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Two-day Willow Weaving Workshop

When: 10am-5pm 04/08/2017 - 05/08/2017

Where: The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh

Price: Adults £80.00 & [Conc] £75.00

 

As part of 'Creative Experiences at the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre Summer Season', come along and participate in exploring the techniques of willow basket weaving. With the assistance of experienced basketmaker Sabine Wolniczak you will spend two days making a natural and bespoke round shopper with handles, using locally grown, harvested and seasoned willow. You are guaranteed to embark on a stimulating and invigorating experience. All materials are supplied. Please wear comfortable clothing.

This workshop is suitable for ages 16+ and advance booking is required. Booking, as well as more information, is available here, or by telephone: Box Office 028 3752 1821.

 
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Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

When: 10am-4pm 11/08/2017 - 12/08/2018

Where: The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh

Price: £55 (Advance booking required)

 

As part of 'Creative Experiences at the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre Summer Season', this two-day workshop with Nicola Gates (Olla Nua) will teach you the foundation skills of tapestry weaving on a simple frame loom. As well as covering the basic techniques, the workshop will encourage individual expression and experimentation. On Day One the focus will be on learning the basics of plain weave, creating shapes and textural techniques such as rya knotting and sumak, to create a small sampler. On Day Two you will have the chance to create a small abstract wall hanging, exploring texture, colour and composition. All materials will be provided.

This workshop is suitable for ages 16+ and advance booking is required. Booking, as well as more information, is available here, or by telephone: Box Office 028 3752 1821.