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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
Ceramics Workshop: Tray MakingWorkshops
Make and decorate your own set of terracotta stacking trays with maker Jemma Millen Ceramics.
Date: Sunday, 2 June 2019
Art On The RailsExhibitions,Fairs
A monthly Art, Contemporary Craft & Music Festival held on the Last Sunday of the month April to September 11am - 3pm Project 24, Bangor.
Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills taught by the experienced professional teacher Nicola Parkes and On The Square Emporium.
Cost: £40 per class
Dates: Monday, 6 May 2019 to Monday, 24 June 2019
Armagh Craft Fair 2019Fairs
The annual Armagh Craft Fair returns to the Market Place Theatre on Saturday 25 May. Showcasing over 35 designer/makers this event offers an amazing range of beautiful handmade craft to browse and buy.
Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019
Hands Craft FestivalFairs
Rediscover Ireland's rich heritage and lost traditional skills
Friday 24th - Monday 27th May 2019
Weave a Willow Basket with Black Mountain BasketsWorkshops
Learn how to weave a willow basket in a day with maker Bríd McKeown
Date: Saturday, 25 of May 2019
How to improve your website with LEANWorkshops
Linking Entrepreneurs in Antrim and Newtownabbey present this workshop to address the key components of good website governance for either a new business website or to improve an old/existing website.
Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Frame Loom Weaving at An CreaganWorkshops
Learn the basics of tapestry weaving on a simple frame loom. Participants can create a small contemporary wall hanging in a one day intensive class
Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Lab Nights: Sculptural LinenWorkshops
Explore textiles in 3D at the FE McWilliam Gallery in Banbridge.
Date: Thursday, 2 May 2019.
Kiln Building CourseWorkshops
One day course with Ulster Ceramics Pottery Supplies.
Learn how to build and fire a kiln. Build your own kiln to take home.
Date: Monday, 27 May 2019
Hey Clay! Potter's Wheel Experience at Unique Art Shop, Ulster UniversityWorkshops
Come and experience the potter’s wheel in action with David McComiskey, Ulster University’s ceramic artist in residence!Date: Saturday, 18 May 2019