Galway Craft Month
Galway Celebrates Year of Craft 2011 with a diverse range of dynamic events and programmes that showcase the very best of Galway Craft.
Galway County Council and Galway City Council are highlighting and celebrating the crafts in Galway through a month of craft. This month, from October 10th to November 10th 2011, will have a diverse range of dynamic events and programmes that raise awareness and showcase the very best of Galway craft. As part of the promotional campaign for Galway Craft Month this brochure details a series of craft events and programmes that will take place throughout the month.
Please DOWNLOAD Galway Craft Month Brochure PDF here - with details of all the craft events taking place throughout the month.
List of craft events:
Silver Jewellery Workshop:
Venue: Station House Courtyard, Clifden, Co. Galway,
Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday in October 2011, www.ruairioneill.com
Open Day - Irish Patchwork Society (IPS)
Venue: The Bridge Centre, St. Mary’s Road, Galway.
Dates: 8th October 2011 www.westernips.blogspot.com
Cleas Craft Fair
Venue: Cleas Premises, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co Galway.
Dates: 10th October to 14th October 2011
Random Shuffle 2
Venue: Café Foyer, GMIT Main Campus, Dublin Road, Galway.
Dates: 10th October to 30th October 2011, www.groundworksstudios.com
Workshops: Creative with Light and Colour
Venue: Caimileon Design Studios, The Stone Cottage, Tarrea Pier, Ballinderreen, Co. Galway.
Dates: 11th, 18th, 25th Oct & 1st, 5th, 6th Nov, www.caimileon.com
Venue: Murphy Store, The Quay, Kinvara.
Dates: 13th October to 17th October, www.murphystore.com
Irish Uilleannn Pipe Demonstration
Venue: Richardson’s Bar,Eyre Square, Galway.
Dates: 15th October 2011, www.michaelvignoles.com
Venue: Town Hall, Clifden, Co. Galway.
Dates: 15th October 2011
Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
Exhibition ‘Objects of Memory - Illuminated’,
Venue: Galway City Museum, Galway.
Dates: 18th October to 26th November, www.galwaycitymuseum.ie
Showcasing Traveller Culture
Venue: Bru Bhride, Church View, Tuam, Co. Galway.
Dates: 20th October 2011
Maam Women’s Group Crafts Day
Venue: Maam Community Centre, Maam, Co. Galway.
Dates: 22nd October 2011
Venue: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach Drop-in Centre, Loughrea, Co. Galway.
Dates: 22nd October and 24th to 27th October, www.lochariach.com
Craft Fair and Exhibition of Local Craft in Loughrea
Venue: Carrabane Community Centre, Loughrea, Galway.
Dates: 30th October
3 x 2 - Exhibition of Contemporary Clay
Venue: The Shed, Middle Pier, Galway City Harbour, Galway.
Dates: 3rd November to 19th November http://theshedgalway.blogspot.com/
The Art of the Blacksmithing
Venues: Irish Work House Centre, Portumna, Galway.
Dates: 4th,11th and 18th November 2011
Whale Bone Sculpture Exhibition
Venue: Bone Carving Studio and Gallery, 2 Victoria Place, Galway.
Dates: 4th November, www.bonecarving.ie
Pastime Chonamara Exhibition, Workshop and Fair
Venue: Seanscoil na Minna, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe.
Dates: 5th November to 7th November 2011
Craft Your Wellness
Venue: Carlton Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.
Dates: 8th November 2011
Crafting for Pleasure
Venue: 7, Main Street, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.
Dates: 7th September to 24th December
‘The Way Home’ Exhibition
Venue: Ceardlann, An Spidéal, Co. na Gaillimhe.
Dates: 24th September to 22nd October, www.spiddalcrafts.com
Inis Oírr Patchwork/Quilting Féile
Venue: Teach Bhríd, Baile an Fhormna, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co Galway.
Dates: 25th September to 2nd October 2011
Multicultural Community Exhibition ‘Our World’
Venue: Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co Galway.
Dates: 9th October 2011, www.galwayru.info
Le Grá Craft Studio and Gallery
Venue: Le Grá Craft Studio and Gallery, Claregalway Shopping Centre, Co. Galway
Dates: 10th October to 10th November (additional dates will be confirmed on www.esterkiely.com)
- Exhibition / Talk & Lecture / Workshop / Fairs / Festivals / Children's Event / Other
- Clay / Glass / Metal / Other / Textiles / Wood
This event listing is compiled for informational purposes only and is correct at time of publication. Event listings may be subject to change by the organisers and readers are advised to contact the organisers directly for the most up to date information. CCoI cannot be held responsible for any alterations to the existing schedule.
Spread the Word
10 October to 10 November 2011
Various locations around Galway City and County