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Weaving and Spinning Open Day

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About the event

Hands-on demonstrations with the Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.

Guild members will be on hand to demonstrate and give basic instruction in the craft of weaving and spinning. The hands-on demonstration will highlight the techniques used in traditional textile making including: inkle, rigid heddle, 4 shaft weaving, wheel & spindle spinning.

Guild members will demonstrate and give basic instruction in the crafts. There will be looms threaded and ready for use with wheels, spindles and fleece available for spinning. Refreshments included.


Where is it taking place?

Crafts of Ireland
Co. Cavan
A82 V0P1

Who is it suitable for?



Disability accessible, accessible toilet, parking on site

When is it taking place?

Friday August 11th, 11am to 4pm

Price & do you need to book?

Free, booking is required. Contact the Guild at to book for the event

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Additional information 

The Guild promotes the heritage crafts of Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing in Ireland through demonstrations and workshops

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: Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Starts: Fri 11 Aug at 11:00 am

Ends: Fri 11 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Spinning and Weaving

Event Location: Cavan

Event Type: Workshop

Price: Free