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  • 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 

  • COLLECT 2019

    Fairs
    COLLECT 2019

    Collect returns to London’s Saatchi Gallery. Collect is the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design, and provides an opportunity to discover and invest in exceptional work produced in the last five years by living artists, much of which is made exclusively for the Fair.

    Dates: 28 February - 3 March 2019 

  • Collected Presence:

    Exhibitions
    Collected Presence:

    Gráinne Maher, Elin Johnston, Rachel Fitzpatrick - three leading, local women designers showcase their latest creations inspired by linen.

    Dates: 9 - 18 April 2019.

     

  • Stephen Dow - Pym Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    Stephen Dow - Pym Exhibition

    Stephen Dow's exhibition 'Pym' features a series of works inspired by architect Francis Pym’s 1971 Brutalist extension to the Ulster Museum.

  • Modelling The Head In Clay - From Life Workshop

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    Modelling The Head In Clay - From Life Workshop

    Two places have just become available.

    Modelling The Head In Clay - From Life Workshop

    Date: Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2019


  • Old Bleach Artefacts & Screening

    Exhibitions
    Old Bleach Artefacts & Screening

     

    Join Randalstown Arches Association for a community exhibition made up of donations from local residents of Old Bleach Linens and related artefacts alongside a screening of archive footage from NI Screen.

     

  • Surface Matters PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2019-2020

    Exhibitions
    Surface Matters PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2019-2020

    Surface Matters, an exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2019-20.

    Exhibition opening: Thursday, 21 February - Sunday 19 May 2019

  • Sterling Silver Beading Workshop

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    Sterling Silver Beading Workshop

    Learn how to make a beaded bracelet with the Creative Director of Fred Loves Ginger. Whatever your experience, you will leave with new skills and a finished piece of sterling silver jewellery.

    Date: Sunday, 3 March

  • Enamelling and Painted Enamel Short Course

    Workshops
    Enamelling and Painted Enamel Short Course

    This is a rare opportunity to be taught enamelling by two of Europe’s finest enamellers Jane Short and Gillie Hoyte Byrom. This two-day workshop will teach you about many different enamelling techniques such as cloisonné, champlevé, Basse-taille and painting and miniaturist enamels.

    Date: Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 2019

  • Pottery Classes | Loaf

    Workshops
    Pottery Classes | Loaf

    Throw a pot on the wheel - Open day once a month.

    Cost: £25

     

    Date: Friday, 22 February 2019
    Friday, 29 March 2019

     

  • Glassblowing Workshops at Leitrim Sculpture Centre

    Workshops
    Glassblowing Workshops at Leitrim Sculpture Centre

    A series of hands-on glassblowing workshops for both beginners and improvers learning how to shape and control hot glass. Further skills courses cover hot glass casting into Zircar moulds and sand casting.

    Various Dates starting from Saturday 23rd February 2019 and throughout the month of March

  • The Fine and Dandy Mother's Day Market

    Fairs
    The Fine and Dandy Mother's Day Market

     The Fine & Dandy Market, founded in May 2013, is a monthly market, showcasing the work of independent artists, designers, illustrators, craftspeople and food producers.

    Date: Saturday, 30 March

  • Face Value Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    Face Value Exhibition

    'Face Value', an exhibition of work by Anna Donovan and Lenka Davidikova. 

    Exhibition Preview: Thursday 28 February, 7-9pm

    Exhibition dates: Friday 29 February -Saturday, 23 March 2019

  • North Down Craft Collective Valentine Market

    Fairs
    North Down Craft Collective Valentine Market

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

    Date: Saturday, 9 February 2019

  • Decorate a Bunny with Textile Artist Nigel Cheney

    Workshops
    Decorate a Bunny with Textile Artist Nigel Cheney

    Textile artist Nigel Cheney will demonstrate a variety of hand stitch and embellishment techniques.

    Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019

  • Arm Knit a Blanket Workshop

    Workshops
    Arm Knit a Blanket Workshop

    Learn how to arm knit yourself a super stylish blanket.

    Date: Saturday, 18 May 2019

  • Sculptural Jewellery Workshop with Rachel Fitzpatrick

    Workshops
    Sculptural Jewellery Workshop with Rachel Fitzpatrick

    Create a sculptural jewellery piece by using various textile techniques. 

    Date: Saturday, 11 May 2019

     

  • Millinery Workshop with Grainne Maher

    Workshops
    Millinery Workshop with Grainne Maher

    Design and make a feather and sinamay headpiece for yourself to wear at an upcoming wedding or day at the races!

    Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019