Events

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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Make and Take Cushion Workshop

Event Description:
This fun and creative workshop will be shown you how to draft a pattern from a cushion design to construct and accessorise two cushions. All materials are provided (unless you have particular material you wish to work with) and the best part is you can take the cushion home with you.

*Please note in order for workshop to take place minimum numbers are required

*Sewing machine skills are required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 23 March 2019 from 13:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €45

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Introduction to Furniture Restoration

Event Description:
This presentation 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 30 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

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 10:00 to 13:00

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

Event Price: €35

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Everyday Engineering

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 is an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Different engineering challenges will put your mathematical, problem solving and analytic skills at test. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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Everyday Engineering

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 is an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Different engineering challenges will put your mathematical, problem solving and analytic skills at test. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Circular Fashion Conference

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre, the National Centre for the Circular Economy, will host Ireland's first Circular Fashion Conference on the 26th of April 2019. This innovative conference will bring together designers, suppliers, retailers and makers to discuss how Ireland can move towards fashion circularity.

This conference will hear from Irish and international speakers that will inspire changes to the Irish fashion industry. It will look at how the fashion industry can design out waste and pollution and keep materials in use rather then be sent to landfill.

The ticket price will include a light lunch, a networking reception and participation in our Make and Take Factory. #CircularFashionRDC

Speakers:

- Safia Minney, Founder People Tree
- Vikki Brennan, Proudly Made in Africa
- Dorothy Maxwell, Brown Thomas/Arnotts
- Carrie Ann Moran, Rediscover Fashion
- Circular.Fashion
- Joanne Rourke, EMWR


You can follow us on Twitter @RediscoveryCtr, Facebook @RediscoveryCentre, Instagram @RediscoveryCtr #CircularFashionRDC

This event is kindly sponsored by EMWR

Event Date and Time:
Friday, 26 April 2019 from 10:30 to 16:30

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

Event Price: €45

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Biodiversity Explorers

Event Description:
Calling all nature explorers!! Join us during Biodiversity Week 2019 when the Rediscovery Centre will be running two fantastic Biodiversity Community Events.

Our Biodiversity Community Events offer people an opportunity to engage with nature and learn more about Ireland’s biodiversity. During the Biodiversity Events, our friendly staff will be at different biodiversity stations located around the Rediscovery Centre such as our green wall; constructed wetland; native species area, bug-hotel; sensory garden; rain-fed pond; vegetable garden. Each station offers an opportunity to learn more about the species inhabiting ecosystems and how to conserve biodiversity. Hands-on activities at the event include explore invertebrates during the bug hunt, learning all about what is living in our pond, and gardening for biodiversity.

The Biodiversity Community events are suitable for all ages and families are very welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

Event Date and Time:
18 May 2019 from 13:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: Free

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Biodiversity Explorers

Event Description:
Calling all nature explorers!! Join us during Biodiversity Week 2019 when the Rediscovery Centre will be running two fantastic Biodiversity Community Events.

Our Biodiversity Community Events offer people an opportunity to engage with nature and learn more about Ireland’s biodiversity. During the Biodiversity Events, our friendly staff will be at different biodiversity stations located around the Rediscovery Centre such as our green wall; constructed wetland; native species area, bug-hotel; sensory garden; rain-fed pond; vegetable garden. Each station offers an opportunity to learn more about the species inhabiting ecosystems and how to conserve biodiversity. Hands-on activities at the event include explore invertebrates during the bug hunt, learning all about what is living in our pond, and gardening for biodiversity.

The Biodiversity Community events are suitable for all ages and families are very welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

Event Date and Time:
25 May 2019 from 13:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: Free

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