Programme of Events for Russborough House & Parklands


Wednesday, 1st March 2017 

Season Launch
House, Shop & Tea Rooms Re-open. Tel: 045 865239

Easter Monday, 17th April 2017 

Cruinniú na Cásca: Creative Ireland event by Wicklow Co. Council

Full details and booking available here

Sunday, 7th May 2017

Rith Na Lochanna 5K in aid of Gaeilscoil Na Lochanna

Full details and booking available here

Saturday, 20th May 2017 

Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge in aid of St James's Hospital

Choose from 50km or 100 km. Full details and booking available here

Saturday, 20th May 2017

National Drawing Day: Drop-In Creativity Workshop 12-4PM
Under the guidance of leading contemporary Irish artist Catherine Barron, participants will flex their creative muscles by engaging with random objects. This free drop-in workshop will take place outdoors (weather permitting) and everyone is invited to join at any time and for as long as you wish. 

Friday 19th - Sunday 21st May 2017

West Wicklow Music Festival
Full details and booking available here

Sunday, 21st May 2017

Blessington Vintage & Veteran Car Rally - Spring Run

Sunday, 11th June 2017 @12-4pm

Craft Fair at the Hippodrome

An amazing selection of stalls including antiques, art, candles, jewellery, pottery, fused glassware, books, plants, knitwear, hand crafted cards, light-catchers, vintage bags and lots more. Brought to us by the Blessington Home Enterprise Fair. 

Saturday, 17th June 2017 @ 8pm,

The Celtic Tenors

The Celtic Tenors are delighted to return to the stunning surrounds of Russborough House for a magical summer concert in the Hippodrome arena. Bring your blankets for this Irish summer evening!

Tickets on sale now at Russborough, €25 per ticket, by phone 045 865239 or book online here.

Saturday, 29th July 2017 @10am-5pm

RHSI Russborough Garden Show

The Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland (RHSI), The Alfred Beit Foundation and Quinns of Baltinglass have teamed up to host a spectacular Garden Show in the historic parkland setting of Russborough, in beautiful West Wicklow. Full details here

RHSI Member: €6 | Adult: €8 | Family (2 Adult + 4 Children): €20

Sunday, 27th August 2017 @11am-5pm

Heritage Week: North Kildare Beekeeper's Association

Learn about the fascinating lives of bees from hives to honey at Russborough's Hippodrome. View a live display of the native Irish honey bee and try to find the Queen!

Sunday, 17th September 2017 

Blessington Vintage and Veteran Car Rally - Autumn Run

Friday, 22nd September 2017 @ 5-8pm

Culture Night
Details to be announced

Contact us in Blessington, Co. Wicklow, for more details on our historic house.