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  • Exhibition Preview with Orla Kiely

Join celebrated designer Orla Kiely for an exclusive preview of her much anticipated exhibition at Dovecot Studios, A Life in Pattern. Inspired by the upbeat exuberance of the 1960s, a love of Irish and Scandinavian architecture and mid-century design, Kiely will share insights with guests into how she created one of the most popular brands of the 21st century.

The evening will run as follows:

5.30pm: Welcome drink and nibbles

6.15pm: Exhibition introduction from Orla, explaining the story behind her iconic brand and design ethos

6.30pm: A chance to explore the exhibition with Orla before it opens to the general public

7.00pm: Close

Orla will also be available to answer questions, and to sign copies of her book A Life in Pattern.

Attendess will recieve 10% off Orla Kiely merchandise in Dovecot Shop during the event.


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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Studios is currently closed to the public in line with Government guidance. Please follow our website and social media for reopening information.

Usual Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm


Pinks at Dovecot

From 7 January 2021
Fri-Sat: 10am-4pm

Offering takeaway options only