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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
Free Digital Marketing WorkshopsWorkshops
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 preparedWorkshops
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
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 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
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 ExhibitionExhibitions
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 WorkshopWorkshops
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 & ScreeningExhibitions
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.