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Crafternoon Tea at the Museum Studio

About the event

To support August Craft Month,”Crafternoon Tea, at the Museum Studio”, and Mountmellick Development Association is celebrating craft. Tutors and crafters will be present to display their work, give little demonstrations and tell their stories of creativity. Enjoy the museum visitor experience, including a welcome video and wander through the museum exhibits of needlework and much much more.

Marvel at the original and contemporary Mountmellick embroidery and the dynamic women involved since 1825, ensuring it is very much a living craft and part of Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.


Where is it taking place?


When is it taking place?

Wednesday August 24th, 2pm to 6pm

Who is it suitable for?

Adults 16+


Access via stairs and lift. Wheelchair accessible and toilet facility. Ample free car parking. Restaurant on site.

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required.

About the organiser

This event is part-funded by Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2022.

Contact details

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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: Mountmellick Embroidery and Heritage Museum

Starts: Aug 24 at 2:00 pm

Ends: Aug 24 at 6:00 pm

Discipline: Textile Making

Location: Laois

Type: Demonstration

Price: Free