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Flower Arranging

Flower Arranging

Come and enjoy a morning at Clotworthy House where you can learn how to harvest and properly condition flowers from the garden. We will tour the courtyard garden and discuss which varieties of flowers are suitable for cutting followed by a ... (click to read more)

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Willow Basket Making

Based in Bangor, County Down, Bob Johnston has been creating traditional and contemporary willow baskets, sculptures and living structures since 2000. Initially trained as a textile weaver, Bob has since studied with master basket makers in Armagh, ... (click to read more)

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Homespun Theatre Antrim

We are on the look out for the future stars of stage and screen in this series of theatre workshops which will develop acting skills in a beneficial learning environment. Classes run wach Saturday for 10 week semesters and tutor is Patsy Hughes (click to read more)

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Create Your Own Spoon and Spatula

Create Your Own Spoon and Spatula

Join Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts to carve your own cherrywood spatula from locally grown native hardwood and/or carve a spoon also from various native timbers. Using axes, drawknives, carving knives and other devices we will work and ... (click to read more)

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Introduction to Digital Photography

Introduction to Digital Photography

Tutor: Carrie Davenport   Got a digital camera but no idea how to use it? This course will cover the beginner to intermediate techniques to get you started with your digital camera. Covering everything from tips to getting a good photo to copying ... (click to read more)

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The Lantern Man

The Lantern Man

Written by Jane Coyle, winner of the Audience Award at the Belfast International Arts Festival (2015) Dublin, Christmas 1915.  Johnny McGrath returns from action on the Western Front to a city he barely recognises. He has unexpectedly inherited ... (click to read more)

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Make An Apron!

Make An Apron!

Tutor: Angie Kelly Age: 16 years+   This great one day class will allow you to make your own apron from denim or a fabric of your choice. If you have basic knowledge of your sewing machine, this is an easy and fun project you get you interested in ... (click to read more)

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Design Your Own T-Shirt!

Design Your Own T-Shirt!

Tutor: Sandra Kerr Age: 8 – 11 years   Get your wardrobe autumn ready with this fun and funky class in T-shirt design! Come up with your own designs and use a variety of techniques to create your very own unique piece of clothing!  All materials ... (click to read more)

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Matilda

Matilda

To celebrate 100 years of Roald Dahl, come along to this screening of one of his most celebrated books – Matilda! The story of a wonderful little girl who loves books, happens to be a genius but has the worst parents and the worst head teacher ... (click to read more)

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After Schools Art Club

After Schools Art Club

The coolest club in town is back as Emma Andrews leads this fun and messy After Schools workshop to getfill your week with arty style!

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Decoupage

Decoupage

Tutor: Linda O’Kane Age: 16 years+ Decoupage is from the French word ‘to cut’, cutting out paper images and applying them to virtually any surface. They are then varnished to make more durable.  A relaxing pastime and anyone can achieve ... (click to read more)

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Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy

We are delighted to welcome the wonderfully talented Maria Doyle Kennedy to the Old Courthouse stage. Maria shot to fame with her performance in The Commitments and has established herself as one of Ireland's greatest singers over the last 20 years ... (click to read more)

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Lepidopteran Talk and Walk

Lepidopteran Talk and Walk

Join our Park Rangers on this half-day workshop focusing on the amazing world of moths and butterflies. The morning will start with an interactive session on identifying the moths captured in the Robinsons trap the previous night, followed by ... (click to read more)

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Ceramic Keyrings

Ceramic Keyrings

Tutor: Mairead Robb Age:  7 – 11 years   Come along and join Mairead in this fun and funky one day workshop as she helps you make a ceramic keyring designed especially for you! Come up with your own design to keep for yourself or give as a gift, ... (click to read more)

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Two Sore Legs

Two Sore Legs

By Brenda Murphy Directed by Martin Lynch with original direction by Noreen Kershaw Starring Maria Connolly     Set in Belfast in the 1950’s and 60’s Two Sore Legs is a powerful, autobiographical play.  Brenda Murphy’s mother Bridie, a young ... (click to read more)

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Messy Monsters!

Messy Monsters!

Tutor: Clair & Catherine Regan Age: 2 – 4 years, accompanied by parent/ carer   The incredibly popular Messy Monsters returns this season. Join Clair & Catherine in the relaxed space of the Eyre Studio and get making, playing and having fun ... (click to read more)

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An introduction to Dressmaking

An introduction to Dressmaking

Have you ever wanted to make your own clothes? Join experienced designer Angela Turkington  in this relaxed and fun introduction to dressmaking. Over the 6weeks you will learn the skills of dressmaking, from measuring to inserting a zip and you ... (click to read more)

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The Prodger

The Prodger

The Prodger tells the story of the writer's Grand Uncle Johnny, an Irishman from Waterford who fought at the Somme, woke up in a morgue and found his right leg amputated below the knee. This one-act play highlights the plight of the Forgotten: the ... (click to read more)

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Silver Necklace & Earrings

Silver Necklace & Earrings

Tutor: Diane Lyness Age: 16 years+   Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May   Join experienced jewellery maker Diane Lyness for this two day intensive course where you will design and make your very own unique necklace and matching earrings to give as a ... (click to read more)

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MacBeth

Once again c21 Theatre Company bring Shakespeare to life on stage. Edited and directed specifically for schools and general audiences by Arthur Webb, this fast-moving production follows the eventful life of the evil Scottish warrior and his ... (click to read more)

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