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Sat, 28 Sept


Slieve Aughty Centre

Fishskin Tanning (1)

Fishskin Tanning (1)
Fishskin Tanning (1)

Time & Location

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28 Sept 2024, 09:00 IST – 29 Sept 2024, 17:00 IST

Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland H62 DX77

About The Event

Come learn the ancient art of hide tanning. 

This weekend will introduce you to using the technique of bark tanning to make beautiful brown leather from fish skin. 

You will then learn to stitch leather and make a small pouch from your tanned fish skin, using all wild materials including foraged buttons. 

The weekend will be a mixture of foraging for materials (for buttons and bark) and crafting through tanning and creating a pouch! 

Light lunch included to value of €7.50 

Please note our cancellation policy; we require minimum 7 days notice before the event for a full refund to be paid

If the event you prefer is booked out, please email us on and we can add you to the cancellation list


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