The Leitrim Design House

About the event

Meet the Maker and Clay Workshop – Leitrim Design House.

Day 1: Clay Workshop with Potter Bairbre Kennedy from Lichen Ceramics

Tuesday August 16th from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

All materials and tools will be supplied. Participants will learn the art of working with clay, exploring the technique of flatware, incorporating drape moulds and a variety of stamps.

Bairbre will guide participants in creating a wall plaque or wall hanging flower holder.

Day 2: Meet the Maker

Saturday August 20th from 2pm – 4pm.

Lukasz Jurgowiak from of Wood and Willow will demonstrate his unique skills in weaving willow and basket making. Viewers may also interact with the materials and try their hand at some of the techniques used throughout the afternoon.


Where is it taking place?

The Dock Art Centre,
Carrick on Shannon,
N41 T2X2

When is it taking place?

Tuesday August 16th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday August 20th, 2pm to 4pm

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


There is disability access at the front of the building and access to toilets including a toilet for wheel chair users. There are 3 galleries, a cafe and wifi in the building

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required.

About the organiser

This event is part-funded by the Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2022.

“The Leitrim Design House is a not for profit organisation showcasing only 100% Irish high quality hand made gifts. We proudly support, mentor and train craft makers from around the country. We work on a variety of projects behind the scenes to help share skills with a wide range of communities. We create projects to raise and broaden the platform for Irish craftmakers including two recent film projects which can be viewed on The Leitrim Design House YouTube channel

Contact details

If you have any questions about this event, get in touch with




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+353 71 9650550


Design & Crafts Council Ireland


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact this event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: The Leitrim Design House

Starts: Aug 16

Ends: Aug 20

Discipline: Basketry & Willow, Ceramics

Location: Leitrim

Type: Workshop, Meet the Maker

Price: Free