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Easa Daire Community Sign Painting Workshop

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18.11.2023 to 19.11.2023
2:00 pm

Oak Falls Sign Workshop, A workshop in two parts led by sign painter and artist Róisín Tree/She Rose Signs: Easa Daire meaning ‘Waterfall Oak’ in Irish is taken from the Irish for Ballisodare ‘Baile Easa Daire’, town of the waterfall and Oak.

The workshop will take place in Ard Voltas Art Space. Part one of this workshop ‘Foraging Lore’ seeks to bring together local people from the village and surround of Ballisodare, Co Sligo to gather lore and stories from the environs, especially that related to nature.

Part two titled: ‘Crafting Lore’ will invite those people and others to learn the craft of sign painting skills under Róisín’s guidance. Participants will design and paint signs with words taken from the ‘foraged’ nature folklore from part one of the workshop. The words will be translated to Irish, Ogam with English words also.

Additional Information
  • 18th – Foraging Lore
  • 19th – Crafting Lore
  • No advanced booking required
  • Suitable for all age groups
  • Wheelchair access
  • Toilets,
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

What's Happening On Day Two?

Inclusivity by its very nature challenges norms and boundaries. It also asks us to broaden our minds and adapt to the unusual. Considering the crises we are facing in the next few decades, that is a skill set we are going to need more than ever.

Tom Watts

DCCI Head of Design | Programme Director

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