Free Lockdown Creative Home Workshops

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Switching off and being creative or learning something new, getting back to nature and finding ways to relax can help our general well-being. Check out our free online Lockdown Creative Home Workshops starting soon!

Make Your Own Mask: 19th November 11am-12pm

Join Rediscover Fashion Programme Manager, Arran Murphy, to learn how to make your own face mask. This workshop is suitable for everyone from
beginners to intermediate. In this workshop you learn how to hand sew your own face mask using textiles available in your home.

Christmas Wreath: 24th November 11am-12pm

Join Audrey from the Rediscovery Centre on the 24th of November to
learn how to make a beautiful festive Christmas wreath from upcycled
fabric. During this workshop we will teach you how to make a unique
eco-friendly, upcycled fabric wreath for your home.

Top Tips for Furniture Recycling: 27th November 11am-12pm

Join Gerard Griffin from Rediscover Furniture in the Rediscovery Centre for
on the 27th of November for a creative furniture upcycling workshop. Gerard
has over 40 years’ experience in the furniture restoration trade. During this
demonstration, Gerard will demonstrate how to prepare your furniture for
upcycling, along with painting techniques, varnishing and oiling.

Reimagine With Decoupage: 30th November 11am-12pm

Liz Lewis will demostrate the art of decorating surfaces with paper and how
decoupage can be used to give damageditems a new lease of life. She will
demonstrate the basic technique and inspire us with lots of examples of
her own work sharing some trade secrets, shortcuts and answering
questions along the way.

To take part you will need:

  • Access to a laptop, computer or smart device – tablet or phone with microphone/speakers/earphones.
  • To ensure your device or computer/laptop is fully charged or plugged in.
  • To download Zoom on Laptop or device -
  • A quiet area in their location where they won’t be interrupted.


Do I qualify?

As these programmes are funded under the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), you must be living in the Bray or Greystones Municipal District to take part, and belong to at least one of the following target groups:

  • Disadvantaged children and families
  • Lone parents
  • New communities including refugees/ asylum seekers
  • People living in disadvantaged communities
  • People with disabilities
  • Roma
  • The unemployed including those not on live register
  • Low income workers/ house holds
  • Travellers
  • Young unemployed living in disadvantaged areas
  • NEETS – young people aged 15 – 24 yrs who are not in education employment or training

Contact Lorna Lafferty or Jennifer Jones on 01 286 8266 to find out more or book you place.

These workshops are funded under our Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP).