Children get the chance to actively engage with our natural heritage by learning to identifying wildflower species and their pollinators, then experience the joy of creating a craft using some of our most common wildflowers and plants foraged from the Hawthorn Handmade Skincare meadow and garden. All workshop materials are included and some healthy snacks and drinks will be provided. The event is free, but booking is essential to secure a place.
Free Children’s Event
On the doorstep of the Hawthorn Handmade Skincare studio, you will find a treasure trove of stunning wildflowers and hedgerows. In this beautiful setting, children will learn about starting plants from seed, how to harvest plants when the time comes and ways to use them in crafts them once they have been gathered. The workshop will cover:
Wildflower & herb gardening
Harvesting & drying
How to use your wildflowers & herbs in crafts
Attendance is free, but booking is required to secure a place.
All workshop materials are included and some healthy snacks and drinks will be provided.
Mayo Day is a celebration of all that county Mayo has to offer. It is a fantastic opportunity to support local artisan craft and food. The event will also feature live music and lots of entertainment for all the family. There will be a Shuttle Bus travelling between Castlebar Library and Turlough House every 15 minutes.
Seeking a natural approach to skincare? Our products are handmade in small batches using 100% natural plant seed oils and butters blended with essential oils.
Elaine is the craftsperson behind the range. From her family farm in the heart of Co. Mayo, she lovingly handcrafts all of the products and her recipes have been carefully formulated to produce skin nourishing products. This is a perfect opportunity to support a local business and pick up a unique Mother’s Day gift.
To celebrate the launch of Hawthorn Handmade Skincare in Foxford Woollen Mills, Elaine will host an in-store Meet the Maker event. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the craftsperson behind the range and learn more about the products and ingredients.
The Foxford Woollen Mills are such an iconic part of our heritage here in Co. Mayo and a perfect destination to spend a sunny summer day!
Hawthorn Handmade Skincare is honoured to have been named as a finalist in the Emerging New Business Category of the Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2018! The winner will be announced at the conference on the 18th of May. The theme of the conference is Our Milestones and speakers on the day such as Chanelle, Lady McCoy co-founded Chanelle Medical and the newest dragon on the TV series Dragon’s Den in Ireland. Best of luck to all of the finalists!
We are thrilled to have been invited to take part in Mayo Day again this year. This year's venue is the beautiful Ballinrobe Racecourse and it is a fantastic opportunity to see all that Mayo has to offer in artisan craft and food. The event will also feature live music and lots of entertainment for all the family.
The EmpowerHer programme will came to a finale with a pitch competition. From twenty-two participants, Elaine has been selected to pitch alongside six other female entrepreneurs. James Allen from Google, Sorcha O'Grady from Truckscience and Diane Nevin form the Galway Business School will judge the pitches. The EmpowerHer Programme commenced last Autumn with the aim of addressing specific challenges that hinder females and to help to fast track female-led businesses.
Come along to meet the maker, Elaine and sample locally produced skincare. This is a great opportunity to support a local business & pick up some unique Christmas gifts. Join us for mulled wine, festive treats and be in with a chance to win a skincare hamper!
The Crafty Academic and Hawthorn & Rose team up for the 2017 Claremorris Winter Market! There's no better Christmas gift than Elaine's handcrafted Shea Butter products, 100% natural and free from artificial additives, paired with one of The Crafty Academic's handcrafted Christmas greeting cards. See you Sunday!
Elaine, the owner & producer behind Hawthorn & Rose, has been selected to take part in a new programme aimed at female entrepreneurs in Mayo, Roscommon and Galway. EmpowerHer commenced this Autumn with the aim of addressing specific challenges encountered by female entrepreneurs. The programme is due to finish up in the Spring.
As part of Mayo Day 2017, Hawthorn & Rose will be taking part in live craft demonstrations on the Mall. Along with a host of local craftspeople, we will be showcasing the best of Mayo crafts.
A variety of other activities will tale place on the day including a living history encampment of an Irish and French regiment, family art activities and traditional music performances by Irish and French musicians.
CraftworksMayo have been welcomed back to the the fabulous Westport Town Hall Theatre for another Crafternoon event. This is a great chance to get to know the makers behind the products and even get involved in some live craft demonstrations.
Join Craftworks Mayo for a special Christmas Crafternoon event hosted by the Town Hall Theatre in beautiful Westport. Hawthorn & Rose, along with other members of Craftworks Mayo will showcase lovingly handcrafted products and give live craft demonstrations. An ideal opportunity to meet the makers and find that extra special gift for your loved ones!
Maria from Mrsdillonsdiary.ie will host a Ladies afternoon featuring talks on beauty, fashion and well-being. Hawthorn & Rose will have a pop up shop and Elaine will be on hand to offer advice on natural skincare.
Tickets: €47.50* available from eventbrite.ie
*Includes goody bags & prosecco