Energia Free-kend Map: 21st-23rd October ☘️
Where: The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk, 3 Aston Place, Dublin, Ireland
When: Oct 23rd, Sun, 11:00 - 12:30 IST
Discover the sounds of the city on a guided walking tour through Dublin with a local.
Discover the music and sounds of Dublin on a guided tour through the city center.
You guide will bring you to over 10 locations across Dublin and give you an insight into the Dublin's music scene and its history.
Free Spooky Treasure Hunt
Where: St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
When: Oct 21st, 22nd, 23rd - 10:00 - 18:00 IST
This family friendly treasure hunt takes place all round St Stephens Green Park and takes approx 30 minutes to complete. It is open to all ages and there is treasure for all at the end!
All you have to do is email [email protected] to get an instant return mail with your first clue. Make sure to check your Promotions/ Social & Spam just in case your reply ends up in the wrong place!
The hunt can be done at any time the park and our Fun Place shop is open.
Where: EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum CHQ, Custom House Quay D01T6K6
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 10:00 – 11:00 IST
Admission: €6.19, ticket includes admission for one child and one adult
Have you ever wanted your very own monster?
Well in this workshop specially curated by Dublin based artists “KIKI NA ART” you are in for a treat as all manner of monster come alive, sprung from your child’s imagination onto the page in a kaleidoscope of magical colours. Using paints, paper, feathers and even slime- watch as creatures great and small come alive this Samhain at EPIC.
Materials will be supplied, and all the monsters get to go home to their new families once they have been created.
Suitable for ages 5 plus. One ticket includes entry for one child and one adult.
Guided Tour of the National Botanic Gardens
Where: National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
When: Oct 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 11:30 – 12:30 or 15:00 – 16:00
Admission: €5 per ticket, children under 12 go free
Discover the seasonal highlights of the Gardens as well as some of the most remarkable plants in our collections. Summer blooms burst forth, wildflowers thrive and lush green foliage clothes the branches. Transport yourself to different climes in the glasshouses and admire their light-filled elegance. Our experienced guides will also tell you about the fascinating history and international significance of the National Botanic Gardens.
Where: Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Ireland
When: Oct 22nd and 23rd, 12:00 – 13:30 or 14:00 – 15:30
Explore the fantastic historical attractions of Fenagh with our tour guide Karin Holzschneider. Tours are available in English, German or Spanish.
The tour takes 1.5 hours and starts from Fenagh Visitor Centre and takes in standing stones, the Abbeys, St. Catherine’s Church and much more.
We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and bring water / a snack. Hi-Vis Vests are available from the Visitor Centre.
Reuse Month Repair Demonstration Session
Where: Coastguard Cultural Centre, Tramore, Waterford, Ireland
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 11:00 – 14:00 IST
Learn how to repair your furniture, bikes, textiles and appliances during Reuse Month. This Repair Demonstration Session will show you how to undertake repairs and our experts will be on hand to help you with any questions that you have.
Our experts will be chatting to attendees about repairs throughout this event and will host specific repair demonstrations during the event:
- 11.30am – Furniture Repair and Upcycling
- 12pm – Bike Repairs
- 12.30pm – Appliance Repairs
- 1pm – Textiles Repair and Upcycling
Please note that the experts won’t be able to undertake any specific repairs on your items but please feel free to bring along photographs and they will happily chat to you about the repair.
Autumn Family Art Workshop
Where: Lismore Castle Gardens
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 11:00 – 12:30
Admission: €8 – €10
Enjoy arts and crafts activities suitable for all ages from toddlers to 12 year-olds. Create an autumn leaf bowl, experiment with marbling and make a ghostly mobile!
Seed Collection in St. John's Wood
Where: Lecarrow Native Woodland Trust Reserve, Rinnangan, Roscommon, Ireland
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 11:00 – 14:00 IST
We are delighted to announce we will be carrying out seed collection in St. John's Wood at 11 am on the 22nd of October.
We will be meeting at our little car park in the Native Woodland Trust site as the St. John's Wood car park is likely to already be full.
These seeds will be sown in our tree nursery in Wicklow and they will return to Roscommon, to our Native Woodland Trust site, when they are big and strong enough to have a good shot at becoming lovely, healthy trees.
Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Please bring along your own snacks, water and lunches.
Please carpool where it is possible to do so as our car park isn't very large.
It is essential to bring warm and waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.
Purple Turnip Lantern Making Workshop
Where: Market Square, Lisburn, Antrim, BT28, United Kingdom
When: 22nd Oct, 10:00-11:45 or 12:00 - 13:45
As part of the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Purple Turnip Festival, children aged 6-12 are invited to decorate their own lantern using shapes and colours which represent them as an individual.
This exciting workshop is facilitated by Ananns Arch, with the finished lanterns being used as part of an outside hanging display in Lisburn City Centre.
Each workshop will last 1h45 minutes and parents are responsible for the supervision of their child at all times.
- Rathlin Island Stone Wall Repairs Workshop
Where: Rathlin Island Ferry, 18 Bayview Road, Ballycastle, BT54 6BT, United Kingdom
When: Oct 22nd Sat, 10:00 - 16:00 BST
Join our countryside rangers and have a go at some stone wall repairs at Ballyconaghan, on Rathlin Island.
You’ll learn a traditional countryside skill and finish the day off with a short guided walk looking at wildlife, plants and the fabulous views from the north-eastern side of the island.
There is a walk of approximately 15 minutes from the ferry terminal to the site and you will be lifting stones, so please wear sturdy boots and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty – and bring some waterproofs in case of rain!
Our rangers will meet you at 10am at the ferry terminal in Ballycastle. Please book your own return ferry tickets with Rathlin Island Ferry company by either phoning 028 2076 9299, or emailing [email protected] (departing Ballycastle at 10:30AM and returning on the 3:00PM ferry from Rathlin, £12 adult return).
Hughes Farming Pumpkin Festival 2022
Where: Hughes Farming Ltd, Kells, R95 K882, Kells, Ireland
When: Fri, 14th – Sun 30th Oct 2022, 10:00 - 18:00 IST
Admission: €5, kids under 1 go free
Hughes Farming Pumpkin Festival 2022 returns to Kells, Kilkenny for another exciting year. There’s always plenty to do on the Patch and this year we are going even bigger, with even more fun packed outdoor activities for you and the family to enjoy.
Pumpkins are available to purchase on site at an additional cost of 3 - 8 Euro.
Where: Lough Gur Visitor Centre Lakeshore Park Limerick Ireland
When: Sun, 23 October 2022, 12:00 – 13:30 IST
Join the good witch of East Limerick from 12 noon to hear all about the history of Halloween and some fun filled stories to get everyone in the Halloween mood before the big day. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes on the day.
Glenpark Estate Pumpkin Patch
Where: Glenpark Estate, 150 Glenpark Road, Omagh, BT79 7UG, United Kingdom
When: 20th – 23rd of Oct, 10:00 – 16:00
Pick your pumpkin at our pumpkin patch!
Come and explore our beautiful grounds as the season changes, visit the animals in our open farm, try and find your way through the hay bale maze and finish your Halloween adventure by picking your very own pumpkin!
We'll have marshmallow toasting on our open fire to warm you up too!
The pumpkin patch is open from 10am to 4pm each day. There is no limit your stay on the estate/farm/play park!
Please note, pumpkins are not included in the ticket price but are available to purchase separately.
Fultons Pumpkin Patch & Spook Trail
Where: 121 Berryhill Road, Artigarvan, BT82 0JS, United Kingdom
When: 15th - 30th October, multiple time slots per day
Admission: £3.08 per ticket, under 1 goes free
Grab a wheelbarrow and roam through our wonderful Pumpkin Patch and pick your perfect pumpkin (pumpkins priced depending on size & colour)
There will be refreshments available to purchase onsite. There are also picnic areas so families can bring their own picnics to enjoy.
Make pumpkin picking a family tradition. Enjoy the outdoors and take advantage of all the photo opportunities onsite.
Dress to impress and show everyone your best Halloween outfit.
Where: The Burren Art Gallery Templebannagh Tubber Ireland
When: Sat, 22 Oct 2022, 20:00 IST
We invite you to come with us on a new innovative way to view paintings in an art gallery.
Meet the work of the artist, Lavin.
€5.00 - BUS SERVICE to and from this event.
Attendees can get the bus HERE at 7.30pm (returning to the same spot, after the show). *Please have cash.
Dark Skies in Cavan Burren Park
Where: Cavan Burren Park Cavan Burren Blacklion Ireland
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 19:30 – 21:30 IST (possibility of rescheduling to Sunday 23 October depending on weather and cloud cover)
Come and see the glorious sights of the night sky at one of the darkest sky sites in Ireland.
Join well-known amateur astronomer Terry Moseley, of the Irish Astronomical Association on another Dark Sky Safari in the pristine dark skies of Cavan Burren Park.
The Lee Sessions Trad Trail
Where: The Corner House, Coburg St, Victorian Quarter, Cork
When: Friday 21st Oct @ 18:00
The Lee Sessions Trad Trail is an extensive series of free Irish traditional music sessions in the heart of Cork city, featuring masters of trad music. This brilliant session takes place in one of Cork's most iconic Irish music venues, The Corner House on Coburg St!
Where: The Circus Factory Centre Park House Centre Park Road Cork Ireland
When: Sun, October 23, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cork's monthly AcroYoga Jam!
It will be lots of fun, is a great way to meet and play with others and at the same time learn more about the beautiful practise of AcroYoga!
Fiddle, Flute & Bouzouki Music Event
Where: Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol St. Dominics Place Carrickmacross Rd Dundalk Ireland
When: Fri, 21 October 2022, 20:30 – 23:30 IST
The unique musical styles of Harry Bradley and Dónal O Connor merge at historic Dundalk Gaol.
Waterford Greenway - Cycle Trip
Where: Kilmacthomas Bike Hire Visitor centre
When: Sat, 22 October 2022, 11:00 – 14:00
Remote workers in Waterford - lets get on two wheels & have some outdoors fun in October?
We have x10 tickets for remote workers in Waterford to bring the community together on a cycle trip on the Waterford Greenway.
Route to be confirmed but a few hours riding with a beach stop is the plan.