Arts & Crafting Events

Two-day Sheepskin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sat 20th July - Sun 21st July
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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 […]

Two-day Sheepskin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Sat 21st September - Sun 22nd September
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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 […]

Two-day Flint Knapping Course with Witold Migal

Sat 6th July - Sun 7th July
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Join lithic expert Witold Migal of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw, Poland for a hands-on workshop. You will be able to find proper raw material for making stone tools and understand their use. Experience different knapping methods such as direct percussion with a hard and soft hammer and the basics of the punch and […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing Course with Guy Urbin

Mon 18th March - Mon 18th March
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith! Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. €90 per participant. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing Course with Guy Urbin

Sat 11th May - Sat 11th May
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith! Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. €90 per participant. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing Course with Guy Urbin

Sat 29th June - Sat 29th June
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith! Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. €90 per participant. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing Course with Guy Urbin

Sat 5th October - Sat 5th October
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith! Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. €90 per participant. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our […]

Japanese Black Ink Painting Workshop with Karen Colbert

Sat 1st June - Sat 1st June
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Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. Japanese Black Ink Painting is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a lovely calming and relaxing activity. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm €75 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, […]

Writing Workshop Inspired by Celtic Traditions with Deirdre McGarry

Sat 24th August - Sat 24th August
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A significant aspect of Irish heritage was and still is both the spoken and written word. Come into the House of Darkness with your writing guide Deirdre McGarry and experience some of the traditions which allowed poets to become such highly valued members of ancient Irish society. We will explore three line wisdom, riddles, ballads, […]

Introduction to Calligraphy with Reiltin Murphy-Foundational

Wed 17th July - Wed 17th July
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Use the Foundational lettering to begin to plot out your Family Tree. This half-day calligraphy course covers the basic principles of formal lettering. It is suitable as an introduction for complete beginners as well as being a refresher course for the more advanced. This course will be running from 10am to 1pm. €40 per participant […]

Introduction to Calligraphy with Reiltin Murphy- Ogham Writing

Sat 10th August - Sat 10th August
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Explore Ogham script and use it creatively to write a short quotation. This course will be running from 10am to 1pm. €40 per participant (All necessary materials supplied) Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website.    

Introduction to Book Making with Reiltin Murphy

Sat 7th September - Sat 7th September
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Make a non-adhesive single section binding from good quality papers suitable for future use as sketchbook, notebook, scrapbook or as inspiration for future artist books. This course will be running from 10am to 1pm. €40 per person (All necessary materials supplied). Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website. p.p1 […]