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River of Dreams quilt exhibition 2016 River of Dreams quilt exhibition 2016


River of Dreams quilt exhibition 2016



The 11th annual River of Dreams quilt exhibition 2016 is to take place Friday June 24 until Friday July 1.

The exhibition, entirely run by volunteers from the Limerick quilting community will be open 10am-5pm daily in the Limerick School of Art and Design.

Individuals are of all ages are highly encouraged to attend this entirely free and open one week exhibition.

The ethos of the River of Dreams quilt exhibition is one of inclusiveness, meaning all quilt entries from all experience levels, beginners to advanced are welcomed.

Individuals from all across the country had the chance to submit their quilts with a €10 entrance fee by June 10 to be shown in this year’s exhibition.

The quilts showcased will be of various designs and colours so you are sure to find something to your liking. Quilts of all sizes from miniature to king-sized will be shown, with at least 65 on display throughout the week.

There will also be a raffle held during the week for a chance to win a quilt hosted by the Limerick quilt Centre.

Most of the quilts showcased will be from Limerick based quilters but never before displayed.

Other quilts will come from quilters from various counties across the country such as Clare, Cavan, Galway and Dublin.

There will also be a River of Dreams Quilt exhibition 2016 catalogue compiled from the quilts involved in this year’s exhibit.

The open night for the River of Dreams quilt exhibition will be Thursday June 23 at 7pm and all are welcome to attend.

The exhibit is sponsored by the award-winning breakfast and brunch restaurant, Miss Marples.

For more information about the River of Dreams quilt exhibition 2016  and steps in how you can get involved in next year’s exhibition click here

For more information on the Limerick Quilting community and how you can get involved click here

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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.