Category: Craft

Acrylic Pour, Make Your Own Moulds and Transfers Workshop

Event Description:
Join professional upcycler Beverley Wilde from Revamped, for a fun day with like-minded crafters. Learn how to do an acrylic pour and create your very own clay moulds and apply decorative decor transfers.

During this full day workshop you will see how it’s done and then create the following:

* acrylic pour on canvas, a technique that can also be used on wood furniture, tiles etc
* paint and decorate a plant pot with hand-made mould embellishments and decor transfers.

Beverages and a gourmet sandwich lunch will be provided.

Please bring along an old towel or sheet for the car and an apron (limited number available). Everything else is provided in the workshop.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12th September 10:00 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €70

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Ceramics Workshop

Event Description:
Join Joanne McFall for this ceramics workshop that involves using air dry clay of varying colours and textures to make household bowls, plates, candle holders, that are ideal for home decoration. This workshop will use a range of moulds and hand building techniques to create your own ceramics which will be painted, decorated and glazed. All materials and equipment supplied.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 8 August10:00 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €25

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Willow Fat Ball Bird Feeder

Event Description:
Feed the birds in your garden and attract new ones by making an eco-friendly, sustainable fat ball bird feeder from willow grown in Ireland. Everyone will go home with at least one bird feeder and with some of the skills needed to make a willow basket.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 24 October 10:00 to 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €30

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Covid-19

Event Description:
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:

In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that adult customers wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask.

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Crochet Class

Event Description:
Learn how to crochet an easy and fun flower garland to decorate your favourite bookshelves, picture frame or window. We will use some simple stitches such as single and double crochet which makes this workshop easy to follow for beginners and intermediate level knitters. The pattern is also easy to adjust for sizing preferences. This little project will fuel your creative needs and keep your crafting at home! All materials and equipment supplied.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 23 Jan 2021 10:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €35.00

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Calendar of Events

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre hosts a full calendar of events all year round. Find the perfect course for you in Fashion, Furniture, Bikes, Education or Tours. If you would like to search our events by date please click here to view our calendar.

Event Date and Time:
2020 Calendar

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Rediscovery Centre

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Beginners basket weaving workshop

Event Description:
Welig Heritage Crafts is hosting a beginners basket weaving workshop at the Rediscovery Centre. This workshop will teach you all the skills that you will need to weave a traditional potato basket or ‘Skib’ once used to ‘teem’ and serve potatoes. This is a great beginners basket workshop and it will give participants the grounding to start their own projects. All tools and materials will be provided and participants will take home their very own basket at the end of the day.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21st November 2020 from 10:00 to 16:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | The Boiler House | Ballymun Road | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €95

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Introduction to Felting Soap Workshop

Event Description:
Join Martina Wall for this fun Introduction to Felting Soap workshop. Participants will learn the art of wet felting and they will be able to make colourful and creative designs.

Martina will provide all of the required materials to make four felted soaps during the workshop and participants just need to bring a towel with them. Participants will also be given printed notes so that they can experiment at home.

Felted soap, is soap wrapped up in a cocoon of wool and wet felted using friction and hot water. Participants will be able to make unique designs on their soap and the wool not only acts as an exfoliant but it also helps stop bacteria from forming on the soap. Felting the soap also makes it last up to four times longer. When the soap is finished. the wool can be reused as a dish scrubby or another soap can be popped in (or the wool can be composted as its 100% biodegradable).

*Suitable for ages 16 and over

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 22nd August 2020 from 10:00 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | The Boiler House | Ballymun Road | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €35.00

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Melt and pour soap making workshop

Event Description:
This soap making workshop is hosted by Wapo Natural Skincare and their facilitator Mayca Fernandez. During the workshop, Mayca will teach you how to make your own beautiful handcrafted soap that will be perfect for your personal use or to be gifted to friends and family.

In this workshop you will be encouraged to be creative and learn the art of melt and pour soap making. This soap making method will also allow you to include many other natural ingredients to create a large range of beautiful soaps with different colours, shapes and textures for you and your family and friends.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 December 2020 from 10:00 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | The Boiler House | Ballymun Road | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €75.00

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Cold Process Soap Making Workshop

Event Description:
This soap making workshop is hosted by Wapo Natural Skincare and their facilitator Mayca Fernandez. During this workshop, Mayca will teach you how to make your own vegan and palm oil free soap from scratch. Learn about unlimited varieties of soaps for different types of skin. This workshop will teach you the traditional way of making soaps from scratch with natural plant oils such as: Castille soap in Spain, Marseille soap in France and Aleppo soap in Syria. This soap making method will allow you to include many other natural ingredients to create a range of beautiful soaps with different colours, shapes and textures for you and your family and friends.

Please note:
*This class is for over 18s only
*Not suitable for pregnant women

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 7th November 2020 from 10:00 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | The Boiler House | Ballymun Road | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €99

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