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Gaia Heritage Crafts Workshop Open Day

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Craft workshop open day taking place on Saturday 10th August from 10am-5.00pm.

This workshop/open studio day will focus on heritage crafts, including craft talks, demonstrations, meet the maker and make and do activities! Participating makers to be confirmed, taking part from across the local area, Donegal and cross border.

As a heritage craft workshop we will demonstrate, woodturning (on a machine lathe), wood carving and green woodworking (on a pole lathe), alongside blacksmithing techniques and as a celebration of Sion Mills’ rich history of linen making we will have demonstrations of weaving by hand and by traditional Donegal spinning wheel.

The woodturning, weaving and blacksmithing demonstrations will be indoors while the green wood activities will be outdoors all from our workshop in Sion Mills.

The open day will be accessible to everyone young and old with make and do activities available for individuals and families throughout the day.

Event Address: 33 Peacock Road Sion Mills, Strabane, Co.Tyrone, BT829NW

Suitable For: All Ages

Organiser: : Gaia heritage crafts

Event Email: :

Event Contact Number: : 00447745806330

Event Website: :

Event Details

Maker: Gavin Campbell

Starts: Sat 10 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Sat 10 Aug at 5:00 pm

Craft Type: Blacksmithing, Furniture Making, Spinning, Woodworking

Event Location: Tyrone

Event Type: Workshop, Open Studio, Meet the Maker, Demonstration

Price: Free admission