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Niki Collier – Designer, Maker & Workshop Leader

Niki Collier has a way with felt. Her Viruses installation – beautiful, multi-coloured, hand felted sculptures of common nasty bugs – will form part of the Craft Bombing of Cow's Lane during UNRAVEL.

She'll lead felting workshops for children on Sunday too – where you can learn how to make beautiful felted creatures from a lonely old sock! Her hand made hats (like the ones in our pics for UNRAVEL), clothing, jewellery and accessories can be found all year round at the Cow's Lane Designer Studio.

As part of UNRAVEL, we've tapped into the fabulously crafty and creative locals around...

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Niki Collier – Designer, Maker & Workshop Leader

The Gothic Heart of the City

A plethora of terrifying happenings will take place across Dublin as part of The Bram Stoker Festival, running Friday 24th through to Monday 27th October. Events in Temple Bar this year take on a distinctly gothic flavour, with music and film that celebrate Dublin’s dark underbelly.

Sinister Screenings chosen by film curator Maeve McGrath are sure to lure Goths out of hiding with a range of exciting, rare and frightening silver screen classics. Screening at Meeting House Square are; eighties cult classic The Lost Boys, spreading their unforgettable mantra, “Never grow old. Never die....

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The Gothic Heart of the City

Craft Bombing Cow’s Lane

Over one hundred balls of wool and yards of felt will create an explosion of warmth and colour in Temple Bar’s Cow’s Lane on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October. 

UNRAVEL is the first of a series of free family-friendly events called New in the Old City, which is funded by Dublin City Council as part of its annual citywide events programme. New in the Old City will bring vibrant craft and culture events to Cow’s Lane in the coming months, including a Pop-Up Library as part of Dublin Book Festival on November 15th & 16th.

UNRAVEL will feature workshops for children and families in...

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Craft Bombing Cow’s Lane