The Gathering of Women

ACCESS 2000 Wexford is pleased to invite you to an event to highlight Women’s Aid National 16 Days of Action ‘Change the Conversation’ Campaign for 2016 and to showcase the work and talent of women from various communities in Wexford.

Venue:The Street,Wexford County Council, Carricklawn, Wexford
Date: Tuesday, December 6th 2016
Time: 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Programme of Events:
* Opening address by Mr. Paddy Kavanagh, Chairperson Wexford County Council
* Overview of the work of ACCESS by Marian Donegan
* Introduction to ‘The Gathering of Women’ by Margaret Cullen
* Arts, Crafts and Photographic Exhibition
* Launch of ‘Crochet for Cancer’ Fundraising campaign by the Loreto Transition Year Students
* Donation of hand knitted hats for premature babies to maternity unit of Wexford general hospital
* Poetry Reading by Jenny from Rainbow Wholefoods
* Launch of ‘Could This Be You’ Art Installation. This was created and produced by women from the ACCESS Knitting and Crochet Group
* Poetry Reading by Magda Gallagher
* Guest Speaker: Pauline Ennis from Women’s Refuge
* Drama piece ‘Lisa Go Home’ by Wexford Women’s Refuge in association with Imelda Carroll

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Free Jewellery Making Workshop

Free Jewellery Making Workshop

Venue: ACCESS 2000, 2 Green Street, Wexford

Date: Wednesday 23rd November

Time: 10:00 – 12:30

-Design, make and take home 2 pieces of jewellery (bracelet and earrings)
-Understand the correct tools and equipment to make finished piece
-Learn basic techniques such as working with findings, callotes and crimping, attaching clasps
-Develop your own signature style

Small contribution towards tea and coffee is greatly appreciated.

To book a place please leave a comment with your name, email margaret@access2000wexford.com or call 053 9121200.

Limited places available so book now!

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AmnesTea- Put the kettle on for human rights

Please help us to make a stand for human rights by enjoying a cup of tea and some tasty treats.
Our guest speaker Patricia Robinson from Amnesty Ireland will give a short talk about women’s rights,followed by card making workshop.

Date: Wednesday 9th November 2016

Time: 10:00 -12:30

Venue: ACCESS 2000, 2 Green Street, Wexford
We are looking forward to seeing you all, no need to book in advance, just drop in.

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Autumn Horticulture Class and Christmas Wreaths Making

Commencing Saturday 5th November 2016 for 6 weeks

Venue: ACCESS 2000 Wexford , 2 Green Street, Wexford

Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Price: €8 per class

To book a place please contact Margaret: 053 9121200

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The Wishing Well

Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 10:00 – 12.30

Learn some simple techniques to help relax your body mind and create freely with the joy and wonder of a child.

Hello Ladies,
My name is Jenny. I am a Creative Arts Facilitator. Would you like to share time with other like minded women in a warm and nurturing environment, where connection is at the centre of all we do? If so, I invite you to join me in a mini introductory playshop this November 2nd,at ACCESS 2000 Wexford.

Session will include:
A community circle sharing of wishes
A warm cuppa and a chat
Plus time to unwind and ignite your imagination through the making of your very own Dream Book Cover with paint and stencil.
No painting experience necessary.

I would love to meet you. All you need to bring is a desire to have fun, paint a little and spend some quality time together. If you are interested I look forward to meeting you.

To book a place please leave a comment with your name, email margaret@access2000wexford.com or call 053 9121200.

Limited places available so book now!

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Pumpkin Carving Workshop

We’re getting into the Halloween spirit. Come along on Wednesday October 26th to carve some spoooooky designs into pumpkins.

Jimmy will teach you how to turn an ordinary pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind work of art. Tools and pumpkins will be provided.
Price €5 (includes pumpkin which you can take home with you).

To book a place please leave a comment with your name, email margaret@access2000wexford.com or call 053 9121200.
Limited places available so book now!

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Gemstone Jewellery Making Workshop

  • Design, make and take home 2 pieces of jewellery using semi-precious stones (bracelet and earrings)
  • Understand the correct tools and equipment to make finished piece
  • Learn basic techniques such as working with findings, callotes and crimping, attaching clasps
  • Develop your own signature style
Date: 19th October 2016
Time: 10:00 – 12:30
Price: €5 includes all material + tea and coffee
 
To book a place please email margaret@access2000wexford.com or call 053 9121200.
 
Limited places available so book now!
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ECDL Advanced Course-MS Office 2013

ECDL Advanced Course-MS Office 2013

This advanced course is aimed at ECDL certificate holders who wish to progress to the next level.  It is a course for people who want to develop skills in specific computer applications, at an advanced level.

It is based on the ECDL task-based model, and tests an individual’s competence at a much higher level with particular applications. It is modular and a certificate is awarded for successfully passing the test for each module.

  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Advanced Word Processing  
  • Advanced Presentations

ECDL Expert certification is awarded to those who successfully complete three ECDL Advanced modules.

Course Dates: 13th September 2016 to 9th January 2017.

Days: Monday and Tuesday (First three weeks Tuesdays only)

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30 pm

Price: €175 for each module or €505 for all three modules

 

To apply online:

https://www.cognitoforms.com/ACCESS2000Wexford/ACCESS2000ECDLAdvancedCourseApplicationForm

Access Women’s Group Coffee Morning

We would like to invite women to attend our coffee morning which will be taking place at our centre ACCESS 2000 Wexford on 13th September from 10:00 am.

During our tea and coffee we will discuss any ideas you may have for courses and workshops and you can share your favourite topics with us and from there we can organise our Women’s Group programme for Autumn/Spring 2016-2017.

This will be a great opportunity where you can meet with other women from Wexford and if you are available to attend feel free to bring along any female friends.

Looking forward to see you all.

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Experience Success 2016/2017 Training Programme

 

Our hugely successful Experience Success 2016/2017 Training Programme is starting again in September 2016 and will run until June 2017.

 

This full time day course is aimed at young people (18-35 years old) with a view of preparing them to achieve:

QQI Level 4 Major Award in Employment Skills and the ECDL

QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid

QQI Level 3 Nutrition & Healthy Options

 

Course is FREE and participants may be entitled to the Training Allowance and Child Care Placement under CETS.

The closing date for applications is Friday, August 19th 2016 and interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

 

For more info please go to:

Experience Success 2016/2017 page

To download an application form:

Application form 

To apply online:

Online Application form

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