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Linen Biennale Northern Ireland 2023

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About the event

The Linen Biennale Northern Ireland returns for a second year in 2023 with a full programme of events, initiatives, and community outreach projects that will celebrate the heritage, and future, of linen and flax on this Island.

Come along to the R-Space Gallery on Friday 28th July to celebrate the Launch of the Linen Biennale 2023! The programme will launch with the dual exhibition openings of Common Threads at the Island Arts Centre from 3-5pm and Connected Emotions at R-Space from 5-8pm.

With events across Northern Ireland running throughout August, September and October, you can find a number of events in the August Craft Month calendar or find the full programme here.

The Linen Biennale is an initiative of R-Space Gallery. The 2023 event is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. For the full program of events please check our website or join the online conversation using hashtags #LinenAliveNI #LinenBiennale23

Where is it taking place?

R-Space Gallery
32 Castle Street
Northern Ireland
BT27 4XE

When is it taking place?

Launching on July 28th, events run throughout August, September and October

Price and do you need to book?

Varied, many activities are free

You can find a number of events in the August Craft Month calendar or find the full programme here. (TBC)

Contact details

T:    0044 28 9244 7506





Additional information

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2023 will mark the 17th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.



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: 2023 Linen Biennale

Starts: Fri 28 Jul at 3:00 pm

Ends: Thu 31 Aug at 6:00 pm

Craft Type: Textile Making, and More

Event Location: Antrim

Event Type: Festival

Price: Various