Events

Maths Detectives

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.4 – Think you don’t like maths, it’s boring and good for nothing? Well think again. This workshop will have you using all the maths skills that you might not think that you have to solve mysteries, puzzles and find out who committed a crime at the Rediscovery Centre? Then come and join us for this fun and interactive workshop that will surely tickle your brain!

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 October 2019 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Make and Take Pallet Table Workshop

Event Description:
Would you like to learn how to make a unique piece of furniture out of pallets? Rediscover Furniture's experienced antiques restorer and furniture upcycler Gerard Griffin will teach you all the skills that you will need to make a unique pallet table for your home. The Rediscovery Centre will provide all of the materials and tools for this workshop. And the best thing? You get to bring your finished table home with you!

*Attendees must be over 16 years of age

* Workshop includes a light lunch.

Event Date and Time:
12 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €175

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her ever popular Furniture Revamping Workshop at the Rediscovery Centre on the 15th June 2019. Bring along a piece of your furniture to revamp and learn how to prep and paint furniture while also learning furniture techniques including decoupage, glazing, distressing and stencilling. If you are unsure if your piece is suitable for upcycling please email your pictures to marianne@therevamptramp.ie

The workshop takes place over a full day and runs from 10am to 4pm and the price includes a light lunch. This workshop will help you turn your chosen piece of furniture into something special and most importantly it will be designed by you.

Event Date and Time:
19 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €95

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Home Bicycle Maintenance Workshop

Event Description:
This full day workshop is broken into two sessions and it will take place on Saturday the 19th of October in the Rediscovery Centre.

Introduction to Home Bicycle Maintenance
This section of the workshop will show you what you’ll need at home to maintain and look after your bicycle. Full safety check of a bicycle, replacing a tyre & repairing a puncture. 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.

Intermediate Home Bicycle Maintenance
All you need to know about Maintaining and Servicing Brakes. Identify and repair common problems with their brakes cables, housing and pads. This section of the workshop provides a full overview of the different types of brakes, how to assess, maintain and replace brake pads, cables and housing.


* This course includes a light lunch at the Rediscovery Centre
* Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
* Participants must be over the age of 16

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 19 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €60

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Mad Science

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate 5 – Last but not least in our Investigation series: Science! Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Mad Science workshop where you will be exploring the science of our everyday lives and doing hands-on science investigations on chemistry, energy, and electricity. From investigating chemical reactions by using common household liquids to creating wind turbines and working electric circuits, this workshop will bring the mad scientist out in every child

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 9 November 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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Mad Science

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate 5 – Last but not least in our Investigation series: Science! Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Mad Science workshop where you will be exploring the science of our everyday lives and doing hands-on science investigations on chemistry, energy, and electricity. From investigating chemical reactions by using common household liquids to creating wind turbines and working electric circuits, this workshop will bring the mad scientist out in every child

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 9 November 2019 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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