Arts & Crafting Events

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 […]

Bark Basketry with Terry the Weaver

Sat 1st June - Sat 1st June
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In this workshop, you will learn the skills of harvesting, storing and weaving with willow bark. Terry studied in Finland with a willow bark weaver as well as a birch bark weaver and will pass on these skills on this workshop. Bark baskets may be folded, knotted and woven and we will explore these techniques […]

Wool Spinning and Natural Dyeing with Terry the Weaver

Sun 7th July - Sun 11th August
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This workshop will teach you to spin yarn from a sheep’s fleece, as well as dyeing yarn from plant material. Two dye pots will be simmering during the day so that two colours will be shimmering by the end of the course. While the dye-pots simmer, you will learn to sort, tease and spin a […]

The Knightly Art of the Sword with Goat’s Head Historical Fencing

Sun 21st July - Sat 24th August
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These classes will cover the basis for combat with the Longsword as documented in the German tradition dating from the 14th century to the 16th century. Learn how to use a longsword defensively and offensively, using techniques originally devised by and taught to knights and nobles throughout the medieval period in Europe. These classes will […]

Axe Throwing with Heath Dawson

Sun 26th May - Sun 1st September
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Axe Club are running a unique and engaging course on the fast-growing sport of axe throwing with an Introduction to Axe Throwing Course. Introduction to axe throwing safety with Flying Angel Axes, including self-coaching and technique. Practice throws then a mini-tournament with other participants. Traditional Tomahawk throwing, practice with coaching. International championship Double bit axe […]

Upcycling with the Revamp Tramp

Sat 29th June - Sun 27th October
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Learn how to prep and paint furniture as well as furniture techniques including decoupage, glazing, distressing and most importantly how to plan a design for a piece. You need to bring your own small piece of furniture to upcycle i.e. bedside locker, chair, coffee table, hall table. This course will be running from 10am to […]

Animal Wire Sculpture Course with Imogen Stafford

Sun 2nd June - Sat 12th 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 […]

Stained Glass Intermediate Class (Level 2) with Claire O’Brien

Sat 27th July - Sat 24th August
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Design and make a light catcher of your choice using the copper foil method of Stained-Glass design. This class is aimed at those who have already cut glass, however, complete beginners can work with straight line designs to cut, foil and solder their own Stained-Glass light catcher. This course will be running from 10am to […]

Mosaic Class with Claire O’Brien

Sat 25th May - Sat 14th September
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Have a smashing time creating a mosaic panel. With a wide range of colours and designs, you are also welcome to bring along your own ideas. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. €60 per participant (to include all glass, wood, decorations and other materials). Just bring along your own hammer. Pre-booking essential. […]

Half-day Pottery Workshop with Patricia Howard

Sat 18th May - Sun 1st September
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From a simple ball of clay, there are all kinds of possibilities! On this absorbing 3-hour pottery course with acclaimed tutor and potter Patricia Howard, you’ll begin with that ball of clay, learning how to form and build it into anything from a Wexford hedgehog to a mug we can glaze and send on to […]

Celtic Carving with Tommy Kelly

Tue 23rd July - Sun 20th October
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Relax and spend a day in the mindful experience of learning the traditional skills of Bodgers (skilled woodworkers who used green timber) under the guidance of master craftsman Tommy Kelly from Bevel Furniture / Bevel Woodworking School. With over 35 years of experience in crafting wood Tommy will guide you through making your very own […]

Traditional Japanese Woodblock Carving with Gerry Cussen

Sat 27th July - Sun 13th October
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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. This course will be running from 10am to 5pm. Please bring a design that will […]