Exciting Events are happening all the time

Powerscourt runs a year-round events programme including treasure hunts, guided walks, gardening workshops, bug hunts, theatre evenings and much more that all the family will enjoy. Here is our Full events programme 2014. All are welcome, we look forward to seeing you here!

  • Sowing a lawn
    23 August 2014
    Sowing a lawn
    Date: 23th Aug 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

    A beautiful lawn can be a great asset to any garden and in Ireland we are blessed (some would say!) with a mild and moist climate which makes our grass beautifully green and fresh. September is one of the best months to sow a lawn so if you are thinking...
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  • Bug Walk in Powerscourt Gardens
    24 August 2014
    Bug Walk in Powerscourt Gardens
    Date: 24th Aug 2014 | 14:00 - 15:00

    'Walk on the Wild Side' with Dale Treadwell! Dale will be taking children on a guided nature trail and bio blitz of Powerscourt Gardens where kids will hunt for insects and plants. Learn about bugs and beasties and the plants in which they live. There will also be Eco games...
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  • Bug Walk in Powerscourt Gardens
    24 August 2014
    Bug Walk in Powerscourt Gardens
    Date: 24th Aug 2014 | 15:30 - 16:30

    'Walk on the Wild Side' with Dale Treadwell! Dale will be taking children on a guided nature trail and bio blitz of Powerscourt Gardens where kids will hunt for insects and plants. Learn about bugs and beasties and the plants in which they live. There will also be Eco games...
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  • Spring Bulb Masterclass
    30 August 2014
    Spring Bulb Masterclass
    Date: 30th Aug 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

    After a long, dark winter, what can be more beautiful than a vibrant and colourful spring garden for you enjoy each day! Come along for a free gardening talk on everything you ever wanted to know about planting for early spring colour. From preparing well, timing and forcing bulbs to...
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  • Autumn in the vegetable garden
    6 September 2014
    Autumn in the vegetable garden
    Date: 6th Sep 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Autumn's mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for late season crops such as lettuce and spinach. Enjoy some autumnal treats and the freshest of produce by planting an autumn garden. Get great results in your garden and save money by joining our horticulturalists for a free gardening talk. Learn about getting...
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  • Dog Training Class
    13 September 2014
    Dog Training Class
    Date: 13th Sep 2014 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Join Samantha Rawson in Powerscourt Garden Pavilion for a demonstration on training the canine in your life! Samantha C.A.A.B. is a certified dog behaviourist and therapist who uses motivational and reward based methods. She has over twenty years of professional experience and knowledge to address almost any dog training or behaviour...
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  • Wild Wicklow Foraging Walk
    14 September 2014
    Wild Wicklow Foraging Walk
    Date: 14th Sep 2014 | 11:00 - 13:00

    An educational walk through one of Wicklow's best and most unspoilt locations, during a two hour river walk you will be shown edible food plants with practical advice on how best to use them at home or in the professional kitchen.  From cooking to preserving techniques; the Nádúr Collective will...
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  • Wild Wicklow Foraging Walk
    14 September 2014
    Wild Wicklow Foraging Walk
    Date: 14th Sep 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

    An educational walk through one of Wicklow's best and most unspoilt locations, during a two hour river walk you will be shown edible food plants with practical advice on how best to use them at home or in the professional kitchen.  From cooking to preserving techniques; the Nádúr Collective will...
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  • Culture Night
    19 September 2014
    Culture Night
    Date: 19th Sep 2014 | 15:30 - 17:30

    Imaginosity Dublin Children’s Museum has teamed up with Powerscourt Estate to produce a short play based on the mystical WB Yeats’ poem “The Stolen Child” for Culture Night 2014.  Set in the magical surroundings of Powerscourt Waterfall, Imaginosity has applied its signature playful approach to Yeats’ poem to create a...
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  • Bird watching: Getting Started
    20 September 2014
    Bird watching: Getting Started
    Date: 20th Sep 2014 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Meet Niall Hatch from Bird Watch Ireland for a free talk on bird-watching at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion in County Wicklow on 21st of September at 2pm. Over 450 different bird species have been recorded in Ireland, an impressive total for a European island and making it a very exciting and interesting...
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