September Announcements

Hello All,

I know it has been a while since you have heard from us but there are a few wonderful events happening this September so here is a quick post to keep you up to date.


You can also download a copy of the poster here


World Wide Spin in Public Day


Saturday, September 16th


There are Spin in Public events happening around Ireland THIS Saturday. Spinners all over the world will be taking to the streets, cafes, parks and shopping centers to meet up and spin where they can be seen by all. There are a few events organized for Ireland, details below. Why not arrange to meet up with your spinning friends in a local cafe to celebrate? Let us know when and where (by email or Facebook) and you might meet a few new spinners! We will be continuing to update this post as others are confirmed. Everyone is welcome to come and visit the below locations or hold your own Spin in

We will be continuing to update this post as others are confirmed. Everyone is welcome to come and visit the below locations or hold your own Spin in Public event or just take your spindle to the park for a few hours. We are encouraging groups to meet up at coffee shops or local venues even for an hour to spin and have a chat.


Airfield Estate, Dundrum, Dublin 16(?) Spinning at the Stables 12-4pm. Our committee member Yvonne will be here with the new Guild folding wheel if you’d like to take a peek! This is your chance to have a chat about equipment rental and if you have never tried a wheel before you can have a look at how it works.


Ashbourne Library, Ashbourne, Co Meath from 12-3pm. If you pop along to this event you will be able to meet Helen, our treasurer, and her beautiful wheel.


The Mid West Spinning and Textile group are organizing a Spinning in Public Day – September 16 at The Glor, Ennis Co. Clare from 11am to 2pm all welcome to join in. Please contact Ger on 086-7957595



Culture Night

When:  Friday, September 22nd.

Where: The Constant Knitter, Francis Street, Dublin 8 and also on Smithfield Square, Dublin.

Alternatively just pop along on the night and have a go of the different crafts. If you’re involved in a textile related event for Culture Night please let us know, either by email or by posting the details on the Facebook group.


Agri Aware at Dublin Zoo

The Guild demonstrates weaving and spinning at the Agri-Aware days on the farm in Dublin Zoo. The next events are Sunday, September 24th and Wednesday, September 27th. We would love if you could come and demonstrate the crafts there with us. Feel free to bring your wheel, loom or spindle and join us for some social crafting. Contact


If you want to stay up to date with everything happening with the guild why not sign up to our newsletter here and you can always add the iCalender to your Google Calendar to keep up to date with changes. You can also follow us on Facebook here or join the Facebook group for friendly chat and support. Looking forward to seeing photos from all the above events.

Are you having an meet that we haven’t mentioned? Then please leave a comment below or post on one of our social channels.

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