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Art / crafts courses/ events you would recommend



  • Registered Users Posts: 451 ✭✭makeandcreate

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  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 6,616 Mod ✭✭✭✭pinkypinky is on this weekend in ALSAA near Dublin airport. Looks like it should be a good event.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 507 ✭✭✭Tedious Bore

    Anyone know of any glass blowing courses/workshops in Dublin please?
    I know Leitrim sculpture centre do them alright , just looking for something closer


  • Registered Users Posts: 151 ✭✭oil painting

    Hi, you could try NCAD. They might have night classes, or ex students who are teaching else where.

  • Registered Users Posts: 507 ✭✭✭Tedious Bore

    thanks I tried them already but no evening class there. Not a bad idea asking ex students though cheers for suggestion

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  • Registered Users Posts: 19 mgfahy2019

    Looking for good art classes in D24

  • Registered Users Posts: 23 Maire Bhig

    If you fancy a treat then I recommend the craft courses offered, in low season, by the Westport Coast Hotel. They currently offer 3 courses during the year, lasting 4 or 5 days. There are craft 'tasters' each day morning and afternoon ... so not heavy duty craft classes, just something to while away a couple of hours. I'm heading there next week and have been twice before. They charge c.270 for 5 nights DB&B, including the crafting and there is no single supplement. I just love the break. Nice, friendly staff; heated pool; spa. They also offer some tours (extra cost) and there's usually nighttime entertainment.

  • Registered Users Posts: 23 Maire Bhig

    Should have said - I have no connection whatsoever with the hotel, except as a very satisfied customer!

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 60 ✭✭Jubo

    Anyone know of any oil painting courses that run for one day a week on an on-going basis? Something at an intermediate level. I'm in Waterford but willing to travel.

  • Registered Users Posts: 95 ✭✭pnecilcaser

    thanks I tried them already but no evening class there. Not a bad idea asking ex students though cheers for suggestion

    Did you check CEAD in NCAD though? They run a range of programmes over the summer and they have several evening classes too.

    look at this page, not the undergraduate programmer:

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  • Registered Users Posts: 44 JansStuff

    Summer Card Making Workshops South Dublin

    One evening workshop per month on the topic of Introduction to Card Making for Beginners I. Workshop will last 2 hours, cost 25 euro and will be in the DLR Samuel Beckett Centre Ballyogan Leopardstown - near the post office depot.

    June date - wed June 12th 7.30-9.30 pm
    July - to be confirmed
    August - to be confirmed

    Email me at if you are interested.

  • Registered Users Posts: 44 JansStuff

    Introducing morning workshops from mid September 2019. 1.5 hours workshops. Monday mornings - dates to be confirmed.
    * Introduction to Card Making Workshop - once a month.
    *All About Blank Cards workshop - once every 6 weeks
    * Cards for Special Occasions - once a month
    * special workshops covering specific toppings and embellishments
    * Christmas Cards during November