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Irish Examiner - Supplement - - KINSALE - Ma­jella Flynn

Lovers of all things arty and crafty are spoiled for choice this sum­mer in Kin­sale.

The Home Event fea­tures an eclec­tic se­lec­tion of work by Cork Craft and De­signs mem­bers. Make your way to James O’Neill Build­ing (for­merly The Old Mill) to pick up lo­cally made fur­ni­ture, tex­tiles, ce­ram­ics, wood­turn­ing and framed pieces. The event runs from July 27 to Septem­ber 3, from 10am to 6pm daily, ex­cept Tues­days.

As part of Home, two other events are be­ing held in the same venue.

Wood­spun, run­ning from July 27 to Au­gust 14, is an ex­hi­bi­tion and craft fair of hand-turned craft pieces by mem­bers of the Cork chap­ter of the Ir­ish Wood­turn­ing Guild. From Au­gust 16 to Septem­ber 3, the tex­tile art of mem­bers of the Cork Tex­tiles Net­work will be on show.

Ev­ery Wed­nes­day, the Kin­sale Craft Fair in the Tem­per­ance Hall, Short Quay, fea­tures a wide range of lo­cally pro­duced qual­ity hand­made crafts, in­clud­ing pho­tog­ra­phy, soaps, jew­ellery, wood-turned items, paint­ings, lace, bog oak sculp­tures, knitwear, clocks, and em­broi­dery.

If you’d like to learn how to make art, craft and de­sign pieces, then you can do that too in Kin­sale. Dur­ing the year, Kin­sale Pot­tery and Arts Cen­tre at Ol­cote, Bal­li­nacurra runs one-day work­shops in pot­tery, with Adrian Wistre­ich, and in cos­tume jew­ellery-mak­ing, with Aine Wade. The next work­shop dates are Oc­to­ber 22 and Novem­ber 19. www.corkcraftand­de­sign.com ◗ ww.kin­sale­ce­ram­ics.com

Pic­ture: Dan Line­han

An early morn­ing view of Kin­sale on a re­cent Wed­nes­day out­door mar­ket day. Also ev­ery Wed­nes­day, the Tem­per­ance Hall on Short Quay hosts a weekly craft fair.

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