Arts & Crafting Events

National Craft Month 2021 on Wexford Craft Trail

Sun 1st August - Sat 28th August

Celebrating 50 years of Design & Craft Council of Ireland   ‘The expert in anything was first a beginner’     This August you may be a beginner but with expert guidance and vision, who knows where the trail may lead.    As part of National Craft Month in August, members of Wexford Craft Trail have […]

A Wilde Fan

Fri 8th October - Sat 9th October

Through his plays, poetry, prose and extraordinary life, Oscar Wilde has been a constant source of inspiration and obsession for acclaimed actor Myles Breen. Reuniting with director Liam O’Brien (Language UnBecoming A Lady / The Bachelor of Kilkish), the international award winning company presents their 15th production on tour. Featuring excerpts from Wilde’s writings alongside […]

Summer Sessions – Young Voices

Thu 22nd July - Thu 12th August

Featuring new young singer songwriters between ages of 13-18 hosted by Rachel Grace former PwcSpotlight recipient at Wexford Arts Centre.   Thursday 22nd July 7pm – 8:30pm Thursday 29th July 7pm – 8:30pm Thursday 5th August 7pm – 8:30pm Thursday 12th August 7pm – 8:30pm   Rachel Grace is a nineteen-year-old singer/songwriter from Wexford, Ireland.  Her music is a […]

Red Moon Creative Arts Summer Camp at the Presentation Centre

Tue 3rd August - Fri 6th August

Red Moon Creative Arts Theatre ‘explorers of the imagination’ Creative Arts Summer Camp 2021  Join us for four fabulously creative mornings that include Drama, Story-Making, Costume- Making and Art. Children from 7-12/13 years welcome Fee: €65 (small reduction for siblings)   Dates/Times: Tuesday 3rd August to Friday 6th . Camps run from 10.30-1pm.    Weather/Permission permitting we […]

Leather Journal Cover with Roy Gallagher

Sat 2nd October - Sat 2nd October

Participants will build their own journal cover and will design their own artwork for it. This is a basic tooling workshop.  A5 journal included. €65 per participant Pre-booking essential Please note that all our courses are subject to change in accordance with the Government’s restrictions. 

Wild Inks with Annie Hogg

Sat 19th June - Sat 25th September

In this one-day workshop, we will be covering the basics of botanical ink making. Our morning will be concerned with extracting colour from several plants and crafting these into inks. After our lunch break, we will explore the use of modifiers to open up the colour spectrum of each ink.   Throughout this workshop we […]

Woodblock Carving with Gerry Cussen

Sat 5th June - Sat 28th August

Exercise your brain through thinking of how to use negative space to create images.  Practical design elements considered for ease of carving.  All materials and Japanese Ho-Sho paper provided. Do bring some fabric scraps and we can play around with printing on those also. The last couple of hours can be spent experimenting with any […]

Bowl Turning with Dee Synnott

Sun 20th June - Sat 21st August

Join Dee as we explore the heritage craft of bowl turning on a foot-powered lathe. Turning a cleft log into a bowl. Create an eating vessel that brings us back to our ancient past. Develop skills that give a deep connectedness between wood, history and the natural world. Forge an understanding of traditional work and […]

Furniture Revamping with the Revamp Tramp

Sun 25th April - Sun 26th September

Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her popular Furniture Revamping Workshops. This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to those who would like to learn new furniture revamping techniques. Learn how to prep and paint your furniture before trying out many different techniques including decoupage, stenciling, glazing, distressing, using frog tape and how […]

Weaving and Rug Hooking with Imogen Stafford

Sun 18th April - Sun 19th September

In this course, Imogen will introduce you to two different forms of weaving as well as rug hooking. You will learn how to:  Make the loom Thread the loom-create the warp Weave a rug  Weave a wall hanging Rug hooking is a really great way of recycling those tee shirts – children’s clothes – fabric […]

Animal Wire Sculpture with Imogen Stafford

Sun 11th April - Sat 11th September

Join Wexford based Sculptor Imogen Stafford as she takes time out from creating her mythological Creatures on display at the Botanic Gardens in Dublin to share her craft. Imogen specializes in creating sculptures from mixed media including chicken wire inspired by mythology and Irish wildlife.   Over the duration of the course, you will learn […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing with Guy Urbin

Sat 10th April - Sat 23rd October

Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith. Within the confines of a site-specific forge, Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. Tools Required: Steel toe cap safety boots or strong equivalent.   €100 per participant (Pre-booking is essential).  […]