Ireland has a rich heritage of artists and craft workers.
- Try your hand at making or painting pottery
- Take an art class to capture the beauty of the landscape
- Learn an new craft such as stone carving or felt making
Guided arts and craft activities you can book:
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The Artists of the BearaFrom: €60 Read more
The Artists of the Beara
Allihies on the Beara Peninsula is a haven for artists due to its beauty and remoteness. Take a guide trip around the village with a local guide to meet a group of 5 artists to see their work and the area that inspires them. With no pressure to buy see workshops which the visitors never normally see. Wednesday 2pm ( min 2 people) or by arrangement Cost €30ppFrom: €60
West Cork Jewellery MakingFrom: €65 Read more
West Cork Jewellery Making
In Clonakilty, West Cork make your own silver jewellery using a variety of techniques to remember the Wild Atlantic Way. You may want to make a ring, bracelet, earrings, brooch or pendant under the guidance of a Master Silversmith in a studio in Clonakilty. Gems and silver is provided and paid for at the end of the 3-hour beginners class. Jewellery making courses from 10am on Thursday mornings . Full day course for 5 or more can be arranged.From: €65
Felt Making CourseFrom: €75 Read more
Felt Making Course
Felt Making Half Day Course – This workshop is for the complete beginner or for those who have had a go. You will sample different fibres, colours and techniques. 10am to 1pm. Thursday.
Felt making full day course – At the end of the day you will have the knowledge to be able to make your own fabulous felt and you will be going home with a couple of flat felt pieces. Price includes all materials and equipment for the courses. 10am to 5pm. Thursday.
Price €110.From: €75
Walk & Draw Wild Atlantic Way CorkFrom: €39 Read more
Walk & Draw Wild Atlantic Way Cork
At the start of the Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale take a 2 hour walk with an artist to learn to draw what you see as you go along the way. Enjoy the views of this stunning town with stops to draw what you see.The idea is to create a lot of fast responsive drawing and can be tailored to special interests in landscape/architecture/history. Materials provided are notebook to keep, with watercolours, inky ones and pencils for use during the walk. Walks on Wednesday or Saturday at 2pm. Can be organised for groups in Cork city or close to Kinsale.
Fitness Level 2. Price €39.00 per personFrom: €39
West Cork Jewellery Making Day CourseFrom: €95 Read more
West Cork Jewellery Making Day Course
In Clonakilty, West Cork make your own silver jewellery using a variety of techniques to remember the Wild Atlantic Way. You may want to make a ring, bracelet, earrings, brooch or pendant under the guidance of a Master Silversmith in a studio in Clonakilty. Gems and silver is provided and paid for at the end of the 3-hour beginners class. Jewellery making courses from 10am on Thursday mornings . Full day course for 5 or more can be arranged.From: €95
Applique WorkshopFrom: €99 Read more
Bring your favourite picture of Ireland to life by taking an appliqué workshop in West Cork with a local artist. IN this day workshop all materials will be provided but you need to be able to use a needle and thread. Make a piece to reflect your holiday in West Cork and learn a new skill.
Day Thursday 10am Cost €99From: €99
StonecarvingFrom: €325 Read more
Learn the ancient skill of stonecarving with a master craftsman in West Cork. Spend time with an experienced stone carver who is highly skilled in the traditional mallet and chisel methods which have been relied on by stone-cutters for centuries. Stone-carving courses are held throughout the year, and they are tailored to the skills and needs of the people who sign up to attend.
Courses are held over weekends in West Cork on demand. During a 2 day weekend course in Stone Carving which is aimed at beginners who would like to develop stone-carving skills for use on a range or projects. You will be introduced to the use of stone moulds, the use and care of key tools, as well as to some of the key techniques which form the foundation for a stonemason’s craft. We can advise on accommodation in the area.
Price €325 for a 2-day weekend courseFrom: €325