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Basketry: mini-workshops and live demonstration

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About the event

Learn the basics of basket-making in a mini workshop at Future Forests with Ciara Strange & take home your own beautiful willow rattle. Between 2pm and 4pm there will be three 35 minute workshops. €10/person.

See one of Ireland’s top basket-makers at work, as Yvon O’Flynn demonstrates her skill during a live demonstration. She will also have a display of traditional styles of baskets. Drop in and watch her while she works, or stay the whole two hours to watch her complete a basket! This is a free event, no booking required.


Where is it taking place?

Future Forests
Co Cork
P75 H958

Who is it suitable for?

Adults and children 10+


Refreshments will be available from the Coffee Bee café and there are also toilets on-site

When is it taking place?

Saturday August 19th, 2pm to 4pm

Price & do you need to book?

€10 for 35min workshops. To book visit here.
Free Demonstrations, no booking required

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Additional information 

This event is part of a festival celebrating the life and work of Ellen Hutchins, Ireland’s first female botanist


Design & Crafts Council Ireland


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

Event Details

Maker: Ellen Hutchins Festival

Starts: Sat 19 Aug at 2:00 pm

Ends: Sat 19 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Basketry & Willow

Event Location: Cork

Event Type: Workshop

Price: Free + €10