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South Kildare medieval FESTIVAL
 

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THE KEVIN O'TOOLE LECTURE SERIES

  • 12:00 pm
    The Discovery of a Bronze Age Spear, Liam Hackett of Headland Archaeology

  • 12:45 pm
    The discovery of a Bronze Bell Casting. Paul Stevens of V.J K Archaeology

  • 1:30 pm
    Lunch

  • 2:00 pm
    Holger Lonze- Bronze Age Casting Techniques (experimental archaeology workshop.) Part One

  • 2:30 pm
    Ardreigh, what's all the Fuss About? Overview of The Big Dig. Marc Guernon

  • 3:15 pm
    The Lost Medieval Village of Mullaghmast Angus Stephvenson of Headland Archaeology

  • 4:00 pm
    Bronze Age Casting Workshop- Part 2

  • 4:30 pm
    Close

Additional Events

  • Animals and Birds of the Medieval, Workshop and Display

  • Archery Classes with The Master Archer.

  • Arms, Defence and Personnel of the Medieval Camp- Hands- On Open Workshops

  • Creative writing workshop

  • Exhibitions - "Aspects of Ardreigh", and "Medieval Dress" in the Heritage Centre-Museum.

  • Simon O'Dwyer- Prehistoric Music Workshop for Children- Heritage Centre

Sunday, 25th April

  • 12:00 pm
    Opening

  • 12:15 pm
    Lecture -"Wives and Widows in Medieval Ireland", Margaret Murphy of Carlow College

  • 12:30 pm
    St. Bridget's Cross Workshop

  • 2:00 pm
    Arena Show- Dressing the Knight, a Paige's Training.

  • 2:30 pm
    Simon O'Dwyer- Prehistoric Music Workshop for Adults

  • 3:30 pm
    Falconry Workshop and Flying the Raptors.

  • 4:00 pm
    REENACTMENT Handfasting, A Medieval Wedding, Leinster ReEnactors, Harleich Medieval Society

  • 4:30 pm
    Close

Additional Events

  • Archery Classes with The Master Archer

  • Calligraphy workshop (All Ages)- Heritage Centre All Day

  • Exhibitions - "Aspects of Ardreigh", and "Medieval Dress" in the Heritage Centre-Museum

 
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Local INFORMATION
 
Tourist Information Office

The Tourist Information Office in Athy is located in the Heritage Centre and Museum located a few minutes stroll from Kane's Pub Bed and Breakfast in Emily Square in the heart of this Heritage Town.

Many events during the South Kildare Medieval Festival take place in and around Athy's Heritage Centre and Museum located in the Heritage Towm's Emily Square.

Tourist Attractions

Stay a little longer in the Athy area and explore what the region has to offer.

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Accommodation

Overnight accommodation during the South Kildare Medieval Festival is available with rooms to let at Kane's Bed and Breakfast located a short distance from Emily Square the centre of events during the festival.

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Athy Events Calendar
 
 
 
 
 
 
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