What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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Blackhill Woods Drumcircle

31st July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Blackhill Woods will be welcoming back John Baron for this special event. It will take place around the firepit in the Yoga Grove for a wonderful night of rhythm, connection and energy. A great way to mark Lughnasadh.

Drums are will be supplied and there is no experience required. There will be coffee and homemade cake served at the end of the session.

All proceeds for this event go to John’s sound therapy work “Fundrums.”


31st July
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blackhill Woods Retreat