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.

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2020 Calendar

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Rediscovery Centre

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Covid-19

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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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Workshops for Schools

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Click here for more information on Primary School Workshops and Secondary School Workshops.

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Online – upcycling interior design workshop

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Join one of Ireland's best known upcyclers, Marianne Heaphy for an online upcycling interior design workshop. During this demonstration workshop Marianne will show you how to select items that you already own around your home and revamp them into something new. Marianne will take you through how to select items to upcycle, how to select colours and how to find items to suit your home.

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Sat 23 Jan 2021 10:30am - 11:45am

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Virtual Event €25

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Green Your Wardrobe – Online

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Fast fashion is detrimental to our environment and through smart wardrobe management and consumer choices, you can cut down on closet clutter, support clean industry, and look fabulous! This workshop will help you become a conscious consumer by explaining what fast fashion is and teach you how to create a capsule wardrobe with staple and versatile pieces. This workshop will be hosted by Arran Murphy, programme manager of Rediscover Fashion.

Event Date and Time:
Wed 10 Feb 2021 13:00 - 14:00

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Online

Event Price: €25

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

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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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Willow Fat Ball Bird Feeder

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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, 27 Feb 2021 10:00 - 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €30

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Foraging, Wild Foods and Herbal Extractions

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In this two hour workshop Tara from Siog will outline the principles of foraging and provide an overview of a wide variety of wild Irish herbs and their properties. The various methods of herbal extraction are discussed and participants are given a demonstration on how to make a vitamin rich tonic to ward off colds and flues. Samples of wild food are provided on the day and each participant gets to bring home a small jar of lavender and beeswax handcream.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 6th March 2021 10:00 - 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €45

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Mad Hatters Workshop

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Join our Rediscover Fashion Manager, Arran Murphy, for our mad hatters workshop. Upcycle, Revamp, Reinvent your Headgear. Bring your old hats, headpieces or headbands for deconstruction and reconstruction along with some much loved clothes ready for rejuvenation.

We will explore various textile manipulation techniques to create new textures from the fabric of tired clothes and mix these together with the deconstructed headpieces to create new and fascinating head gear!

*Suitable for ages 16 and over

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 27th March 2021 1:45pm to 4:45pm

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

Event Price: €45

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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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