglen Flax Mill Open Day and Yard-Fest

    Open Studios,Community
    Flax to Linen: Derryglen Flax Mill Open Day and Yard-Fest

    Flax to Linen

    Derryglen Flax Mill Open Day and Yard-Fest

    Including a fantastic series of live craft demonstrations. 

    Date: Saturday, September 12 2020.

     

  • ForM Sculpture Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    ForM Sculpture Exhibition

    A virtual exhibition showcasing the artists who were due to be exhibiting in ForM Sculpture Exhibition 2020.

  • Goldmsiths' Fair goes Digital

    Fairs
    Goldmsiths' Fair goes Digital

    The Goldsmiths' Company has announced they will be launching the first ever online Goldsmiths’ Fair this autumn, 24 Sept – 6 Oct 2020, providing a platform for exhibitors and thousands of visitors from around the world, old and new, to enjoy the extraordinary works created by a selection of the best jewellers and silversmiths in the UK today.

  • BLADESMITHING in the MOURNES

    Workshops
    BLADESMITHING in the MOURNES

    Half day workshop with Niall McGinley at Mourne Creative 

    5 September 12-4pm 

  • Vault Artists' Market

    Fairs
    Vault Artists' Market

    The Vault Artists’ Studios and East Side Arts Festival bring their incredible market to C.S. Lewis Square. 16 August 2020 12-4pm

  • Maker Meet Up 2 July Suzanne Lyle SIAP

    Community
    Maker Meet Up 2 July Suzanne Lyle SIAP

    ACNI’s SIAP is open and Suzanne Lyle, Head of Visual Arts at ACNI joins us to explain how makers can avail of this support.

  • Maker Meet Up 25 June: August Craft Month

    Community
    Maker Meet Up 25 June: August Craft Month

    Join us for our next Maker Meet Up on Thursday 25 June.

     

  • Maker Meet Up 11 June: Debbie Pocock, QEST

    Community
    Maker Meet Up 11 June: Debbie Pocock, QEST

    Debbie Pocock, CEO of QEST will join Craft NI’s Maker Meet-Up on 11th June at 10.30am

  • Maker Meet Up 28 May: The Future Craft Market

    Community
    Maker Meet Up 28 May: The Future Craft Market

    Katherine McDonald will give an overview of the Crafts Council’s UK’s report The Future Craft Market, which is due to be launched next week.


  • Maker Meet-Up

    Community
    Maker Meet-Up

     

    Our next informal online Maker Meet-Up will be via Zoom on Thursday 30th April at 10.30am - hope you can make it. 

     

  • Online Animal Sculpture Class with Mud Ireland

    Workshops
    Online Animal Sculpture Class with Mud Ireland

    Stay creative during lock Down! 

    Join the Mud Ireland Online Animal Sculpture class from the comfort of your own home!
    Suitable for both kids and adults.

    Date: Saturday 25th April 2020

  • Online Craft Forum

    Community
    Online Craft Forum

    The next Maker Forum was due to be help in the Ulster Museum on 21 April. Due to current circumstances a face to face Forum can’t go ahead, but we are keen to offer an online version. Please join us!

    Date and Time: Tuesday, 31 March at 10.30am

  • Basketry Festival 2020

    Exhibitions
    Basketry Festival 2020

    The Irish Basketmakers Association (IBA) are delighted to announce a Basketry Festival in Derry/Londonderry. The festival will take place in St Columb’s Park House and will include exhibitions, talks, a pop-up shop, demonstrations, workshops and sculpture in the park.

    May 8th, 9th and 10th 2020

    Free entry


  • Macrame Kokedama Workshop

    Workshops
    Macrame Kokedama Workshop

    Hosted by Claire of NodoKnots, an experience horticulturist and macrame maker, this workshop combines basic macrame skills with Kokedama, a style of Japanese bonsai in which a plant's root system is wrapped in moss and bound with string, transforming it into a living sculpture.

    4th May 2020

    £20.00

     

     

     

  • CANCELLED: Lin Cheung Lecture - Ulster University Belfast

    Talks
    CANCELLED: Lin Cheung Lecture - Ulster University Belfast

     

    We regret that this event has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 concerns.

    Lecture and handling session with jewellery artist, Lin Cheung at the Belfast School of Art.

    Date: Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 2:30pm. 

  • 'Obvious' Exhibition at R-Space Gallery

    Exhibitions
    'Obvious' Exhibition at R-Space Gallery

    ‘Obvious’ runs from 28 March - 24 March 2020 at R-Space Gallery (32 Castle Street, Lisburn)

    Free entry Tuesday to Saturday 11am-5pm

    Preview: Saturday 28 March 2020 2-4pm – All Welcome

  • Made With Love Craft Village

    Fairs,Workshops
    Made With Love Craft Village

     

    This is the first craft village of 2020 held at Brownlow House, Lurgan with over 25 craft and food stalls showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople. Admission is free and as well as stalls there are live demonstrations, a children’s craft workshop table and a host of great ‘make and take’ adult craft workshops such as, mini decoupage, flower making and card making.

    Date: Saturday, 7 March 2020, 11am to 3.30pm