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Past Events

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

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.

Honeybee Blooms | Autumn Wreath Workshop | Moira | Northern ireland

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.