What’s on?

Advance booking for all events is essential.

Book on line via the link below or call in to the office any Friday 12-4. 

The Old Church Centre will comply with all relevant  Covid19 regulations. Currently face masks are not mandatory where social distancing can be observed  and where participants have pre-booked but this may change. We may also be required to run a contactless temperature check on arrival.

If circumstances change we may have to cancel at short notice in which case you will be fully refunded. 

Please note that parking at the centre is restricted to blue badge holders only. Parking is available a short distance away, at the beach car park in front of Glenmona House. We appreciate your cooperation with regards to this

September

NORTHERN IRELAND TRAVEL POSTERS EXHIBITION

Every Friday and Sunday between 18 September and 31 October

12 noon to 4pm

Drop in to view a display of vintage travel posters.

Event Free

No booking required however numbers attending at any one time will be managed to ensure social distancing protocols can be observed.

WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

Saturday 26 September 11am to 4pm

Tutor: Natasha Barr

For beginners and the more experienced. Natasha is a regular at the Crecent Arts Centre where her workshops are always booked out. Participants are asked to bring their own materials, for a recommended list contact info@cushendunbpt.org 

Please bring your own packed lunch.

Advanced booking essential: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/cushendunbpt/t-jdvger

Admission £15

October

POTTERY WORKSHOP

Saturday 3 October 11am to 2.30pm

Tutor: Angela McCracken

Make and glaze your own pot which will then be fired to produce a lasting achievement. All materials provided, Please bring an apron and an old towel, and wear old clothes. Suitable for Adults and children 10+

Please bring your own packed lunch. 

Advanced booking essential: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/cushendunbpt/t-lovlyx

Admission £10 

ELEMENTS – TALKS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Tuesday 6 October 2020 7pm

AIR – What flying creatures are telling us about the effects of climate change and light pollution

Third in a series of four talks themed around the ancient elements and linking global questions with the way we live our lives

Speaker Cliff Henry, North Coast Area Ranger, National Trust, and entomologist

Admission £4.

Click here to purchase tickets.

OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP

Saturday 10 October 11 am to 4 pm

Tutor: Natasha Barr

For beginners and the more experienced. Natasha is a regular at the Crescent Arts Centre where her workshops are always booked out. Participants are asked to bring their own materials, for a recommended list contact info@cushendunbpt.org 

Please bring your own packed lunch.

Advanced booking essential: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/cushendunbpt/t-mvzyoe

Admission £15

‘THE BIG DRAW’ EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING WORKSHOP

Saturday 17 October 2020 11am to 4pm

Facilitator: Katy English.

This workshop is linked to the Big Green Draw Festival, a worldwide celebration of drawing which the Old Church Centre is taking part in this year. The workshop will focus on process and experiment and the end results will be uploaded to the festival website (anonymously) and displayed in the centre the following Sunday.

Basic materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own as well.

Please bring your own packed lunch.

Cost £12

Advance Booking Essential:  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/cushendunbpt/t-eyrzoz

ELEMENTS – TALKS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Tuesday 20 October 2020 7pm

FIRE – Our use of fuels, in the past, now and in future, and the impact of our choices

Speaker John Barry, Professor of Green Political Economy at Queen’s University Belfast

Click here to purchase tickets.

Last in a series of four talks themed around the ancient elements and linking global questions with the way we live our lives

Admission £4.

Autumn Foliage decorations

Saturday 24 October 10.30am to 1pm

Join Sonja Allen to create gorgeous seasonal decorations.

Please bring flowers/foliage of your choice and scissors or secateurs.

Cost £5

Advanced Booking Required: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/cushendunbpt/t-mvazmm