McSherry Studio - Art classes

(Excellent Art classes from a very talented Artist……..Karen, editor)

Come to Ireland’s friendliest and most all-round art class. The banter; the art; the refreshments! I’m beginning to sound like a street-trader. Can you hear me at the back?!

To the many who’ve already signed up, please ignore this.

As usual, all the details about class times and materials are on the web site at: www.McSherryStudio.com


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The Essence of Design 2016 - Conference - Saturday 27th February

The Essence of Design
held in the Leitrim design house, Carrick on Shannon

Design, Craft & The Consumer.

Following on from  success of “The Essence of Design 2015”, The Leitrim Design House is pleased to invite you to the “Essence of Design 2016”, an exciting and relevant conference chaired by Eddie Shanahan well known expert in brand and product development for the fashion, craft and homewares industry.

Featuring a panel of speakers representing dynamic and inspiring design businesses, the conference will explore various aspects of developing your business. Themes will include advice on submitting work for adjudication; observations on online marketing; technology as an aide to telling a story; the design process and business development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to a really interesting panel of speakers

 

Eddie Shanahan: Branding, Fashion, Craft and Retail Consultant

Jean Whitfield: Jewellery Designer

Erika Marks: Jewellery Designer

Karishma Kusurkar: Print & Accessories Designer

Patrick Mc Hugh: Web Developer & Photographer

Brigitte Varadi:  Artist

 

Booking is essential

To purchase a ticket please visit http://leitrimdesignhouse.ie/shop/events/ticket-for-essence-of-design-conference/


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Festive Food, Wild Wreaths & Gifts Fair - Co Offaly - Sunday December 13th 2016

Festive Food, Wild Wreaths & Gifts Fair
Sunday 13 December 2015,
2 – 6pm
@ The Court Yard, Mount Briscoe, Daingean, Co. Offaly
Briscoe’s Wild Wreaths & Festive Food
087 2507827 medgill@gmail.com

Particular after crafters and exclusively home made, limited spaces.


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Drumcondra Village Market - Sundays - Places available

This is a new market to open at the Arts and Business Campus  - 40 Lower Drumcondra Road – beside the train station and Quinns pub.  It will be open every Sunday  - 10  to 5 pm.  

Drumcondra Village Market will  be  arts and crafts initially and will develop into a food and farmers market.  It will focus on local producers and supplier as much as possible.

Please contact drumcondravillage@gmail.com

Phone   - 085 875 5095    -  086 3630939


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The Affordable Gift Fair - DunLaoghaire, Co Dublin - Sunday 29th November 2015

Sunday 29th November 2015

10am to 5pm

Royal Marine Hotel,
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

The Affordable Gift fair is built on the basis that each product sold comes to you at its best price, not compromising quality and standards. At the Affordable Gift Fair the idea is that you can get something for anyone at an affordable price for you.

Check out our facebook for special offers and free vouchers

The Affordable Gift Fair is a FREE event, we love to see families out on a Sunday, we hope you will discover it is a relaxed and interesting event for all the family.

To find out more information on how to take part simply e-mail 3 images of your products to giftfairireland@gmail.com to get an application form.  ( 1 cancellation….place now available)

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National Tea Cosy Competition - Winners anounced today Sunday 15th Nov 2015

We are delighted again to have such wonderfully talented people send us superb tea cosy s….

They are all photographed and ready for judging…winners announced tomorrow at the Craft Festival in the Royal Marine Hotel DunLaoghaire, Co Dublin.

The fair opens at 10am, tea cosy table will have our beauties on parade and after announcing the winner at 1pm, some of the participants are available to buy.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

All entry fees and donated selling price go to our chosen charity - Simon Community and Merchants Quay Ireland
Raffle in aid of same.

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Jameson Black Barrel Craft Market, Dublin 2 - Friday 27th to Sunday 29th November 2015

Coming together for the first time for a celebration of craft, culture and the people behind it, Ireland’s top crafts makers will descend on the Bernard Shaw Backyard, South Richmond Street in Dublin 2 from November 27th-29th for the first Jameson Black Barrel Craft Market, a collaborative project between Jameson and some of the emerging talents of the Irish craft community.

The free three-day craft market will in association with Bodytonic and will feature a variety of specially selected designers and craftspeople, renowned for pushing the boundaries of craftsmanship. Craft makers such as Garvan De Bruir, Hen’s Teeth Prints, Slated.ie, Mamukko, Bonagrew, Hazel House, Grand Grand, Liadain Aiken and Bryans Master Cobblers will be showcasing their crafts at the fully covered market. See here for more details on what’s happening over the weekend: www.jamesonblackbarrel.ie



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The Affordable Gift Fair - Royal Marine Hotel, Dunlaoghaire, Co Dublin - Sunday 29th November 2015

www.giftfairireland.com

Date:  Sunday 29th November 2015

Venue: Royal Marine Hotel, Dunlaoghaoire, Co Dublin

Time:  10am to 5pm

FREE FOR CUSTOMERS! 

Stand holders so far….
November 29th Exhibitors 2015


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CoilÓg Christmas gifts & Craft Fair- Naas, Co Kildare - Sunday 29th November 2015

The event takes place in CoilÓg Eventing, Crosspatrick, Kilmeague, Naas, Co. Kildare.

Date: 29th November 2015

Time: event will run from 10am until approx 5pm

Completion time for stall to be ready is 9.15 am (all traffic will be completely prohibited in the crafts area after this time)

Cost: €10 per space.
Bring your own table or one can be organised at an additional cost.

All stalls and crafts are welcome however anyone selling food items must be HACCP compliant.

The crafts fair will be held indoor and heat is provided.

 

Full cafe & toilet facilities on site

Other aspects of the day include. Face painting, bouncing castles and obstacles visits to see Santa and Mrs Claus whom arrive on horse drawn carriage. Equestrian horse and pony competitions will be running all day and is suitable for all ages and standards from lead rain to show jumping.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me. anyone interested in taking a stand can contact me directly by email or by phone 0877443889 or 0879044158

Contact:Gwen Doyle

Catering & Events Manager

0877443889

www.coilog.com

 

 


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Christmas Craft Fair 2015, County Library Tallaght, Dublin 24 - Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November 2015

Christmas Craft Fair 2015, County Library Tallaght

 

The Annual Christmas Craft Fair arrives at County Library, Tallaght on
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November, 9.45am – 4.30pm

Looking for a unique Christmas gift?

Then join us in the library for a host of Christmas stalls with handmade
Christmas gifts including Childrens’ Knits, Jewellery, Festive Baking,
Handmade Christmas Cards and much more. There will be something for all the family.
We have 40 tables of different crafts. Some have been with us before and there
will be some new faces with fresh new products.

We are also delighted to announce a programme of festive events each day.
There will be Woodturning, Jewellery Making and Stoneworking Demonstrations.
A Local school Choir will be giving us some Christmas Carols on Friday, 11.00am.
Learn how to cook some festive favourites with a Christmas Cooking
demonstration on Friday, 1.00pm.

On Saturday at 11.30am we will have a special performance by our
Library Drama Group, not to be missed.

Our special guest Santa will be arriving on Saturday, 2.00 – 3.30pm.
Each child will get to meet Santa. Remember to bring your letters to
Santa and pop them in the postbox next to the Christmas Tree!

www.southdublinlibraries.ie


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