48th Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival
Turn back time in the beautiful Georgian heritage town of Birr at the 48th Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival and revel in its contemporary culture with a dynamic range of vintage and modern events.
Birr, County Offaly
29th July to 5th August 2016
The all-inclusive programme includes a fantastic opening parade, an artisan food and craft market, an Olde Time Traditional Fair, busking competition, antique and fine arts fair, donkey derby, free children's events, live music, sporting and literary events, pub entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display which will light up the skies above the town.
The Arts play a central role with an exciting visual arts trail, theatre performances, film screenings, and pop-up studios and a range of mixed media workshops for both children and adults transforming previously vacant spaces into creative hubs.
With annual favourites and new events, vintage flavour and modern entertainment for all, Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival promises to be a dynamic and vibrant event celebrating the town's unique heritage and culture. It inspires participation and enjoyment in all those who come out and sample the varied programme of events in the wonderful setting of Birr.
The Midlands Regional Transition Team (MRTT) is collating proposals for projects which can assist a positive transition from peat harvesting and power generation in affected communities and related groups in the wider Midland Region.
Time: 22nd May at 4:00 pm to 12th June 2020 at 5:00 pm