TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Mayo

Trees Botanical Drawing and Painting Workshop for adults with artist Lynn Stringer

Venue

Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

Date

11th March

Time

11:00 – 17:00

Organiser

Lough Gur Development Co-Op Society Ltd. / Eileen

Description

To celebrate National Tree Week come join botanical artist Lynn
Stringer for a day of drawing and painting focused on trees. The
workshop will comprise an introduction to the basics of drawing and
using watercolours to accurately represent a plant specimen and create
a piece of botanical art. Participants will work from life and a
variety of tree cuttings will be provided.

Lynn Stringer is an award winning botanical artist. Her work is
published in “Curtis’s Botanical Magazine” (pub. Royal Botanical
Gardens, Kew), and “Aibítir” (pub. Irish Society of Botanical Artists)
among others. She has exhibited throughout Ireland as well as at the
Royal Horticultural Society London where she won a silver medal for
excellence. Lynn regularly facilitates Botanical Art workshops and a
selection of her work can be viewed on her website
www.lynnstringer.net

Trees Botanical Drawing and Painting Workshop for adults takes place
from 11.00am-5.00pm (with breaks for lunch etc.) on Saturday 11th
March. Cost per head is €55. All materials provided but participants
should bring watercolours/watercolour brushes if they have them.
Places are limited and booking is ESSENTIAL.

Phone

094 9023733

Email

linenhall@anu.ie

Website

www.thelinenhall.com

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

A Walk & Talk in the Woods

Venue

Nature School – Native Woodlands,
Chancery, Turlough, Castlebar

Date

11th March

Time

12:00

Organiser

Nature School / Bernard Joyce

Description

Enjoy a visit to the Joyce family owned native Irish woodlands located just 2km from the National Museum of Ireland – Turlough Park.
There will be a 2km walk through the woods with talks and activities for children and adults.
As part of the event we will be launching a report on the unique flora and fauna in the woodlands

 

Phone

0872254698

Email

info@natureschool.ie

Website

www.natureschool.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

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