Learn a new Skill in 2019 with one of these DublinTown Based Workshops
Make 2019 the year you broaden your skill-set with one of these amazing workshops based in DublinTown!
Forge a Silver Ring with Jewellers
Intro To Sewing & Basic Alterations Class
Celebration Cakes Workshop
Cocktail Making Masterclass
Life Drawing Course
Irish Dancing Lessons with a Music and Dance Show
10 Excehquer Street, Dublin 2
Have you ever wanted to feel like you could fly? Aerial Cirque currently offers the next best thing. Located conveniently in the centre of the Creative Quarter, Aerial Cirque offer aerial, aerial yoga, and flexibility classes for all ages. Develop a strong core and overall body tone by learning the graceful combination of dance and athleticism while flying in the air. Strength comes with time, all you need is a willingness to learn something new, and have a bit of fun while you’re at it!
Book your spot via their website.
Dublin Barista School, 19a South Anne Street, Dublin 2
This is a day one practical course designed to show you how to perfect your espresso and milk texturing techniques. After a brief introduction you will move straight onto the machines where you will spend the day perfecting your skills under the supervision of a professional. This course is the first level of the World Barista Associations “Licence to Work” Certificate programme. You will receive a certificate upon complete of this course.
More information on this, and the other courses that Dublin Barista School offer are available on their website.
Powerscourt Centre, 59 South William Street, Dublin 2
Starting in the Spring, the Bonsai Shop located in Powerscourt centre, will be providing one to one tuition to cover all aspects of bonsai growing. Times are flexible, and workshops cost €25 per hour.
Appointments can be paid via their website. Visit here for more information.
The Collective, 24 Drury Street, Dublin 2
The Collective is a contemporary jewellery shop with over a dozen Irish designers in the heart of the Creative Quarter. Madeleine Blaine has been making jewellery for 18 years with a love of gemstones and nature as an inspiration. Sinead Murphy finished an intensive course, led by some of the best jewellers in Ireland, and obtained a distinction as a qualified goldsmith. Learn how to make your very own Silver Ring at this amazing workshop.
For more information on The Collective, visit their website, and to book an appointment visit here.
When Poppy Met Daisy, 5/6 Capel street, Dublin 1
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine for complete beginners! During this course, the expert teachers in When Poppy Met Daisy will show you how to thread up a machine and complete straightforward stitches. They will help build your confidence on a machine and get you ready to start their other courses. They will cover machine troubleshooting, machine feet, threading a bobbin, straight stitching and diagonal stitching. On completion of this course, you will make a small pencil case with a zip. After that we will move on to our Alterations which will include: an array of hems, how to change a neckline / armhole, how to add a trim and how to insert an invisible zip.
Head over to their website for information on this, and other of When Poppy Met Daisy’s website!
Cooks Academy, 19 South William Street, Dublin 2
Have you always wanted to be able to mark those special occasions like birthdays, christenings and retirements with a cake that has that “professional” look? Or if you’re one of those people who are addicted to the Great British Bake Off (as we are), then this course is for you!
Cooks Academy, Dublin’s leading cookery school, invites you to a workshop that will teach you the little tips and techniques that will enable you to fill, pipe and decorate your cakes. Pick up some new ideas for delicious toppings, fillings and decorative ideas that can be used to suit a range of different occasions! The course also provides a basic introduction to sugarcraft!
Cooks Academy also host wonderful workshops in Cheese Making, Bread Making a whole range of other classes! Visit their website to book yourself into a 1-Day, a week-long, or even an 8 week course this year!
Farrier & Draper, Powerscourt Centre, 59 South William Street, Dublin 2
Enjoy an interactive cocktail class with one of Farrier & Drapers expert bartenders. Whether it’s a gathering of friends, or a corporate event, this class is the perfect way to learn the tricks of the trade and learn how to expertly create your favourite cocktails. Impress your friends at your next party, or treat yourself to a perfectly prepared pina colada at home.
Groups of over a certain number are required, for more information and to book in your class, visit their website.?
Tropical Popical, 28 William St S, Dublin 2
If you want to make your nail dreams come true, this is the high school for you! After this course, the TropPop team believe you’ll be a qualified nail artist rather than just a nail technician! Your educator, Niamh Carey (aka GlamGlamNiamh on Instagram, where her nail creations rake in like after like!) turns out some of the finest nails Dublin has ever seen on a daily basis in Tropical Popical. She’s fully qualified to teach you all of her tips and tricks for you to add to your repertoire or indeed start a new one!
Visit their funky website for more information on the Trop Popical High School
Hugh Lane Gallery, Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1
These fun, informal drawing sessions taking place over eight weeks and are led by artists Felicity Clear and Beth O’Halloran. They cater for the complete beginner and for those who may want to refresh their skills. Each week a different aspect is considered such as texture, colour and tone, perspective, scale and looking at negative space. The talented instructors use a variety of wet and dry media but with the drawn line as the main focus.
For more information on this workshop, and a host of others including Life Drawing and Classes for Children, visit the Gallery’s website
The Celt Pub, 81 Talbot Street, Dublin 1
The Irish Dance Party is one of Dublin’s best loved experiences where you get to see and hear top class live Irish music and dancing by award winning performers. Not only that, but true to the Irish spirit, everybody gets to give the dancing a go themselves. It is a 2 hour event, taking place 7 nights a week from 3pm until 5pm. Seated at your own reserved table between dances, there is ample time to take in the atmosphere of it all in a beautiful traditional Irish pub setting with the option of a creamy pint of Guinness. Your charismatic and talented Irish music and dance entertainers will see to it that there is never a dull moment.
For more information, and to book a slot, visit The Irish Dance Party’s website