Arts & Crafting Events

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 Willow Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 13th July - Sun 14th July
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This is a two-day class allowing for the making of a bigger basket than you would make on the one day class. You will be able to plan your own project and can expect to make a basket with a handle/handles (eg: a shopping or small log basket). It is suitable for both beginners and […]

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 […]

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. […]