Calendar

Events and Activities at Castletown

From concerts to workshops, from theatre to exhibitions, from young audiences to those still young at heart…

…download our 2019 Events Programme here and discover the wide range of events we have organised for you this year! Or just scroll on down to see what’s coming up soon.

Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
  Our ever popular Country Market and Craft Fairs continue in the Stable Wing and Courtyard with music from Asgards Trad Trio from 2pm.
Stable Wing, Castletown House
6:00 pm
SWING INTO SUMMER! Back by popular demand after the band’s highly acclaimed sell out concert at Castletown in 2018 –  the boys are back in town!  From The Rolling Stones to Bruno Mars, Paolo Nutini[...]
Back Lawns
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
The Walshaw Trio: Nathalie Mérandon (Flute): was born in Cluses, Haute-Savoie. She studied music at the Conservatory of Music in Grenoble, then at the High School of Music for professionals in Geneva. She then attended[...]
Entrance Hall
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Brendan Kennedy is a Bachelor of Music first class honour graduate of Maynooth University, majoring in piano performance and minoring in composition. He is currently studying on the Masters in Music Performance programme in the[...]
Entrance Hall
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
  Our ever popular Country Market and Craft Fairs continue in the Stable Wing and Courtyard with music from The Dublin Concert Band from 2pm.
Stable Wing, Castletown House
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Musici Ireland featuring Lance Coburn- Piano, Miriam Rycroft-Cello and Beth McNinch-Viola Including music by Beethoven, Liszt, Schumann and Brahms’ Trio in A minor Op 114
Entrance Hall
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
A tempestuous and tender love story. In 1710, Jonathan Swift met Esther VanHomrigh (Vanessa) in London. She became besotted with him. What she did not know and what he omitted to tell her was that[...]
Hunting Room
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
A tempestuous and tender love story. In 1710, Jonathan Swift met Esther VanHomrigh (Vanessa) in London. She became besotted with him. What she did not know and what he omitted to tell her was that[...]
Hunting Room
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Former Castletown Guide, Kerrie Clarke, will deliver a lecture about the time that Lady Louisa spent in Blackrock. Free entry. Seats allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Hunting Room
8:00 pm
Come and join international divas Virginia Kerr and Kathy Nugent in the beautiful setting of Castletown House as they take you on a magical journey into the world of popular song, musical theatre and well[...]
Entrance Hall
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
  A special Heritage Week Country Market and Craft Fair with music from Ballymore Eustace Concert Band from 2pm.
Stable Wing and Courtyard
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
  Suitcase arias-Arie di Baule Opera singers are constantly travelling, constantly packing or unpacking this or that suitcase, so the concept of the “Suitcase aria” is one which immediately resonates! “Suitcase arias” or “Arie di[...]
Long Gallery
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
  Join soprano Sandra Oman and baritone Simon Morgan (stars of the multiple sell out concert Will You Remember) and actress Ruth McGill (as legendary Hollywood broadcaster and columnist Hedda Hopper), in this beautiful concert[...]
Hunting Room
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
  ‘Iconic’: Nessun Dorma to Wuthering Heights – a celebration of Iconic songs, stars and scenes, as heard in Classical Crossover Music. Expect to hear reinvented versions of Hallelujah,  Nella Fantasia and Time to Say[...]
Entrance Hall
3:00 pm
  John Coleman has published several articles on the Irish patrons of Sir Joshua Reynolds which was the subject of his M. Litt thesis at Trinity College Dublin.   FREE lecture – no booking necessary[...]
Hunting Room, East (Stable) Wing
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Haydn in London Songs & Chamber Music  Pauline Graham, soprano     Julie Maisel, flute      Niall Kinsella, piano Róisín Ní Bhríain, flute        Ailbhe McDonagh, cello  In 1791, Austrian composer Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) was already greatly admired in[...]
Entrance Hall
7:00 pm
   “Dauntless and Daring Women of The Gael,” tells the stories of seven incredibly brave and feisty Irish women. They had fiery tempers, determination, some loved, some lost, some lied, some fought, but above all[...]
Dining Room
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
  Following her sell-out concert in 2016, the OPW team at Castletown are thrilled to announce the return of international soprano Celine Byrne, in the magnificent surroundings of the Long Gallery.
Long Gallery
7:00 pm
  From Covent Garden to Castletown House….. with Ireland’s own mezzo soprano Raphaela Mangan and Taiwanese soprano Chia Fen Wu. These two world class voices, reassemble for one night only in the idyllic Castletown House[...]
Entrance Hall
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
  Our ever-popular Country Market & Craft Fairs continue with music from Blue Heaven Barbershop Chorus from 2pm.
Stable Wing and Courtyard
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Offering an exciting programme of 18th century secular vocal and instrumental Italian and English music by Handel, Pepusch, Bononcini, Vivaldi, Geminiani, Mancini, this Dublin based Baroque ensemble comprises of Aisling Kenny, Soprano; Theresa Burton, Recorder;[...]
Hunting Room
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Stable Wing, Castletown House
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Following on from their sell out 2018 concert in Castletown House, Tower of Song return with the songs of the universally admired Leonard Cohen performed by Bobby Roche, Liz Monahan, Marion McEvoy, Kieran McEvoy and[...]
Hunting Room
3:00 pm
Dr. Suzanne Pegley: Castletown and a spectacular wedding in 1868 The spectacular wedding of Thomas Conolly, the owner of Castletown, and Sarah Eliza Shaw in 1868 involved not only the marriage itself in Bray but[...]
Hunting Room
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
  Our Country Market and Craft Fair with music from Cairdeas from 2pm.
Stable Wing and Courtyard