11 March 2023, 11:00am – 2:45pm
Just a heads up that there is a wool event taking place in Newbridge tomorrow, in case you can make it.
Feltmakers Ireland will be there talking about our wool project and the upcoming book. Juliane Gorman will be demonstrating hat making.
Celebration of Sheep, Shepherds and wool learnings from the age of Brigid to now.
Meet exciting wool experts
Exhibition of wool and International Natural art creations from Newfoundland to Newbridge with work by Susaun Furneaux
Information hubs & live Panel of experts sharing their wool journey
11am- 2.45pm Exhibition and meet the makers
12pm -1pm Discover spinning with Séamus Kirwan
1pm – 2.30pm Wool innovation Panel
Fergal Byrne local sheep farmer shares Organic wool innovation his role in a fleece to fashion range
Liam Donoghue will introduce the role of wool in energy saving and RetroFitting
Rachel Tuffy presents the latest wool, 3d innovations and new fashion and industrial applications of wool
Ériu Lionel Mackey and Zoë Daly share their Farm to Yarn story
Fun hat making with Juliane Gorman
Try out crochet with our fun crafters
International and regional wool craft with Susan Stephens-Barimo
News updates from Felt Makers in Ireland
Wool garments crafters together with repair station with our Ukrainian friends as we weave a Circular Economy community
All welcome to explore wool and its role in the world
Newbridge Town Hall Main Street Newbridge Co. Kildare W12 C652