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Raku demonstration and talk

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About the event

Throughout August ‘Made in Sligo’ will host a selection demonstrations and workshops by one of their makers.

Tom will give a talk on the Raku process, it’s concepts and principles. He will discuss its origins and the spiritual dimension to the process. Tom will also be firing a kiln and it will be opened at 1,000 degrees and the ceramics placed into sawdust, this practice is unique to him.


Where is it taking place?

Tom Callery Ceramics

Who is it suitable for?



Not wheelchair accessible

When is it taking place?

Demo – Wednesday August 23rd, 11am to 1pm.

Made in Sligo is open Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm.
Made in Sligo craft collective
Wine street

Price & do you need to book?

Free. Booking is required. Please phone to book

Contact details



+353 87 7674992

Additional information 

Made in Sligo is a network of 10 gifted and quality assessed craft workers, who have come together to promote the very best quality of Sligo design and craft.

This event is part-funded by Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2023.

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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: Tom Callery and Made in Sligo

Starts: Wed 23 Aug at 11:00 am

Ends: Wed 23 Aug at 1:00 pm

Craft Type: Ceramics

Event Location: Sligo

Event Type: Maker Talk, Demonstration

Price: Free