There are two venues for the workshops, the Courthouse Building on The Mall & Nelliefreds Garage on The Spa Road. Bookings for workshops can be made by selecting ‘CLICK HERE TO BOOK’ on each workshop info.
Alternatively, during the festival, you can call to the festival office or workshop venue.

 

Food as Medicine- Making herbal remedies with Juli Malone: Dingle Druid.

Saturday at 10:30
Venue: Courthouse Building, The Mall
Cost: €10

It is only a generation or two ago that we understood our wild plants, herbs and fruits as medicine. Now is your chance to learn about this forgotten skill and add remedies such as elderberry winter cough syrup, homemade blackberry cider vinegar and hawthorn brandy, sloe Dingle gin, lotions and potions to your repertoire. Introducing fermentations, creams, balms, ointments by using honey and beeswax and natural ingredients from the Druid’s garden. In this workshop Juli will help you to reconnect with nature and learn how to use foraged fruits, berries & more as medicine.

All things Coffee with Bean in Dingle

Saturday at 11:00 - 12:00 PM
Venue: Nelliefreds Garage - Spa Road
Cost: Free Admission but limited numbers
To Book: Workshop Full

WORKSHOP FULL

Come to a tasting session of a variety of coffee brewing methods by Dingle’s First Coffee Roastery & one of Irelands top speciality coffee shops.
This session will inform and delight both novice and long time coffee lovers and will explore the delicate notes of specialty coffee.

Limited Bookings – Secured Places will be Confirmed via E-mail.

WORKSHOP FULL

Sponsored by Garvey’s SuperValu, Dingle
Food 4 Fun (for Children)

Saturday at 12:30
Venue: Courthouse Building, The Mall
Cost: Free Admission but limited numbers
To Book: Workshop Full

WORKSHOP FULL

Food 4 Fun creative food workshops are designed to get children making, eating and learning about healthy ingredients in an exciting and novel way. Children are provided with hands-on opportunity to make their own nutritious and delicious snacks. Food 4 Fun workshops are led by Margaret Foley and Norah McCarthy. The two primary school teachers and health enthusiasts run the popular Food and Fitness 4 Fun after schools programme in Cork City.

WORKSHOP FULL

Fun in the Marquee with Dingle Oceanworld

Saturday at 12:30
Venue: Town Park
Cost: Free
To Book: No Booking Required

The Oceanworld Education team will be running two workshops of exciting marine science experiments including: a global warming balloon explosion, a squid dissection and some silly slimy science.

Starts @ 12.30pm & 14.30pm

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Bee-Keeping with Beachairí Chorca Dhuibhne

Saturday at 13:30
Venue: Nelliefreds Garage - Spa Road
Cost: €5

Each year the beekeeping workshop has always proved to be extremely popular and has encouraged many to gain an interest in beekeeping. This workshop is a must for all bee enthusiasts, whether you want to become a beekeeper or whether you are already an experienced beekeeper. A demonstration hive will be on location where you can witness how a hive works. There will also be some honey from different beekeepers from the Kerry region to demonstrate the varieties and to highlight what a beekeeper should be looking for.

Herb Growing with Greta

Sunday at 12:00
Venue: Courthouse Building, The Mall
Cost: €5

This workshop will consist of a slideshow/talk based on her book ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’ which was published last year. Greta will introduce an exciting range of herbs and flavours and give plenty of practical information on how to grow herbs for your kitchen – whether you are a novice or a devotee. Potted herbs and signed copies of her book (special price of €10 for attendees) will also be on sale.

How to be an Ocean Hero

Sunday at 12:30 - 01:30 PM
Venue: OceanWorld Aquarium
Cost: Free Admission but limited numbers
To Book: Workshop Full - Waiting List via Booking Form

Waiting List in Use for Interested People – Use Booking Form as Normal

Come join us in our Kids Zone at the aquarium for a marine exploration session.
The day will include hands-on games and activities such as making your own edible water bubbles. We aim to inspire fellow ocean heroes!

This workshop is suitable for all ages and free. Places limited.

Waiting List in Use for Interested People – Use Booking Form as Normal

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Maperath Mobile Farm Poultry Workshop

Sunday at 13:00
Venue: Nelliefreds Garage - Spa Road
Cost: Free Admission but limited numbers

Ever fancied keeping a few chickens or enjoying your own fresh eggs every morning?

Come to the poultry workshop with farmer Eoin where he will discuss poultry husbandry, breeds and housing. All options available for the urban farmer to the rural small holder.

Q & A session will follow.

Learn to Ferment With Val O’Connor

Sunday at 14:30
Venue: Nelliefreds Garage - Spa Road
Cost: €10

Fermenting your own food at home is easy, and transforms simple vegetables into nutritional powerhouse foods, bursting with probiotics and loaded with extra vitamins. In this one hour workshop, fermentalist Val O’Connor will show us how to make some easy recipes from her book Val’s Kitchen. Val is a weekly contributor to the Irish Examiner Newspaper and writer for the Irish Independent Health and Living, Food and Wine and Sunday Times.

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