Arts & Crafting Events

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 […]

Beewax Candle Making with Ultan Cowley

Sun 4th August - Sat 21st September
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Did you know that beeswax candles clean the air when they burn? Because beeswax candles clean the air and reduce indoor pollutants, they can effectively reduce asthma, cat allergies, and hay fever. Beeswax releases negative ions when it burns. Pollen, dust, dirt, pollutants, and any other particles in the air all carry a positive charge, […]

Rabbit Pelt Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sun 18th August - Sun 18th August
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Join Lucy as we explore the ancient art of hide tanning, turning a fresh animal’s skin into soft leather. This process leads us to have a deep respect for the animals who have surrendered their skins, and for the immense skill of our own ancestors who relied on this art. This workshop will focus on […]

Rabbit Pelt Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sat 5th October - Sat 5th October
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Join Lucy as we explore the ancient art of hide tanning, turning a fresh animal’s skin into soft leather. This process leads us to have a deep respect for the animals who have surrendered their skins, and for the immense skill of our own ancestors who relied on this art. This workshop will focus on […]

Fish Skin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sat 17th August - Sat 17th August
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Learn how to process a fish & turn its skin into a strong and durable material. Make a small pouch from the tanned skins. Also exploring ancestral fishing techniques: plant fibre line, bone hooks, floats, sinkers & lures. Cooking fish on the fire without pots or pans. This course will be running from 10am to […]

Fish Skin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sun 6th October - Sun 6th October
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Learn how to process a fish & turn its skin into a strong and durable material. Make a small pouch from the tanned skins. Also exploring ancestral fishing techniques: plant fibre line, bone hooks, floats, sinkers & lures. Cooking fish on the fire without pots or pans. This course will be running from 10am to […]