Recreation and Arts

We're delighted to be able to offer a wide range of Arts and Crafts opportunities around Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County. See below for the details.

Fashion Design and Tailoring

The third and final module of the course. As this course is already in progress, registrations are no longer being taken.

Dates: Mondays 29th April - 17th June
Time: 10am - 12.30 pm
Location: Furry Hill Community Centre D16 Y6X9
Go HERE for more information.

Introduction to Drawing Techniques

A chance to experiment with a variety of media
Dates: Fridays 12th April - 17th May
Times: 10am-12pm
Location: Furry Hill Community Centre, Sandyford Rd, D16 Y6X9
Fees: €70 to be paid on first day. Includes all materials.
Go HERE for more information.

Walk and Talk

A perfect time of year for a day out together to enjoy the beautiful house and grounds of Kilruddery in Co. Wicklow. We'll provide free bus transportation, picking up in Dundrum and Dun Laoghaire. Entry cost into the Gardens - €8.50 per person.

Date: Thursday 2nd of May
Time: 9.15 am - 1.30 pm
Book now to reserve your place! Contact or 087 7203665 / 01 442 1004

Women in Harmony

For women of all ages and singing abilities, enjoying contemporary music.
Dates: Tuesdays 9th April - 18th June 2024
Times: 10am-12pm

Location: Mounttown Community Facility, Dun Laoghaire A96KR65
Go HERE for more information

Past Arts and Crafts Activities

In June 2023 at the Multicultural Women's Breakfast in celebration of World Refugee Day we launched the booklet Come Paint Your Words. A collection of the participants' poetry and illustrations under the instruction of creative writer Fiona Bolger and artist Khatuna Petsyukha. The Women in Harmony multicultural women's choir also had their debut performance! Go HERE to see a short video of this event, done by filmmaker Valeria Patarushina.

In June 2022 we had the launch of the Through My Lens exhibit at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland. A collaborative project with artist Ala Buisir who taught photography skills to participants, using their smart phones. The exhibit was a collection of each participant's expression of their experience durin Covid restrictions. The collection went on to be exhibited in libraries around DLR county.

In Autumn of 2019 we enjoyed an exhibit of our collaborative art project as part of a European Women's project, WEMIN