Straw Craft Workshop for Children

Straw Craft Workshop for Children

23 August, 3pm - 4pm

Booking Required
  • Laois County Library
  • Portarlington Library, Portarlington
  • Co. Laois

Learn all about the history and tradition of straw craft with Melanie Lorien and make a straw craft good luck charm to take home. Suitable for children aged eight to 12 years.

Melanie is a craft-maker who works with straw. She is particularly interested in the traditions and folklore associated with the harvest. The event will include a lovely display of straw items from around the world, from baskets and cradles to mummer’s masks, variations of St. Brigid’s crosses and corn dollies

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free
    • to book contact 0578643751

Access & Parking

  • Suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Full)
  • Car Parking Available

Further Information