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About the event

Experience the Visual Textiles Weaving Exhibition with Christina Drennan, celebrating sustainability and creativity.

Showcasing vibrant textiles crafted with eco-friendly, upcycled materials, this event in Kilkenny invites you to explore woven wall hangings, embroidery, and more.

Don’t miss the ancient peg loom weaving workshops for a hands-on encounter. Join this inspiring community celebration.

Peg loom weaving workshop on August 16th, 18th and 19th.


Where is it taking place?

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Unit 28
Hebron Road
R95 W8RH

Who is it suitable for?

Exhibition all ages, workshop 18+


MacDonagh Shopping Centre has a wide variety of public amenities, you can check them out at the centre of there home page.

When is it taking place?

Workshops on August 16th, 18th and 19th, 9:30am to 1:30pm

Exhibition Open hours:
Monday 09:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 – 18:00
Thursday 09:00 – 21:00
Friday 09:00 – 21:00
Saturday 09:00 – 18:00
Sunday 10:30 – 18:00

Price & do you need to book?

The exhibition is free. Workshops €75. Bookings can be made in the link below

Contact details




+353 85 2382706

Additional information 

“Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of textiles at the eagerly awaited Visual Textiles Weaving Solo Exhibition, taking place from August 10th to 20th. An exciting event that encapsulates a journey through creativity, this dream-come-true exhibition by a proud Kilkenny native is an ode to sustainability. With a deep commitment to the environment, the artist’s passion shines through in each piece, crafted from eco-friendly, ethically sourced, and repurposed materials. Conservation takes center stage, utilizing refashioned fabrics and local resources to minimize waste. The display includes an array of captivating mediums, from scarves to embroidered works, all reflecting a vibrant and sensory-rich tapestry. As an extra treat, engaging ancient peg loom weaving workshops will be conducted, inviting participants to delve into their own creativity. Join the artist at Unit 28, MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, Kilkenny, for an unforgettable celebration of weaving, sustainability, and community. Your presence will undoubtedly make this exhibition a resounding success.”


Design & Crafts Council Ireland
Spinners, Weavers, and Dyers Guild


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: Christina Drennan from Irish Hand Made

Starts: Thu 10 Aug at 9:00 am

Ends: Sun 20 Aug at 6:00 pm

Craft Type: Spinning and Weaving

Event Location: Kilkenny

Event Type: Workshop, Exhibition

Price: Free + €75