Workshops

Classes & Workshops

​5-WEEK THROWING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS: SERIES 6 - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 28 February–27 March | 7-9pm

Cost: £145 full, £130 concession per series (includes all materials)

Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel to create a variety of different pots, mugs and bowls. You’ll also learn turning techniques and how to add handles and feet. In the last week you will add colour to your pots using a variety of slips. Should you have previous experience, Fiona will assist you to develop your skills and improve your techniques. Participants will use stoneware clay to make items to be fired and glazed by the tutor and collected at a later date.

Please bring apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


​5-WEEK THROWING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS: SERIES 5 - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 28 February–27 March | 10.30am–12.30pm

Cost: £145 full, £130 concession per series (includes all materials)

Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel to create a variety of different pots, mugs and bowls. You’ll also learn turning techniques and how to add handles and feet. In the last week you will add colour to your pots using a variety of slips. Should you have previous experience, Fiona will assist you to develop your skills and improve your techniques. Participants will use stoneware clay to make items to be fired and glazed by the tutor and collected at a later date.

Please bring apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


5-WEEK HAND-BUILDING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS: SERIES 2

Wednesday 28 February–27 March | 2.30 – 4.30pm

Cost: £145 full, £130 concession per series (includes all materials)

Whether you're a beginner or have prior experience, join ceramicist Fiona Shannon for this 5-week course where you will master hand-building techniques like slab building, coiling, pinch pots, and press moulds to craft diverse pots like vases and bowls. During the final session brings your creations to life with vibrant slips. Items that will be fired and glazed in a clear glaze by the tutor to be collected at a later date.

Please bring an apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


4-WEEK ​FUSED GLASS COURSE (18+YEARS)

Thursday 29 February to 21 March | 7-9pm

Cost: £70 full, £63 concession

A fantastic way to develop your fused glass skills with EJ McCartney, this four-week course allows students to experiment with different techniques and create a range of items, trying out new and exciting ideas. From slumped bowls to coasters, from candle holders to wind chimes and even jewellery, the possibilities are endless. Participants will require some experience in working with fused glass. Materials provided.

Please note, closed toe footwear must be worn for your own safety


​3 PART COURSE - PAINTING DRAMATIC SKIES IN OIL (18+ Years) - SOLD OUT

Thursday 29 February / Thursday 14th March /Thursday 28th March

10am -12.30pm

Cost: £35 full, £32 concession

Artist Elaine Harkness leads this three-part course exploring how to create energetic stormy clouds and also beautiful calm skies. Suitable for beginners and those who wish to improve their landscape painting skills.

Please bring your own brushes, all other materials will be provided.


​4-WEEK IRISH & SCOTTISH CÉILÍ/ CÈILIDH DANCING COURSE (18+ YEARS) - LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Thursday 29 February–Thursday 21 March | 7.15-8.45pm

Cost: £30 full, £27 concession

Led by Paula Kennedy, this lively and fun course looks at the cultural background of dances alongside practising them. Ceili/Ceilidh dancing helps to build core strength, bone density, co-ordination and mental agility. It also improves stamina, balance, posture and flexibility.

Suitable for beginners, but those with previous experience and a love of céilí/cèilidh dancing are also most welcome. Adequate level of fitness advisable.

Please wear comfortable clothes that allow free movement, non-slip flat shoes and bring a bottle of water.


​5-WEEK THROWING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS: SERIES 8 - SOLD OUT

Thursday 29 February–28 March | 7-9pm

Cost: £145 full, £130 concession per series (includes all materials)

Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel to create a variety of different pots, mugs and bowls. You’ll also learn turning techniques and how to add handles and feet. In the last week you will add colour to your pots using a variety of slips. Should you have previous experience, Fiona will assist you in developing your skills and improve your techniques. Participants will use stoneware clay to make items to be fired and glazed by the tutor and collected at a later date.

Please bring apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


​5-WEEK THROWING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS: SERIES 7 - SOLD OUT

Thursday 29 February–28 March | 2.30-4.30pm

Cost: £145 full, £130 concession per series (includes all materials)

Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel to create a variety of different pots, mugs and bowls. You’ll also learn turning techniques and how to add handles and feet. In the last week you will add colour to your pots using a variety of slips. Should you have previous experience, Fiona will assist you to develop your skills and improve your techniques. Participants will use stoneware clay to make items to be fired and glazed by the tutor and collected at a later date.

Please bring apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


​INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY FUSED GLASS FLORAL CANDLE HOLDER - SOLD OUT

Saturday 2 March | 10am – 1pm

Cost: £36 full, £32 concession (includes all glass materials)

Create two rectangular panels (sized 10x15cm) based and inspired by floral designs. After fusing the panels will be glued to a glass candle holder. This will allow each participant to enjoy their fused glass piece both in daylight and illuminated in the dark evening times with a tealight.

Please note, closed toe footwear must be worn for your own safety


​POSITIVE MINDS THROUGH ART (6 WEEKS)

Thursday 7 March-11 April | 2.30-4.30pm

Free admission but booking is essential.

Please contact Tori at COAST to book 028 777 67860.

COAST are delighted to offer a 6-week craft and well-being course for participants aged 60+. This creative programme will be facilitated by Christina from Meraki Art NI and the session aim to empower participants to build confidence, strengthen community relationships and help reduce loneliness.


WEEKEND WONDERS: MOTHER'S DAY (5-7 YEARS)

Saturday 9 March|10:30-12noon

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


​MOTHER’S DAY CERAMIC VASE WORKSHOP (18+YEARS) - LAST SPACE

Saturday 9 March | 11am-1pm

Cost: £45 full, £40 concession

A one-day workshop with Ceramicist Fiona Shannon who will guide you through designing and making your own small Vase. This workshop is suitable for beginners, and ideal to create a Mother's day gift or to book for your mum to attend.Please bring an apron and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


WEEKEND WONDERS: MOTHER'S DAY (8+ YEARS) - LAST SPACE

Saturday 9 March|1-2:30pm

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


​ST. PATRICK’S DAY CERAMICS WORKSHOP (8-12YEARS)

Saturday 16 March | 11am-1pm

Cost: £15 per session (includes all materials)

Explore the world of clay with Ceramicist Fiona Shannon as she guides young artists on a delightful journey. Your child will get the opportunity to unleash their creativity by designing and crafting a charming, unique leprechaun and a pot of gold using air-dry clay under Fiona's expert guidance. Watch as their imagination comes to life in this engaging and hands-on experience.

Please bring an apron and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class. Please bring a box with you to take


WEEKEND WONDERS: ST. PATRICK'S DAY (5-7 YEARS) - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Saturday 16 March|10:30-12noon

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


WEEKEND WONDERS: ST. PATRICK'S DAY (8+ YEARS)

Saturday 16 March|1-2:30pm

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


​CRAFTY KIDS: NATURE MONOPRINTS (8-12 YEARS)

Saturday 23 March | 10:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: £12

Nature Monoprints – Using this fun printmaking technique, participants will create colourful and dynamic prints inspired by nature and the natural world around them.


WEEKEND WONDERS: EASTER 1 (8+ YEARS)

Saturday 23 March|1-2:30pm

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


WEEKEND WONDERS: EASTER 1 (5-7 YEARS) - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Saturday 23 March|10:30-12noon

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


GLOWING MOMENTS – GLASS PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH NATASHA DUDDY

Wednesday 27 March | 9.30-11am

Cost: £8

Under the guidance of artist Natasha Duddy you will design and paint a gorgeous glass tealight holder.

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​WEEKEND WONDERS: EASTER 2 (5-7 YEARS)

Saturday 30 March |10:30-12noon

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


WEEKEND WONDERS: EASTER 2 (8+ YEARS)

Saturday 30 March|1-2:30pm

Cost: £9

Led by Linda Mulholland, children will dive into a creative whirlwind, experimenting with a mix of artistic materials and learning fantastical new techniques. Get ready for a blast of fun as they craft unique, awe-inspiring artwork.


Creative Kids Activity Pack

Creative Kids Activity Pack!

Get Creative at home and let your imagination loose with our Creative Kids Activity Pack! The pack has been created by different local artists with fun art activities they think you'll enjoy. You can use your activity pack alone or with your family for hours of creative fun. Simply download and print off the pack to get started.

Inside the pack you will find lots of different creative activities including:

  • Scratch Art
  • Funny Eyes Craft
  • Dance and Movement Activity
  • Peg Pals Craft
  • The Emperors New Clothes Colouring-in
  • Create your own Spring Flowers Craft
  • Make your own Shadow Puppets

Thank you to our wonderful artists who created the fab art ideas for the pack including, Natasha Duddy, Karen Torley and Tonya Sheina Batts!

Share your creativity with us and send in pictures of anything you make to esther.alleyne@casuewaycoastandglens.gov.uk and we'll share them on our social media pages!


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