Children's Art Workshops with Me and the Moon
Monthly pop-ups fostering creativity through workshops inspired by the spectacular setting of Russborough. The workshops are a fun day out, and rich learning experience for children of all ages.
Saturday, 4th May 2019 @ 8pm
Bray Jazz Festival On The Road Series: Solo & Indré
Sunday, 5th May 2019
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Educate Together schools in the Blessington area have their annual Teddy Bears' picnic. All are welcome to join in the fun.
Wednesday, 8th May 2019
Tug of War Schools Challenge
Wicklow County Council annual schools challenge, heave away!
15th -19th May, 2019 @ various times
West Wicklow Music Festival
Five days of world class music featuring a host of international and Irish talent inspired by founder and Artistic Director, Fiachra Garvey.
Saturday 18th May, 2019 @ various times
Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge
In aid of St. James's Hospital - starts and finishes at Russborough - 50KM and 100KM routes - www.wicklowcycle.ie
Sunday, 19th May 2019 @ 9:30-11:30am
Spring Veteran & Vintage Car Rally
Veteran and vintage cars from the Blessington Car Club gather on the carriage sweep before their annual "Spring Run"
Sunday, 19th May to June 3rd inclusive, 2019
Art in the Garden Sculpture Exhibition
Russborough will act as the perfect backdrop for the finest collection of sculpture to ever to be displayed in Ireland. The exhibition by Gormley's Fine Art will include large outdoor and indoor works by the best known Irish and International sculptors, including fourteen works by Salvador Dali.
Saturday, 1st June 2019
Gordon Bennett Vintage Car Rally
Up to 200 veteran and vintage cars congregate in front of Russborough for some motoring mayhem.
Saturday, 15th June 2019
Cruinniú na nÓg
A day of free creativity for children and young people. Full details to follow.
Saturday, 22nd June 2019
Celtic Tenors in the Hippodrome
Midsummer concert in the 200 year old Hippodrome.
Friday 28th-Sunday 30th, June 2019
Kaleidoscope Music & Arts Festival for Families & Friends
Ticketing info and line-up coming soon!
Please note there will be no access to the estate other than for festival ticket holders on these dates
Sunday, 28th July 2019
RHSI Garden Show
The third annual RHSI Russborough Garden Show with stall holders, talks, exhibits and tours of the original 18th century Walled Garden.
18th-26th August 2018
National Heritage Week
Join us to explore Russborough's great outdoors.
18th Century Walled Garden Tour
12:00 pm Saturday 17th | 2:30 pm Wednesday 21st | 2:30 pm Saturday 24th.
2:30 pm on each of the following: Sunday 18th, Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th, Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd, Sunday 25th
Free Events | Booking not required
Meet your Guide at the Ireland's Ancient East sign in the East Wing Courtyard
Sunday, 8th September 2019 @ 11:00 am
Art Car Boot Fair
Ireland's leading artists display their work for sale in this creative blend of the car boot sale with the contemporary art fair.
Participating artists include Gabhann Dunne, PJ Lynch, Gillian Lawler, Blaise Smith RHA, Ann Quinn, Sean Molloy, Joe Dunne RHA, Margaret Corcoran, Helen Blake and many, many more.
Eventbrite advance ticket holders get the early bird entrance time of 10:30 am. Gates open to the general public at 11 am.
Sunday, 15th September 2019
Reservoir Cogs Annual Cycle Event
Annual cycle race takes place as a fundraiser for local charities and to improve facilities and amenities in the Blessington area.
Sunday, 15th September 2019 @ 10:00am-12:00 noon
Veteran & Vintage Car Rally Autumn Run
Veteran and Vintage Car Club gather in front of the Main House before embarking on their 'Autumn Run’.
Friday, 20th September 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Culture Night Concert: Isata Kanneh-Mason piano
The West Wicklow Festival and Russborough present highly acclaimed pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason for a recital of music by Clara Schumann and Brahms.
Free Event | Booking: 045 865239
Max 4 tickets per booking
Sunday, 27th October 2019
Candlelit Walk of the Parklands
The annual fundraiser for St. Mary's Church, Blessington and other charities takes place on the last Sunday of October every year and is a wonderful stroll through the Parklands by magical candlelight after dark.
26th-31st October 2019 @ various times
Halloween in The Tearooms
Brambles annual cookie creations and stories have become very popular with the young children at this time of year!
Sunday, 3rd November 2019
Finghin Collins Piano Recital
Internationally renowned Irish pianist Finghin Collins plays in the wonderfully atmospheric Saloon at Russborough. Not to be missed for classical music enthusiasts!
November - December
Christmas at Russborough
For a unique Christmas experience, see Ireland's most beautiful house decked out in Yuletide finery . Enjoy mulled wine & mince pies or cookies & hot chocolate after a magical tour of the house at its festive best.
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