Programme of Events for Russborough House & Parklands


Throughout 2019

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.

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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! 

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Saturday, 30th November 2019 @5pm

Turning on the Christmas Lights Event 

  Join us to kick-start Russborough's Christmas programme with mulled wine, mince pies, and christmas carols. Sponsored by Kaleidoscope, one lucky child will be selected to push the button. 

Free Event

Saturday, 30th November-22nd December 2019

P. J. Lynch Illustrations from Oscar Wilde's Stories for Children

  Exhibition of original artwork from Stories for Children. P. J. is one of Ireland's best known illustrators and was Laureate na n'Óg from 2016-2018. 

Free Event 

Saturday, 7th December 2019 @12-4pm

Hippodrome Christmas Market

  Join uus in the Hippodrome for a festive Christmas Market. With plenty of festive treat and gifts, face painting and Santa too, this promises to be a great day out for all the family. 

In support of the West Wicklow Swimming Pool Campaign 

Saturday, 7th December & Sunday, December 15th @ 12pm & 2pm 

The Gingerbread Man Puppet Show 

Miriam Lambert's (of the Lambert Puppet Theatre's) laugh out loud, unique and creative retelling of the classic tale. 

€5 per person 

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Saturday, 14th December 2019 @11am-12pm

Big House Tales - Family Story Generator: with writer Sarah Webb

 Join Sarah for this fun interactive story workshop. Are your family story fit? Can you create crazy characters and plot fiendishly difficult plots? You're about to find out! There will be creative thinking, drawing and lots of fun. Come with ideas and enthusiasm and leave with your very own family story. 

€25 (family of four) | Children over 8 years

All children must be accompanied by an adult participating in the workshop

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Saturday, 14th December @ 2-4pm

Writing and Illustrating for Children and Getting Published: with writer Sarah Webb

Want to write or illustrate for Children but don't know where to start. Join award winning author Sarah Webb to find out how. 

€30 per person 

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Saturday, 14th December 2019 @12:30pm

National Gallery of Ireland - Apollo Project Photography Workshop

Explore the incredible photographic legacy of Alfred Beit, including 3D stills and film, black and white photography and portraits of iconic people in history. Come and enjoy this unique tour celebrating photography and, take photos in the festively decorated house. 

Max 20 tickets 

€5 | For young adults 16-25 years 

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