Category: Furniture

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:
2018 Calendar

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her ever popular Furniture Revamping Workshop at the Rediscovery Centre on the 15th June 2019. Bring along a piece of your furniture to revamp and learn how to prep and paint furniture while also learning furniture techniques including decoupage, glazing, distressing and stencilling. If you are unsure if your piece is suitable for upcycling please email your pictures to marianne@therevamptramp.ie

The workshop takes place over a full day and runs from 10am to 4pm and the price includes a light lunch. This workshop will help you turn your chosen piece of furniture into something special and most importantly it will be designed by you.

Event Date and Time:
19 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €95

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French Polishing – 5 week course

Event Description:
French polishing is a wood finishing technique that results in a deep lustrous finish and a deep colour. During this five week evening course, you are invited to bring a piece of your furniture to the class and it will be polished under the supervision of Ger Griffin. Ger has more than 35 years of experience in antique furniture restoration.

This is a hands on five week workshop that will include the following:

- History of French polishing
- Materials used
- Preparation of furniture
- Finishing techniques
- Polishing
- Q&A

Dates for this course are on Thursday the 17th and 24th of October and 7th,14th and 21st of November (course does not take place on the 31st of October).

*Minimum numbers required for class to go ahead

Event Date and Time:
Thursday, 17 October at 18:30- 20.30 - 21 November

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: €250

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her ever popular Furniture Revamping Workshop at the Rediscovery Centre on the 30th of November 2019. Bring along a piece of your furniture to revamp and learn how to prep and paint furniture while also learning furniture techniques including decoupage, glazing, distressing and stencilling. If you are unsure if your piece is suitable for upcycling please email your pictures to marianne@therevamptramp.ie

The workshop takes place over a full day and runs from 10am to 4pm and the price includes a light lunch. This workshop will help you turn your chosen piece of furniture into something special and most importantly it will be designed by you.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 30 Nov 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €95

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Masterclass with Jay Blades

Event Description:
BBC TV presenter Jay Blades is coming to Dublin for the first time to host an upcycling masterclass on Saturday the 26th of October. Jay is best known for hosting The Repair Shop and Money for Nothing on BBC.

During this masterclass, Jay will be demonstrating his most popular upcycling techniques. Attendees will be able to view the demonstrations and there will also be a Q&A session during the masterclass.

10.30am - Registration
11.00am - Masterclass
- Gerard Griffin, Rediscover Furniture, Introduction to French Polishing
- Jay Blades Upcycling Masterclass
3.30pm - Finish

There is a limited number of tickets available so book early to avoid disappointment.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 26 October 2019 from 10:30 to 15:30

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

Event Price: €45

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Make a Christmas Tree from Pallets

Event Description:
It is that time of year again when we start to think about Christmas! Bring a friend to this festive workshop, taking place on the 23rd of November, to learn how to make your own unique Christmas tree from old wood pallets. Rediscover Furniture Programme Manager, Gerard Griffin, will teach you how to create a unique Christmas tree from recycled pallet wood. You will also be adding little shelves to the branches to help you add lots of Christmas decorations to your new tree.

This ticket price allows two people to attend the workshop and by the end of the class each group of two will have one well crafted Christmas tree to take home.

* The minimum age to participate in this workshop is eight years old and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
* Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 23 November 10:00 to 12:00

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

Event Price: Admission for two €40

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Make a Christmas Tree from Pallets

Event Description:
It is that time of year again when we start to think about Christmas! Bring a friend to this festive workshop, taking place on the 23rd of November, to learn how to make your own unique Christmas tree from old wood pallets. Rediscover Furniture Programme Manager, Gerard Griffin, will teach you how to create a unique Christmas tree from recycled pallet wood. You will also be adding little shelves to the branches to help you add lots of Christmas decorations to your new tree.

This ticket price allows two people to attend the workshop and by the end of the class each group of two will have one well crafted Christmas tree to take home.

* The minimum age to participate in this workshop is eight years old and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
* Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 23 November 14:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: Admission for two €40

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