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Cork Open Studios

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About the event

Visit Cork craftspeople in their studios!
See below for further details.


Where is it taking place?

Various locations around Cork City and County

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


For more information contact each maker directly

When is it taking place?

All throughout August

Price and do you need to book?

Free. Booking by appointment:


Orla O Visual – Open Studio
Orla O Visual Studio, Shortcastle Street, Mallow
1st-31st Aug
Orla O Visual studio will be open to visitors by appointment only.


Sara Roberts Ceramics – Open Studio
Chinamans Loft, Nohoval, Co.Cork, Ireland P17Y722
1st-31st Aug
Sara Roberts Ceramics studio will be open to visitors by appointment only.

To book email or call 0868162277/0214887423


Horizon Furniture Open Studio/Studio Sale
Unit O11, Marina Commercial Park, Cork. T12VA46
17th, 18th, 19th Aug
11 – 5pm

Horizon Furniture designs and makes unique furniture for the home and office.

Visit Horizon Furniture’s new studio workshop in Marina Commercial Park and see Fergal and the team making our award winning furniture in the flesh on Thursday 17 th August. Fergal will explain the process of our work and show the tools we use to make it.

Friday and Saturday will be an open day with an exhibition of new and old work from our catalogue on display and for sale.


Mary Palmer Open Studio and Sale
Sat 26th Aug
10 – 4 pm

Lots of bargains on patchwork fabric, including wide backs, wadding, notions and scrap bags. Tea, coffee, and homemade cakes available with donations going to Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI).

Contact Mary Palmer at or at 087 9481567 to book a time slot.


Mr Kite Designs – Open Studio
Unit Q2 Marina Commercial Park, Centre Park Road, Cork, T12 N72Y
26th Aug

Come visit the studio of Mr Kite Designs, designers and makers of contemporary lampshades andhomewares. Feel free to bring your lamp for a revamp or any shade that needs replacing and we can advise you. Look at our fabrics, view our pieces and speak to us about your room or project to gain a unique insight into how we work and how we can help you.

Contact for more information.


Charlie Mahon Ceramics
Unit 20A, Euro Innovation Business Park, Little Island, Cork. T45 PF98

Every Wednesday in Aug (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th)

Every Wednesday for the Month of August we will have an Open Studio Day, where people can come along and see the inner workings of a working pottery. Charlie will be available to give demonstrations on work that he will be currently doing, have chats about procedures like slab rolling, different clays, throwing, mould making, glazing, problem solving, Kiln Temperatures etc… all in a day’s work for Charlie really!

To book email or call 00353872987703


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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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: Cork Craftspeople

Starts: Tue 1 Aug

Ends: Thu 31 Aug

Craft Type: Multiple

Event Location: Cork

Event Type: Open Studio, Studio Tour

Price: Free