Adult and Community

Exciting Events for Adult Learners with Diverse Interests

Castletown has an exciting ongoing programme of events for adult learners with diverse interests which includes talks, walks and workshops both inside the house and outdoors. Many education activities are free, so come and explore!

For details on upcoming talks and workshops, download our programme, see our Calendar or sign up to our newsletter below.

Many of our talks and workshops are free, but booking is required. Please refer to our programme to see if tickets for a particular event can be booked through Eventbrite or contact us to reserve a seat.

 

Educational opportunities such as lectures or workshops are listed below.

Jul 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Photo Fun: Making Pinhole Cameras Workshop with Emma O’Toole, Artist @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
11:30 am
Join artist Emma O’Toole to find out how a pinhole camera was used and make a simple pinhole camera of your own. You will be able to test your photography skills using your own cameras[...]
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Lights, Camera, Action!: Film Storyboard Workshop with Emma O’Toole, Artist @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
2:00 pm
Create your own movie story by exploring the wonderful world of film and how it allows us to capture exciting ideas and stories. Artist Emma O’Toole will guide you through the storyboard technique and help[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
The North Kildare Beekeepers Demonstration @ Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
11:00 am
FREE Admission Meet members of the North Kildare Beekeepers Association and learn about the fascinating lives of bees from hives to honey. View a live display of the native Irish honey bee and try to[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Photo Fun: Making Pinhole Cameras Workshop with Emma O’Toole, Artist @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
11:30 am
Join artist Emma O’Toole to find out how a pinhole camera was used and make a simple pinhole camera of your own. You will be able to test your photography skills using your own cameras[...]
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Lights, Camera, Action!: Film Storyboard Workshop with Emma O’Toole, Artist @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
2:00 pm
Create your own movie story by exploring the wonderful world of film and how it allows us to capture exciting ideas and stories. Artist Emma O’Toole will guide you through the storyboard technique and help[...]
Bat Walk @ The Coach House, Stable Wing
Aug 19 @ 8:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Bat Walk @ The Coach House, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:45 pm
FREE (date change from Friday to Saturday due to Heritage Week). Meeting at the Coach House in the Stable Wing. Booking required as places are limited. Telephone +353 1 6288252 or email castletown@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Through the Lens: Snapshots of Grace Kelly in Ireland @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
12:00 pm
Free admission, but advance booking required at the link above. Join photo-historian and blogger Dr. Orla Fitzpatrick to examine photographs and lm footage of Grace Kelly’s State visit to Ireland in 1961. The talk will[...]
Get the Look: Recreating Grace Kelly @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Get the Look: Recreating Grace Kelly @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
2:00 pm
Free admission, but advance booking required at the link above. Natalie Svikle, fashion stylist for Kildare Village, will present her top tips for creating the timeless, elegant and feminine Grace Kelly look.  
Family Astronomy Workshop @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing, and Parklands
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Astronomy Workshop @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing, and Parklands | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
FREE Admission. Allocation for tickets will be by lottery. After almost twenty years in flight, the Cassini orbiter will use the last of its fuel in a set of intrepid orbits before diving into Saturn[...]
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Deirdre McQuillan & Peter O'Brien: Conversation on Style @ Long Gallery, Main House | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
3:00 pm
Deirdre McQuillan, The Irish Times and Peter O’Brien, Designer What constitutes style? Who has it and why? What is deemed iconic and why? Join Irish Times fashion editor Deridre McQuillan and Irish designer Peter O’Brien[...]
Ukulele Workshop (Children) @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ukulele Workshop (Children) @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
11:00 am
Children’s Ukulele Workshop Join Nora and Shane for a fun introduction to the Ukulele! Suitable for 6+ years.  
Ukulele Workshop (Adult) @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing
Nov 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Ukulele Workshop (Adult) @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
12:30 pm
Ukulele Workshop for Adults Join Nora and Shane for a fun introduction to the Ukulele!  
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Christmas Floral Demonstration with Mary Cleary @ Hunting Room, Stable Wing | Celbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Christmas Floral Demonstration with Mary Cleary of the Maynooth Flower and Garden Club Thursday 30th November 7.30pm, doors open 7pm Hunting Room, Stable Wing Christmas floral demonstration and arrangements for the home. Ticket includes a[...]