Plenty to do during festival week

Apart from the Scarecrows and all the other fun the festival organisers have put together an impressive line up of craft workshops.

Apart from the Scarecrows and all the other fun the festival organisers have put together an impressive line up of craft workshops.

From hurley making to bathbombs and youth theatre to bee keeping a variety of workshops will run during the week.

These feature: Rush Work with Gerardine Wisdom; Traditional Walking Sticks & Canes with the Celtic Stickmakers; Club Hurley Making with Brian Clancy; ‘An Evening with Flowers’ with Oliver & Martin Lawlor; Household Waste Management and Composting with Nuala Madigan; Composting & Wildlife Gardening with Maeve Flynn & Ann-Marie Kelly; R’Awesome Living Foods with Ellen Delaney; Basketry with Heike from Baurnafea Willow Works; Pottery with Maeve Sokram with Sevensisters Ceramics; Straw Craft with Sonia Caldwell; Youth Theatre Workshop with Cabrini Cahill; Mosaic with Annie Holland.

Other workshops include: Samba Drumming with Brian Sheppard, Knitting with Kay Sheppard; paper bead making with Claire McLoughlin; Bathbomb & Lipbalm Making with Bumblebliss; Bog Oak Demonstration by Michael Murphy; Fittlesticks (Nordic Walking); Bee Keeping with Tom Hussey of Dunamaise Beekeepers.

A full timetable of Craft Workshops and Demonstrations is available in the Durrow Scarecrow Festival Programme as well as online at www.durrow.ie.

All workshops which take place from Monday 30th July – Friday 3rd August . Places are limited so it is advisable to pre-book. In order to reserve a place, please call Evelyn on 087 9194428 or Delphine on 086 3655178

Craft Workshop fee: €5 per workshop per day. A nominal charge for materials may also apply.

For more details see www.durrow.ie