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The Castletown Lecture Series 2014

Start Date 25 Mar 2014
End Date 28 Oct 2014

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Castletown Lecture Series 2014

 FREE Heritage Week programme

23rd to 31st August 2014 

Parkland Tours
Daily 3pm. Starting from the Visitor Reception in the Stable Wing.

Tours of the restored 18thcentury designed landscape led by members of the Castletown OPW Guiding team. 

Children's Living History Tours 

Daily 11am. Advanced booking essential as places are limited. Adult supervision required for duration of the tour.

The North Kildare Bee Keepers Association exhibition. 

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August, 10am-5pm, in the Stable Wing. 

Music Recital 

Saturday 23rd August, 2-3pm in the Main Entrance Hall. 

Francesca Placanica, soprano accompanied by Dr. Antonio Cascelli, piano. 

Music Recital
Sunday 24th August, 2-4pm, in the Main Entrance Hall. 

Opera in the Open presents 'La Rondine'. 

FREE, Self Guiding Tours of the collections at Castletown with extended opening hours. 

Tuesday 26th August 10am-8pm 

Tours of the house include the Berkeley 18th Century Costume and Toy collection on loan to the OPW from Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff. 


Tuesday 26th August, 8pm, Hunting Room, Stable Wing. Advanced booking essential. 

Mairead M. Johnston: 'Setting a fashion for clothes which he will never alter'... The Origins and Evolution of the Gentleman's Waistcoat. 


Wednesday 27th August, 8pm, Hunting Room, Stable Wing. Advanced booking essential. 

The Harp that Once... the story of three harpists told by actress/singer Glynis Casson and harper, Cormac de Barra. 

Pre-concert supper in the Courtyard Café at Castletown, Tel: 016279498 for dinner reservations. 


Thursday 28th August, 8pm, Hunting Room, Stable Wing. Advanced booking essential. 

Vanessa Waldron, OPW presents 'An insight into eighteenth century dining at Castletown, Carton and Russborough' 

Country Market & Craft Fair 

Sunday 31st August 10am-5pm in the Stable Wing and Courtyard. 

LIVE music 2-4pm from the Ballymore Eustace Brass and Reed Band


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