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Autum/Winter Workshop Introduction Day- Friday 29th September from 2pm to 8pm

  Special Event -Friday 29th September from 2pm to 8pmFancy learning a new skill?Have you a hobby you would like to explore further?Want to fill the winter evenings experiencing a new craft?Why not join the team at the Designerie for our open day/evening. One of our facilitators Louise McLean will be available to discuss basket weaving/glass painting and upcycling along with other upcoming workshops.There will also be an extra 10% discount available off our Autentico products for the day, perfect for those looking to start some exciting new products.Remember even if you are working you can pop in after 6pm...

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Why we love to support our designer-makers

August is Craft Month, it’s the largest annual celebration of contemporary art and applied art in Northern Ireland. The August Craft Month team have connected communities and events in every county and as you would expect we are there too.   The idea for The Designerie was born during the Christmas period in 2014 when Causeway Enterprise Agency teamed up with local artists and crafters to make wooden Christmas Trees out of old wooden pallets that were sitting around in the yards of businesses in the industrial estate where our offices are based. We set up a workshop in one...

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What does the month of May mean to you?

May is often viewed as the month of new beginnings, it’s the last month of Spring and everyone is full of expectations for warmer, sunnier skies. Flowers start to brighten up the garden, we all feel like going outside a bit more often, garden parties, barbeque & wedding invitations start to flow in.   At The Designerie we are lucky to be surrounded everyday by beautiful creative products that have taken our designer makers hours to dream up and create. We also get to explore new ways of making things and watch our customers learn new skills in one of...

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Why The Designerie is our special creative place

When we got the green light from our board to start The Designerie, the whole team here at CEA were filled with an instant excitement and drive to get the idea off the ground. We have had a specific focus on the craft sector for over 20 years and had lots of fun times taking group stands at trade fairs like Showcase in Dublin and the British Trade Craft Fair. It was our passion and interest in this area and those memories along with years of advising and guiding many of our countries best creative people that lead us to...

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Kids Half Term Workshops

Half-term is nearly upon us and we know you'll want to plan ahead, and give the kids something to look forward to! We've put together some workshops especially for children in case you need something to keep your little ones busy at half-term.From Up-cycled Hedgehogs to Chocolate making, we've something for every child here! So give us a call or have a look on our website. we'd love to help little creative hands keep busy this half-term.We've got some workshops below for you to browse through and we hope you have a lovely half-term break!      Up-cycled Hedgehog WorkshopThursday 16th...

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