QEST Craft Corner at Mourne Textiles

Visit Mourne Textiles’ recently opened shop at their mill in the Mourne Mountains, where you’ll find a showcase of crafts by Northern Irish Scholars of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST).
Contemporary blown glass tableware by QEST Eranda Foundation Scholar Scott Benefield and handsewn leather accessories by QEST Saddlers’ Company Scholar Lucy Cushley will be displayed alongside the luxury home furnishings woven by QEST Rokill Ltd. Scholar Mario Sierra, QEST Pilgrim Trust Apprentice Daniel McKeown and others working at the historic, family-run mill.
The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supports excellence in craftsmanship by funding the training and education of talented and aspiring makers.
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

Come along to:

Mourne Textiles
86 Killowen Old Road
Newry BT34 3AE


No booking is required.

Social Media Links and Contacts:

Event Page




If you have any questions, get in touch with info@qest.org.uk.



All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact this event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Start Date: Aug 4

Start Time: 10:00 am

End Date: Aug 31

End Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Co. Down

Type: Exhibition

Price: Free

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