WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
LIVING HISTORY EXHIBITION
From 2 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., Enniskerry Library will host a free pop-up exhibition featuring photographs, documents and items of local historical significance (many submitted by local people), showcasing a living history of Enniskerry.
CAMPHILL GRANGEBEG WEAVERY
Visit Camphill Grangebeg weavery in Dunlavin from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. and learn out more about the ancient craft of weaving. Admission is free but booking is required and can be done by calling 045 406053.
WALLED GARDEN TOUR
Join an expert from the Royal Horticultural Society’s Russborough team at 2.30 p.m. to learn about the history and restoration of the 18th century walled garden at Russborough House and Parklands in Blessington. Admission is free.
EXCAVATION TOURS OF GLENDALOUGH
Take part in a guided tour of the UCD Archaeology/Glendalough Heritage Forum excavations at Glendalough. Participants should meet at 3 p.m. at the round tower in the cemetery and be aware that parking can be very difficult in Glendalough. Anyone who may need wheelchair access should contact organisers at glendaloughheritagefo[email protected]
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Celebrate Heritage Week in Dunlavin with an open mic night at An Lár from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Anyone with a song, tune, poem or a story is most welcome at a night that will highlight Irish heritage through music, song and poetry. Admission is free.
BRAY PAST AND PRESENT
Bray Cualann Historical Society will lead a walking tour of Bray, beginning at the Royal Hotel at 7 p.m. The free tour will visit the old harbour, a number of Bray schools, Carlisle Sports and Duncairn Terrace, among other places. It will look at the person who worked and lived on the Seapoint Road, Seymour Road, Duncairn Terrace and Galtrim Park.
FISHERMEN’S MISSION SERVICE
Arklow Maritime Marine Graveyard Heritage Group will hold remembrance service dedicated to the local fishing community at 7.30 p.m. at Arklow Methodist Church.
Brian White leading one of the previous walking tours of Bray held by Bray Cualann Historical Society as part of Heritage Week. This year’s walking tour takes place on Wednesday, August 21.