Féile na Ceardlainne

A Festival of Art, Craft & Music. Our aim is to have a week of open day workshops and give the public an opportunity to partake in the crafts available to them.

During the open day, workshops participating in the festival will include; Screen printing, pottery, painting, weaving, card making, and glass painting. Each craft will provide a lesson for a nominal fee of 5 Euros. The classes can last up to two hours. Meanwhile there will be free face painting, performers, music & dance to entertain the public.

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Féile na Ceardlainne - Daily Free Events

26th April

Geraldine O’Rourke 12.00-2.00
Porcelain workshop
Máire Ní Thaidhg 2.00-4.00
Friendship bracelet workshop
Sliding Rock Pottery
Pottery Workshop 2.00-5.00
Festival Opening
By Padraig an Tailliứra 6.00-9.00

27th April

An Siopa Buí 11.00-12.00
Cardmaking Workshop
Sliding Rock Pottery
Pottery Workshop 2.00-5.00
Geraldine O’Rourke
Porcelain workshop 3.00-5.00

28th April

Andrea Rossi 2.00-4.00
Painting Workshop
Sliding Rock Pottery 2.00-5.00
Pottery Workshop
Ceol,Caifé agus Fíon
With Austin Durack.

29th April

Sue Donnellan 11.30-12.30
Glassmaking Demonstration
Ealáiontóiri Cois Fhairraige 1.00-3.00
Figure Drawing Workshop
An spailpín Fánach 2.00-4.00
Make your own badge

30th April

Kite Making Workshop 10.00-4.00
By Jeffery Tan:Morning for Children, Afternoon for Audlts
An Siopa Buí 11.00-12.00
Felt Making Workshop

1st April

A Talk on Homeopathy 12.00-1.00
By Teresa ńic Donncha,I.S.Hom,Lic.G.C.H
Tai Chi Demonstration & Workshop 2.00-3.00
By Niall O’Floinn
Latin Dancing 3.00-4.00
Music from Kurdistan 4.30-5.00

Our Café “ Builín Blasta” will be open for food & refreshments.
There will be Live Music through out the week and Seanōs Dancing.
Graffiti Artists will be working on an Art project during the festival.

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

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26 April to 01 May 2011


Ceardlann, Spiddal Craft & Design Centre, Spiddal, Co. Galway

Opening Hours


Further Information

Geraldine O’Rourke
091 504840

Participatory aspect

Every studio will have participatory workshops for the week.

Suitability for families

Families are welcome. Loads of free entertainment for adults & children

Public Facilities

All craft shops have wheelchair access. We also have a excellent café with public facilities.

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