FITE - Cork - Sat 24 Nov

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FITE - Cork - Sat 24 Nov

Postby Aislinn on Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:11 am

Focus on Irish Textiles Event
Saturday 24 November 2012
West Wing 5, UCC

11:30 Registration
11:45 FITE Open
12:00 Thread 1
Aislinn Collins - Unravelling the Terminology Tangle
Brendan Griffin - Building a Re-Enactment Interpretation

1:15 Break for tea and coffee
1:30 Thread 2
Melissa Shiels - Clothing of the Wealthy in 16th Century Ireland
2:15 Break for light lunch
3:00 Special Speaker
Elizabeth Wincott Heckett - Viking textiles in Ireland and their uses from an archaeologist’s view-point
4:00 General Discussion on Historical Irish Textiles encompassing obstacles encountered and best practices for future research and reproduction.
5:00 FITE Close

Admission Free.
Registration available via email (, FITE website, Facebook or on the day.
Pre-registration not required but appreciated for catering.

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