Events

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  • Crafted 2017

    Fairs
    Crafted 2017

    CRAFTED 2017

    CRAFTED Winter Craft Fair takes place at Castle Ward, Strangford, County Down on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017 from 11am to 4pm.

    Start the festive season with a visit to CRAFTED, the Winter Craft Fair at Castle Ward.

    CRAFTED is presented in the superb surroundings of the 18th Century House and Stableyard at Castle Ward.

    Help kick-off Christmas at Castle Ward

    Shop for special gifts with Christmas on the horizon

    Choose from a fabulous range of jewellery, fashion and interior accessories

    Indulge in some retail therapy whilst supporting local Artist/Designer/Makers

    Visit Craft Stands in the House and Stableyard

    Visit Food Stands in the Stableyard

    Children's Craft Activities

    The Tea Room and the estate are open for everyone to see, use and enjoy.
  • Upcoming Events @ the Wood Shed, Templepatrick

    Workshops,Open Studios
    Upcoming Events @ the Wood Shed, Templepatrick
    Up and running since 1992, The Wood Shed is a full-time family business offering woodturning services and equipment, but also regularly host popular demonstrations and workshops. Here's a rundown of what's coming up throughout September and October.
  • Upcoming Mourne Creative Weekend Workshops

    Workshops
    Upcoming Mourne Creative Weekend Workshops
    Mourne Creative have organised a number of upcoming creative weekend getaways. These popular workshops include pottery, cyanotype printing, willow weaving, blacksmithing, and more. Take a look at the schedule and find out more here.
  • SIAP – Craft NI Funding Application Clinic with Suzanne Lyle & Deirdre Robb (ACNI)

    Workshops,Talks
    SIAP – Craft NI Funding Application Clinic with Suzanne Lyle & Deirdre Robb (ACNI)
    UPDATE: This event is now fully booked. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland's SIAP funding programme is now open for applications (deadline August 24th). As the sector leading body for craft development in NI, Craft NI would like to offer help and assistance to designer-makers interested in applying for funding this year.
  • Upcoming Craft Workshops @ Millennium Court Arts Centre

    Workshops
    Upcoming Craft Workshops @ Millennium Court Arts Centre
    There are a number of exciting craft workshops coming up in Millennium Court Arts Centre, including jewellery making and ceramics. Beginning 3 June.
  • Leitrim Sculpture Centre 2017 Workshop Programme

    Workshops
    Leitrim Sculpture Centre 2017 Workshop Programme
    The 2017 Workshop Programme at the Leitrim Sculpture centre is truly vibrant and varied. With short courses to suit many interests, including jewellery making, woodturning, and metal work, read and download the programme to get involved and learn a new skill.
  • Fine & Dandy Market Upcoming Dates

    Fairs
    Fine & Dandy Market Upcoming Dates
    The Fine & Dandy Market showcases the work of independent makers, designers, illustrators and artists alongside stalls from collectors of records, books and vintage wares and quality local Food & Drink Produce. You'll certainly find something unique, local, and handcrafted at their upcoming fairs.
  • Ulster Folk & Transport Museum April / May Craft Programme

    Workshops
    Ulster Folk & Transport Museum April / May Craft Programme
    The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum has an extensive programme of craft-orientated workshops and talks planned in for 2017, with various different events taking place throughout winter, spring, and beyond.
  • Craft Workshops @ Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

    Workshops
    Craft Workshops @ Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
    Aimed more towards the craft hobbyist, the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, have lined up some workshops. Beginning on 26 & 27 April, respectively, and running for seven weeks.
  • Out of Print @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn

    Exhibitions
    Out of Print @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn
    Brighton-based printmaker John Dilnot returns to R-Space with this glorious retrospective of over 30 years of making books. This exhibition launches on April 1st and runs until April 28th.
  • Moneypenny’s Blacksmith Workshop

    Workshops
    Moneypenny’s Blacksmith Workshop
    Moneypenny’s Blacksmith Workshop, a space for artists who work in metal, host a weekly ‘come and try’ blacksmith group. It is set in the beautiful and historic location of Moneypenny’s Lock, on the Newry Canal just outside Portadown. Every Saturday.
  • Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay

    Exhibitions
    Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay
    Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay will open on the 31st March, at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin. The Sodeisha or ‘Crawling through Mud Association’ aimed to reject traditional historical precedents in the then Kyoto-based ceramic industry.
  • Womenfolk: A Celebration of Women in Design

    Talks
    Womenfolk: A Celebration of Women in Design
    This special talk and forum in Belfast and Derry will focus on celebrating women in Design and how collectively we can celebrate and promote aspiring, emerging and established female designers. Taking place 31 March.
  • Craft @ Creativity Month – Week 3 & 4

    Exhibitions,Workshops,Open Studios
    Craft @ Creativity Month – Week 3 & 4
    During the March month-long celebration of all things creative here in NI, there is much to be excited about for those with a particular interest in Craft & Design. Have a look at the listings and find out how you can get involved.
  • Craft & Design @ the NI Science Festival

    Exhibitions,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios
    Craft & Design @ the NI Science Festival
    There are a number of fab-looking craft & design orientated events taking place during the remainder of the NI Science Festival. Why not get involved and learn something and have fun!
  • Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter

    Exhibitions
    Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter
    Set to preview this Thursday, 26 January, 7-9pm in Ards Arts Centre, Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter explores the issue of what makes us human. Running until 25 February.
  • Meet the Maker Programme @ Ards Crafts

    Exhibitions
    Meet the Maker Programme @ Ards Crafts
    Ards Crafts are hosting a number of 'Meet the Maker' events throughout 2017. Including demonstrations, showcases and much more, these events in the Space Gallery, Ards Craft & Design Centre, are thoroughly wide-ranging in scope and will have something for everyone.
  • Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics with Rebecca Killen @ SRC

    Workshops
    Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics with Rebecca Killen @ SRC
    Talented local ceramicist Rebecaa Killen will be leading a Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics evening class in the Southern Regional College, Newry from 2nd February for 17 weeks. This is the perfect opportunity for those with an interest in pottery to learn a new skill.
  • Emerging Reality – A Rogue Butterfly @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn

    Exhibitions
    Emerging Reality – A Rogue Butterfly @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn
    In this textile-based work Heather Burgess shares information about the experience of being diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 32, and expresses her feelings about the diagnosis, her treatment and recovery. Check it out until the 3rd of February.
  • Applied Art Masterclasses @ the Ulster Museum

    Talks
    Applied Art Masterclasses @ the Ulster Museum
    The Applied Arts Ulster group organise a yearly programme of lectures held at the Ulster Museum. This is a unique insight into the artists' work at the peak of their practice and an experience not to be missed.