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Hand Building Ceramics in the MournesWorkshops
Indulge in clay with Amy Mackle to design and make your own Mourne ceramic cottage or farmhouse to be kept as a decorative piece or to function as a tea light holders
Mourne Textile ArtWorkshops
Jane Mathers Textile Artist is returning to the Mourne Creative workshop to share her skills and knowledge with us to create your own mixed media piece of textile art inspired by our majestic Mourne landscape rich in texture colour and form
Saturday 8 June 2019
Textile Art & Ceramics in the MournesWorkshops
Join Jane Mathers Textile Artist to create your own mixed media piece of textile art and indulge in ceramics with Amy Mackle to create your own small stoneware cottages
8 - 9 June 2019
Ceramics and Trinket Ware WorkshopWorkshops
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 MournesWorkshops
Wire sculpture workshop with Julie Murphy
18 May 2019
Alison Lowry: (A) Dressing our hidden truths ExhibitionExhibitions
An Artistic response to the legacy of mother and baby homes and magdalene laundries.
Dates: 27 March 2019 - May 2020.
Stone Lettercutting WorkshopWorkshops
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 MooreOpen Studios
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 MournesWorkshops
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 TangleWorkshops
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 BallWorkshops
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 HayesWorkshops
Working with a beautiful array of merino wools participants will be shown wet felting and needle felting techniquesDate: Saturday, 13 April 2019
Pit firing pottery workshop with maker Patricia MillarWorkshops
An exciting opportunity to experience the ancient technique of firing pottery
Date: Monday, 27 May 2019
Frame Loom Weaving Workshop with Nicola GatesWorkshops
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 DesignersTalks
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 PartyOpen Studios
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 ShowcaseExhibitions
Textile Artist works with Primary and Secondary schools to showcase local linen heritage.
Dates: 13 - 19 March 2019
Ceramic Art London 2019Fairs
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 MarketFairs
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 MarketFairs
An opportunity to buy unique handmade gifts, see an array of beautiful craft and meet the makers.
Date: Saturday, 2 March 2019