Culture is catching with venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland as they open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Now in its thirteenth year, Culture Night returns on Fri Sep 21st 2018.
This year Creative Spark will host a Drop In and Print in the Print Studio with Art as Exchange using paper-cut screen-printing techniques.
This is a free event but booking is essential! Book here
This half day LEO workshop will focus on how businesses can maximise their income whether through working more closely with retailers or dealing directly with customers.
The workshop will help participants to analyse their business, looking at customers, products and services, marketing and sales and discuss tactical and strategic options for continued business growth. With increased pressure on cashflow the programme will focus on practical options to maximise income. Topics covered will include: Preparation in advance of attending a tradeshow, Action/ Activities following a tradeshow, Selling Skills and Presentation Techniques. Click here to book
This advanced programme is targeted at those SMEs who already have & are using a Twitter account for their business and want to learn more about how to increase engagement, generate content & advertise on this platform.
By the end of this course participants should have an advanced understanding of Twitter
Saturday 22 September 2018
Tutor: Jennifer Quigley
Time: 10am – 5pm, Saturday 22 September
You will learn a method that is known as the photo emulsion technique: how to produce screen-prints from any black-and-white photographic or hand drawn imagery, which is then exposed onto the emulsion-coated screen with ultraviolet light. You will learn the processes of coating, exposing and printing your artwork. Suitable for complete beginners. Book here
Sewing Machine Projects Beginners / Improvers (Adults)
Friday 28 September 2018
Time: 10 am -12 pm, every Friday starting 28 September
Tutor: Caoimhe O’Dwyer
This great course will bring your sewing to the next level or refresh your skills. Learn new skills and techniques in a fun, creative atmosphere and meet like-minded people who are keen to do the same. You will get to design, make and take home some fun and quirky projects, or you can bring a special project to work on.
Please bring your own sewing machine (two class machines available for this without). Book here
Mind Over Matter
A national day of creativity in aid of mental health awareness.
Leading Irish designers will donate their time in a unique fundraising initiative for Aware on Wednesday 10 October, National Day of Creativity and World Mental Health Day, and we invite you and your team to join us.
For one day only, local Dundalk businesses can consult with the best design talent available across a variety of disciplines including graphic design, interior design, illustrators, creative strategy, product designers and user experience designers (UX/UI).
This is a wonderful opportunity for SME’s to explore the value and potential impact that expert design can have on their business for a fraction of the cost at just €75 per person with all proceeds going to Aware.
The event will take place at Creative Spark, Clontygora Drive, Muirhevnamor, Dundalk, from 9.00 am until 4.00 pm and booking is now open at www.idimindovermatter.ie
Creative Spark is offering a two part schedule for this event: Morning
The morning will comprise of a series of workshops with designers focussing on positive mental attitudes, problem solving using design thinking, mindfulness, and healthy work environments. All participants will make an original design piece to take home. Lunch
We will share a healthy lunch with advice on how to eat well to support your mental health. Afternoon
The afternoon will be dedicated to one-to-one consultations with designers of your choice. These can be booked via the website above or directly with Creative Spark.
Local designers taking part in the Dundalk event include:
Killian Walsh, Marcus McCabe, Tonya Douglas, Grainne O’Neill, Barry Finnegan, Paul White, Peter Craven and David Henderson.
Businesses all over Ireland can avail of this opportunity as the national day of creativity will take place in Dublin, Belfast, Carlow, Cork, Limerick and Waterford.
The event is being supported by 200 designers from all over Ireland who are donating 1,500 hours with all funds raised being donated to AWARE.
Please contact us if you would like any further information or to book your email@example.com
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