News: Feltmakers Ireland will be at Bloom

This Friday and Saturday (the 2nd and 3rd of June, 2023), Feltmakers Ireland will demonstrate various feltmaking techniques. We will be sharing at Bloom from 11 AM to 5 PM on these two days. (The event runs from the 1st through the 5th of June).

Photo from a previous Bloom

Find us in the Design and Craft Council of Ireland (DCCI) Irish Craft Village. We will be in

the YELLOW section, area 26. See below.

Map of Bord Bia Bloom 2023

Note: we will be closer to the Red Car Park.

There will be free shuttle buses from Heuston Station.

Need to learn more about Bloom, visit their website –


Opportunity: Volunteering at Bloom

Current members of Feltmakers Ireland are invited to volunteer at our booth at Bloom as part of the DCCI’s GANS demonstration area.

We are scheduled for TWO days: Friday the 2nd of June and Saturday the 3rd.

Members will represent Feltmakers Ireland, our book, Exploring Irish Wool for Feltmaking. and our 20th anniversary.

  • Please be ready to sell the book and hand out business cards for potential guild members.
  • Please be ready to talk about feltmaking. Demonstrations are welcome!
  • You are welcome to display your own felted works on the walls.
  • If desired, you can sell your felted works.
  • If you have hands-on activities, you can charge for kits.

Volunteer shifts will be for three-hour blocks: from 11 AM to 2 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM.

We will need two demonstrators and one helper per shift.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your shift in order to have time to set up.

Note: We will not be able to drive to our spot at Bloom. People must transport their work and equipment by foot from the car park. Cars are only allowed during the first and last day of the event. Along with the usual public transport, there will be a free shuttle from Heuston Station to Bloom.

There will be a small stipend to cover costs.

Please only volunteer if you are available.

Contact Juliane at

A couple of opportunities (very short time left to apply) Bloom 2022 Craft Village & Timpeallacht.

Hi Felters,

This is very short notice, but we only received this information today. We are sharing it anyway in case you can take advantage despite the short notice.

Bloom 2022 – Applications Now Open for the Irish Craft Village


Applications are now open for Bloom 2022 which takes place in the Pheonix Park, Dublin, from 2nd to 6th June, 2022. The event represents opportunities for craft makers to promote and sell their products to over 100,000 people over 5 days.

Applications close 11th April.

Applications are invited from artists and practitioners based in Ireland working with locally sourced natural materials to participate in forthcoming exhibition Timpeallacht.

Deadline is 15th April 2022.

Good Luck!