Seamus Heaney Home

Be Inspired, Explore and Create

Join us at Seamus Heaney HomePlace for an unforgettable Half-Day Lino Print Workshop!

Experience the magic of Seamus Heaney’s world with our immersive half-day workshop. Delve into the heart of our award-winning exhibition and explore the untouched beauty of Open Ground. Take a peek at our captivating itinerary below:

10:30 am – Arrival

Welcome to the “Be Inspired, Explore and Create” workshop at Seamus Heaney HomePlace.

Registration and introduction to the day’s exciting itinerary.

10:35 am – 11:20 am – Seamus Heaney HomePlace Exhibition

Immerse yourself in the world of Seamus Heaney with a 45-minute tour of the award-winning exhibition.

Gain insights into the life and works of the iconic Irish poet.

11:20 am – 11.25 – Travel to The Strand

A short 5-minute journey to The Strand, a location of significance in Seamus Heaney’s life and poetry.

11.25 – 12.10pm – Creative Exploration at The Strand

Join our Creative Learning Officer for a 45-minute session exploring The Strand.

Gain inspiration from the surroundings that influenced Seamus Heaney’s poetic journey.

12.10 pm – 12.15 pm – Return to Seamus Heaney HomePlace

12.15 pm – 12.45 pm – Lunch

Enjoy a delightful 30-minute lunch with soup and sandwiches, provided as part of the workshop.

Socialize and discuss the morning’s experiences with fellow participants.

12.45 pm – 2.45 pm – Creative Workshop 

Engage in a hands-on workshop where you’ll bring the beauty of “The Strand at Loughbeg” to life through your own creations.

After exploring the picturesque landscape of “The Strand at Loughbeg”, participants can transfer their own impressions onto lino and skilfully cut out the chosen image.

Ink up your creation and let your imagination flow as you craft a unique picture or postcards from your print.

Guided by our skilled facilitators, capture the essence of your journey through Long Point Wood and the picturesque viewing area.

2:45 pm – Workshop Conclusion

Conclude your creative journey with a sense of accomplishment.

Optional time for participants to share their creations and reflections.


Price: £35 per person

Secure your spot for this unique experience that combines inspiration, exploration, and creativity. Limited to 8 places, so book now for a relaxing, enriching day at Seamus Heaney HomePlace!

Whether you’re a seasoned artist or discovering your artistic side, this workshop provides a space for self-expression and connection to the beauty that inspired Seamus Heaney.

Book here.