Category Archives: Workshops

Traditional Willow Basket Weaving

TRADITIONAL WILLOW BASKET WEAVING

Sat 12 Nov | 10.00am – 5.00pm | £50.00

Experience the traditional art of basket weaving with the assistance of experienced craft tutor and basket maker Sabine Wolniczak from Beaghmore Baskets. You will learn the techniques and skills involved in this ancient craft to complete your own traditional Irish skib using locally grown, harvested and seasoned willow. You are guaranteed to embark on a stimulating and invigorating experience. All materials supplied. Please wear sturdy flat shoes.

Max No: 7 | Suitable for age 16+ | Tutor: Sabine Wolniczak

Silver Smithing – Silver Stacking Rings with Semi-Precious Stones

SILVER SMITHING – SILVER STACKING RINGS WITH SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES

Sat 10 Dec | 10.00am – 4.00pm | £45.00

Spend a day under the guidance of Goldsmith Diane Lyness as you make a pair of silver stacking rings. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful pair of rings to take home. Personalise and add colour to your ring by adding one or two semi-precious stones. No previous experience is required. All you need to bring is an apron and bundles of enthusiasm!

Max No: 10 | Tutor: Diane Lyness – Goldsmith | Suitable for 16+