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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Willow Weaving For Children Workshop

18th September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Making Your Willow Weave Project

  • In this creative workshop, you’ll be introduced to the ancient techniques of basket weaving with willow
  • You will work with willow to create unique shapes in 2D and 3D to take home & enjoy
  • When working with natural materials, we are working for a better planet


  • All materials are provided, including…
    • 100% natural willow stems
  • Our expert staff will be on hand to give support & ideas throughout the workshop
  • This course is hosted by Beth from Willow Wonder @ https://www.facebook.com/willownwattle/


18th September
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Solas Eco Garden Shop