Enjoy a mindful and relaxing few hours in good company exploring Calligraphy, Watercolour Painting, Tatting, Embroidery, Cracker Craft, Card Craft, Flower Arranging, or Silk Painting. Credit: Conrad Hotels & Resorts

DUBLIN, Ireland - Unleash your creativity and treat yourself to a leisurely afternoon of art, craft, and a scrumptious afternoon tea in the cosy surroundings of Conrad Dublin.

Enjoy a mindful and relaxing few hours in good company exploring Calligraphy, Watercolour Painting, Tatting, Embroidery, Cracker Craft, Card Craft, Flower Arranging, or Silk Painting.

Your afternoon includes; a two-hour workshop of your choice with a talented instructor, followed by the traditional Afternoon Tea in Lemuel's, plus you will depart with a completed piece of art or craft, and in certain workshops you will be given extra materials for practicing at home.

Workshops are limited to 8 people and the February line-up includes:

Thursday, February 22, Beginner's Calligraphy with Sarah O'Dea
Sarah is a talented calligrapher whose work has featured on TV and film. She acted as a hand double on film ('Vita and Virginia', 'Little Women'). Her works can also be seen in 'The Widow' and 'We have always lived in the Castle'. Television credits include props for Jameson Whiskey's 2018 advert. From this workshop you will leave with your own-framed work of personal calligraphy.

Friday, February 23, Beginner's watercolour art with Kate Walsh
An illustrator and painter for more than 30 years, Kate is an expert in the medium of watercolour. She is a regular exhibitor on St. Stephens green, and has been an illustrator of children's education books for major Irish publishing companies. Kate will provide you with some invaluable, step-by-step techniques and tools to produce a piece of finished artwork, framed and ready to display.

Saturday, February 24, Contemporary Flowers with Mary Whelan
Mary is the owner of Eirlooms, specializing in Irish art and craft. An experienced craft designer for over 30 years, Mary works with flowers, embroidery, and mosaic. In this workshop you will be given the materials and will be guided step by step to create two beautiful flower arrangements to take away.

Workshop Times: 1.00pm - 3.00pm followed by Afternoon Tea at Lemuel's and costs €120 per person.

Please Note: Payments must be made in full at the time of booking and are non-refundable; only 8 participants per workshop so early booking is essential!

For Bookings: Eirlooms, Conrad Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Phone: (01) 6028900 Ext 8844

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To learn more about or connect with Conrad Dublin, please visit www.conraddublin.com, call +353 1 6028900 or follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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About Conrad Dublin
Conrad Dublin has been transformed, following a major refurbishment programme heavily inspired and influenced by Dublin's rich literary culture and local heritage.

The renovation programme features a stylish new design for guest bedrooms and suites, a full makeover of the Presidential Suite, the opening of a new, all-day brasserie together with a new ground floor lounge and bar. Guests will also notice a smart and welcoming new lobby area.

About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly intersect. Conrad offers its guests an innovative way to Stay Inspired through curated collections of 1-hour, 3-hour or 5-hour experiences, available through www.stayinspired.com. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection, to ordering in-room dining and mobile checkout, all from their own mobile device. Consisting of over 30 properties across five continents, Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting news.conradhotels.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@conradhotels).

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Eirlooms is a capsule collection of beautiful Irish Craft. Owned by craft designer Mary Whelan, the Eirlooms shop is now open, for hotel guests to enjoy.  Featuring Irish made gifts, confectionery and floral arrangements it has a little something to suit everyone! Each of the talented makers featured in the range is passionate about what they do. They love the challenge of creating wonderful contemporary designs using traditional methods. These pieces are rarely found on the high street and many of them are exclusive Eirlooms designs.

So if you need a thoughtful, bespoke gifts or hampers, then pop in and visit the wonderful new store. Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 11am - 3pm and 4pm - 7pm www.eirlooms.com.

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