Hand Weaving and Spinning Courses on Clare Island

2017 Course schedule

Weekend Workshops

A weekend course covering the basics of spinning, weaving and natural dying. As always, we will focus on what the group wants and also within the group there will be space to individualize with groups kept at a maximum of 4. The course runs from 10am – 4:30pm on the first two days and finishes at lunchtime on the third day. Cost is €240.

April 29th – May 1st 
June 3rd – 5th 
July 29th – 31st 
Aug 5th – 7th 
Sept 2nd – 4th 

Week Long Workshops

This week long workshop will give an opportunity to explore deeper into the setting up process in weaving and the preparation needed to visualize a project.We will also look at different plants and methods within the naturally dying process. As always we will facilitate individuals to focus on their own particular areas of interest. This is possible due to the size of groups (maximum 4). The course runs from 10am – 4:30pm and finishes at lunchtime on Friday. Cost is €320, inclusive of lunch and materials. 

June 12th – 16th 
July 3rd – 7th 
Aug 21st – 25th 
Sept 25th – 29th 


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. DCCoI cannot be held responsible for any alterations to the existing schedule.

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29 April to 29 September 2017


Ballytoughey Loom, Clare Island, Westport, Co. Mayo


Weekend Workshop: €240, Week Long Workshop: €320

Further Information

Beth Moran
+353 (0) 982 5800

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