Events

Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for one of 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 that you would like to revamp.

Free parking at the venue is available. Lunch is not included but there is a Café at the Rediscovery Centre and in the interest of doing our bit for the environment please bring your reusable cup if you have one.

If you have any queries or if you are unsure of what furniture to bring please do not hesitate to contact Marianne at Marianne@TheRevampTramp.ie

*Attendees must be over the age of 16

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 22nd of April 2023 from 10:00 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €95,00

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Science Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
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, 22nd of April 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Introduction to Furniture Restoration

Event Description:
Join Nessa from Rediscover Furniture for this Introduction to Furniture Restoration Workshop! Learn some top tips on how to date your furniture and how to identify the finish used (e.g wax, lacquer, etc) in order to know how to best care for it. We will also be covering the various techniques of cleaning antique furniture and also methods of reviving certain finishes and, time allowing, how to carry out minor repairs.

It is not compulsory but you are welcome to bring along your own small piece of furniture for cleaning and advice. All equipment will be provided on the day.

If you have any queries about the workshop or about whether your piece of furniture is appropriate to bring along, please do not hesitate to contact us at nessa@rediscoverycentre.ie

*Attendees must be over the age of 16

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 6th of May 2023 from 10:00 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €75,00

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Gardening and Biodiversity Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Looking for something different to do this Saturday? 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 give us a hand in our own kitchen garden! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 13th of May 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Biodiversity Workshop for Kids – Nature Explorers

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Nature Explorers workshop for kids.

We will be exploring urban wildlife in our pond and garden, doing a range of fun hands-on activities such as pond-dipping and bug hunting. Children will learn about food chains and food webs, Irish ecosystems and how small daily actions can help promote and conserve our natural environment. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 10th of June 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Ulster Potato Basket Workshop

Event Description:
A traditional basket once used in the house and field, every household had at least one of these, more likely a couple.

These baskets are constructed on a 'frame' or hoop with the ribs being bound in and added as the basket progresses.

This workshop is suitable for beginners, all tools and materials are provided.

Your tutor is Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 17th of June 2023 from 9:30 until 16:30

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

Event Price: €125,00

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Space Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for an out-of-this-world experience. Our Space Explorers workshop for kids investigates the universe, the origins of the solar system, its planets and moons and looks at space exploration. The workshop features fun hands-on activities including investigating meteor impacts, investigating solar eclipses and making rockets and space rovers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 8th of July 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for one of 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 that you would like to revamp.

Free parking at the venue is available. Lunch is not included but there is a Café at the Rediscovery Centre and in the interest of doing our bit for the environment please bring your reusable cup if you have one.

If you have any queries or if you are unsure of what furniture to bring please do not hesitate to contact Marianne at Marianne@TheRevampTramp.ie

*Attendees must be over the age of 16

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 15th of July 2023 from 10:00 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €95,00

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Engineering Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Everyday Engineering: 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 an essential part of our lives in this exciting workshop for children. Different engineering challenges will put your problem solving to the test. Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years old.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 29th of July 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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Heritage Week Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre to celebrate Heritage Week with a fun-filled craft workshop for kids! We will be exploring the richness of Ireland’s natural heritage and creating wildlife- inspired art and crafts. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 19th of August 2023 from 14:30 until 16:00

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

Event Price: €10,00

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