TRADITIONAL SKILLS , 2010
Events coming up in May and June
as part of St GeorgesMarket Memories project:
22nd MAY in the market from 11.00 am: Flax Spinning and LINEN WEAVING from Marion Baur of Flaxmill in Dungiven alongside HAND-SPINNING by Ceceilia Manson (Spring wool from her own sheep) of
29th MAY from 11.00: BLACK-SMITHING and FORGING in Murock’s yard ,Verner St , beside the market
by Colin Dawson from Patterson’s Spade Mill
in Templepatrick .
5th JUNE from 11.00 in the market : BASKET-WEAVING by Bob Johnston -
the resident basket-maker in Cultra Folk Museum.
12th JUNE from 11.00 am in the market :URBAN BEE-KEEPING with Mid-Antrim Bee-Keepers. (sponsored by the
Co-operative Group as part of their nation-wide Plan Bee campaign)
19th JUNE from 11.00 in the market :URBAN GARDENING
19th JUNE from 11.00 :
TRADITIONAL BREADS. Baking demonstrated by a range of local artisans.
25TH, 26TH AND 27th JUNE in St George’s Market
Market Memories Celebrations
26th JUNE in the market : Victorian Economy Cooking
27th JUNE in the market : Needlecraft demonstation
26th and 27th JUNE in the market : Pottery throwing demonstration
~also fish gutting and pig spitting
Choirs , Brass bands , Burlesque , Piano recitals and Music Hall Reveries throughout the Market Memories Days
for further details -: see Annemarie Mullan on Mullans Organic Farm stall on Fridays and Saturdays
26th AND 27th JUNE in St George’s Market.
HistoryTours, presentation of MARKET MEMORIES film (an archive of trader and customer
memories) , choirs through the ages from throughout Belfast ,
music, dancing, street-theatre, Traditional Skills presentations,
the balcony and traders and customers dressed as Belfast Victorian folks.
A celebration of our own Heritage gem in the
heart of Belfast !!!