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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Introduction to Home Bicycle Maintenance 1

Event Description:
An easy introduction for beginners, this class will show you what you’ll need at home to maintain and look after you bicycle. We will start with an overview of the: types of bicycles, parts of the bicycle, tools required, lubricants, cleaners how to do a safety check of a bicycle and we will finish off with hands on learning how to remove a wheel, repair a puncture and put the wheel back on correctly.

Event Date and Time:
24 February 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €30

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Everyday Engineering 6 – 12 year olds

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 to celebrate Engineers Week 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.

Event Date and Time:
24th February 11am -12.30pm

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

Event Price: €10

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Everyday Engineering 6 – 12 year olds

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 to celebrate Engineers Week 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.

Event Date and Time:
24th February 2.30pm - 4pm

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

Event Price: €10

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Introduction to Sewing & Creative Fashion Upcycling

Event Description:
Introduction to Sewing
Carrie Ann will teach you the basics of sewing so that you will feel confident enough to start your own projects. We will start at the absolute beginning and show you how to thread a machine, wind a bobbin and we will also demonstrate all the different functions of a sewing machine finishing with sewing samples

Creative Fashion Upcycling
Convert your once loved garments into beautiful redesigned fashionable pieces. Bring a selection of pre-loved garments along with any accessories and our professional tutors will seamlessly assist you in creating brand new eco garments, all whilst developing your fashion skills.

Event Date and Time:
3 March 2018 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €80

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Information Tour of the Boiler House

Event Description:
Information Tour of the Boiler House

Event Date and Time:
7 March 2018 from 10:00

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

Event Price: Free

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Introduction to Furniture Upcycling

Event Description:
Have you always wanted to know how to give your furniture a new lease of life? With this introduction to furniture upcycling our tutor Ger Griffin will teach you all the skills you will need to make over your furniture. This workshop takes place in our bespoke workshop in the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun. This introduction will cover; Preparation, Item selection, Finishes and Q&A

Event Date and Time:
10 March 2018 from 10:00 to 13:00

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

Event Price: €45

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Designs for Life: From Policy to Action in the Circular Economy

Event Description:
The circular economy is transforming the way we create, consume and dispose of products - nationally and internationally, at household and industrial levels. This conference will bring together policy-makers, thought-leaders and product designers to ask how we reach the next stage: where circular principles are acknowledged as the new frontier for innovation, economic development, and global lifestyles.

Keynote speakers include Ken Webster from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Iain Gulland of Zero Waste Scotland. Expect a thought provoking day with live entertainment, a Zero Waste Banquet and workshops focussing on sustainable product design and public engagement.

*More speakers to be announced

Event Date and Time:
23 March 2018 09:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €35

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Introduction to Home Bicycle Maintenance 2

Event Description:
All you need to know about Maintaining and Servicing Brakes. This workshop is a step up from Introduction to Home Bicycle Maintenance 1 and it provides a full overview of the different types of brakes, how to assess, maintain and replace brake pads, cables and housing.

Event Date and Time:
31 March 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €35

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Parent & Child 3-6 yrs Easter Arts & Crafts

Event Description:
Our Easter workshop for children includes a variety of Easter-themed arts & crafts and games, from an egg scavenger hunt, to nature collages, painting and other Easter games. It will be Egg-cellent!! Suitable for children aged 3 to 6 years. All parents/carers are required to stay with their children.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 31 March 2018 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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