Workshops & Events

Our Creative Space plays host to a variety of awesome community events & workshops. Since opening in 2016 we have hosted more than 200 workshops including, calligraphy, weaving, screen printing, hand lettering,  embroidery, macrame, seaglass art & lino-stamping. New projects are added often, and every effort is made to keep listings up to date. If an event you are interested in has sold out, contact the instructor and ask to be kept informed on the next date or follow us on social media @trainyardstore for updates!

Please note: All workshop registrations & payments happen directly with the workshop instructors- details vary and are included in the listings below.  Please read each workshop instructors terms & conditions before registering and contact them with any questions.

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We offer the space for workshops, meetings & community events; Contact us for details.

*Please note we don’t offer our space for kids birthday parties at this time*

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Art Journaling 101

23 June @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Join Heidi Hallet of Hatched for Art Journaling 101 Sunday, June, 23 from 1:30-4:00.
In this workshop you will discover your creative potential and learn to express yourself through art journaling. You will learn a variety of mixed media techniques for creating backgrounds and focal points, incorporating text and images. You’ll learn how to use both new and familiar art supplies, materials and tools, as well as how to incorporate “found” items from your everyday life.

Please bring a blank journal or sketchbook. Participants are encouraged to bring a few personal items to work into their journals.


23 June
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heidi Hallett


The Trainyard General Store
53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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