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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July 2021

24th July @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm €10

Practical steps you can take in your back garden to make a change for the better. This workshop suits: 6-14 year olds.

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24th July @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm €30

Learn how to create a beautiful rustic Summer hanging basket to take home & enjoy with Solas Eco Garden Shop in Portarlington.

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24th July @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 26th June 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on 3rd July 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on 17th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on 24th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

€5.50 – €10.50

As we start to open up for tours again after the lockdown, we're pleased to be able to offer a socially distanced, fully guided tour of the historic farmyards and the farm.

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28th July @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm €35

In this creative workshop at Solas Eco Garden Shop, you will learn the basic macramé knots with Made With Knots. You'll create a unique re-usable shopping bag using recycled cotton rope to take home and enjoy

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28th July @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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August 2021

4th August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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8th August @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on 4th July 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 8th August 2021 at 10:30 am

€50

Indulge yourself in a mini-retreat at Blackhill Woods.

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8th August @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 8th August 2021 at 10:30 am

€50

Usually the 1st Sunday of every month we welcome you to our retreat for a half day of gentle Yin Yoga for all levels, all ages.

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11th August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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15th August @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 18th July 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 15th August 2021 at 10:30 am

€95

A day of meditation, yoga, forest bathing and vegan lunch to unwind and reconnect.

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18th August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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19th August @ 10:00 am - 21st August @ 5:00 pm Prices vary

Three days of tutored outdoor painting, in the wonderful setting of Heywood Gardens, the surrounding woodlands, and Ballinakill Village.

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20th August @ 11:00 am - 22nd August @ 5:00 pm

The Power of Words festival is back for 2021.

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25th August @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on 8th July 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on 25th August 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th September 2021 at 10:00 am

€10

At last we can fling open the gates and welcome you back into the garden.

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25th August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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September 2021

1st September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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8th September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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12th September @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 12th September 2021 at 10:00 am

Come & visit, enjoy our garden, check out the fantastic variety of rare & beautiful plants for sale.

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15th September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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22nd September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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26th September @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on 8th July 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on 25th August 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th September 2021 at 12:00 pm

€10

At last we can fling open the gates and welcome you back into the garden.

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29th September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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October 2021

6th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6th October 2021

€15

Come join us with your mats for a relaxing gentle stretch and cleanse on our fabulous lawns.

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November 2021

13th November @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm €27.90

One of the most enthralling live acts in recent times, HamsandwicH are well known for their incendiary live performances which has put them right at the top of the live acts to see today. With…

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26th November @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm €17.60

Irish music luminaries The Pale will celebrate 30 years in the music industry this year, and they will be undertaking a special 30th anniversary Irish tour to commemorate this achievement.

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January 2022

22nd January 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm €27.50

Hilarious comedian Joanne McNally brings her show to Portlaoise for one night only.

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February 2022

2nd February 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €27.50

Unafraid to tackle head on the subjects the rest of us skirt around, Reginald is the voice of his generation searingly honest, brutally funny and uniquely placed to commentate on the unfolding meltdown of life as we know it.

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