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Newbridge Silverware kick off 80th celebrations

Kerrie Nicole and Mick Dempsey, who has been working as a craftsman with the company for 34 years pictured at the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre as the company kicks of a month of celebrations this May to mark its 80th anniversary.

Kerrie Nicole and Mick Dempsey, who has been working as a craftsman with the company for 34 years pictured at the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre as the company kicks of a month of celebrations this May to mark its 80th anniversary.

Newbridge Silverware’s 80th anniversary celebrations commence this month with a week of free guided tours of both the Museum of Style Icons and the Craft Facility from Monday, 19 May to Sunday, 25 May.

In addition to the Visitor Centre open week, Newbridge Silverware is also running a competition on Facebook from 1st May with 80 great prizes up for grabs and has also created a mini-series of online videos showcasing the intricate process of crafting silverware. These videos and more can be viewed online at http://www.newbridgesilverware.com/visit_us/visitors_centre from 1st May 2014.

Speaking in advance of the 80th celebrations, Marie Brennan from Newbridge Silverware commented, “May is set to be an exciting month for us. As well as sponsoring the Make a Wish Crystal Ball, which takes place on May 17, we are also offering our customers the chance to avail of free guided tours of both the factory and museum. This is a unique opportunity to find out what goes on behind the scenes at Newbridge Silverware as well as hear some amazing stories about our world renowned collection of style and Hollywood memorabilia.”

Set up in 1934, to bolster the local economy of Newbridge, the company quickly earned a reputation for quality design and craftsmanship.

 

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