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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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Timahoe Heritage Festival – Bead Making Workshop

5th June @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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One event on 5th June 2022 at 12:00 pm

Timahoe Heritage Festival is on 4th & 5th of June in Timahoe Heritage Centre, Co Laois with lots of family fun and entertainment! Throughout the day we will be offering a creative Viking Bead Making workshops. Children will learn about ancient craft of glass bead making and will create and design their own necklaces or bracelets to take home using an easy to use polymer clay! Places are limited so reserve your ticket online now! The Big Dig at Timahoe Heritage Festival 2022 is supported by The Heritage Council as part of the Laois Heritage and Biodiversity Strategy 2021 – 2026.

The School of Irish Archaeology is proud to introduce their workshops and bead making is designed around children from 5 – 12 years of age.

Our mission is to educate young people about Ireland’s rich ancient culture. We bring the past to life through practical, interactive experiences in a hands-on learning environment. Our workshops are original and dynamic concept, which allows children to explore the excitement of archaeology in a fun and enjoyable setting.

We ensure this educational and one of a kind experience won’t leave your children disappointed. We guarantee it will leave them wanting to know much more about ancient crafts and technologies and who our ancient ancestors were!