The remaining Christmas Craft Fair takes place at the Brockagh Centre on Sunday December 14.
There is a huge variety of gifts available (over 40 stalls) - many are handmade and great value for money! Teas, coffees, veggie wraps, soup, cakes and desserts are also available for those who want to spend a bit of time browsing.
Don’t forget well known artist Lance Neal will be exhibiting his paintings on the 14th December. Christmas trees are available and Santa will be arriving by horse and carriage on Sunday 14 December-so plenty to suit everyone. Free Parking and Free Admission. Call Colette on 0404 45600.
Sunday 14th December Santa will leave Lynham’s Car Park at 12 noon and make his way to the Brockagh Centre, in horse drawn carriage, where he will stay until about 3pm (Christmas Craft Fair at the Brockagh Centre).
EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS
There will be an exhibition of paintings by well-known local artist Lance Neal in the Brockagh Centre on Sunday December 14 (during Christmas Craft Fairs). All prints are individually signed by the author. Contact Brockagh Centre (0404) 45600.
WICKLOW MAN PARTY
There will be a Christmas Party in the Brockagh Centre on Tuesday 16th December with dancing from 9.30 til 12. Music by the Wicklow Man - adm. €10. Spot Prizes, Food & Fun. The Wicklow Man will be back on the 23rd and 30th December.
Winter Ramble organised by Wicklow Mountain National Park on Saturday December 13. There’s more to see in winter than one might imagine. Take a break from the Christmas shopping for a day, and join us on a stroll of one to two hours in Glendalough.
Participants should wear suitable footwear for venturing off track. Booking is essential. Bookings taken from Saturday 29th November only. To book, phone 0404 45656 or 0404 45425.
The 3rd annual Christmas Walk in Glendalough in aid of Chernobyl Children takes place on Sunday 28th December. Hike or walk from the Visitor Centre via one of three routes and return by 4 pm for mulled wine, hot chocolate, mince pies and some traditional music in the Glendalough Hotel.
The first hike (a challenging 14km) starts at 11am, the second hike (an intermediate 10km) starts at 12 noon and Route 3, a 3km family walk which is suitable for children and buggies, starts at 2 pm.
For further details and sponsorship forms phone Jean on 086-0601418, Robert on 087-9769772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to the Tidy Towns Committee who received €300 from Wicklow County Council in recognition of effort relating to the Main Street in Laragh. Margaret Bolton accepted the award at a recent presentation.
LEAD MINE PHOTOS
Glendalough Mining Heritage Committee are currently collecting photos of people who worked at the Glendasan Mine between 1948 and 1957 and are anxious to collect photos of the following:
Audrey Smith, Glendalough; Sean Sweeney, Laragh; James Lawlor, Kilifine; Frederick Lawlor, Kilefine; Patrick O’Maloney, Laragh; James Sullivan, Annamoe; Charles Byrne Jr, Annamoe. If you can help contact Robert at 0404-40147. All photographs will be returned.
HILLTOP TREKS CHRISTMAS
A guided walk of Scar and Lough Dan will take place on Sunday 21 December. With it being Christmas time we will have a festive theme on this walk, mulled wine and minced pies to help you on your way. Hopefully the mulled wine will be warm by the time we get to drink it.
This will be a 3-4 hr moderate walk. The price for this walk will be just •25 and it’s important to book early as places will be limited.
Please ring Terry on 087-7849599, email Terry@hilltoptreks.ie for more information. Terry will be back in the New Year at the Brockagh Centre with his Yoga and Walks.