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Hidden Gems Georgian Coach Tour

Take part in a guided tour through Armagh, Loughgall and Moy celebrating the Georgian architecture of the area. Led by a Blue Badge Guide, enjoy a visit to two private residences not normally open to the public. At Crannagael House, meet the Nicholsons and understand the joys and pitfall of maintaining a Georgian residence. At Dean’s Hill, meet Edward and…

A Georgian Keyboard Lesson

Did you know that the Georgians invented gigging, muzak and the infrastructure of the modern pop industry? With riches flowing in from the colonies and a wealthy middle class emerging, 18th century Britain was attracting and financially rewarding famous Continental musicians as well as providing for an indigenious music industry. Join one young gentleman as he receives instruction on Georgian…

Wax sealing and calligraphy workshop

Visitors are welcome to No 5 Vicar’s Hill throughout the day to learn about the Georgian art of wax sealing and the beautiful penmanship that is calligraphy. This event is part of the Armagh Georgian Festival,

Guided Tours of the Palace

The Primate’s Palace, built by Archbishop Robinson was formerly the home of Archbishops of the Church of Ireland from 1770 until the 1970’s. Our costumed Georgian guide will welcome visitors to this magnificent building providing you with a fascinating guided tour.

Georgian Gentry, Music and Language of the Fan

Enjoy the company of one of our Georgian gentry, Listen to the music of the time and learn about the language of the fan. Demonstrations will be held throughout the day. This event is part of the Armagh Georgian Festival.

The Piper and The Faerie Queen

A performance by Camerata Kilkenny and David Power. This performance of the Piper and the Faerie Queen is inspired by fantastical literary works from the 17th century alongside traditional Irish music. The suite by Telemann, (The Gulliver Suite) was inspired by the great Georgian writer Jonathan Swift who was Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. This event is part…

Doors Open Days 2018 – Weekend for Clackmannanshire

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment. It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country throughout September, every year. The aim of Doors Open Days is to ensure that Scotland’s built heritage, new and old, is made accessible to people living and visiting the country on weekends in…

Doors Open Days 2018 – Weekend for East Lothian

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment. It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country throughout September, every year. The aim of Doors Open Days is to ensure that Scotland’s built heritage, new and old, is made accessible to people living and visiting the country on weekends in…

Doors Open Days 2018 – Edinburgh

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment. It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country throughout September, every year. The aim of Doors Open Days is to ensure that Scotland’s built heritage, new and old, is made accessible to people living and visiting the country on weekends in…

Doors Open Days 2018 – Weekend for Perth City

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment. It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country throughout September, every year. The aim of Doors Open Days is to ensure that Scotland’s built heritage, new and old, is made accessible to people living and visiting the country on weekends in…