Friday, 19 September 2014

Exciting new course starting next week

Elements of Art course
Creative Ardagh are delighted to announce this exciting new art course which will run in two separate sessions on Thursdays in Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre, Ardagh, Co. Longford starting on 25th September 2014. The first class from 12.30 to 1.30pm will be open to all ages from toddlers to adults. The second from 4.00 to 5.00pm will be aimed at the 4-12 year age group. Each class will cost €5 per person with occasional extra charges for materials which will be advertised in advance.

We are also running this  for outreach programmes in venues around the county (€7 per person) starting in St. Mary's Community Centre, Edgeworthstown on Monday 29th September. Subject to demand two classes will run from 2.15pm to 3.15pm and 3.15pm to 4.15pm weekly.

Contact us if you would like to arrange it in a venue near you (Email or call Annette on (086) 3027602). Check out for more details, to participate from home or to download lesson plans for schools.

Halloween fun returns for Year Four

Ardagh School of Witchcraft and Wizardry returns for Year Four over the Halloween Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th or Monday 27th October at 3pm. Visit the Forbidden Forest, take part in potion's class and an art workshop and have lots more fun. Early booking advised (Extra morning sessions may be announced later subject to demand). Adults €5 (including tea/coffee), Children €8, Family of 4 €24 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children).

Monday, 11 August 2014

Discover Primary Science & Maths Centre accreditation

We are delighted to now be an accredited Discover Primary Science and Maths Centre. We currently offer the DPSM workshops below. See the School Programmes tab and for more details.
Please click on the link to access our other Sample Lesson plans for primary schools:

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Summer camp fun

The first week of our Summer Camp was a great success. Week two is nearly upon us and there are only two places left. Join us for five fun-filled days of arts, crafts and creativity of all sorts.
Monday 11th to Friday 15th August - 9.30am to 3.00pm
Ages 5 to 13

Get your thinking book out, brainstorm ideas with us, pick your own theme and the group will decide the direction of project for the week.

Individual and group activities will include some or all of the following: drawing, painting, printing, collage, tie-dying, felting, weaving, stuffed toy and costume making, embroidery, pottery, model-making, animation, construction and large-scale sculpture, creative writing, dressing up and drama, nature walks, den building and science experiments

Camp co-ordinators: Annette Corkery MLitt in Creative Education and Ann Gerety Smyth BA(Hons)

Bring your lunch and two snacks, rain gear and wellies, a white cotton t-shirt (or other cotton items) for tie-dying and an A5 sketchpad. Wear suitable clothing for messy art activities and outdoor play.

1 child €75; 2+ children €70 each per week (includes all materials)

Call 086 3027602 or email for enquiries and booking forms (or right-click on the form below to save and print yourself)
€50 deposit per child required to secure your place.

Monday, 19 May 2014

Printing workshop this Saturday

Printing workshop
Saturday 24th May 12.00pm to 1.00pm. Come along, have fun and experiment with lots of printing techniques. Suitable for all ages from toddlers to adults. €5 per person.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Drawing Day for art students

Join us on Easter Island for family fun

Looking for something fun to do with your family over the Easter bank holiday weekend? Come and join us on Easter Island for an egg hunt, art workshop and lots more surprises at 3.00pm on Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th or Monday 21st April. Early booking advised as our events usually book out quickly. €8 per child, €5 per adult (including tea/coffee) or €24 for a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children).