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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Knock Threshing Festival 2022

10th September @ 12:00 pm - 11th September @ 8:00 pm

Knock Vintage Men’s Shed will host Knock Threshing festival on the 10th and 11th of September. Tractor run on Saturday evening in memory of our friend Ger Bowe followed by music and craic with our Cock and Bull auction hosted by Pakie .
On Sunday,there will be a kids play area , 2 vintage mills threshing oats, plus lots more.
All funds will go towards the restoration of chapel house, which will be used as a meeting house for our men’s shed.

Venue is in Dayton’s Farm, Knock, Spink, Co Laois.


10th September @ 12:00 pm
11th September @ 8:00 pm
Knock Threshing Festival