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Another stunning landscape from Louisa Kelly - artistโ—SOLD
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Another stunning landscape from Louisa Kelly - artist

We can't recommend Heather's classes highly enough๐Ÿ†Great wee ring making workshop today with mother and son Geraldine and Josh Intent Belfast ... See MoreSee Less

We cant recommend Heathers classes highly enough๐Ÿ†

If you're in Ballymena today please call in to the @countyantrimopenstudios Beautiful Work exhibition at the Braid Arts Centre. It's my turn for Meet the Maker day, I'll be spinning locally grown Hill Cheviot wool but will be most happy to break off and show you round๐Ÿ

#beautifulwork #slowtextiles #handspunyarn #nativebreedwools #hillcheviot #welcometothemuseum
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A great evening celebrating all our wonderful creatives๐Ÿ’• ... See MoreSee Less

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A new Vase from last nightโ€™s firing and a few Roses!! #vases #roses #ceramics #pottery #handmade #clay #art #ceramicart #ceramic #ceramica #design #homedecor #interiordesign #stoneware #porcelain #keramik #sculpture #contemporaryceramics #handmadeceramics #tableware #ceramique #artist #instapottery #pottersofinstagram #wheelthrown #potterylove #ceramicsofinstagram #ceramicartist #handmadepottery #craft ... See MoreSee Less

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โš’๐ŸŽจ Beautiful Work: Artists & Makers and the Creative Process ๐ŸŽจโš’

๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿญ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€:

Saturday 28 October 2023, 1pm to 4pm
Raymond Watson, a Belfast born artist best known for The Hands of History +20 exhibition to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and his latest exhibition Apis Mellifera: The Honey Bee.

Monday 30 October 2023, 10am to 1pm
Ernie Kilpatrick, a woodworking artist, chair maker and spoon carver based in his studio in Randalstown.
Heather McFadden, of Gobbins Crafts is a jewellery maker and artist who also teaches silversmithing classes in her studio in Islandmagee.

Tuesday 31 October 2023, 10am to 1pm
Jane Lloyd, a textile artist and member of the Northern Ireland Patchwork Guild and the Irish Patchwork society. She works out of her home workshop near Ballymena.

Wednesday 1 November 2023, 10am to 12noon
Yvonne Magee, an abstract impressionist artist, an American expat she is now based on the north coast in Cushendall.

Wednesday 1 November 2023, 1pm to 3pm
Vera McCullough, an award-winning jewellery maker born in the Czech republic, she is best known for her designs for a brooch and cufflinks presented to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Friday 3 November 2023, 10am to 1pm
Denise McAuley, of Moneyvart Ceramics, is a small batch potter making hand-thrown ceramics inspired by the landscape and shoreline of Northern Ireland.

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Here we go!โš’๐ŸŽจ Beautiful Work: Artists & Makers and the Creative Process ๐ŸŽจโš’

๐Ÿ“Œ From 27 October to 30 November 2023, Monday - Saturday, 10am to 4pm
๐Ÿ“Œ at Mid-Antrim Museum, The Braid, #Ballymena

This is the inaugural exhibition of County Antrim Open Studios (CAOS), which celebrates their first year by showcasing the work of a wonderfully diverse group of artists and makers including visual artists; ceramicists; textile artists; jewellery makers; and a bookbinder, a wood carver and a sculptor among others.

It includes exhibits that have been created using traditional skills as well as those using contemporary and innovative techniques.

CAOS provides the local community, and visitors to the area, opportunities to engage with, and learn about, local artists and craftspeople, and for local County Antrim artists and makers to meet and learn about each other.

๐Ÿ‘‰ To learn more about CAOS, or to contact them, visit: countyantrimopenstudios.co.uk/

#MEArts #ExploreMEA
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New stockist!! #glenshanecountryfarm
It's great to make connections with local wool producers, and a perfect fit for my wooly pictures โ˜บ #glenshanecountryfarm is not only a beautiful setting but is a celebration of all things wool!
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My lovely customer has shopped local and supported 3 businesses here in the triangle area by matching her bracelet to her nails for a recent holiday abroad! Myself at the Causeway Speciality Market Coleraine, Denise at Artisan Glass By Denise Loughrey and Eala Beauty beauticians and nail technician extraordinaire! What a brilliant knock-on effect! Keep 'er local folks! ... See MoreSee Less

Just posted off this silver and rosewood commissioned ring ๐Ÿ’ ... See MoreSee Less

Applications are now OPEN for our 2023 Christmas Craft Market! ๐ŸŽ„

Join us from November 11th to December 21st for the most festive market experience on the North Coast. ๐ŸŒŸ

Our Christmas Craft Market takes place indoors in our ground floor galleries and showcases the best handmade contemporary crafts and artisan food producers, from ceramics to glass, jewellery design to textiles, wood-turning to festive decorations, homeware to stocking fillers, promoting makers from far and wide. ๐ŸŽ

Last year was a record-breaker, with over 2500 visitors and nearly ยฃ17,000 in gross sales over five weeks. We're gearing up for an even better 2023! ๐Ÿ™Œ

We invite applications from makers within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough and across Northern Ireland. Our focus is on supporting professional makers and creatives who rely on their craft as their livelihood. ๐Ÿ’ผ

The market kicks off on Saturday 11th November in collaboration with Naturally North Coast and Glens. Enjoy a festive evening filled with stunning handmade items, gourmet coffee, delicious homemade treats, and a fantastic atmosphere. ๐ŸŽถ

Ready to join us? If you're a professional maker or artist, download the application form below and send it to Desima.Connolly@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk by Friday 22 September at 5 PM.


#ChristmasCraftMarket #ArtistsAndMakers #FestiveMarket #SupportingCreativity #causewaycoastandglens #craftni #causewaycreatives #creativecausewaycoast #northernireland
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