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Discovery Hub: a Finnish/Irish creative liaison

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A textile art and clothing exhibition highlighting the outputs from the 2023 British Council funded exchange programme between Finland and Northern Ireland featuring works by exchange artists Ruth Osborne and Pirjo Seddiki and hosts Jane McCann and Sirpa Morsky.

The makers are all driven by a love of the natural environment and innovative ways of working with natural materials.


More information here.

Opening times:

  • Mon – Fri 9.15am – 5pm | Saturday 9.30am – 5pm
  • Mon-Sat closed between 12noon-1pm |  Sunday CLOSED

Event Address: Discovery Hub, Ards Visitor Information Centre, Regent Street, Newtownards

Suitable For: All Ages

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Organiser: : Creative Peninsula

Event Contact Number: : 028 9181 0803

Event Website: :

Event Details

Maker: Ruth Osbourne, Sirpa Morsky, Jane McCann, Pirjo Seddiki

Starts: Thu 1 Aug at 9:15 am

Ends: Thu 29 Aug at 5:00 pm

Craft Type: Textile Making

Event Location: Down

Event Type: Exhibition

Price: Free