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Storm the Castle Heritage Week 2023 Athlone Castle s

Storm the Castle- Athlone Castle Open Day

16 August, 10:30am - 5pm

  • St Peter’s Square, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
  • N37 A6D7
  • Co. Westmeath

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism will return to Athlone Castle with a re-enactment of a medieval town market with onsite demonstrations incorporating some of the traditional skills and crafts, such as herbology, cooking, needle-binding, embroidery etc.

Westcountry Willows will be onsite demonstrating traditional basket weaving techniques and Green Woodwork Ireland will showcase the craftsmanship of pole lathe turning.

A selection of period costumes will be available for visitors to dress-up in throughout the day. A variety of traditional games will also be available for everyone to enjoy.

Free admission to visitors on the day.

This event is supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2023 Interpretation Fund.


Further Information

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre


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Heritage Council Grant

This event is part of a project supported under the Heritage Council's grants programme in 2023

Funded by The Heritage Council


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