August Craft Month 2022!

We are delighted to launch our calendar of events for August Craft Month, Ireland’s unique celebration of the craft sector, providing opportunities for all to make, see, learn about and buy craft!

Who can take part?

August Craft Month 2022 is for makers, communities, families, collectors, and enthusiasts across the island of Ireland.

What type of events can you do?

Craft talks, open studios, craft trails, exhibitions, workshops, Meet the Maker events, How-Tos and Try-Outs.


Who can have an event included?

We welcome event applications from, for example:

  • Individual craft makers
  • Guilds and networks
  • Galleries, retailers and museums
  • Councils and arts centres, cultural venues
  • FE & HE institutions and crafts educators
  • Heritage organisations

Publicity and promotion

How will we promote your events?

Starting with a launch in early July, Design & Crafts Council Ireland, Craft NI and Cork Craft & Design will be working together to promote August Craft Month events through:

  • PR and regular news releases throughout the summer
  • Social media coverage from all organisations
  • A digital advertising campaign
  • Maker and event profiles; regular spotlights on disciplines, areas or key dates