Crafting with Irish Fibre

About the event

See and experience the fibre crafts of hand spinning, natural dyeing, weaving, needle felting and wet felting. Demonstrations by makers Sandra King and Sandra Marschall. Visitors can see crafts using Irish wool and Irish alpaca fibres, and will also have a chance to try the craft of their choice.

Closed Sundays and Mondays.


Where is it taking place?

Irish Fibre Crafters,
The Square,
Ardrahan, County Galway,
H91 WR5

When is it taking place?

Tuesday to Saturday, August 16th to 26th, 11am to 5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


Ground floor, no steps. Public toilets not available. Free parking.

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required.

About the Organsier

This event is part of National Heritage Week.

“Irish Fibre Crafters is located in the village square of Ardrahan, county Galway, near the Wild Atlantic Way. Do come visit! You can watch us spin and weave, ask us questions, have a cup of coffee, enroll in a class or workshop for adults, or a ‘camp’ for children, browse beautiful creations from our fibre artists, and purchase Irish wool yarn and fibre crafts.”

Contact details






Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the 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: Irish Fibre Crafters

Starts: Aug 16 at 11:00 am

Ends: Aug 26 at 5:00 pm

Discipline: Spinning

Location: Galway

Type: Open Studio

Price: Free