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Open day at the Chapel Hill School of Art!

CIRCULAR WEAVING WITH ANN MECHELINCK – WARP, WEFT & WEAVE
12.30–4pm
Ground Floor Parlour Room.

Inspired by the ancient alluvial forest of The Geragha and the environment around her Ann has responded with beautiful weavings in a forest floor series of work. Join us at Chapel Hill school of art on August 19th to see Ann’s beautiful work unfold.

BEST FOR BEES – SKEP TRADITIONAL BEEHIVE WEAVING WITH PEADAR Ó RIADA
1.30–2.30pm
Upstairs Community Room.

Using locally harvested mountain Sege grasses Peadar O Riada demonstrates this ancient craft long proved best for Bee health. Skeps are baskets that have been used for about 2000 years by Bee keepers. Initially they were made from wicker plastered with mud and dung but from the Middle Ages they were made of straw. In northern and western Europe, skeps were made of coils of grass or straw. Join us at Chapel Hill as we learn and explore this ancient craft.

POTTERY THROW DOWN SHOUT OUT!
2–4pm
Front Lawn.

Join ceramic artists Bernadette Tuite and Jim Turner as they mesmerise you with the hypnotic wonders of throwing clay forms on the potter’s wheel. Fun for all the family as Bernadette and Jim invite you to challenge them to throw anything!

EOGHAN DALTON AN IRISH ATLANTIC RAINFOREST TALK
3pm
Upstairs Community Room.

With sculptor, author and forest ecologist Eoghan Dalton. Eoghan will share his personal journey into the magic of rewilding. This talk will both inspire you and deepen your knowledge of nature while exploring a possible future where nature and people can thrive together.

 

Where is it taking place?

Chapel Hill School of Art
Macroom
Chapel Hill
Macroom
Co Cork
P12 E020

Who is it suitable for?

All ages

Accessibility

Details to follow

When is it taking place?

Saturday August 19th

Price and do you need to book?

Free. Booking not required to attend the open day

Contact details

  www.chapelhillschoolofart.ie

Additional information

This event is a part of Cork Craft Month with Cork Craft and Design Collective. Summer 2023 will mark the 14th annual Cork Craft Month with over 50 events taking place all across the county.

 

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Disclaimer

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: Visit for full details

Starts: Sat 19 Aug

Ends: Sat 19 Aug

Craft Type: Basketry & Willow, Ceramics, and More

Event Location: Cork

Event Type: Workshop, Maker Talk, Demonstration, Family Friendly

Price: Free