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Heritage Week at Castletown House

13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20 August, 3pm - 4pm

Castletown House

  • Celbridge
  • Co. Kildare

Join us in Castletown House for Heritage Week 13th to 21st August.

Re-Use, Re-Purpose and Re-Cycle, a look at 18th Century sustainability. 300 years ago being sustainable was the order of the day repurposing items a part of everyday life. For Heritage Week we are upcycling a Georgian dress into the Regency style, this project is being filmed and will be uploaded to our Facebook page with the finished dress on display in Castletown during Heritage Week. We will also be repurposing old costumes, upcycling material into new children’s costumes for our Living History tours in Castletown.

Saturday August 13th and Sunday 14th at 3pm
Who Am I? A children’s tour of Castletown House in which children are given a costume that replicates a portrait in the house. *Places are limited to 2 adults max per ticket.
Adults €10 Senior €8 Children under 12 Free

Tuesday 16th Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th August at 3pm
From ashes to animal fat nothing was wasted in the 18th house, discover how everything was reused, recycled and repurposed.
Adults €10 Senior €8 Children under 12 Free

Saturday 20th August Wild Child Day 10.30 to 4pm
North Kildare Bee Association exhibition in our Bio-Diversity garden. A selection of outdoor games for children available in the garden. Free

Saturday 20th August at 3pm
Outdoor tour of the house with the focus on the architecture and how building material was repurposed throughout the estate. Free.

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