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Ireland Glass Biennale 2019 ExhibitionExhibitions
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) announces the Ireland Glass Biennale 2019; a juried exhibition of work from some of the world’s most innovative glass artists, designers and craft practitioners. Through showcasing the excellence of contemporary glass practice, the Irish Glass Biennale(IGB) aspires to further the public’s understanding of the creative potential of glass and to act as a catalyst for cultural activities which centre around glass.
Dates: 24 October 2019 - 7 January 2020, Open daily between 10am - 5pm
Handmade Chelsea - The Contemporary Craft and Design FairFairs
Handmade Chelsea is an annual contemporary craft and design fair at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall.
Dates: Friday 8 - Sunday 10 November 2019
Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts CentreExhibitions
Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts Centre.
Preview: Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 7.30 - 9PM - Everyone welcome!
Exhibition Dates: 2 - 26 October 2019
10 Week Jewellery Skills CourseWorkshops
A series of Jewellery Skills Courses throughout 2019/20 with contemporary jeweller, Robyn Galway.
Location: Sugary Studios, Castlereagh Street, Belfast
Silver Jewellery WorkshopWorkshops
Autumn Season at the Market Place Theatre 2019.A silver Jewellery workshop at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh led by Jewellery designer Mary Murphy
Saturday 23 November
10.00am - 4.00pm
Introduction to WoodcarvingWorkshops
Autumn Season at the Market Place Theatre 2019A 2 day woodcarving workshop at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh led by Stephen Ryan from Green Woodwork Ireland
Friday 11 Oct and Friday 18 Oct
10am – 2.00pm each day
Art on the RailsFairs
Art on the Rails returns to Queens Parade, Bangor
Sunday 29 September
11.00am - 3.00pm
Fine and Dandy MarketFairs
The Fine and Dandy Market returns to Elmwood Hall, Belfast
Sunday 29 September
11.30am - 3.30pm
Culture Day BazaarFairs
This year Culture Day will include a Bazaar in St Anne's Cathedral
Saturday 21 September, 10.30am - 4.30pm
North Down Craft Collective Autumn MarketFairs
North Down Craft Collective are holding their Autumn Fair on Saturday 14th September at Holywood Old School. 10am - 4pm
A new weekly pop up every Friday 10am - 4pm in Ards Shopping Centre showcasing local Makers.
Craft Workshops with Makers House at the DesignerieWorkshops
The latest craft based workshops for adults include: arm knitting, furniture up-cycling, textile brooches, origami and an introduction to macrame.
Craft workshops with Randalstown Arches AssociationWorkshops
New list of Craft Workshops launched including:
Handmade Card Making, Lampshade Making, Christmas Bowl Fillers and Christmas Clay Decorations.
Craft Fair at Mossley Mill with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough CouncilFairs
Craft Stalls and Demonstrations from Local Crafters and Crafters from Finland and LatviaCost: £3 for adults, free under 16.
Date: Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 11am to 4pm
Presman Mastermelt - Precious Metal Reclamation TalkTalks
This talk will inform you of the best practices to carry out in your studios for optimum reclamation of your scraps and what Presman Mastermelt can do for you when reclaiming. It's a fantastic way to get maximum return for your business/practise.Date: Thursday, 12 September at 4:30pm
Crochet Workshops in RandalstownWorkshops
Randalstown Arches Association has a series of crochet classes and workshops coming up in Arches House, Randalstown.
Carols Crochet Crafts will be hosting weekly crochet classes every Tuesday 12-2PM beginning Tuesday 3rd September 2019
A crochet workshop will take place on Saturday 28th September, 10am-4pm
Handmade Craft Fair at The Old Inn CrawfordsburnFairs
Handmade Craft Fair showcasing the work of local creators from the North Down area.
11.30 - 4.30
Saturday 14th September
Open Studio and Pottery SaleOpen Studios
Jack McGonigle Ceramics and Fiona Shannon are hosting an Open Studio Sale in their shared work space at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart from 29th-31st August.
10am - 6pm each day.
Illustrated talk with Fiona McKelvieTalks
Textile specialist Fiona McKelvie will share her interest and passion for Irish Linen, as well as recalling the history of the fabric so important to the city of Belfast.Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 6pm
Location: Linen Hall Library
Modelling the Head in Clay - From Life WorkshopWorkshops
This module is open to beginners and those with some experience in clay modelling.
Students will learn to make an armature and model a head in clay from life.