Arts & Crafting Events

Friday Kids Art Class with Nadia 5-7 years

Fri 24th April - Fri 29th May
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This series of after school art classes is a place where kids can explore their creative side – by having fun, learning new skills and building confidence. Small classes of 8 students, ensure individual attention to each student’s progress when it comes to learning art. Kids aged 5 to 7 years will be exploring through […]

Friday Kids Art Class with Nadia 8-12 year olds

Fri 24th April - Fri 29th May
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This series of after school art classes is a place where kids can explore their creative side – by having fun, learning new skills and building confidence. Small classes of 8 students, insures individual attention to each students progress when it comes to learning art. Kids aged 8 to 12 years will explore different ways of […]

Cold Forging Copper with James Hayes

Sun 22nd March - Sun 17th May
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Join Wicklow based sculptor James Hayes and learn to turn the copper pipe into simple decorative objects using a lightweight hammer On this course, you will learn the basics of copper forming and tempering. Participants will make and take home a tea light holder and a bracelet. This craft course will be running on the […]

Successful Eco Printing with Nicola Brown

Sat 28th March - Sat 22nd August
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During this intensive one day workshop explore with Nicola the fascinating and exciting art of printing on silk, wool and paper using natural materials from the hedgerow, kitchen and garden Each participant will finish the day with a beautifully printed silk scarf and a handful of paper prints. The aim of this workshop is to […]

Animal Wire Sculpture with Imogen Stafford

Sat 4th April - Sat 3rd October
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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 specialises in creating sculptures from mixed media including chicken wire inspired by mythology and Irish wildlife. Over the duration of the course, you will learn how […]

Introduction to Wool Felting with Claire Fenton

Sat 16th May - Sun 11th October
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This one-day course will enable you to take home a completed piece of felted artwork having worked with the very soft, textured and colourful tones of merino wool This course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 16th May Sunday 14th June Saturday 25th July Sunday 30th August Sunday 11th October Price is €80 […]

Traditional Japanese Woodblock Carving with Gerry Cussen

Sat 25th April - Sun 6th September
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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. Take home your personally-designed block, which you can reproduce many times. You can bring a design that will be altered to suit carving technique. This course will […]

Two-day Sheep Skin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Wed 10th June - Thu 11th June
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This workshop will focus on tanning sheepskins   Each participant will not only leave with soft and usable skin but also the skills and knowledge to continue this art at home and revive our ancient wisdom. Price is €180 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 053 9120733 or visit our website

One-day Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 16th May - Sat 15th August
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Come and learn this age-old skill of turning a bundle of twigs into a beautiful and useful basket You will make a small basket such as a fruit bowl. You will also learn how to grow, harvest and prepare willow for the weaving. This course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 16th May […]

Two-day Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 20th June - Sun 12th July
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Come and make your own basket in a relaxed but supportive atmosphere On this two-day workshop, you will be able to take on a more ambitious project than you would on the one-day class. It is suitable both for beginners and people who have made baskets previously. Typically, you can expect to make something like […]

Japanese Black Ink Painting with Karen Colbert

Sun 19th April - Sat 10th October
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Japanese Black Ink Painting is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. It is a lovely calming and relaxing activity. This course will be running on: Sunday 19th April Sunday 20th September Price is  €75 per […]

Blacksmithing with Guy Urbin

Sat 21st March - Sat 15th August
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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. This craft course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 21st March Saturday 4th April Saturday 18th […]