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 Composting

Event Description:
Do you want to learn how to create your own compost? Join us at the Rediscovery Centre on Saturday the 28th of April where our master composter, Roger Warburton, will teach you all about the types of material that can be composted, the different techniques available for composting, useful tips and tricks to get the most out of your composting and also how to use your compost in your garden to get the best results and yields.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 28 April 2018 from 10:00 to 11:30

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

Event Price: €10

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5 Week Furniture Upcycling Course

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to host this five week furniture upcycling course. During this course our facilitator, Gerard Griffin, will show you how to bring new life to your piece of furniture and he will teach you the necessary upcycling skills that can be applied to any furniture upcycling project. During the five weeks you will bring along your own piece of furniture and at the end of the course you will have completed your first upcyling project!

In this five week course Gerard will teach you; How to select the right piece of furniture to upcycle, How to prepare your furniture for upcycling, How to do basic repairs to your furniture, How to select the right finish for your furniture, How to create and apply your chosen finish.

Event Date and Time:
5 April 2018 at 18:00 - 20:30 until Thursday, 3 May 2018

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

Event Price: €250

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Information Tour of the Boiler House

Event Description:
Information Tour of the Boiler House

Event Date and Time:
2 May 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00

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

Event Price: Free

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Water Workshop for Home-School Primary students 6 to 12 years old

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to offer our range of education workshops to home-school students at primary level.

Our Water covers the topics of water uses, water sources, water properties, water pollution, water conservation, and the water cycle. Various activities and games are included to demonstrate the water cycle and the importance of water conservation.

Please note that a minimum of 8 participants is required for the workshop to run.

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 from 11:30 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €15

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Biodiversity Family Event

Event Description:
A family-friendly, fun event to explore the wonders of urban wildlife. Discover the fantastic variety of garden invertebrates during the bug hunt, be amazed by living things in our pond, and compete in the biodiversity scavenger hunt, as well as a variety of other biodiversity games and activities. Parents are encouraged to stay and join in with the activities.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Nature Workshop for Home-School Primary students 6 to 12 years old

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to offer our range of education workshops to home-school students at primary level.

Our Nuts about Nature introduces students to biodiversity, with particular emphasis on Ireland’s ecosystems, food chains and food webs, and animal adaptations. During the workshop the importance of biodiversity and human impacts will also be discussed, while encouraging sustainable living to ensure the safety and conservation of the environment. Outdoor activities like a bug-hunt and pond dipping are included in the workshop (weather permitting).

Please note that a minimum of 8 participants is required for the workshop to run.

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 from 11:30 to 13:00

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

Event Price: €15

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Science Workshop for children

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Summer Science workshop for kids. We will be exploring the science of our everyday lives and doing hands-on science investigations on chemistry, physics and forces. From kitchen science to magnetism, this workshop will bring the mad scientist out in everyone.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Science Workshop for children

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Summer Science workshop for kids. We will be exploring the science of our everyday lives and doing hands-on science investigations on chemistry, physics and forces. From kitchen science to magnetism, this workshop will bring the mad scientist out in everyone.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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Information Tour of the Boiler House

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to invite you to join us for one of our information sessions at the Boiler House. The Rediscovery Centre is a unique educational space and an innovative experience that will demonstrate excellence in reuse for Ireland. It challenges conventional thinking about how we live, stimulates positive behavioural change and highlights how we can use our resources wisely to achieve a low carbon, sustainable society.

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday, 6 June 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00

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

Event Price: Free

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