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  • Ceramics and Trinket Ware Workshop

    Workshops
    Ceramics and Trinket Ware Workshop

    Spend a day Indulging in clay with Amy Mackle Ceramicist to create your own ceramic range of trinket ware to keep or to give as presents. 

    Sunday 19 May 2019

  • Wire Sculpture in the Mournes

    Workshops
    Wire Sculpture in the Mournes

    Wire sculpture workshop with Julie Murphy

    18 May 2019


  • Alison Lowry: (A) Dressing our hidden truths Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    Alison Lowry: (A) Dressing our hidden truths Exhibition

    An Artistic response to the legacy of mother and baby homes and magdalene laundries.

    Dates: 27 March 2019 - May 2020.

  • Stone Lettercutting Workshop

    Workshops
    Stone Lettercutting Workshop

    Stone Lettercutting Workshop

    This module teaches calligraphic and typographic design in combination with precise sculptural skills. Participants will learn to identify and understand the tools required for stone cut lettering, gain an appreciation of basic letter proportions and layout and a will cut a name or short inscription (12 characters maximum) in stone. 

    Dates: Saturday, 30 and Sunday 31 March 2019
  • Open Ceramics Studio with David McComiskey and Michael Moore

    Open Studios
    Open Ceramics Studio with David McComiskey and Michael Moore

    Ceramics Open Studio including two demonstrations and talk (morning and afternoon) with Artist in Residence Mr. David McComiskey and studio tour by Michael Moore.

    Date: Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 10am

  • Wire Sculpture and Hand Building Ceramics in the Mournes

    Workshops
    Wire Sculpture and Hand Building Ceramics in the Mournes

    Join Mourne Creative for an experience in wire sculpture and ceramic trinket ware workshops in the Mournes in the stunning setting of Gorse Hill Farm Bryansford, Co Down.

    Dates: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May 2019

  • Weaving with Maker Karolina Lisek of Little Tangle

    Workshops
    Weaving with Maker Karolina Lisek of Little Tangle

    Contemporary weaving workshop to learn about the basic techniques of weaving and how to create different patterns with the Craft Room Comber.

    Date: Sunday, 14 April 2019

  • Blacksmithing for Beginners Workshop with Jonathan Ball

    Workshops
    Blacksmithing for Beginners Workshop with Jonathan Ball

    This course teaches you basic forging techniques to create sculptural forms. Students should come with sturdy boots. For beginners of blacksmithing.

    Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 30 & 31 March 2019

  • Felt Making Workshop with Maker Andrea Hayes

    Workshops
    Felt Making Workshop with Maker Andrea Hayes

    Working with a beautiful array of merino wools participants will be shown wet felting and needle felting techniques

    Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019

  • Pit firing pottery workshop with maker Patricia Millar

    Workshops
    Pit firing pottery workshop with maker Patricia Millar

    An exciting opportunity to experience the ancient technique of firing pottery

    Date: Monday, 27 May 2019

     

     

  • Frame Loom Weaving Workshop with Nicola Gates

    Workshops
    Frame Loom Weaving Workshop with Nicola Gates

    In this experimental workshop you will gain an introduction to the craft of tapestry weaving using a frame loom with designer maker Nicola Gates. You will learn how to create contemporary woven artworks on a simple wooden frame using weaving, knotting and wrapping techniques.

    Date: Monday, 27 May 2019

  • 3D Design Information Session for Designers

    Talks
    3D Design Information Session for Designers

    An informative event on 3D Design where you will hear from a range of speakers on the benefits of 3D Design and its associated technology.

    Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019

  • Red Earth Designs: 18 years in Business Party

    Open Studios
    Red Earth Designs: 18 years in Business Party

     Join Red Earth Designs as they celebrate their 18th year in business and unveil an exciting new range.

    Date: Friday, 22 March 2019 from 6-9pm 

  • Textile Art Showcase

    Exhibitions
    Textile Art Showcase

     Textile Artist works with Primary and Secondary schools to showcase local linen heritage.

    Dates: 13 - 19 March 2019 

  • Ceramic Art London 2019

    Fairs
    Ceramic Art London 2019

    Ceramic Art London present the work of 92 internationally recognised ceramicists including local makers; Adam Frew and Derek Wilson.

    Dates: Friday 22 March – Sunday 24 March 2019

  • South Down Craft Collective - Mad March Craft Market

    Fairs
    South Down Craft Collective - Mad March Craft Market

    Visit the South Down Craft Collective Mad March Market.

    Meet the makers and buy beautiful local handmade goods.

    Date: Saturday, 2 March 2019


     

  • North Down Craft Collective - March Market

    Fairs
    North Down Craft Collective - March Market

    An opportunity to buy unique handmade gifts, see an array of beautiful craft and meet the makers.

    Date: Saturday,  2 March 2019

  • Free Digital Marketing Workshops

    Workshops
    Free Digital Marketing Workshops

    Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council's 'Digital Transformation Programme' are delivering three exclusive workshops during March 2019 and April 2019 that will help you improve your business’s performance by improving your digital marketing skills.

  • VAI Workshop on Artist Contracts: Protecting yourself by being prepared

    Workshops
    VAI Workshop on Artist Contracts: Protecting yourself by being prepared

    Artist Contracts: Protecting yourself by being prepared. A VAI workshop in the North Down Museum, Bangor. 

    Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 6-9pm 

  • Táin Tapestries an exhibition of works by Louis le Brocquy (1916 – 2012)

    Exhibitions
    Táin Tapestries an exhibition of works by Louis le Brocquy (1916 – 2012)

    The Market Place Theatre in Armagh are delighted to work with the Irish Museum of Modern Art to secure on loan a number of The Táin Tapestries and for the first time exhibit the work of Louis le Brocquy.

    Dates: 8 March – 4th May 2019