Workshops - For Children

Children’s Art workshops for 8-11 yrs at Sheskburn House, Ballycastle - CANCELLED

Saturdays 1,8,15 October, also 26 November and 17 December

2-3.30pm

Cost: £35.00 for all five sessions

Children will have great fun and let their creativity run riot in these fantastic, varied workshops throughout the Autumn. They will create unique artwork under different themes of the season, experimenting with different artistic materials, learning new creative techniques, having fun and developing their skills, before making finished masterpieces to take home. Themes include Halloween, Autumn, Diwali and Christmas arts activities.Maximum numbers, 12 children.

*Please wear suitable clothes and complete parental consent forms when booking .

*Entrance to Sheskburn House workshop is via gym entrance/rear car park


Autumnal Animals (7-12yrs) [SOLD OUT]

Saturday 1 October, 10:30 - 12:30

Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon will help participants design and sculpt an Autumnal animal of their choice using air dry clay. Designed for beginners, this is a creative environment encouraging children to get crafty using a range of hand building clay techniques. Make sure they bring along a picture of their favourite animal like a squirrel, hedgehog or barn owl to help them sculpt the right shape and give it loads of character. This workshop is not only fun but improves children’s creative skills, self-expression, confidence and dexterity. Participants will be able to take their animal home at the end of the workshop to paint so please bring a box with you.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Children’s Art workshops for ages 8-11 yrs at Ballymoney Town Hall - CANCELLED

Saturdays: 1,8,15 October, also 26 November and 17 December
10am-11.30am
Cost: £35 for all five sessions

Children will have great fun and let their creativity run riot in these fantastic, varied workshops throughout the Autumn. They will create unique artwork under different themes of the season, experimenting with different artistic materials, learning new creative techniques, having fun and developing their skills, before making finished masterpieces to take home. Themes include Halloween, Autumn, Diwali and Christmas arts activities.

*Please wear suitable clothing for art-making.

*Please complete parental consent forms at time of booking. Maximum numbers, 12 children.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (5-7 yrs) [SOLD OUT]

Saturday 22 October, 10:30 - 12:00
Workshop theme: HALLOWEEN

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (8-12 yrs)

Saturday 22 October, 13:00 - 14:30
Workshop theme: HALLOWEEN

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Halloween Clay Lanterns (7-12yrs)

Saturday 22 October, 10:30 - 12:30

In this one-session workshop with Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon, children will design and make creepy creative and innovative clay lanterns just in time for Halloween. Designed for beginners and improvers this class will be a fun creative environment to get crafty using a range of clay techniques. In this workshop we will be using air dry clay which means participants can take it home, paint it and let it dry naturally - Please bring a box with you to take your lantern home in.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Haunted House Open Day - Halloween in the FabLab

Halloween in the Fablab

Sat 29th October 2pm-4pm

Cost: Free
Suitable for 8+ years

Come and find out what goes on in the basement at Flowerfield Arts Centre if you dare... from 3D printing to cnc milling and vinyl cutting. This is a chance for children aged 8+ to explore some exciting new creative techniques.

Parents must accompany children throughout.


Haunted House Open Day - Creepy Craft Workshop

Creepy Craft Workshop

29th October 2pm – 4pm

Cost: FREE | Drop in

Call into our creepy craft workshop led by Linda Mullholland and create some horrifying Halloween decorations.

All materials provided.

Parents must accompany children at all times.


Haunted House Open Day - Witchy Craft Workshop

Witchy Craft Workshop

Sat 29th October 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cost: FREE | Drop in Suitable for all Ages

Channel some spooky Hocus Pocus energy and get creative with Linda Mulholland at this witchy workshop.

This is a drop-in workshop so no booking is necessary.

Don't forget to book your tickets for our screening of Hocus Pocus - BOOK NOW

Parents must accompany children at all times.


Autumn Fused Glass Mobile (10-16yrs)

Saturday 29 October, 10:00 - 13:00
Workshop theme: Hedgehogs

Participants are asked to bring a cane or driftwood piece to hang their mobile from.

In this half-day workshop with artist Eleanor-Jane McCartney, participants will design and assemble a colourful hedgehog mobile to hang at home and catch the beautiful autumn light. They’ll learn how to cut and assemble glass in various forms (sheet glass, frit, stringers and confetti) and their glass piece will be made to hang on cane/driftwood – finished fired pieces will be available for collection a week after the workshop.

Please note, participants must wear close-toed shoes.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Halloween Clay Lanterns (7-12yrs)

Saturday 29 October, 10:30 - 12:30

In this one-session workshop with Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon, children will design and make creepy creative and innovative clay lanterns just in time for Halloween. Designed for beginners and improvers this class will be a fun creative environment to get crafty using a range of clay techniques. In this workshop we will be using air dry clay which means participants can take it home, paint it and let it dry naturally - Please bring a box with you to take your lantern home in.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Haunted House Open Day - Creepy Craft Workshop

Creepy Craft Workshop

31st October 2pm – 4pm

Cost: FREE | Drop in

Call into our creepy craft workshop led by Linda Mullholland and create some horrifying Halloween decorations.

All materials provided.

Parents must accompany children at all times.


Haunted House Open Day - Dia De Los Muertos Craft Workshop

Dia De Los Muertos Craft Workshop

Monday 31st October

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Cost: FREE | Drop in Suitable for all Ages

Inspired by Disney’s Coco, join Linda Mulholland to create some sugar skull crafts and costumes.

Don't forget to book your tickets for our screening of Disney's Coco - BOOK NOW

Parents must accompany children at all times.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (5-7 yrs)

Saturday 12 & 19 November, 10:30 - 12:00
Workshop theme: AUTUMN LEAF LANTERNS

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (8-12 yrs)

Saturday 12 & 19 November, 13:00 - 14:30
Workshop theme: AUTUMN LEAF LANTERNS

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Christmas Fused Glass Mobile (10-16yrs)

Saturday 3 December, 10:00 - 13:00
Workshop theme: CHRISTMAS GINGERBREAD

Participants are asked to bring a cane or driftwood piece to hang their mobile from.

In this half-day workshop with artist Eleanor-Jane McCartney, participants will design and assemble a colourful gingerbread mobile to hang at home. Participants will learn how to cut and assemble glass in various forms (sheet glass, frit, stringers and confetti) and their glass piece will be made to hang on cane/driftwood - finished fired pieces will be available for collection a week after the workshop.

Please note, participants must wear close-toed shoes.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (8-12 yrs)

Saturday 3 & 10 December, 13:00 - 14:30
Workshop theme: CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


Weekend Wonders Workshop (5-7 yrs)

Saturday 3 & 10 December, 10:30 - 12:00
Workshop theme: christmas decorations

Led by artist Linda Mulholland, children will experiment with a variety of different artistic materials, learn new fantastic creative techniques, have fun and develop their skills, before making their finished masterpiece.

The best creativity is messy! Please make sure your child wears suitable clothing.

We aim to ensure that all children and young people participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. Therefore, please complete and return a consent form for each under-18 no later than 24 hours before the activity begins. Completed consent forms are a condition of participation.


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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