Copper Coast Craft Skills Taster Day

Copper Coast Skills Taster Day at the Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre, Bunmahon,
Saturday October 6th, 1pm to 5.30pm.
In association with Hamersley Art and supported by Creative Ireland Waterford, and Waterford City and County Council.
Galway Shawl by Orlaith Hamersley
Special price of only €10, light refreshments and materials are included.
Join us in the Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre for a unique day of craft and traditional skills taster workshops.
The 3 workshops will include the traditional crafts of crochet, embroidery, and sailors’ knots!


  • Learn all the skills required to make a Galway shawl with artist and designer Orlaith Hamersley.
  • An introduction to Bayeux tapestry style embroidery with Medieval textile expert Katherine Walsh. (Some basic sewing skills an advantage)
  • Experienced sailor Billy Crowley will teach you how to tie a variety of useful sailor’s knots.
Booking is essential as places are limited.
Craft enthusiasts of all skill levels are welcome.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information or to book please email

About Copper Coast Geopark

The Copper Coast Geopark is in Co. Waterford, Ireland and is an outdoor museum of geological records; it stretches along the coast from Kilfarassy Beach, near Fenor in the east to Ballyvoile Beach near Stradbally to the west. Volcanoes, oceans, deserts and ice sheets all combined to create the rocks which provide the physical foundation of the natural and cultural landscapes of the area. Follow the self-guided "Copper Coast" trail and walking cards available from the The Copper Coast Geopark Centre in Bunmahon.

Contact Information

Copper Coast Geopark Ltd.
Co. Waterford,
X42 T923

Phone: +353(0)51292828


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