Craft + Design Fair

This event was held 8 - 10 Nov 2019. Explore What's On for the latest festivals & events.

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Location: University College Cork - Glucksman Gallery, Western Road, Cork City, Cork

Craft + Design Fair

GLUCKSMAN CRAFT + DESIGN FAIR 2019 08, 09 & 10 November The Glucksman’s annual Craft + Design Fair is a highlight of Cork’s cultural calendar and a fantastic opportunity to buy and give Irish this Christmas. For three days in November, the Glucksman’s award winning gallery spaces will be brimming across 3 floors with beautiful gifts to acquire distinctive items to suit all ages and budgets. The opportunity to purchase crafts directly from the makers is an experience not to be missed, featuring over fifty leading and emerging crafts makers selling their stunning designs in jewellery, ceramics, woodturning, glass, textiles, illustrations & furniture. A special awards section announced on the opening night will honour the achievements of the participating craft artists and designers in different categories. Throughout the year, our gallery shop strives to have a unique offering of Irish produced crafts and designs with a strong focus on sustainability. The Craft + Design Fair is an opportunity to see some of the best of these craft makers under one roof. People can come and chat with them ,find out more about their products, how it is made and the story behind it and find some unique gifts for friends and family just in time for Christmas. Children from 5 to 12 years old can enjoy an hour long creative workshop while parents can browse through 3 floors of unique crafts and designs. Workshops will run on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 15:00. €5 All materials provided. Booking required online. Craft + Design Fair Opening Hours 13:00-19:00 Friday 8 November 10:00-18:00 Saturday 9 November 11:00-17:00 Sunday 10 November Admission charge €5 supports the gallery education programmes “Most of the products on show are made by hand and produced in small enough quantities that they also offer something more exclusive, without stressing your budget.” Irish Examiner “A Design Fair you won’t want to miss.” The Gloss Magazine "The champagne of Craft Fairs." Sonya Lennon, Designer “Winter visitors to Cork have a pre-Christmas treat every year in the annual Craft + Design Fair at the Glucksman gallery in UCC.” artyfarty.ie The gallery is located on the UCC campus, through the main ceremonial gates, a 10minute walk from Cork city centre along Washington Street and Western Road. Admission 5 euro supports the Glucksman's artistic programme. For further information and press images, please contact Mathilde Corbineau Retail & Development Manager T: (+353) 0214901844 / mathilde.corbineau@ucc.ie