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Winter Solstice Festival 2018 – Willow Wreath Workshop

Winter Solstice Festival 2018 – Willow Wreath Workshop

Get into the spirit of the season by learning how to make traditional Christmas wreaths using willow. In this workshop you will be shown how to create these unique decorations and given the skills to produce your very own piece of traditional Christmas craft, decorated with green foliage, ribbon and festive Christmas trimmings. Once you’re finished you can take this hand made creation home for all of your friends and family to enjoy and admire.

Straw Craft Ireland is based at the shores of Lough Neagh in North Armagh; an area steeped in the history of traditional Irish crafts. They provide beautifully intricate items woven in straw in a traditional and uniquely Irish plaiting method as well as promoting the continuance of ancient traditional Ulster and Irish crafts, customs and culture, click here for further details of their work .

This workshop is designed for adults, but children may accompany adults to assist with the decorating.

Booking is essential and the cost is £10 which is payable on the day. Please bring exact change. If attendees want to attend this workshop and the Christmas crafting workshop, the cost will be £15 in total.

Event Details

Winter Solstice Festival 2018 – Willow Wreath Workshop takes place on November 10, 2018.
It starts at 13.30 and ends at 16.00.

Event Location

The Courtyard
Slieve Gullion Forest Park
BT35 8SW

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Lottery Funded
NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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