Textile Journeys Festival

About the event

The festival will be a celebration of creativity and all things wool, and textile.

It includes a variety of events : summer camp, exhibition, demonstration, film screening, open studio. The festival is an invitation to everyone to try making or explore textiles. It enables people to connect to each other. The festival will launch the sharing panel- an art installation made by the facilitators which encourages participants to make textile and make our community panel.1) Summer camp

Giving children the chance to try different textile techniques each day: eco dying, felting, embroidery, lacemaking all considering upcycling and recycling.


1) Summer Camp children 6-16 years old
10am – 1pm
max 12 participants eventbrite

2) Exhibition of Textile Journeys Group
1st August- 7th August
The Orangery, Marlay Park

3) Demonstrations
Curious to see how many journeys you can take with a handful of fibres or some old rugs? Join our inspiring panel of artists to see textile making, knitting, weaving and so much more

2pm – 5pm Mon 1st August
Eco dying & knitting with Niki Collier & Tanya Collier

2pm – 5pm Tue 2nd August
Weaving & embroidery with Niki Collier & Eithe Carey

2pm -5 pm Wed 3rd August
Textile making Helene Dooley & Imelda Quinlan

Interactive Felting with August Astrid Tomrop-Hofmann & Cossima Malloy
2pm -5 pm Thursday 4th August

4) Textile Film Night
7pm – 8pm Thursday, 4th August
Design in Dialogue Sheila Hicks
Felt with Us Documentary

5) Niki Collier’s Open Studio Saturday
10am -4pm Saturday 6th August
Niki Collier Open Studio Day- come and discover the womancave home to 50 scissors, 100kg of wool and 100 meters of silk.


Where is it taking place?

Studio 24, The Courtyard
Marlay Park, Dublin 16,
Dublin 16,
D16 W3K7

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


This event is accessible to all

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Book via www.eventbrite

About the organiser

Niki Collier practices traditional textile crafts using sustainable materials.

Contact details

If you have any questions, get in touch with






Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Cork Textile Network


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: Niki Collier

Starts: Aug 1 at 10:00 am

Ends: Aug 7 at 5:00 pm

Discipline: Textile Making

Location: Dublin

Type: Festival

Price: Free