10 July 2009

Events and Exhibitions over the Summer

Event: National AGM & Conference
Irish Patchwork Society AGM for members will be 3rd October hosted by the South Western Branch followed by workshops on Sunday 4th & Monday 5th given by Yvonne Brown. (www.yvonnebrown.co.uk) Membership of the society will be open at all branches at their September meetings - see what's happening for dates and venues of branch meetings.
Date: 3rd to 5th October
Time: see website
Location: Manor West Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Event 2: Purple in the Park - an exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art by '04 Textile Group (This is a group of City and Guild graduates of 2004 mainly from Eastern Branch of the Irish Patchwork Society).
Date: 6th July to 30th July 2009
Time: Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.
Location: Visitors' Centre in Phoenix Park, Dublin.

South Western Branch
Event: Exhibition of local Textile Art and Patchwork
Date: Summer 2009 (see south western website for details)
Time: (see south western website for details)
Location: Phoenix, Shanahill, East Keel, Co. Kerry.

Other Events that would be of interest to members of Patchwork Society
Tinahely Show - Family day out on 3rd August where previously an excellent patchwork and quilting competitions have been held – for details see www.tinahelyshow.ie/ or email tinahelyshow@eircom.net Mary Byrne, Show Secretary (0402) 34922

Lakeland Quilt Fair - two weeks of workshops hosted at the Cavan County Musuem in Ballyjamesduff from 4th - 24th September. Further information from them on 049 8544070 - http://www.cavanmuseum.ie/

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