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  • Linen Lab Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    Linen Lab Exhibition

    The FE McWilliam Gallery  and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough present ‘Linen Lab’, a dynamic new exhibition which is the result of a year-long creative collaboration between eight artists; Rachel  Fitzpatrick, Deborah Malcomson, Lyndsey McDougall, Robert Peters, Jill Phillips, Heather Richardson, Archibald Godts and Theresa Bastek of Studio Plastique and 400 young people from 13 local schools.

    Linen Lab, will be on show at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery from 12 October to 9 November 2019.

  • South Down Craft Collective Craft Market

    Fairs
    South Down Craft Collective Craft Market

    South Down Craft Collective returns to The Market House, Ballynahinch, with their usual line up of quality artists, makers and food producers. Treat yourself to something special and unique or even start your Christmas shopping!

    Tasty refreshments available.

    Free entry with plenty of nearby parking.

    Date and Time: Saturday, 2 November 2019, 10am - 3pm

  • Lecture: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

    Talks
    Lecture: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

    Applied Arts Ireland & Northern Ireland Winter Lecture Series Presents: 

    Malene Hartmann Rasmussen 

    Ceramic artist, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, will discuss her practice and influences whilst providing a unique insight into her working methods.

    Date and Time: Tuesday,  21 January 2020,  2-4pm. 

  • Silver Jewellery Workshop - Armagh Market Place Theatre

    Workshops
    Silver Jewellery Workshop - Armagh Market Place Theatre

    Silver Jewellery Workshop - Armagh Market Place Theatre

    In this Jewellery class you will create your own Silver Star pendant and matching earrings using silver sheet, silver wire and silver chain. Jewellery designer Mary Murphy will teach you basic jewellery making skills such as transferring of pattern, piercing and filing using traditional tools and processes.  

    Date and Time: Saturday, 23 November 2019, 10.00am - 4.00pm | £45.00

  • Introduction to Wood Carving [2 Day] Armagh

    Workshops
    Introduction to Wood Carving [2 Day] Armagh

    Introduction to Wood Carving (2 day)

    Stephen Ryan from Green Woodwork Ireland will teach you the skills needed to produce a woodcarving, from the initial sketching of a design, to using a range of carving tools and materials. This class is ideal for people that just want to try something new, along with those that want to take their new-found skills to the next level. No experience necessary.

    Date: Friday 11 Oct and Friday 18 Oct | 10am – 2.00pm each day | £45.00 

  • Ireland Glass Biennale 2019 Exhibition

    Exhibitions
    Ireland Glass Biennale 2019 Exhibition

    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 Fair

    Fairs
    Handmade Chelsea - The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

    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 Centre

    Exhibitions
    Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts Centre

    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 Course

    Workshops
    10 Week Jewellery Skills Course

    A series of Jewellery Skills Courses throughout 2019/20 with contemporary jeweller, Robyn Galway. 

    Location: Sugary Studios, Castlereagh Street, Belfast

  • Silver Jewellery Workshop

    Workshops
    Silver Jewellery Workshop

    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

    £45.00

  • Introduction to Woodcarving

    Workshops
    Introduction to Woodcarving

    Autumn Season at the Market Place Theatre 2019

    A 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

    £45.00

     

     

  • Art on the Rails

    Fairs
    Art on the Rails

    Art on the Rails returns to Queens Parade, Bangor

    Sunday 29 September

    11.00am - 3.00pm

  • Fine and Dandy Market

    Fairs
    Fine and Dandy Market

    The Fine and Dandy Market returns to Elmwood Hall, Belfast

    Sunday 29 September

    11.30am - 3.30pm

     

  • Culture Day Bazaar

    Fairs
    Culture Day Bazaar

    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 Market

    Fairs
    North Down Craft Collective Autumn Market

    North Down Craft Collective are holding their Autumn Fair on Saturday 14th September at Holywood Old School. 10am - 4pm

  • Ards Artisans

    Fairs
    Ards Artisans

    A new weekly pop up every Friday 10am - 4pm in Ards Shopping Centre showcasing local Makers.

     

  • Craft Workshops with Makers House at the Designerie

    Workshops
    Craft Workshops with Makers House at the Designerie

    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 Association

    Workshops
    Craft workshops with Randalstown Arches Association

    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 Council

    Fairs
    Craft Fair at Mossley Mill with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

    Craft Stalls and Demonstrations from Local Crafters and Crafters from Finland and Latvia

    Cost: £3 for adults, free under 16.

    Date: Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 11am to 4pm

     

  • Presman Mastermelt - Precious Metal Reclamation Talk

    Talks
    Presman Mastermelt - Precious Metal Reclamation Talk

    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

    Free event