August Craft Month 2020 - On Demand

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In conversation with Kate Malone

Maker: Kate Malone
From: Kate Malone Ceramics
Activity Type: Craft in Conversation
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 06-Aug-2020 - 6pm
End: 06-Aug-2020 - 7pm

Celebrated ceramic artist Kate Malone in conversation with Radio Ulster Arts Journalist Marie-Louise Muir

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In Conversation with Glenn Adamson

Maker: Glenn Adamson
From: Author and Curator
Activity Type: Craft in Conversation
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 13-Aug-2020 - 4pm
End: 13-Aug-2020 - 5pm

Curator and thinker at the heart of contemporary craft debates in conversation with Marie-Louise Muir

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Craft in Conversation: A resilient sector with The Steensons & Natalie Melton

Maker: Bill Steenson & Natalie Melton
From: Steensons Jewellers & Craft Council UK
Activity Type: Craft in Conversation
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 27-Aug-2020 - 6pm
End: 27-Aug-2020 - 7pm

Discussing business resilience with renowned independent craft jewellers The Steensons and Natalie Melton from the UK Crafts Council

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Craft NI Studio Interview: Adam Frew

Maker: Adam Frew
From: Adam Frew Ceramics
Activity Type: Craft NI Studio Interviews
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 21-Aug-2020 - 4pm
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

Interview with Adam Frew in his rural production and teaching studio in Aghadowey in Co.Derry.

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Craft NI Studio Interview: Cara Murphy Silversmith

Maker: Cara Murphy
From: Cara Murphy Silver Landscape
Activity Type: Craft NI Studio Interviews
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 13-Aug-2020 -
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

In the second of our Studio Interviews, meet Cara Murphy, silversmith in her Co. Down workshop.

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Craft NI Studio Interview: Derek Wilson Ceramic Artist

Maker: Derek Wilson
From: Derek WIlson Ceramics
Activity Type: Craft NI Studio Interviews
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 05-Aug-2020 - 4pm
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

Meet Northern Ireland ceramicist Derek Wilson, enjoy this invitation into his Belfast studio.

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Craft NI Studio Interviews: Benefield Spencer Glass

Maker: Scott Benefield and Andrea Spencer
From: Benefield Spencer Glass
Activity Type: Craft NI Studio Interviews
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 26-Aug-2020 - 4pm
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

The heat and light of Benefield Spencer's glass workshops in Ballintoy.

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'UNLOCKED' Exhibition

Maker: Craft NI Gallery
From: Craft NI
Activity Type: Exhibitions
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 07-Aug-2020 - 10:30am
End: 12-Sep-2020 - 5:30pm

Taking centre stage in August Craft Month, the exhibition will showcase craft under the theme 'Unlocked'

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UNLOCKED selected makers

Maker: Craft NI Gallery
From: Craft NI
Activity Type: Exhibitions
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 7-Aug-2020 -
End: 31-Aug-2020 -

Selected makers for 'Unlocked' August Craft Month 2020 Exhibition | With links to their social media

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Craft in 5 Words & My Favourite Craft Object

Maker: Variuos
From: Various
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 01-Aug-2020 -
End: 31-Aug-2020 -

As part of keeping the profile of NI craft and makers high, particularly during August.

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Making Conversations - Season 2 Episode 5

Maker: Babs Belshaw
From: Making Conversations
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 13-Aug-2020 -
End: -

Making Conversations podcasters Robyn Galway and Jemma Millen chat with potter Babs Belshaw

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Making Conversations Instagram Q&A

Maker: Robyn Galway & Jemma Millen
From: Making Conversations
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 13-Aug-2020 -
End: 13-Aug-2020 -

Join co-hosts Robyn Galway and Jemma Millen for a LIVE video Q&A session on Instagram

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Peatlands | Exhibition Exploring the significance of peat in the Glens of Antrim landscape & culture

Maker: Sharon Adams
From: Cushendun Old Church Centre
Activity Type: Exhibitions
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 07-Aug-2020 - 12pm
End: 30-Aug-2020 - 4pm

Sharon Adams tells stories through crafted objects - Deeply rooted in the farming landscape.

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The Nature of Glass

Maker: Andrea Spencer
From: Benefield Spencer Glass Studios
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 19-Aug-2020 - 7PM
End: 19-Aug-2020 - 8PM

A short documentary film followed by a live studio tour and demonstration of sculpting glass with Andrea Spencer​.

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Creative Peninsula Online

Maker: Makers of Ards & North Down
From: Ards & North Down Borough Council
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 17-Aug-2020 - 10am
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

Coming Soon - films from makers in Ards & North Down

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SERVING PLATTER WORKSHOP

Maker: Jemma Millen
From: Mourne Creative
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: £50
Start: 23-Aug-2020 - 12pm
End: 23-Aug-2020 - 5pm

Make and decorate your own terracotta serving platter just in time for al fresco dining this summer

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Crafting Shirts Online Workshop

Maker: Jane McCann
From: Filmmaker Myrid Carten
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 20-Aug-2020 -
End: 30-Sep-2020 -

Online guided workshop in pattern cutting showing how to adapt a simple workwear shirt

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Making Conversation - Season 2 Episode 6

Maker: Anne Earls Boylan
From: Making Conversations
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 27-Aug-2020 -
End: -

Making Conversations podcasters Robyn Galway and Jemma Millen chat with Jeweller Anne Earls Boylan

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South Down Craft Collective Exhibition

Maker: South Down Craft Collective
From: South Down Craft Collective
Activity Type: Exhibitions
Ticket Price: free
Start: -
End: -

‘Handmade in County Down’ featuring the work of some of County Down’s artists & craftspeople

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Bubble Buddy Mask Making Workshop

Maker: Jaele Rollins-McColgan
From: Top Floor Art Gallery
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: £60 for 2 people
Start: 12-Aug-2020 - 2pm
End: 27-Aug-2020 - 4pm

Masks???? We've got you covered at Top Floor Art. Workshops running throughout August

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Cloth#20 - Online

Maker: Nicola Gates
From: Olla Nua
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 22-Aug-2020 - 2PM
End: 23-Aug-2020 - 4:30pm

Belfast-based weaver Nicola Gates of Olla Nua is taking part in CLOTH#20, an online event with over 40 makers.

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Sew Your Own Mask

Maker: Jaele Rollins-McColgan
From: Top Floor Art Gallery
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: £40
Start: 10-Aug-2020 - 2PM
End: 31-Aug-2020 - 4:30PM

For Confident Beginner Sewists. Masks? We've got you covered at Top Floor Art...

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Galway Potters' Market

Maker: Various
From: Galway Potters' Market
Activity Type: Meet the Makers
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 15-Aug-2020 - 10am
End: 16-Aug-2020 - 5pm

15th and 16th August, Spanish Arch, Galway with a number of Northern Ireland makers participating.

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Online How To's

Maker: Rachel Fitzpatrick
From: FE McWilliam
Activity Type: Events and Workshops
Ticket Price: Free
Start: 01-Aug-2020 - On Demand
End: 31-Aug-2020 -

Virtual Workshops for Children when you can't be face to face!

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