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Forage & Faff

In Artisans by Lorna

Jane, having restored an abandoned 90 foot polytunnel in 2022, has been sharing her passion for the world of foraging and growing ever since. With seasonal workshops and produce, there’s everything from boutonnière’s to beetroot chutney, with lots of wreaths (everyone’s favourite) in between. Jane offers walking tours of the polytunnel and flower farm, explaining varieties, growing and crafting methods …

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Ernie Kilpatrick

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Having always enjoyed working with wood, Ernie began carving traditional wooden spoons using an axe and knife. Over time they have evolved from more functional into more artistic forms. After carving they are hand sanded to give them a silky smooth finish, before being treated with food safe oil. CAOS Base: Randalstown Open by arrangement 07962 033 245

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Willow Leaves Handmade Books

In Artisans by fuelledbychrist@outlook.com

Rosanne makes books for sketching and writing in a variety of styles using traditional and contemporary bookbinding techniques. She likes to work with beautiful papers so, in addition to gorgeous Chiyogami papers and sketches and paintings by her artist sister, she also marbles, prints and embosses paper. Rosanne takes commissions for books for special occassions such as weddings and birthdays. …

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Lorna Shannon Weaving

In Artisans by fuelledbychrist@outlook.com

Lorna Shannon is a second generation textile artist, hand spinner and hand weaver. She lives surrounded by the twisted hawthorns and the black faced sheep of the Antrim Hills and works only with native breed wool; transforming a material that is an integral part of the landscape into beautiful and useful things for you and your home. A visit to …