Arts & Crafting Events

Larry Kirwan

Sat 5th October - Sat 5th October
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Larry Kirwan will perform at Wexford Arts Centre on Thursday October 5th, 8:30pm as part of his annual Irish Tour.  He’ll be accompanied by two busloads of American and Canadian fans. Kirwan was raised in nearby George’s Street and played his first gigs with The Johnny Reck Showband at the Arts Center (then Wexford Town […]

Halycon Days

Thu 10th October - Thu 10th October
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Don’t miss this humorous and touching play from Deirdre Kinahan ione of Ireland’s leading playwrights with recent hits such as Rathmines Road, The Unmanageable Sisters and the internationally renowned Moment. In a Co-Production between Directions Out Theatre Company and The Viking Theatre, starring Bryan Murray (Fair City, Irish RM and Bread) and Una Crawford (Fair City) and directed by Joe Devlin (In Search […]

Two-day Mounted Combat with Horsemen of Eire

Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September
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Weekend training in medieval riding and fighting techniques, laying the foundations for mounted combat. Participants will learn about jousting, sword-fighting and horsemanship, and will have the chance to handle replica weapons and wear medieval armour. Participants will have the chance of earning the “Level 1 Mounted Combat” certificate from the Horseman of Eire school; the […]

Biker’s Long Wallet with Roy Gallagher

Sun 10th November - Sun 10th November
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Learn all the basic of leather craft including carving and stitching leather and make your own biker’s long wallet. €100 per participant Pre-booking essential. Contact us on 053 9120733 or book online here: http://www.irishheritage.ie/product-category/courses-2019/leather-craft-with-roy-gallagher/

Leather Haversack with Roy Gallagher

Sat 5th October - Sat 5th October
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Learn basic leathercraft covering types of leather, dying and tools and make your own leather haversack. This course will be running from 10am to 5pm. €90 per participant Pre-booking essential. Contact us on 053 9120733 or book online: http://www.irishheritage.ie/product-category/courses-2019/leather-craft-with-roy-gallagher/

Wood Spirit Course with Tommy Kelly

Mon 3rd June - Sun 22nd September
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With over 35 years of experience in crafting wood Tommy Kelly, from Bevel Woodworking School, will guide you through making your very own wood carving. In this class, you will learn the art of woodcarving. You will be supplied a wide range of carving chisels and a log to carve with. This one-day workshop is […]

Two-day Dry Stone Wall Course with Pat Hickey

Sat 8th June - Sat 14th September
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This 2-day course is designed to introduce the participant to the various types of dry-laid walls that we have in Ireland. From different types of stone to different types of walls, participants will learn how to pick stone and how to lay it correctly. This course will be running from 10am to 5pm. €200 per […]

Stone Cobble Laying Course with Pat Hickey

Sun 30th June - Sat 31st August
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This course is for participants to get familiar with the various types of stone cobbles and the great selection of colours available to lay floors and pathways. Design set pieces of cobble work that can be used in gardens, public places and to be able to repair damaged floors and yards. This course will be […]

Creative Writing with Cat Hogan

Sat 22nd June - Sat 7th September
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Drawing on her own experience, multi-award nominated, Irish Times Bestselling author, Cat Hogan will inspire you to write by busting the writing myths. She will give you the tools and teach you the tricks, the outline and the nuts and bolts of the writing process. If anyone can motivate you to write that book, screenplay, […]

Willow Basket Weaving Course with Irene Kelly

Sun 23rd June - Sat 9th November
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This class is aimed at both complete newcomers to the craft and also those who have a bit of experience and would like to improve on their skills. You can expect to make a small basket in the day. We will also cover the growing, harvesting, storing and preparation of the willows for working. This […]

Two-day Foraged Basket Course with Irene Kelly

Sat 19th October - Sun 20th October
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This is an opportunity to take time out to immerse yourself in nature for the weekend. You will be shown how to recognize the materials that can be used to create a unique basket. We will experiment with different techniques such as cordage, braiding and plying which will transform your materials ready for weaving into […]

Introduction to Wool Felting with Claire Fenton

Sun 9th June - Sun 6th October
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Be inspired and learn the ancient and mindful craft of wool felting. 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 from 10am to 4pm. €80 per participant Pre-booking essential. To […]