An Turas Mor is part of the Kerry County Council Homehoming event in Kerry in Oct 2022. For this Annascaul will have several enjoyable workshops available. Aido’s Annascaul Cafe and Pottery is running a mini festival October 14-16th with Annascaul Adventures. This festival welcomes the Irish Diaspora back to Ireland and to Kerry in particular as part of this 1 month get together.

The festival will entail the presentation of videos and images from various sources including:

National Library of Ireland, Annascaul Historical Society and private photos collections  from Brendan Falvey, William Glasgow Howe , and others.

Annascaul Cafe  and Annascaul Adventures have offered various workshops in the past. The following events will be carried out the weekend of Oct 14 to Oct 16th, 2022. The village is  holding 5 workshops in the cafe and other locations this October as part of AnTuras Mor,   Homecoming Kerry

Video and Photo Presentations –

Friday 14th at 7pm  in Hanafins, Patcheens, SouthPole, and Brosnan’s Bar

Saturday Annascaul Cafe 15th at 8pm

Admission – Free . Donations will go towards the Annascaul Historical Society. The society is fundraising currently for village paving and memorial plagues. Have a look and listen to one of their presentations here

This Annascaul festival will highlight images  from the village that are of interest to local residents of Annascaul and its diaspora. Thereafter, there will be a little talk about the images and then a discussion is given. Consequently, if you can provide images that are relevant this will be really welcome. This is ongoing and so we  will continue to collect images ( for future events ) from anyone that has images or documents  going back over 50 years and more . Annascaul Historical Society will then archive the documents. Consequenlly if you reading this and you have materials that you wish to share,  feel free to contact 0868035464 with details.

Book reading for children workshop

Mindfulness and Art for children with Sinead Rock  – Sunday 16th at 11.00 am

Admission: 6 Euro per child

On Sunday Oct 16th,  We   will run a book reading event as part of an turas mor in Annascaul. Sinead Rock does everything right in that her mndfulness books for children are really inspirational. Sinead follows her mindfulness class with yoga exercises or art.

This fantastic artist continually writes . Her books include “Those who believe in Magic will find it and “A Pocketful of Dreams” This is a reading session and hands on workshop session for children.

To demonstrate her classes create something lovely beginning with a reading, mindfulness and little yoga, – letting the kids write words that inspire them and energize them. Various aspects happen in this reading class. Firstly, the children can trade cards. Secondly, they will have a drawing class. Thirdly and to help with confidence they will use 3 words to describe themselves. As a result this sparks their imagination.

Drawing Materials will also be provided. Call / Text  086 803 5464 to book for Sunday Oct 15th  at 11am

Inspirational images for children mindfulness class
Images from Sinead Rock’s book

Indoor garden workshop

Liz Brookes

Designing and on creating  Indoor Gardens. Suitable for Adults

Location: Annascaul Cafe  Time : Saturday Morning Oct 15th at 10.30am

Class cost €15, Materials included – Bookings essential to 086 8035464 

This work shop is with Liz Brookes and will work on creating an ” Indoor Garden”.  She involves the use of flowers  for design and for practical use. Using flowers you will be able to create elaborate and simplistic gardens. This too is part of the An Turas Mor in Annascaul series of events in October 2022

Indoor Garden creation workshop with Liz on Oct 15th

Portrait camera workshops

Camera  Portraits with Margaret Kennedy – Sunday 16th at 2pm

Be part of  history of modern day Annascaul and capture a moment in time. It is planned to take a group photo of every one living in the village the weekend of Oct 16th. There after it is possible to take individual photos connecting you with the day and the place this October  This event is  with Margaret Kennedy who is  a very good portrait artist. Margaret is incredibly  good at capturing the character of her clients within a photograph. She is able to combine the right technique with an artist’s expression.

Get in contact if you wish to get a commission  portrait afterwards with Margaret. Her work can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/margaretkennedyartworks/photos. Booking now  would be great as it helps with logistics on the day.

Get in contact at 086 8035464 to set up a commission  portrait with Margaret. You can see here her work at https://www.facebook.com/margaretkennedyartworks/photos. It will be possible to book a 10 minute portrait slot on October 16 from 2pm.

You can purchase Individual Portraits on the day. As a result you can mark yourself on this date and place in the village

Get an artistic portrait taken in Annascaul in Sunday 16/9 from 2pm

Card Making with Angie ,

Card Making with Angie is another part of an Turas Mor in Annascaul workshops

‘Wish you were here …  Postcards from Annascaul’

Workshop info: We will use drawing, painting & collage to make postcards. You can send these to family and friends showing all that you love about Annascaul.

Age range & duration 8-12 Years – Cost 12 Euro

An Turas Mor Fireshow in Aannascaul

The Pagan New Years Eve is upon us and the Festival of Samháin is about to begin. A Fire Show with Druids, DJ’s & giant Goths! Presented in in support of the local community and the Annascaul Video Weekend.

This event is sponsored by Kerry County Council as part of An Turas Mor and their HomeComing Kerry promotional campaign
Annascaul Cafe and Pottery
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