Category Archives: Workshops

Gonk & Plonk (Paint & Sip Workshop)

Friday 13 December | 7pm – 9pm | £25

Join us for a fun and festive evening with a Gonk and Plonk Christmas Painting workshop! During this paint and sip workshop, local artist Michelle Wilson will guide you through the steps to paint your own unique Christmas Gonk on canvas. This workshop is guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit while enjoying a few drinks in a fun and relaxed environment. Bring a friend or family member and let the Christmas celebrations begin!

Drinks and materials will be provided, bring along an apron or an old shirt and lots of enthusiasm.

Max No: 12 | Over 18’s Only | Tutor: Michelle Wilson

Woodturning (2-Day Beginners & Improvers Course)

Friday 4 & Saturday 5 October | 10am – 4pm | £90

This two-day course with experienced tutor Jim Kelly is suitable for beginners who wish to expand their skills as an improver on day two of the course. During the two days, the emphasis will be on accuracy and fitting together of components. Two to three projects will be completed starting with a basic introduction and moving on to more intricate work.

Each participant will have the use of a lathe and safety equipment will be provided. Tools will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own tools. A ProEdge sharpening system will be available throughout the two days.

All materials, finishes and a bench grinder will be provided, however, participants should bring an overall/apron/old shirt to protect their clothes.

This workshop can host one wheelchair user or those who need to be seated. PLEASE INFORM THE BOX OFFICE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING IF YOU REQUIRE THIS FACILITY.

Max No: 6 | Suitable for age 16+ | Tutor: Jim Kelly (Irish Wood Turners Guild – Ulster Chapter)