Basket Making Demonstration

About the event

Watch basket maker and artist Aoife Patterson weave a traditional basket called a skib.

Observe and engage with her about the work at hand and her interest in basket making. She will be talking about her craft, the materials, the tools, the type of work she makes, the history of basket making in Ireland.


Where is it taking place?

Glendalough Visitor Centre
County Wicklow,
A98 HC80

When is it taking place?

Saturday August 13th, 11am to 2pm

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


There is full disability access and toilets on site.

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required.

About the organiser

The event is part of Heritage week, talking place in Glendalough with the Glendalough Heritage Forum. Additional events are taking place along side this basketmaking demo.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this event, get in touch with

+353 87 9773622



Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Irish Basketmakers Association


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact this event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Aoife Patterson

Starts: Aug 13 at 11:00 am

Ends: Aug 13 at 2:00 pm

Discipline: Basketry & Willow

Location: Wicklow

Type: Meet the Maker, Demonstration

Price: Free