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Ship's Wheel Brooch Craft Workshop 

When: 1pm-4pm 03/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Free (Advance booking required)

 

Work with an artist to make a Dorset Button into a Ship's Wheel brooch, using a brass ring and handspun wool which has been dyed by natural dyes to make a unique article. The technique is quite simple and suitable for both beginners and those will a little experience. We will use blanket stitch and a needlepoint weaving stitch in contrasting colours to create this little work of art. Suitable for ages 16+.

Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Advance booking is essential. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information and to book your place.

 

Making Waves Aboard HMS Caroline

When: 11am-3pm 05/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017, 26/08/2017, 28/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Normal entrance fee applies

 

Fun for all the Family! Join HMS Caroline on board as you learn how to weave using peg looms. You will use a variety of wool and fabric strips to weave "waves" which will then be joined together and suspended from the Learning Room ceiling creating colourful, gently flowing waves.

Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information.

 

Wartime Woollens 

When: 1pm-4pm 10/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Free (Advance booking required)

 

Come along and learn about textiles, make do & mend and knitting for the navy with textile artist Unagh McCullough. Learn how sweethearts and sailors made keepsakes for their loved ones and have a go at wartime patterns. No experience necessary, just willingness to try something and have fun! All equipment provided.

This is a free workshop for those 16+. Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Advance booking is essential. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information and to book your place.

 

Nautical Themed Classes in Clay

When: 1pm-4pm 17/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Free (Advance booking required)

 

Interested in pottery? Or watching the pottery throw down? Come along and join artists from Red Earth Designs to learn how to make something with clay, no experience necessary, just an enjoyment of working with your hands and having a go! All materials and tools provided.

This is a free workshop for those 16+. Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Advance booking is essential. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information and to book your place.

 

Postcards of the Past

When: 1pm-4pm 24/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Free (Advance booking required)

 

Join artist Heather Wilson for a workshop themed around postcards from the past. Take inspiration from wartime photographs from HMS Caroline's own collection to create your own pieces. No experience necessary and all materials provided.

This is a free workshop for those 16+. Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Advance booking is essential. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information and to book your place.

 
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'Capturing Memory'

When: 1pm-4pm 31/08/2017

Where: HMS Caroline, Belfast

Price: Free (Advance booking required)

 

Join artist Alison Lowry to pick a source item from HMS Caroline and recreate it in glass. The technique we you'll use is called 'pate de verre' and involves 'inscribing' a small plaster block and then filling the marks with powdered glass. The piece will then be fired off site and returned for collection within a few days. No experience necessary. Participants should wear closed toe shoes and dress for mess!

This is a free workshop for those 16+. Find out more about HMS Caroline here. This is a free workshops. Advance booking is essential. Please contact HMS Caroline on 028 90 454484 for further information and to book your place.