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Summer Colours at Kiri Cottage - Experience Ards and North Down 2022

Loughdoo Road, Ardkeen, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 1HJ
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Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2022. Click here to see the full programme.

Embrace the colours of summer and your natural surroundings, as you learn to use a spinning wheel at Kiri Cottage, close to the shores of Strangford Lough. Learn this this traditional craft, under the guidance of textile artist Christine and create a magical yarn from a range of natural fibres.  Fleece from local sheep, alpaca hair from Strangford Bay Alpacas, just across the Lough, and if you have a fluffy dog or cat of your own, bring some of the fluff from a recent brushing session, and you can try to spin that!

Tea and coffee, home-made scones and cakes, as well as cold drinks will be on-tap through the day, with plenty of time for a bit of craic and storytelling.  Bring a packed lunch, or enjoy the hospitality of local pubs, a mile and a half from the workshop.

18+ | No experience necessary | All equipment provided | Relevant Covid-19 restrictions will be issued in advance of workshop | Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets. It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about  food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements.  This must be done 72 hours before the experience by contacting Christine on 07968 342928  

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