Roscommon Lamb Festival April 29th - 4th May 2020

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Farmers' Market and Craft Demonstrations/Workshops

Fri, Sat and Sun, 3rd, 4th and 5th May at various times, Lamb Festival Marquee, The Square

Debbie Zawinski, aka "The Feral Spinner" from Scotland back by popular demand. Debbie is the author of "In the footsteps of sheep" and is an expert on wool and its associated handcrafts of spinning, dyeing, knitting, felting etc. Workshops and demonstrations of hand woolcrafts.

Joan Ruane - Joan Ruane has been teaching cotton spinning classesthroughout the U.S., Canada, UK and New Zealand since 1980.Joan has published cotton newsletters, written articles for fiber magazines and has published two DVD: Workshops and demonstrations on spinning cotton on a takli support spindle.

'Learn to Spin' with Debbie Zawinski and Bridget Banham Teaching/demonstrating stick spinning.
'Darn that Sock!' Bring your holey socks and tackle the thrifty task of darning.

Mark Wilson, Heritage expert, Copper craft, pottery. Based in Clare.

Patricia O Flaherty, Basket maker, rushwork. Based in Co Roscommon.

Niall Millar, Woodland crafts, pole lathe turning, wooden toys and games. Based in Co. Sligo.

Castle Quilters, exhibition and sale of hand quilted products.

Co. Roscommon ICA guild demonstrations on knitting, crochet, ,millinery and decoupage as well as boxty making. Workshops for children.

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