QEST Craft Corner at Mourne Textiles

About the event

Visit Mourne Textiles’ recently opened shop at their mill in the Mourne Mountains, where you’ll find a showcase of crafts by Northern Irish Scholars of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST).

Contemporary blown glass tableware by QEST Eranda Foundation Scholar Scott Benefield and handsewn leather accessories by QEST Saddlers’ Company Scholar Lucy Cushley will be displayed alongside the luxury home furnishings woven by QEST Rokill Ltd. Scholar Mario Sierra, QEST Pilgrim Trust Apprentice Daniel McKeown and others working at the historic, family-run mill.

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supports excellence in craftsmanship by funding the training and education of talented and aspiring makers.

Where is it taking place?

Mourne Textiles,
86 Killowen Old Road
Newry BT34 3AE

When is it taking place?

Monday to Friday August 4th to 31st, 10am to 4pm

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required

About August Craft Month with Craft NI

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

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Event Details

Maker: Mourne Textiles

Starts: Aug 4 at 10:00 am

Ends: Aug 31 at 4:00 pm

Discipline: Glass Making, Interior Furnishings, Leatherworking, Textile Making

Location: Down

Type: Exhibition

Price: Free