May 2023

26.05.2023 - Rope Coil Baskets at Frau Lose, Dortmund

Make your own Rope Coil Baskets from discared textiles! 

Come over to the packaging-free store Frau Lose in my home quarters in Dortmund for some after-work creativity. 

When? 26. May 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
Where? Frau Lose, Rheinische Str. 24, 44137 Dortmund
Who? everyone above age 10 (since we do need a little bit of patience) – please register via email to or through their instagram

June 2023

18.06.2023 - Upcycling at the Depot OPEN HOUSE, Dortmund

Textile Upcycling for ages 10 to 110 – make your own rope coil baskets from discarded textiles. 

The open workshop will be part of the OPEN HOUSE at the cultural hotspot Depot in Dortmund. It will be set amidst the f² festival of photography, so it’s gonna be a vibe! Just come over and take home your own little artwork. 

When? 18. June 2023, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? Depot, Immermannstr. 29, 44147 Dortmund
Who? everyone age 10 or older (since we do need a little patience)

More information here: Depot: OPEN HOUSE (German only)

29.06.2023 - Bicycle Tube Transformations at the Kids' Vacation Party, Dortmund

For all the kids who are having a staycation, the Kids’ Vacation Party is offering a bunch of fun (and free) activities to make the summer unforgettable!

Having been a regular there when I was a child, I’m super excited to be part of the program now. So come over and discover the versatility of bicycle tube and make your own unique wallet or keychain! 

When? 29. June 2023, 10:30 – 14:30
Where? Helmut-Körnig-Halle, Strobelallee 40, 44139 Dortmund
Who? kids aged 6 – 14

July 2022

02. + 03.07.2022 - Summer Holidays at the Fritz-Henßler-Haus Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for kids, teens and young adults at the Fritz-Henßler-Haus!

Amidst all kinds of Summer Events during the Summer Holidays, I’m hosting Upcycling Workshops on the weekend! Come over and check out the fun things we have planned for you!

When? 02. + 03. July 2022, 14:00 – 17:00
Where? Fritz-Henßler-Haus, Dortmund
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

16.07.2022 - Open Day at the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for young and old!

As part of the Open Day at the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk in Dortmund I’m presenting my workshop program for you to try out and create your very own upcycling products. I’ll also be bringing some of my own designs for you to shop if you are interested. There will be all kinds of interesting projects to see that day and I’m looking forward to seeing you there!

When? 16. July 2022, 11:00 – 16:00
Where? Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, Dortmund
Who? anyone, no registration necessary

August 2023

19.08.2023 - TrashUp! Summer Festival, Dortmund

A sustainable summer festival by and for the neighborhood! 

After months of planning the Union Quarter in Dortmund is ready to present the new TrashUp! festival full of fun activities, interesting panels, tasty food, enticing art and much much more – everyone is sure to find something to their liking. 

And of course I’ll be there with some bicycle tube as well, to create some unique accessories with everyone who wants to join. We’ll be crafting while being able to take in the ambience and maybe even listen to some lovely tunes and/or interesting talks in the meantime. 

When? 19. August 2023, 13:00 – 17:00 (the festival itself will be throughout the whole day, these are the workshop times)
Where? Union Gewerbehof, Huckarder Str. 10-12, 44147 Dortmund
Who? everyone of all ages 

September 2022

11.09.2022 - Biennial of Urban Landscape in Gelsenkirchen

Two weeks of sustainable thought experiments in Gelsenkirchen and my workshops right in the middle. Open bicycle tube upcycling for everyone! 

The Biennial of Urban Landscape offers a space for collaborative activism for more susatainable communities, a factory of ideas connected with people who could just make them happen. Two weeks full of activities for young and old that you don’t want to miss. 

Bicycle Tube Upcycling Workshops are on the Weekend of Diversity to start the biennial right. Come and say hi! 

When? 11. September 2022, 14:00 – 18:30
Where? Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen, Munscheidstraße 14, 45886 Gelsenkirchen
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

Make sure to check out the whole program here: 

October 2022

27.10.2022 - Intergenerational Upcycling: Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk Dortmund

Everybody between 6 and 106 years is welcome to join!

As part of the intergenerational program of the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, we’re making use of old bicycle tubes and turn them into something beautiful. There will be projects for all ages and ability levels.

When? 27. October 2022, 11:00 – 14:00
Where? Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, Dortmund
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with

November 2022

04.11.2022 - Bicycle Tube Upcycling at the kefb Dortmund - CANCELLED!

—– unfortunately this workshop had to be cancelled —–

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for families and friends, grandparents and uncles!
Turning designated trash into something beautiful together. Come join the fun and maybe cross a few Christmas presents off your list already.

This workshop is a little more expansive than my usual program and there will be more options available. 

When? 04. November 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

More info here!
Please register with beforehand, mentioning the course number

25.11.2022 - Sustainable Gift Wrapping at the kefb Dortmund

Christmas isn’t too far anymore and you don’t need to buy new gift wrap or fancy boxed to pack pretty presents!

Join us in creating beautiful packages from old magazines, normal paper packaging you throw away at home and even loo rolls. With different techniques, these household materials transform into fancy and personalized gift boxes. And it’s super environmentally friendly!

When? 25. November 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

More info here!
Please register with beforehand, mentioning the course number

February 2023

27.02.2023 - Art Exhibition "Kleine Klamüser" (roughly: "Little Scouts")

For three weeks the Sparkasse bank in Gelsenkirchen Schalke is exhibiting upcycling artworks that local kindergarten kids created with my help. The vernissage is on the February 27th at 10:00. The exhibition is accessible during the regular opening times. 

When? Vernissage on Mo, 27.02.2023 at 10:00;
            open until 17.03.2023 Mo-Fr 9:00-13:00, as well as Mo 14:00-16:00 and Thu 14:00-18:00
Where? Sparkasse Gelsenkirchen-Schalke, Grillostraße 55

April 2023

21.04.2023 - TetraPak Upcycling at the kefb Dortmund

Almost every household is familiar with TetraPak – and with throwing it out. Let’s explore this versatile material together!

Pencil poches, bird houses and even wallets, there’s so much to create with TetraPak. And we’ll be exploring a lot of these possibilities together. Bring your whole family because there is something for everyone here.  

When? 21. April 2023, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

please register beforehand through the following link: CLICK

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