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Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas 2021

Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas 2021 Now it’s tenth year the Borris House Festival of Writing brings together celebrated historians, activists, musicians, journalists, environmentalists and literary minds to help us navigate these uncertain times throughout the day. The Future is in the Fields:...

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP THIS AUTUMN

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP THIS AUTUMN Hi there. Hope you are having a lovely summer. Just wanted to let you know first about some exciting events that are coming up and hope we can connect.  I will be speaking at the Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas next weekend so do come say hello if you...

In Conversation with Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia

In Conversation with Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia Kerry Visual Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton talks to artists Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia about art, being in nature, biodiversity, dyslexia, life during lockdown and so much more….grab a cup of tea and join this engaging an inspiring conversation....

CREATING YOUR SUMMER NATURE JOURNAL

CREATING YOUR SUMMER NATURE JOURNAL The summer is a great opportunity to sketch outdoors and enjoy nature journalling for all ages and abilities. Drawing in nature helps us to really observe what is around us. It slows us down and is great for our creativity, mental health, wellbeing. We can draw our...

DRAWING WITH NATURE: 9.30 Friday 18th June 2021

DRAWING WITH NATURE: 9.30 Friday 18th June 2021 Do you like drawing and nature? If so this is the perfect way to spend an hour on a Friday morning. Kerry Visual Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton is hosting one more free, drawing workshop next Friday 18th June at 9.30am. All artists and adults interested in drawing...

Drawing With Nature: Drop In and Draw 9.30 Friday 28th May

Drawing With Nature: Drop In and Draw 9.30 Friday 28th May Would you like to draw together on Friday morning? Kerry Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton is hosting 4 free, creative and interactive workshops for adults/artists from 9.30-10.30 on Friday mornings for the month of May. TO REGISTER This Link is for 9.30 Friday 28th...

Breaking Cover: Art and Ecology Encounters at IMMA

Breaking Cover: Art and Ecology Encounters at IMMA Thank you to Paola Catizone for the invitation to present my work at the opening session of Breaking Cover at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. So great to see this course on art and ecology, exploring how we as artists can respond to the challenges of climate change,...

Farming For Nature Awards Nomination for The Barna Way 2021

Farming For Nature Awards Nomination for The Barna Way 2021 We are delighted to be nominated for the Farming For Nature Awards 2021 for our work here at The Barna Way. Farming in harmony with nature and the land to protect and promote biodiversity…. “Rena Blake & Lisa Fingleton are based in north Kerry where they run...

Seachtain Na Gaeilge: ‘Ceapaire BLT’ Le Eoin Mac Lochlainn

Seachtain Na Gaeilge: ‘Ceapaire BLT’ Le Eoin Mac Lochlainn ”I’ve been taking a wonderful online ecoliteracy course in recent weeks and there’s so much to tell but today, I wanted to talk about The Local Food Project which was started by the artist Lisa Fingleton who runs an eco-social organic farm in Kerry with her partner...