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EXHIBITION OF CEREMONIAL CLOAKS
including St Brigid’s Commemorative Cloaks

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
WEAVING WORKSHOPS
MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

FESTIVAL OF CLOAKS AND WORKSHOPS

 

The main body of the Cathedral will house the wide range of cloaks and musical performances and the workshops will be held in the Cathedral Chapter House/Museum

Featuring

  • Four Art works depicting St Brigid’s Cloaks, designed for the St Brigid’s 1500th Anniversary celebration

  • Creative Workshops 14th to 29th June

  • Basket weaving workshops open to public 28th and 29th June

  • Display of Cloaks from various civic organisations, churches, industry

  • Musical performances from soloists, musicians, choirs etc

       We will invite schools to the festival in the last two weeks of June.

  • Children will have access to the oldest building in the city and learn of its history.

  • They will learn about St Brigid and the background to the four cloaks which represent                                the Four Provinces of Ireland

  • They will be exposed to the wide and diverse range of cloaks that exist and are seldom on display.

  • Introduction to heritage crafts.

 

The Festival will be open to everyone from Mid-June until the end of August 2024

 

FOR WORKSHOP INFORMATION & BOOKINGS PLEASE CONTACT

linda@stcolumbs.net

 

PLEASE JOIN US ON THIS SUMMER FESTIVAL OF

CULTURE, ARTS AND WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES

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