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«Tales and Tastes from the Bog».


‘Tales and Tastes from the Bog; is a free art and ecology event for children and adults on Sunday October 1st, running from 2 – 5 pm in the Old Schoolhouse, Rathangan.


‘Tales and Tastes from the Bog’ is part of the Gnáthóga Nádúrtha/Natural Habitats project funded by the Arts Council’s Invitation to Collaboration Scheme. It is led out by Carlow County Council with Kildare and Meath County Councils and links the work of artists from Meath, Carlow, and Kildare.


The Ganger’s Hut –  Monica de Bath asks ‘Who else lives here’ and invites you to bug hunt, draw and weave a creature or its habitat. Monica is a visual artist and educator living in Rathangan, Co Kildare. She engages creatively with communities using Conversation, Drawing, Painting and/or Weaving, as a way to explore and reimagine fragile habitats.


The Butter Firkin – Jules Michaels invites you to a creative sharing of stories about butter-making, plant lore, old dairy ways, and caring for our natural world. Jules is a visual artist living in rural South Carlow. Her practice includes community arts, painting, photography, drawing and printmaking. She works across a range of ages and interests, in ways that encourage greater awareness of our biodiversity and peatlands habitats.


The Bog Cabinet of Curiosities Kate Flood invites you to investigate the objects in her ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ and to respond creatively as we make tea from wild plants. Kate is a researcher and educator whose work explores the social, cultural and ecological dimensions of peatlands. She also has an interest in the medicinal and ecological histories and uses of peatland plants.


Bog Maps and Richard Griffith. As this workshop takes place in the Old Schoolhouse, Laurence Fullam will tell the story of the 1812 Bog Map created by Richards Griffith who attended school here.


NB Places are limited so book early.

Booking via creativerathanganmeitheal@gmail.com



Οκτώβριος 1, 2023
2: 00 pm - 5: 00 pm UTC