The Arty Yard at Castletown House

Start Date 04 Jul 2015
End Date 30 Aug 2015
Times See below

The Arty Yard in Castletown House

Join a wonderful team of artists during July and August for weekends of creative art and fun at The Arty Yard in the grounds of Castletown House.

Art sessions will take place in the Piggery or Arty Yard, beyond the House and Café and through the enchanted wood.

Art sessions will last 45 to 60 minutes and cost €5. Each workshop is suitable for children aged 4+ years unless specified.

The Arty Yard - Schedule (PDF)

The Arty Yard - Session Information (PDF)

The Arty Yard 2015

Heritage Week events at Castletown

Start Date 22 Aug 2015
End Date 30 Aug 2015


Heritage Week Events at Castletown House 2015


An evening of song with Virgina Kerr and Antonio Cascelli 

Saturday 22nd August @ 7pm

Recital €25 Booking Fee on €2.25

Post concert supper at the Courtyard Cafe at 8.15 €20.00

Booking essential on 01 6279498


Music Recital in the Entrance Hall at Castletown House

Sunday 23rd August 2pm – 4pm

The Sundance Trio with oboe, bassoon and paino.

Admission free. No booking required.


Meet the North Kildare beekeepers association 

following the fascinating lives of bees from hives to honey in the Stable Wing.

Saturday 22nd &Sun 23 August.

Admission Free. No booking required.


A free guided walk through the beautiful restored 18th century parkland.

Saturday 22nd & 29th at 3pm.

Booking required.


Childrens Tours of Castletown House.

Saturday 22nd & 29th August at 11am

Free guided tours with dressing up in aprons and waistcoats for children to see

the Berkley toy and costume collection, the stables and museum rooms.

Booking required.


Lecture by Jeanne Meldon: From Green Pastures to Designed Landscape.

Tuesday 25th August at 8pm with refreshments from 7.30

Admission €5.00

Booking required


Ladies who Lunch.

Friday 28th August 8pm

A light-hearted and fun show using lots of Sondheim songs with Glynis Casson and Irene Gaffney as performers and Maeve McSweeney accompanist in the Hunting Room Stable Wing.

Cost €15.00 Booking required.


Music at the Market

Sunday 30th Market 11am – 5pm Music 2pm - 4pm

the Ballymore eustace Brass and Reed Bank entertain outside at Castletowns Country Market and Craft Fair in the Stable Wing Courtyard.

Admission Free and all welcome.


Paino recital by Sean Rooney in the Entrance Hall.

Thursday 27th August 6pm – 7pm

Admission Free

Booking required.



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