Category: Craft

Creative Waste Workshops

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Arts & Crafts workshop for kids, where we will doing a variety of creative crafts by reusing waste materials, such as fabric, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years. Let’s get creative!!

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21st of January 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Engineering Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Everyday Engineering: a fun hands-on workshop for children exploring everyday engineering and what the future of engineering holds. Join the Rediscovery Centre and discover how engineering an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Different engineering challenges will put your problem solving to the test. Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years old.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 4th of March 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Heritage Week Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre to celebrate Heritage Week with a fun-filled craft workshop for kids! We will be exploring the richness of Ireland’s natural heritage and creating wildlife- inspired art and crafts. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 19th of August 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Halloween Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Looking for fun activities for Halloween? Join our Education team and get involved in some terrifying Halloween hands-on activities! At our Halloween Workshop, children will take part in a variety of fun and educational Halloween themed activities, games, and arts & crafts. Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21th of October 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Christmas Crafts Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our fun hands-on Eco Christmas crafts workshop for kids, where we will be making fabulous Christmas decorations from waste materials. Crafts include creating Santa Claus figures using cardboard, to making plastic bottle penguins, fabric tree decorations and beautiful upcycled Christmas cards. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 9th of December 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Woven Willow Hares Workshop

Event Description:
Join Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts to weave your own Irish Hare for the house or garden.

Using soaked willow we will construct a basic skeleton and then build up the sculpture throughout the day.

Adding the details of the animal as you progress.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some weaving experience.

All tools and materials will be provided

Your tutor is Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 9th of September 2023 from 9:30 until 16:30

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

Event Price: €135,00

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Ulster Potato Basket Workshop

Event Description:
A traditional basket once used in the house and field, every household had at least one of these, more likely a couple.

These baskets are constructed on a 'frame' or hoop with the ribs being bound in and added as the basket progresses.

This workshop is suitable for beginners, all tools and materials are provided.

Your tutor is Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 17th of June 2023 from 9:30 until 16:30

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

Event Price: €125,00

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Sustainable Christmas Fair 2022

Event Description:
Rediscover the joy of a sustainable Christmas at the Rediscovery Centre!

The Sustainable Christmas Fair takes place on the 3rd of December at the Rediscovery Centre from 11am to 4pm. This Christmas experience will feature market stalls with sustainably made products focusing on reuse, quality and local production showcasing social enterprises, independent retailers and others, zero waste Christmas treats and demonstrations. Find your special sustainable, upcycled or ethically sourced gifts while supporting the environment and learn about the impact this also has on local communities.

Confirmed stalls:
- GIY
- Food Cloud
- Sióg
- Felted Knits and Quirky Bits
- The Masked Lizard
- NatZen
- Ecomutt
- Island Willow
- Crazy Glazing
- Steampunk
- Three Sisters Craft
- Solstice Dublin
- The Upcycle Movement
- Iveragh Drums
- Literary Lip Balms
- Mendicity
- Upcycled Creations
- Recreate Ireland

The Sustainable Christmas Fair and Social Enterprise Showcase is supported by EPA.

Event Date and Time:
Sat, 3 December 11am - 4pm

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: FREE

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