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8th May 2023
to 18th May 2023

Age Range

Sean Healy Memorial Library

Carrick on Suir

Darn it- Mending Matters

Darn It - Mending Matters’ is a creative, empowering programme of sustainability and renewal through the Arts, for both you and your favourite belongings – your wardrobe, home décor, keepsakes and beyond. Initiated by the Tudor Artisan Hub, this programme is inspired by ’Kintsugi', the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold — built on the idea that in embracing flaws and imperfections, you can create an even stronger, more beautiful piece to cherish. Participants are invited to engage, through a series of workshops and demonstrations, in learning simple practical skills to repair, reuse, repurpose and renew belongings. 

Workshops & Demonstrations

Visit the link below to book your place at the following events :

Writing Workshops, Live Rehearsed Play Reading, Learn how to make yarn for knitting/crochet, Visible mending pop-up demonstrations and Decorative Darning. 

Public Mixed Media Showcase

There will be a ‘Mending Matters’ public mixed-media showcase, in the Sean Healy Memorial Library, Greenside, Carrick-on-Suir, E32 X860. Showcase will be accessible during normal library opening hours. The presenting artists are members of the Tudor Artisan Hub Arts Collective. Their work will be informed by what they have learnt about Kintsugi, other visible mending practices and each other.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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