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:
2020 Calendar

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her popular Furniture Revamping Workshops. This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to those who would like to learn new furniture revamping techniques.

Learn how to prep and paint your furniture before trying out many different techniques including decoupage, stenciling, glazing, distressing, using frog tape and how to plan out a design for your piece. You will leave the workshop with a fully finished piece of revamped furniture.

All materials are provided on the day to turn your piece of furniture into something really special. You only need to bring the piece of furniture you would like to revamp. The workshop is a full day and runs from 10 a.m to 4.00 p.m. The price for the full day workshop is €100. Spaces are limited and will be filled on first come first served basis.

Tea/Coffee and a light lunch will also be provided and in the interest of doing our bit for the environment please bring your reusable cup if you have one. Free parking outside the venue is available.

If you have any queries or are unsure of a piece of furniture to bring please do not hesitate to contact Marianne at Marianne@TheRevampTramp.ie

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 13th February 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €100

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her popular Furniture Revamping Workshops. This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to those who would like to learn new furniture revamping techniques.

Learn how to prep and paint your furniture before trying out many different techniques including decoupage, stenciling, glazing, distressing, using frog tape and how to plan out a design for your piece. You will leave the workshop with a fully finished piece of revamped furniture.

All materials are provided on the day to turn your piece of furniture into something really special. You only need to bring the piece of furniture you would like to revamp. The workshop is a full day and runs from 10 a.m to 4.00 p.m. The price for the full day workshop is €100. Spaces are limited and will be filled on first come first served basis.

Tea/Coffee and a light lunch will also be provided and in the interest of doing our bit for the environment please bring your reusable cup if you have one. Free parking outside the venue is available. If you have any queries or are unsure of a piece of furniture to bring please do not hesitate to contact Marianne at Marianne@TheRevampTramp.ie

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 10th April 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €100

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her popular Furniture Revamping Workshops. This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to those who would like to learn new furniture revamping techniques.

Learn how to prep and paint your furniture before trying out many different techniques including decoupage, stenciling, glazing, distressing, using frog tape and how to plan out a design for your piece. You will leave the workshop with a fully finished piece of revamped furniture.

All materials are provided on the day to turn your piece of furniture into something really special. You only need to bring the piece of furniture you would like to revamp.

The workshop is a full day and runs from 10 a.m to 4.00 p.m. The price for the full day workshop is €100. Spaces are limited and will be filled on first come first served basis.

Tea/Coffee and a light lunch will also be provided and in the interest of doing our bit for the environment please bring your reusable cup if you have one. Free parking outside the venue is available. If you have any queries or are unsure of a piece of furniture to bring please do not hesitate to contact Marianne at Marianne@TheRevampTramp.ie

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 28 November 2020 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €100

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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 adults wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Adults will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask. If you have any queries in relation to face masks please email our team on info@rediscoverycentre.ie

In order to assist contact tracing all visitors must complete the following survey within 72 hours of their arrival. One survey must be complete per booking. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until a survey is completed. You can complete the survey here https://kwiksurveys.com/s/AJA4txIL

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Introduction to Furniture Restoration

Event Description:
This presentation based workshop will take place in the Rediscovery Centre and it is designed to give you an introduction to furniture restoration by our Rediscover Furniture tutor Gerard Griffin. Gerard has more than 40 years of experience in antique furniture restoration and has an extensive knowledge on the subject matter. 
This presentation workshop will cover:
-History of furniture
-How to identify period furniture
-Spot the fake
-Do’s and don’ts of furniture restoration
-Cleaning, polishing and gluing
-Q&A

*Minimum numbers required for class to go ahead
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that 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. If you have any queries in relation to face masks please email our team on info@rediscoverycentre.ie

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 17 October 10:30-12:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €35

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Make a Christmas Tree from Pallets

Event Description:
Bring a friend to this festive workshop, taking place on the 21st 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 21 November 10:00 - 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €40

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Make a Christmas Tree from Pallets

Event Description:
Bring a friend to this festive workshop, taking place on the 21st 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 21st November 14:00 - 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €40

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