Heritage Events

Two-day Sheep Skin Tanning with Lucy O’Hagan

Wed 10th June - Thu 11th June
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This workshop will focus on tanning sheepskins   Each participant will not only leave with soft and usable skin but also the skills and knowledge to continue this art at home and revive our ancient wisdom. Price is €180 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 053 9120733 or visit our website

One-day Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 16th May - Sat 15th August
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Come and learn this age-old skill of turning a bundle of twigs into a beautiful and useful basket You will make a small basket such as a fruit bowl. You will also learn how to grow, harvest and prepare willow for the weaving. This course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 16th May […]

Two-day Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 20th June - Sun 12th July
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Come and make your own basket in a relaxed but supportive atmosphere On this two-day workshop, you will be able to take on a more ambitious project than you would on the one-day class. It is suitable both for beginners and people who have made baskets previously. Typically, you can expect to make something like […]

Blacksmithing with Guy Urbin

Sat 21st March - Sat 15th August
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith. Within the confines of a site-specific forge, Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. This craft course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 21st March Saturday 4th April Saturday 18th […]

Stained Glass Intermediate Course with Claire O’Brien

Sun 26th July - Sat 19th September
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Design and make a light catcher of your choice using the copper foil method of Stained-Glass design. This class is aimed at those who have already cut glass, however, complete beginners can work with straight-line designs to cut, foil and solder their own Stained-Glass light catcher. This course will be running on the following dates: […]

Mosaic Course with Claire O’Brien

Sun 26th April - Sat 17th October
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Have a smashing time creating a mosaic panel. With a wide range of colours and designs, you are also welcome to bring along your own ideas. This course will be running on the following dates: Sunday 26th April Saturday 17th October €80 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 053 9120733 or visit […]

Wild Ink Workshops with Annie Hogg

Sat 20th June - Sat 3rd October
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In this one-day workshop, explore colour extraction from seasonal botanical sources and expand the colour spectrum of the inks you produce in a variety of changing and exciting ways. The Summer workshop (Saturday 20th June) will be foraged from both wild and cultivated flowers and carbon black drawing ink from charcoal made on the day. […]

Two-day Hot Lime Mortar with Pat Hickey

Sat 4th April - Sun 26th July
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This course involves the building of mortared walls using lime, from setting foundations to cutting corner capping stones to mixing lime, pointing of stone and aftercare. This course will be running on the following dates: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July Price is €200 per participant  Pre-booking essential. To […]

Cob Roundhouse with Gerry Cussen

Sat 23rd May - Sun 5th July
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A four-part workshop constructing a mini playhouse for the park. This build will use all the same principles as a full-size cob house. Use of local, natural, and non-toxic materials  Cobbing –cob walls & garden bench  Bottle-laying in cob for natural light Window and doors in cob  Reciprocal or self-supporting roof  Working with and laying clay bricks  Natural […]

Jetty Stars

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Saturday April 18th 8pm For one night only! Tickets available now at ☎ 0539233000 💻 www.presentationcentre.ie A night of powerful theatre awaits you with the acclaimed Jetty Stars by Noel Kelly. Set on the Wharf and Jetties of Waterford City, Stella (Noella Clarke) returns after serving a seventeen year prison sentence to re-imagine her life […]

Traditional Blacksmith Workshop

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Have you ever daydreamed about working in a Forge, using only your hands and brute force to craft something practical and beautiful?   Perhaps it’s something that your ancestors did and have often wondered what it was like, Or maybe it’s a career change your looking for, but want to try it first before packing the […]

Tree Talk with Arboriculturalist at Kilmore Country Manor and Gardens

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David will introduce you to a selection of native, naturalised and exotic trees at Kilmokea woodland which is made up of a fantastic mix of trees such as Oak, Ash, Nothafagus and meet one of the tallest Metasequoias (dawn redwood) in Ireland as well as many more species. This will take place over selected dates […]