The Munster Agricultural Society is staging the 2009 Cork Summer Show, in a new venue, at GreenFields, Ballincollig, Cork. From 20th-21st June. (Directions here).
They have a large Arts and Crafts section with a great range of classes. Here is a list of the textile ones. Check out their website for more information and to download application forms.
Class 501 Article of Fancy Handwork
Class 502 Patchwork - any article in cotton, linen or woolen material
Class 503 Soft Toy - Rag Dolls included.
Class 504 Something new from something old – made from recycled material
Class 506 Any article not classed
Class 507 Article of Lace
Class 508 Article of fine Crochet
Class 509 Article of Wool Crochet
Class 510 Ladies or Gents Hand knitted Garment
Class 511 Child’s Hand Knitted Garment
Class 512 White or Coloured Embroidery
Class 513 Hand Knitted Article in Aran Stitching
Class 514 Any Hand Knitted Article in Cotton or Double Knitting
Class 515 Any Hand Knitted Article in Chunky
Class 521 Novelty Item - Best Dressed Wooden Spoon, Clothes Peg, etc
Class 522 My Own Garden on a Dinner Plate – not more than 10” in diameter
Prizes in each class: 1st €30; 2nd €20; 3rd €10
Entry Fee is €2 per item. Articles for exhibition must be entered in one class only. Articles entered should reach the Show Grounds between 2 - 5 p.m. and 6.30. - 8.30. p. m. on Friday 19th June. You must collect from the hall on Sunday 21st between 5.30 & 7.00.p.m.
More info here
Munster Agricultural Society,
Marina Commercial Park,
Tel: (021) 4315772
Fax: (021) 4273188
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org