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Craft Workshop with ceramicist Ashley SheppardWorkshops
Ceramicist Ashley Sheppard leads this workshop inspired by textures found in textiles.
Date: 14th August 2019, 2.00pm
Glass Nexus Forum 2019Talks
North Lands Creative Forum began in 1995 when co-founder and artistic director Dan Klein wanted to create an intimate gathering for the glass community to come together and showcase the work of emerging and innovative practice in the field of glass.
Over the years, the Forum has evolved into a discussion and platform event attended by artists, curators and creative professionals form all over the world. The event has grown into one of the essential gatherings for the glass community and has been listed as one of the most important social events in the glass calendar year.
Celebrate Art and Craft in Ards and North Down with Creative PeninsulaExhibitions,Fairs,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios
Celebrate Art and Craft in Ards and North Down with Creative Peninsula
Tickets are now on sale for Creative Peninsula, Northern Ireland’s largest celebration of Art and Craft. Now in its 18th year, this thriving annual event brings together local artists and makers to demonstrate their skills and showcase their work.
Craft workshops inspired by Game of ThronesWorkshops
Three Game Of Thrones themes workshops on Blade-smithing, Pottery and jewellery at The National, Belfast.
Date: 28 July 2019
Adi Toch LectureTalks
Lecture by international metal artist Adi Toch followed by Blushing Metals “have a go” session
Friday 14 June 2019, - 3
Frame Weaving in the Mournes WorkshopWorkshops
Learn the fun, interactive and therapeutic craft of modern frame weaving. This workshop is aimed at beginner level, those interested in weaving and wanting to know where to start.
Date: Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Drum Lampshade Making WorkshopWorkshops
With Nicola Parkes Upholstery.
Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
Aurea: DCCOI Jewellery and Goldsmithing Graduate ExhibitionExhibitions
DCCOI Jewellery & Goldsmithing Graduate Exhibition
An exhibition of silversmithing and precious jewellery in gold, silver and gems by the 2019 graduates of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s world-renowned Jewellery & Goldsmithing Course, based in Castle Yard, Kilkenny.
Dates: 12th July - 5th August 2019.
Hand Thrown Pottery Workshop with Potter David Mc Comiskey and Mourne CreativeWorkshops
David will take you through such techniques such as throwing, slab building pinch-potting and transferring pattern on to clay to make your own bowls and mugs.
Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019
Leather Art Workshop at An CreagánWorkshops
Learn a range of leather working techniques in this workshop from An Creagán. Techniques will include; cutting, stamping and tooling techniques plus many more.
Date: Saturday, 10 August 10am - 1pm
Fused Glass Workshop at An CreagánWorkshops
Make your own glass suncatcher in this workshop from An Creagán. Learn about the techniques that go into designing and crafting fused glass with enamels.
Date: Saturday, 27 July, 11am – 2pm
Blackwork Embroidery Workshop at An CreagánWorkshops
Learn the traditional craft of Blackwork embroidery.
This is an ideal course for beginners and more advanced embroiderers, looking to gain new techniques and inspiration.
Date: Saturday 27 July, 11am – 4pm
Spinning Yarns Festival 2019Fairs
A Festival of Colour, Creativity and Craft celebrating the wonderful world of all things associated with textiles.Date: Saturday, 31 August and Sunday, 1 September 2019
3D Embroidery WorkshopWorkshops
Learn all the techniques you need to design and create your own embroidery sculpture with textile artist Emma Whitehead and the Down Arts Centre.
Date: Saturday, 25 May at 10am-4pm
Textile workshop with Nigel CheneyWorkshops
Unique textile workshop; learn hand-stitching techniques with a range of materials.
Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019
Nigel Cheney - The Shepard's Daughter ExhibitionExhibitions
An exhibition of work by textile artist; Nigel Cheney.
Nigel Cheney is a Leicestershire based textile artist who is inspired by family history and a love of nature, birds and animals, using digital print and embroidery as a means to explore ideas of memory, myths, fact and fiction.Preview: Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 7.30–9pm
Dates: 6 June - 29 June 2019
Printmaking workshop at the Island Arts CentreWorkshops
This one day workshop will introduce and encourage you to explore methods and ideas to create your own small edition of unique prints.
Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019
The Art of Craft Exhibition: The Scandza CollectionExhibitions
One of Ireland’s emerging kiln formed glass Artists, Keith Sheppard, presents his new body of work, The ‘Scandza’ Collection which embraces his aesthetic vision and continued development, focusing on a sleek contemporary; ‘minimalist’ approach to functional and non-functional tableware for modern living.
Market place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh
Opening: Saturday 25 May 2019 with artist meet and greet 2 - 3pm.
Dates: 17 May – 6 July 2019
Summer Artisan Food & Craft Market at Merville HouseFairs
Summer artisan Food & Craft market, featuring around 40 talented makers, artists and creators.
Date: Sunday, 2 June 2019, 11am - 4pm.
Student Exhibition: Uncommon ObjectsExhibitions
An exhibition of work by 2nd year ceramics and jewellery students from the Ulster University in Belfast.
Each student has created a unique piece or series of works inspired by the Duncairn, its history, architecture, and its community.
Dates: 9 - 24 May 2019