August & September 2018 Events

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We have had our busiest summer EVER!

It’s not over yet, August and September is going to be a lot of fun for whats coming up. We have meetups and demonstrations galore over the next two months. why dont you have a look and see if you are free to come along.

September is also the month of World Wide Spin in Public Day!
If you or a group of your spinning friends would like to organise an event near you in a cafe, park, community centre, library or museum please get in contact with the guild so that we can promote your event. We want to see what you are up to!

If you feel like you would like to organise something but don’t know where to start please contact us at hello@weavespindye.ie

Meetups –

These are casual events that anyone can attend. you dont have to be a member, but you can pop along to get more information about the guild and all the services we offer

Wed 1st August – Limerick Knit n Spin – Castletroy Park Hotel, Castletroy, Limerick, 7pm in the conservatory cafe

Sunday 12th August – Eastern Region Meeting – The Constant Knitter, Francis st, Dublin, 2pm to 4 pm.

Thursday 16th August – Limerick Knit n Spin – Castletroy Park Hotel, Castletroy, Limerick, 7pm in the conservatory cafe.

Wed 5th September – Limerick Knit n Spin – Castletroy Park Hotel, Castletroy, Limerick, 7pm in the conservatory cafe

Sunday 9th August – Eastern Region Meeting – The Constant Knitter, Francis st, Dublin, 2pm to 4 pm.

Thursday 19th Aug – Limerick Knit n Spin – Castletroy Park Hotel, Castletroy, Limerick, 7pm in the conservatory cafe.

Demonstrations

We are always delighted to have people come along and demonstrate for the guild. There is no guild without you! So come along and have a go on the guild wheel, Guild looms, use up some guild fleece that we have in abundance and get chatting! You really don’t have to be an expert, its all about sharing the love. Chances are, you know more than the average muggle!

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Sunday 5th and 22nd August – Agriaware Shearing Demo – Dublin Zoo. Demonstrators needed for this event – contact events@weavespindye.ie

Sunday 12th August – Tullamore show – spinning with the Agriaware stand and the shearers in the Tullamore show – Demonstrators needed for this event – contact events@weavespindye.ie

Sunday 19th August –  Co Clare – Craggaunowen Spinning day for heritage week – Spinning in a medieval castle – if its raining, or a ringfort if its lovely and sunny! 12noon to 4 pm.
https://www.shannonheritage.com/Craggaunowen/

Saturday 1st September – Spinning at Yeats Tower, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, Galway. Spinning in a beautiful historical 14th century castle – from 12 noon to 4 pm https://yeatsthoorballylee.org/

1st and 2nd of September – Cork Craft show
An event quite like the knitting and stitching show, –Demonstrators needed for this event – contact events@weavespindye.ie

Cashel Arts Festival 23rd September
It is our first time being asked to this festival. Demonstrators needed for this event – contact events@weavespindye.ie

Have you got an event near you?

Contact us using the contact form below for promotion and advice if you need it. 

 

 

 

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