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Past Events

Discover past events including creative workshops & art exhibitions... 

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December 2023

Artist Focus

Derek Melville

Working in acrylic, Derek Melville's work is bold and rich in colour. He paints to portray his perception of the environment and is intrinsically drawn to scenes that connect with and represent timeless beauty of the natural landscape. As part of the event, Derek will be upstairs at klöver haus on Saturday 9th December. A collection of his latest original work will also be on display.

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November 2023

In the Beginning... Exhibition

Peter Martin

‘In the Beginning was the Irish Rain’ is an exhibition of eighteen illustrations of places in Ireland, England and France that were important in the life and development of the Irish poet Louis MacNeice. 

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October 2023

Collective Exhibition

Jakki Trainor

Jakki Trainor describes herself as an illustrative ceramic artist. Her work typically features flora and fauna in a decorative style that focuses on textural mark making and tonal glazing. Jakki’s love of nature and a fascination with words and language form the backdrop to her exhibition of new work, where she explores imagery associated with the collective nouns used to group animals.

Andrea Hayes Silk Painting Workshop | Northern Ireland

September 2023

Silk Painting Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes works from her home studio in Cookstown, County Tyrone and has exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 5 hour adult workshop, you'll discover how to paint freely onto silk. This will involve outlining the image using gutta and then painting using specialist paints.

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September 2023

Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop

Alison Pascoe | ASTRL Fibres

In this workshop, you will create your own mini plant hanger using luxurious recycled cotton cord as you learn about macramé knots. Step by step guidance will be provided by Alison Pascoe of ASTRL Fibres, along with helpful tips and hints to enable you to handcraft your plant hanger. 

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June 2023

To the Sea Exhibition

Elaine Murdock

Elaine Murdock is a North Coast painter whose paintings pay homage to her rural environment. Her distinctive personal style crosses the boundaries between realism and abstraction but also celebrates the beauty of nature and the calm of the isolated landscape.

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April 2023

Memories Exhibition

George Gourley

"Memories are better than reality, always will be."

For this solo exhibition, George has painted watercolour scenes of local towns and villages in Sepia. He loves the tones and challenges it offers and uses burnt sienna to bring warmth to his work. 

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February 2023

Luminescence Exhibition

Aoife Tolerton

Originally from Dublin, Aoife Tolerton is an artist and illustrator specialising in animal portraits, abstract landscapes and botanical art. This exhibition of original watercolours by will focus on floral studees and bees.

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December 2022

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Emma Scott of  Honeybee Blooms

This hands-on class is fun yet relaxing. You will spend the time creating a unique and stunning wreath. The result?...

An eye catching festive wreath filled with fresh eucalyptus, berries and all the twinkly and sparkly decor bits you can imagine! 

Louise Lennon Art Exhibition | Northern Ireland

November 2022

Catching the Light Exhibition

Louise Lennon

Louise Lennon is a contemporary realist artist with a distinctive style. This exhibition of original paintings will include both still life landscape paintings exploring the countryside and landmarks on our doorstep in Northern Ireland.

Jacqueline Baird Art Exhibition | Northern Ireland

October 2022

Down a Country Lane Exhibition

Jacqueline Baird

Working from her home studio in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains, Jacqueline Baird draws inspiration from the wildlife, drumlins, dramatic skies and sweeping mountains of the surrounding countryside. This exhibition will feature Jacqueline's original pastel works.

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October 2022

Autumn Wreath Workshop

Emma Scott of  Honeybee Blooms

This hands-on class is fun yet relaxing. You will spend the time creating a unique and stunning wreath.The result?... An eye catching wreath filled with beautiful fresh foliage and flowers that will make a stunning Autumn decoration for your front door!

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October 2022

Softly Exhibition

Mary Jayne Irwin

Mary Jayne Irwin is an emerging artist who paints the local landscape in Northern Ireland with a warm and neutral colour palette. Working mainly in oils, she is passionate about art therapy and this is reflected in her soothing and serene style.

Rachel Julca Ceramic Artist | Art Exhibition | Northern Ireland

September 2022

Right Up Your Street Exhibition

Rachel Julca

Rachel Julca mainly draws inspiration from local landmarks and houses. Her colourful pictures incorporate various mediums. Handmade ceramic houses, miniature sheep and delicately sculptured trees and bicycles made from wire give her artwork an unmistakable style.

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September 2022

Tree Blossom Art Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes has won numerous textile art awards and exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 3 hour workshop, Andrea will guide you to create your own tree blossom themed mixed media artwork. This will involved using specialist paints, layering hand dyed fabrics and both machine and hand stitching. All materials and equipment is supplied and no experience is necessary.

Ruth Osborne Artist | Impressions of Nature Exhibition | Northern Ireland

August 2022

Impressions of Nature Exhibition

Ruth Osborne

An exploration and interpretation of local habitats from around Northern Ireland; native woodland, the shores of wetland and coast, and meadows. Impressions of Nature: Woodland-Shore-Meadow is a celebration of the wildness, details, textures and patterns found within the landscape.

The Bearded Candle Makers | Candle Experince Workshop | Northern Ireland

August 2022

Candle Experience Workshop

The Bearded Candle Makers

Michael will introduce you to the world of scent and guide you through the  process of candle making. This is a wonderful way to relax and disconnect from everything for a while, with soft tunes and a relaxing atmosphere. In this 2 hour adult workshop, you'll get to choose your favourite scent from our award winning collections and use perfume grade oils to recreate a candle in a gorgeous amber jar.

Andrea Hayes | Textile Art Workshop | Northern Ireland

August 2022

Coastal Textile Art Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes has won numerous textile art awards and exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 3 hour workshop, Andrea will guide you to create your own coastal themed mixed media artwork. This will involved using specialist paints, layering hand dyed fabrics and both machine and hand stitching. All materials and equipment is supplied and no experience is necessary.

Andrea Hayes Artist | Felting Workshop | Northern Ireland

July 2022

Wildflower Felting Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes works from her home studio in Cookstown, County Tyrone and has won numerous textile art awards and exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 3 hour adult workshop, you'll discover how to create a unique wildflower themed felt art piece. This will involve learning the process of wet felting and then needle felting into it.

Laura Bryson & Kirsti Brown Artists | Art Exhibition | Northern Ireland

June 2022

SEASON Exhibition

Laura Bryson X Kirsti Brown

Working in acrylic, Laura Bryson's paintings feature the beaches and atmospheric skies of the County Antrim coast whilst Kirsti Brown’s range of stoneware ceramics are inspired by her love of wandering, drawing and daydreaming by the coast. 

Andrea Hayes Silk Painting Workshop | Northern Ireland

July 2022

Silk Painting Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes works from her home studio in Cookstown, County Tyrone and has exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 5 hour adult workshop, you'll discover how to paint freely onto silk. This will involve outlining the image using gutta and then painting using specialist paints.

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June 2022

Clay Plant Pot Workshop

The Clay Project

Rebecca Killen has teamed up with local ceramicist Laureanne Kootstra to create The Clay Project. Their ceramic workshops explore the wonderful world of clay. In this 2.5 hour hands on adult workshop, you will be cutting, joining and layering rich terracotta clay as well as sgraffito decoration to bring your pots to life. Pots will be taken away for firing and will be ready for collection in 2-3 weeks.

Andrea Hayes Artist | Felting Workshop | Northern Ireland

June 2022

Landscape Felting Workshop

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes works from her home studio in Cookstown, County Tyrone and has won numerous textile art awards and exhibited throughout Ireland. In this 3 hour adult workshop, you'll discover how to create a unique dawn landscape themed felt art piece. This will involve learning the process of wet felting and then needle felting into it.

Honeybee Blooms | Spring Wreath Workshop | Northern Ireland

April 2022

Spring Wreath Workshop

Emma Scott of  Honeybee Blooms

Spring into the new season surrounded with fresh foliage and flowers. This hands-on class is fun yet relaxing. You will spend the time creating a unique and stunning wreath.The result?... An eye catching wreath filled with beautiful fresh foliage and flowers that will make a stunning Spring decoration for your front door!

The Clay Project | Mono Printing Workshop | Northern Ireland

March 2022

Mono Printing onto Clay

The Clay Project

Rebecca Killen has teamed up with local ceramicist Laureanne Kootstra to create The Clay Project. Their ceramic workshops explore the wonderful world of clay. In this 2.5 hour adult workshop, you'll explore the process of mono printing onto porcelain using plaster, underglazes and porcelain paper clay. 

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October 2021

Countryside to Coast Exhibition

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes has won numerous textile art awards and exhibited throughout Ireland. She draws inspiration from the vast array of textures, colours and dramatic skylines of the Irish landscape.

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October 2021

Artist Focus

Sylvia Parkinson-Brown

Originally from Belfast, Sylvia Parkinson-Brown attended art school in London and now lives in Kilkenny. She frequently experiments with surfaces and mixed media with drawing being the fundamental building block of every piece. This mini exhibition will feature six original paintings and Sylvia's popular 'Hare & Raven' print.

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October 2021

Just Memories Exhibition

Rosemary Gifford

Painted from memories... Of perfumes reminiscent of roses and recollections of the North Coast which Rosemary knows and loves. Rosemary Gifford's expressive marks have created an instantly recognisable and fearless style. 

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May 2021

A Short Walk Exhibition

Louise Lennon

An exhibition of original paintings by local artist Louise Lennon exploring countryside and landmarks on our doorstep in Northern Ireland. The exhibition captures scenes of Moira, Hillsborough, Lurgan, the Mournes and Belfast.

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November 2020

Solas Exhibition

Kevin Collins

An exhibition of original paintings celebrating the emergence of light from darkness. Local artist Kevin Collins focuses on Northern Ireland at night; the dimming light of day giving way to the spark of street lights. 

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October 2020

Artist Focus

Kathryn Callaghan

Artist Kathryn Callaghan lives and works in Northern Ireland and creates work inspired by the everyday glimpses of the beautiful world around her.

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August 2020

At Home Exhibition

Derek Melville

With a contemporary style, Derek Melville paints scenes that represent the timeless beauty of the landscape. Living in rural County Down, he draws inspiration from the countryside that surrounds him. 

klöver haus | Hiatus Lockdown Art Exhibition | Northern Ireland

September 2020

Hiatus Exhibition

Various Artists

An exhibition showcasing work created by our artists and makers during this current period of social distancing.
hi·​a·​tus | \ hī-ˈā-təs  \

a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
"there was a brief hiatus in our way of life"

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