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Christmas Artisan Market: St. Patrick's P.S HolywoodFairs
St. Patrick's P.S. Holywood PTA host their Christmas Artisan Market with local artisan producers and festive food & drink to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Date and Time: Thursday 28 November 2019, 4-8pm.
Arm Knitting Blanket: WorkshopWorkshops
Keep cosy this season by joining the Arms Knitting Blanket Workshop. Learn to knit with your arms using super chunky yarn to make a full size chunky blanket. With no knitting experience or skills required, all the materials will be provided at the Bullitt Hotel, Belfast.
Date and Time: Sunday 17 November 2019, 11-1pm.
Christmas Willow Wreath WorkshopWorkshops
Kick off the festive season by signing up for this fun sustainable Christmas Willow Wreathing workshop, design and make a wreath for your own door or as a Christmas gift in the GOOD ROOM in Bullitt Hotel, Belfast.
Date and Time: Sunday, 8 December 2019, 12-4pm.
Hygge Workshop at Bullitt BelfastWorkshops
Join Mourne Creative for a Christmas Workshop in the GOOD ROOM at Bullitt, Belfast. You will be creating your own UNIQUE Christmas decorations with talented textile artist, Jude Smith, from Petite Jou Jou.
Date and Time: Friday, 6 December 2019, 7-9pm.
Golden Thread Gallery Christmas Market 2019Fairs
On Thursday 5th December, to coincide with the last Late-Night Art of 2019, The Golden Thread Gallery will host their annual unique market of beautiful work by designer makers and artists.
Date and Time: Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5-8pm.
Jewellery Workshop with Fred Loves GingerWorkshops
Fred Loves Ginger presents two three-hour jewellery workshops where participants will learn how to create and professionally finish a bracelet using semi-precious gems, Swarovski crystals and sterling silver or gold-plated findings. No previous experience is necessary and each person will leave with at least one piece of jewellery. Price includes all materials.
Morning Session: 9:45am - 1pm
Afternoon Session: 1:45 - 5pm
Date and Time: Saturday, 2 November 2019.
Christmas Craft FairFairs
Christmas Craft Fair at the Crescent Church Belfast
Family friendly event that is fully accessible. Festive treats, music, face painting, balloon modelling and nearly 40 stalls of artisan crafts.
Date and Time: Saturday, 16 November 2019, 10am-4pm.
The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts: 138th Annual ExhibitionExhibitions
Founded in 1879, the Royal Ulster Academy is the largest and longest established body of practicing visual artists in Northern Ireland. One of the founding principles of the Academy was to hold an annual exhibition of work by both members and non–members of merit. Now in its 138th year, this event remains one of the highlights of the Northern Ireland arts calendar attracting over 96,000 visitors in 2018.
Dates: 18th October 2019 to 5th January 2020
Being Human Festival: Stitches and StoriesCommunity
Come stitch with us! Belfast is a patchwork of neighbourhoods and communities, and at this informal, beginner-friendly event you will help hand-stitch a textile map of the city.
Date and Time: Saturday, 23 November 2019, 10:30am -13:30pm.
North Down Craft Collective MarketsFairs
Upcoming North Down Craft Collective Markets:
Saturday, 9 November 2019, 10am - 4pm
Saturday, 14 December 2019, 10am - 4pm
Belfast Design Week 2019Exhibitions,Workshops,Talks
Belfast Design Week is an annual design festival celebrating local and international design in venues across the city.
Dates: 4 - 10 November 2019
Christmas Willow Wreath WorkshopWorkshops
Kick off the festive season by signing up for this fun sustainable Christmas Willow Wreathing workshop, designing and making a wreath for your own door or as a Christmas gift.
You will be guided through the wreath-making process to produce your own sustainable willow wreath that can be updated throughout the year with other seasonal decor.
Date and Time: Sunday, 8 December 2019, 12-4pm.Location: The Good Room, Bullitt, Belfast.
Christmas Ceramic WorkshopWorkshops
Come start the festive season for this Christmas cracker of a ceramic workshop in designing and making your own decorative handcrafted Christmas Tree decoration for your table or elsewhere in your home
David McComiskey will take you through the ceramic process from rolling to hand building to adding texture and uniqueness and then glazing your own tree to your own personal style all up here in the GOOD ROOM at Bullit Belfast.
Date and Time: Thursday, 28 November 2019, 7-9pm.
The Fine & Dandy MarketsFairs
Upcoming Fine and Dandy Markets:
Sunday, 10 and 24 November 2019 - Elmwood Hall, Belfast
Sunday, 8 December 2019 - Town Hall, Portrush
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - Titanic Hotel, Belfast
Creative Peninsula Christmas Art & Craft Fayre 2019Fairs
The fantastic Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre returns this year to the opulent festive setting of Ards Arts Centre.
Date and Time: Friday, 29 and Saturday 30 November 2019, 10am - 5pm.
Linen Lab ExhibitionExhibitions
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 MarketFairs
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 RasmussenTalks
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 TheatreWorkshops
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] ArmaghWorkshops
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