Ballycross Apple Farm



The Fairy Houses in

various stages




The workshop.





Halloween Workshop:

Fairy House Work Shop



The Ceramic Fairy House Workshop Dates Season 2018


All dates and prices for various workshops are now up on our on-line booking System


Click the Book Now link below.



BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, The workshop is held on Ballycross Apple Farm, Entry fee is included for one child and one adult in the workshop price. Normal entry fees apply to other family members.



These workshops are more suited to adults or children with adult help where you can have hours of fun creating something very special and unique.The emphasis of the work shop is building with Clay



The workshop involves receiving a rolled out piece of clay and some tools from which they will mould, carve and cut, to create their very own Fairy House, Angel or Bird house.

Parents bringing children to do the work shop must remain with them for the duration .



The workshop starts at 1pm sharp and everyone makes the basic form. Then a break for approximately 30 to 40 minutes, then back to work to decorate your pieces. Finishing time approximately 5pm



Workshop price includes:


Sanding, painting, glazing and two kiln firings.( carried out by Liz) piece is completed it will stay with us to dry. It will be firstly brushed down to remove any loose pieces and then it is fired to 1000 degrees , this takes approximatel 24hours in total . Your house will then be sanded, handpainted with underglazes . Your house is then dipped in glaze and then fired to 1220 degrees . ( Some parents have asked can their children paint them for firing but i'm afraid not reason being the clay needs to be fired before painting they cannot paint them on the day ) This takes on average three to four weeks, Pieces may then be collected from the farm.



To book please send an email to Liz on with all your contact details and how many you would like to book and what weekend dates you would be interesed in. or alternatively you can book on line below by clicking the book now button..



Payment in full is required on booking.


Classes usually vary in size but I like to have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10



Enquiries for Workshops for events such as parties even a creative ladies group are welcome .



See L o V E Ceramics - Handmade Crafts and Jewellery for handmade craft items available at Ballycross Apple Farm ,Also please like my page when you visit it and you will receive updates on work shops etc.



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