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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All Year

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Virtual Christmas Fair

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Save the date December 5th 2020 for Rediscovery Centre's Virtual Christmas Fair! This exciting event for all the family will run from 11am - 1pm and include festive workshops, sustainable gift ideas, family activities and even greetings from Santa.

Register now to stay informed.

Event Date and Time:
5 December 2020, 11am - 1pm

Event Location:
Online event

Event Price: FREE

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Christmas Upcycling Extravaganza with Michelle Made This

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Make along with Michelle Fallon, from Michelle Made This, during her online workshop as she shows us how to make festive decorations, gift ideas and wrapping techniques. Learn how to upcycle with festive cheer in this family themed Christmas workshop.

Event Date and Time:
Sat 5 Dec 2020 13:30 - 14:30

Event Location:
Virtual Event

Event Price: €15

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Online Melt and pour soap making workshop

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This online soap making workshop is hosted by Wapo Natural Skincare and their facilitator Mayca Fernandez. During the workshop, Mayca will teach you how to make your own beautiful handcrafted soap that will be perfect for your personal use or to be gifted to friends and family.

In this online workshop you will be encouraged to be creative and learn the art of melt and pour soap making. This soap making method will also allow you to include many other natural ingredients to create a large range of beautiful soaps with different colours, shapes and textures for you and your family and friends.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 December 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00

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Virtual Event - €50

Event Price: €50.00

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Invisible Mending for Knitwear

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Join Terri O'Brien to learn how to extend the life of your favourite piece of knitwear by learning the invisible mending technique. Terri will provide all of the materials for the workshop or if you have a knit piece in need of repair, bring it along and get advice and assistance for the mend.

By learning the invisible mending technique, also known as swiss darning, you can ensure you get the most from your knitwear and enable you to keep a more sustainable wardrobe for years to come. 

Event Date and Time:
Sat 16 Jan 2021

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €50

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Crochet Class

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Learn how to crochet an easy and fun flower garland to decorate your favourite bookshelves, picture frame or window. We will use some simple stitches such as single and double crochet which makes this workshop easy to follow for beginners and intermediate level knitters. The pattern is also easy to adjust for sizing preferences. This little project will fuel your creative needs and keep your crafting at home! All materials and equipment supplied.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 23 Jan 2021 10:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: €35.00

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Natural Dye Workshop

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Learn how to create your own natural dyes using plants and ingredients from your own kitchen.

Join Violet Shirran, a visual artist concerned with the environment, at The Rediscovery Centre and learn how to use plants and kitchen waste to produce beautiful natural colours on all natural fabrics.

In this day course you will learn how to Scour and Mordant Cotton, Linen, Hemp , silk and wool in order to achieve long lasting vibrant natural colours. Create a number of different dyes to use on any natural fabric.

All fabrics provided will be prepared for dyeing and will be natural fabrics. You will leave with a piece of your own and you will create your very own sample book ( with 20 different colours and shades) and instructions to continue to use natural dye at home.

*Price includes pre prepared Silk, Linen, hemp, cotton and wool.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 30th January 2021 from 10:00 to 15:00

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

Event Price: €125

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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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