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Alfresco Art at North Down Museum

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About the event

Be inspired as you watch the artists and makers at work in the Courtyard of North Down Museum.

Take this unique opportunity to interact with Artists and Makers who will be providing free demonstrations throughout the afternoon and some hands-on activity to try yourself.

You can also explore the collection at North Down Museum, visit the Creative Peninsula exhibition and enjoy a coffee at Coffee Cure!


Demonstration times:

Adele Pound, 12-2pm: Making Paper Birds

Sarah Majury, 12-2pm: Block Printed Banner

Cula Ceramics, 12-2pm: Celtic Sheep

Heather Eves, 12-2pm: Mini Applique Projects

Simply Spun, 12-2pm: Weaving my Happy Place

Rosy Ennis, 2-4pm: Printing with Plants

Owen Crawford, 2-4pm: Small Carving

Wee Yarn Designs, 2-4pm: Dorset Button Making

Alison Hanvey, 2-4pm: Thrown and Altered Lantern

Find more information about the demonstrations here. 


Where is it taking place?

North Down Museum
BT20 4BT

When is it taking place?

Sunday 6th August

Price and do you need to book?

Free, no booking required.

Contact details

T: 0044 28 9181 0803





Additional information:

Creative Peninsula, now in its 22nd year, is a thriving annual festival of creativity taking place in the picturesque borough of Ards and North Down.

The region is well known for its many Artists and Makers and during Creative Peninsula visitors have the opportunity to view their work, purchase or commission a unique piece or art or try their hand in a workshop.

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2023 will mark the 17th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.



All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Multiple

Starts: Sun 6 Aug at 12:00 pm

Ends: Sun 6 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Ceramics, Mixed Media Construction, Multiple, Textile Making, Woodworking, and More

Event Location: Down

Event Type: Meet the Maker, Demonstration

Price: Free