Events

Creative Waste Workshops

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Arts & Crafts workshop for kids, where we will doing a variety of creative crafts by reusing waste materials, such as fabric, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years. Let’s get creative!!

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 18 January 2020 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Greener Living Workshop

Event Description:
During this Greener Living workshop, Zaneta Wright will teach you how to live a greener life in your home and how to make your own beauty products.

This workshop is for people who are looking for alternatives to cleaning products and chemical-laden beauty regimes that are safe, non-toxic and don't come in plastic bottles. It is a practical, hands-on session in which you will learn how to make laundry liquid, limescale solutions, surface cleaners and lotions and potions including body scrub and body lotion.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 8 February 2020 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €75

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Four Week Bicycle Maintenance Workshop

Event Description:
This is a four week evening course for the beginner bike mechanic covering all of the most common repairs and maintenance areas in detail:

- Tyres: Identifying the size and type of tyre for your bike, correct tyre pressure, and how to remove and replace the tyre and tube on either wheel.
- Brakes: Fully stripping and rebuilding a cable-operated brake, including the brake pads and cable, from scratch and adjusting it to optimal performance.
- Chains: Breaking and reconnecting a chain as well as cleaning, lubricating, and identifying a worn chain and what type of chain is need for replacement.
- How to tune Gears: both front and rear gears, learning the function of each adjusting bolt and troubleshooting shifting issues.
- Other small adjustments and checks: tightening bearings in the wheels, bottom bracket, and headset; Adjusting saddle and handlebar positions; learning a full comprehensive method for checking the bike in full.

Participants will get hands-on experience working with each of these areas, giving them the skills to maintain their own bicycle, save money by replacing parts themselves, and extend the life of its components. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bicycle in order to become familiar with their particular parts and how they work.

* Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
* Participants must be over the age of 16

Event Date and Time:
Thursday, 20 February 2020 at 18:30 - Thursday, 12 March 2020 at 21:30

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

Event Price: €120

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Everyday Engineering Workshop

Event Description:
Everyday Engineering Workshop is a fun hands-on workshop for children exploring everyday engineering and what the future of engineering holds. Join the Rediscovery Centre and discover how engineering is an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Test your skills with a wide range of engineering challenges will put your mathematical, problem solving and analytical skills to the test. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 29 February 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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Everyday Engineering Workshop

Event Description:
Everyday Engineering Workshop is a fun hands-on workshop for children exploring everyday engineering and what the future of engineering holds. Join the Rediscovery Centre and discover how engineering is an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Test your skills with a wide range of engineering challenges will put your mathematical, problem solving and analytical skills to the test. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 29 February 2020 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
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, 7 March 2020 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €100

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Beginners basket weaving workshop

Event Description:
Welig Heritage Crafts is hosting a beginners basket weaving workshop at the Rediscovery Centre on the 21st of March 2020. This workshop will teach you all the skills that you will need to weave a traditional potato basket or ‘Skib’ once used to ‘teem’ and serve potatoes. This is a great beginners basket workshop and it will give participants the grounding to start their own projects. All tools and materials will be provided and participants will take home their very own basket at the end of the day.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21 March 2020 10:00 to 16:30

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

Event Price: €95

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Gardening for Kids Workshop

Event Description:
Learn to garden for nature! Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Gardening and Biodiversity workshop for kids. Come and discover all the secrets of growing your own vegetables and herbs, explore the creatures inhabiting our garden and get muddy with hands-on gardening activities in our own kitchen garden! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21 March 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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Gardening for Kids Workshop

Event Description:
Learn to garden for nature! Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Gardening and Biodiversity workshop for kids. Come and discover all the secrets of growing your own vegetables and herbs, explore the creatures inhabiting our garden and get muddy with hands-on gardening activities in our own kitchen garden! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21 March 2020 from 14:30 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €10

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Mad Science Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Mad Science workshop for kids. We will be exploring the science of our everyday lives and doing hands-on science investigations on forces, magnetism and chemistry. From investigating the force of gravity, to making parachutes and bubbles, this workshop will bring the mad scientist out in everyone. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 25 April 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30

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

Event Price: €10

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