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Youth Metalsmithing Course with Claire Mooney

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About the event

Learn how to make your own metal pieces or develop your skills in this four-week metalsmithing class from silversmith Claire Mooney!

The workshops will take place Mon–Thurs on the week beginning August 7th from 1pm–4pm, and finishing on August 10th. As part of our Come Together arts programme we will host a joint exhibition with work from all the workshops on August 12th.

Materials and light refreshments will be provided.

We’re able to provide these workshops at a subsidised rate thanks to Arts Council funding. Come Together is a creative programme of workshops designed to put on a variety of classes in the rural Moneydarragh Area!

This project has been kindly funded by the National Lottery Fund and Arts Council NI.


Where is it taking place?

101 Longstone Road
Co. Down
BT34 4UZ

Who is this suitable for?

Suitable for beginners these workshops are perfect for those looking to learn about the tools and techniques involved in metalsmithing and jewellery making

Participants must be age 13–18.


The centre includes a ramp for ease of access, however does not have disability accessible bathrooms.

When is it taking place?

This four day workshop runs from Monday 7th-Thursday 10th August from 1pm-4pm.

Price and do you need to book?

£50 per person, advanced booking required. Tickets can be purchased here

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Additional information:

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: Claire Mooney

Starts: Mon 7 Aug at 1:00 pm

Ends: Thu 10 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Metalworking

Event Location: Down

Event Type: Workshop

Price: £50