Events

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

All adults will be required to show their Covid Certificate before they can join a workshop at the Rediscovery Centre.

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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All Year

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Tours of the Rediscovery Centre

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The Rediscovery Centre is hosting tours for small groups. Visitors of all ages will learn the unique background of the Rediscovery Centre, the history of old Ballymun Boiler House, and the work that the Rediscovery Centre carries out for the benefit of the community, the circular economy and our planet. A visit to the ‘living laboratory’ will be an engaging experience taking visitors on a journey through understanding sustainability, biodiversity and community action. Encompassing the workshops, outdoor garden, educational features and much more, visitors are guaranteed to come away with a better understanding of environmental care, the circular economy and take away helpful tips for greener living.

Tours are available Monday to Saturday from 10am-4pm. Adults tickets are €7.50, students and OAP tickets are €6.00 and children are €5.00. If you would like to book a tour please email visit@rediscoverycentre.ie and we will book it in for you.

In line with current Government Guidelines, all visitors will need to provide valid Proof of Immunity upon arrival to confirm that all are over 18 and are either fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months. This does not apply to under-18s who are accompanied by an adult with Proof of Immunity. Face coverings are mandatory, to ensure the safety of other visitors and staff.

Event Date and Time:
Monday - Saturday, Tours are approximately and hour and take place between 10am - 4pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €7.50 Adults, Concession €6,00, Children €5 - Book via visit@rediscoverycentre.ie

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine – Beginners Sewing Workshop

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This three hour workshop is for complete beginners and anyone who would like to refresh their basic sewing skills.
We will start from scratch, going through the basics of the sewing machine - how to thread it as well as the various functions it performs. We will practice our stitch lines and work our way towards completing a fun project. This workshop is the perfect way to get you started on your sewing adventures. Participants are encouraged to bring their own sewing machines but we have plenty in house for you to use too.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 5th February, 2022 from 2:00pm until 5.00pm

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: €35

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine – Beginners Sewing Workshop

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This 3 hour workshop is for complete beginners and anyone who would like to refresh their basic sewing skills. We will start from scratch, going through the basics of the sewing machine - how to thread it as well as the various functions it performs. We will practice our stitch lines and work our way towards completing a fun project. This workshop is the perfect way to get you started on your sewing adventures. Participants are encouraged to bring their own sewing machines but we have plenty in house for you to use too.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 5th February, 2022 from 10:00 until 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €35.00

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Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshop

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Learn to keep your bike running smoothly and safely. Bicycle tyres and brakes need regular maintenance, and doing the maintenance yourself will extend the life of your bike’s components and keep you on the road. Join Mark from Rediscover Cycling to develop these skills.

This class will include:

- Fitting inner tubes
- Inspecting damaged and worn tubes and tyre
- Rebuilding and setting up mechanical brakes from scratch
- Other general maintenance of chains, saddles, and handlebars
- Simplified, take home notes.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own bike to work on so as to learn to maintain their specific parts. If participants are unable to bring their own bike, a bike can be provided – send us an email to bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie with a description of the type of bike you typically use and we can do our best to have something similar for you on the day.

*Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
*Participants must be 16 years or over
*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.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 5th February 2022 from 10.00am until 12.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €30.00

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Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshop

Event Description:
Learn to keep your bike running smoothly and safely. Bicycle tyres and brakes need regular maintenance, and doing the maintenance yourself will extend the life of your bike’s components and keep you on the road. Join Mark from Rediscover Cycling to develop these skills.

This class will include:

- Fitting inner tubes
- Inspecting damaged and worn tubes and tyre
- Rebuilding and setting up mechanical brakes from scratch
- Other general maintenance of chains, saddles, and handlebars
- Simplified, take home notes.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own bike to work on so as to learn to maintain their specific parts. If participants are unable to bring their own bike, a bike can be provided – send us an email to bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie with a description of the type of bike you typically use and we can do our best to have something similar for you on the day.

*Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
*Participants must be 16 years or over
*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.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 5th February 2022 from 2.00pm until 4.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €30.00

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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 bring a piece of furniture with you and you 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

*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.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12th Februrary 2022 from 10.00am to 4.00pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €100

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Science Workshop for Kids

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Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our 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! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12th Februrary 2022 from 11.00am to 12.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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Kids Crafts Workshop – Create-Your-Own Valentine’s Family Tree

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Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Arts & Crafts workshop for kids, where we will be reusing materials to make your very own Valentine's Family Tree! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years. Let’s get creative!

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 12th February 2022, from 2.00pm until 3.00pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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