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Colours of Rathlin

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Discover the vibrant Colours of Rathlin at our Natural Dyeing workshop on August 12th! Only a few tickets are available for this exclusive event.

Unleash your creativity as we explore the beauty of natural dyes derived from organic food waste and foraged plants to capture the essence of Rathlin Island. No need to bring anything – just yourself! You’ll have the opportunity to experiment with dyeing a variety of natural fibre yarns and textiles, focusing on wool yarns and fabric.

Join us for a day filled with colour inspiration and hands-on learning in the Branson Centre on Rathlin Island. Explore the art of natural dyeing using simple ingredients and learn to create a palette of stunning natural hues.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of natural dyeing and sustainable practices. Grab your ticket now and be part of this transformative workshop experience!

As part of the Future Island-Island project researchers Alison Gault and Anna Duffy. The project explores waste management solutions with the community of Rathlin Island before upscaling these across Northern Ireland, other parts of Ireland, and beyond. In partnership with local industry, this research considers the diverse challenges of managing plastic waste and using organic waste as commodities to manufacture new sustainable materials.


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Event Address: Richard Branson Activity Centre, Rathlin Island, Ballycastle BT54 6RT

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Suitable For: Adults 18+

Organiser: : Ulster University

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: Alison Gault and Anna Duffy

Starts: Sun 11 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Sun 11 Aug at 1:00 pm

Craft Type: Printing, Textile Making

Event Location: Antrim

Event Type: Workshop

Price: Free