Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The 3rd Great Big Craft Extravaganza - Athlone

30 September, 1&2 October
Athlone Springs Hotel

• Entrance Free
• Loads of crop and craft space - also free!
• Fantastic demonstrators
• Hands on tutorials
• Pay only for your Classes
• Choice of over 30 Classes
• Lots of Shops
• Payper Box Stand
• Competitions
• Challenges

Yes, we are back, and I am of course more excited than ever. We are currently confirming
shops, finalising tutors and getting all the details ironed out.

Be sure to visit our blog at and like our facebook page at Great Big Craft Extravaganza. This way you will be sure to get all the information just as it comes out - without any delay!

We have listened to your feedback and have changed things about to make it possible
for more shops, and even small suppliers to attend. We are sure this is going to make
for an exciting weekend with great classes, and of course great value shopping.

Entrance remains free, with lots of free seating for those wanting to crop and craft
between classes. And oh! what classes and class kits do we have planned .....

We have a fantastic line-up of classes planned with some exciting new ones - all classes
will range from 18 Euro to 30 Euro and many of the classes include fantastic kit such as a free stamp, punch, paper pad or more.

Classes already on the planning list include

• Hunky Dory Crafting
• Winter weddings from An Siopa Bui
• Getting your product to market and getting sales
• Altered Art
• Tiara’s and Wedding fascinators
• Beautiful Beading
• Lots of Tim Holtz
• Scrapbooking
• The latest TV crafts
• Teaching Crafts - taking your craft into a business
• Fimo
• Graphics
• .... and many more besides

If you have any more questions, please let me have them. I will
answer as best I can.

Calling all Tutors:
Are you a craft teacher and would you be interested in teaching
at the Extravaganza? We would really like to hear from you.
Please email me letting me know what type of cards/scrapbooking/jewellery/ craft you teach, and a little info about you, and we will get in touch shortly.

Kerry (

Christmas Launch Cocktail Party

Put the 14thth of September in your diaries - it's the annual Siopa Bui Christmas launch. It wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies, so while the shopping and demos are the main event, we will be wining and dining you too!

Venue: An Siopa Bui, Spiddal
Time: 6.00pm for 6.30pm
Dress: Glamorous!

Be the first to see all our exciting Christmas stock.