Heritage Week Event at Portumna Castle and Gardens

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015
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The National Museum of Ireland Country Life is delighted to take part in Heritage Day at Portumna Castle & Gardens and will be demonstrating basic weaving and wool spinning.

The Good Old Days 

Visitors can get a closer look at objects from the museum’s handling collection. 

Furniture Upcycled will be demonstrated by Gerry Byrne from “The Cottage Store”, Portumna.

Visit various stands and demonstrations such as basket making, children’s crafts etc.

The Western Veteran & Vintage Motor Club will be showing acollection of vintage cars along the castle avenue.

There will be two opportunities to win an OPW Family Heritage Card on the day:

1. Enter our Fairy Door Trail! 

Search out the Fairy Doors hidden in the gardens to find your clues!

2. Take part in our Family Quiz! 

Answer the questions correctly and enter the draw!

Afternoon screening of “Ordinary Things” short film.

Enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn with Portumna Country markets whilst listening to Tony’s collection of Old Time Music.

All Welcome!