Events

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26 August 2019

 

Summer Musical Camp with Sonya Cuddy

Mon 26 – Weds 28 Aug

St Mary’s Youth Centre, Tullamore

Info: Ages: 4- 14yrs Time: 10am – 2pm. Three days jam packed with Treasure Hunts, Parties and Costume days, as well as Songs from Mary Poppins returns and Aladdin to dance, sing and act. Some come and join us for A whole new World as we see a Cover is not a Book and we'll get One Jump Ahead of the posse. Great fun for all. Further info from Sonya on 085-8257339 FACEBOOK icon @SpeakOutSpeechAndDrama

Cost: €65 (sibling discounts available

Contact: For Birr www.birrtheatre.com or 057 9122911 for Kilcomrac and Tullamore Sonya on 085 8257339

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15 August 2019

 

Canal Quarter Festival

Thu 15 – Mon 19 Aug

Hugh Lynchs, Tullamore

Info: Featuring: The Wolfe Tones, Alex Roe, Aslan, The Marleys, Thanks Brother, The Whistlin Donkeys, Smash Hits & Pogueology see https://www.facebook.com/Hughlynchs/

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13 August 2019

 

Kids Summer Writing Camp

Tues 13 – Thurs 15 August 10.30am – 1.30pm

Tullamore Library

Info: Ages 8 – 12 yrs. 3 day children’s summer writing camp with Pauline McNamee.

Contact: Pauline 086 0521346 – paulinemc12@gmail.com

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10 August 2019

 

Landscape Photography with Veronica Nicholson

Sat 10 Aug @ 10am-5pm

Info: One-day Summer Workshops for beginners and improvers Group size 5

Join award-winning photographer Veronica in exploring the landscapes of North Offaly where there is so much to discover – the Grand Canal, bogs and wetlands and a sacred hill that was once a volcano – and most of all, peace and quiet.

Get expert advice on how to get the most from your camera, and inspiration on how to improve and refresh your photographic skills.

Cost: €75 (deposit €30)

Contact: Veronica Nicholson on 087 9480498

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7 August 2019

 

Adult Pinhole Photography Master Class with Harry Moore

Thurs 8 and Fri 9 August 10-4.30

Birr Castle Demense

Info: Adult two-day course on pinhole photography with master Harry Moore. All materials are supplied and you will be based in the pavilion, with a special dark room installed by Birr Castle. Tapping into the rich photographic heritage of the Castle, this medium allows for images with infinite depth of field and the possibility of extra-long exposure.

Cost: €60 Bookings reception@birrcastle.com 0579120336

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7 August 2019

 

Kids Summer Writing Camps

Weds 7 – Thurs 8 Aug 10.30am – 1.30pm

Tullamore Library

Info: Ages 8 – 12 yrs. 3 day children’s summer writing camp with Pauline McNamee.

Contact: Pauline 086 0521346 – paulinemc12@gmail.com

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3 August 2019

 

Adult Plein Air Masterclass with Neal Greig Arua

Sat 3 August 10-4.30pm

Birr Castle Demense

Info: Come for a day of outside painting with renowned landscape painter Neal Greig, in the setting of the RTE Painting the Nation Final. You will be based in the Pavilion from where you can explore the Demense.

Cost: €25 Bookings reception@birrcastle.com 0579120336

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2 August 2019

 

Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

Fri 2 - Sat 10 Aug

Birr

Info: A fantastic week long celebration of Birr’s history and culture with a jam-packed programme of events – Festival Parade, Street Performers, Theatre, Dance, Film, Sports events, Gig Rig, Fireworks, Artisan Food and Craft Market, Antique & Fine Art Fair, Donkey Derby, Car Treasure Hunt, Ormond Club Fly-In, Visual Arts Trail, Kids Pavement Art and lots more. Full programme www.birrvintageweek.com

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29 July 2019

 

Summer Musical Camp with Sonya Cuddy

Mon 29 – Weds 31 July

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Ages: 4- 14yrs Time: 10am – 2pm. Three days jam packed with Treasure Hunts, Parties and Costume days, as well as Songs from Mary Poppins returns and Aladdin to dance, sing and act. Some come and join us for A whole new World as we see a Cover is not a Book and we'll get One Jump Ahead of the posse. Great fun for all. Further info from Sonya on 085-8257339 FACEBOOK icon @SpeakOutSpeechAndDrama

Cost: €65 (sibling discounts available

Contact: For Birr www.birrtheatre.com

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