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Georgian Gin School

The Georgian era was the height of the gin craze which became known as “Mothers Ruin”. With a recent gin renaissance, Listoke Distillery and Gin School will deliver the ultimate Georgian masterclass as you get to watch and help make gin. Taking place at the Hole in the Wall Pub, the interactive session covers all bases from understanding tastes and…

Coffee and Gossip

Georgian characters will tell the story of how this so- called “bitter gruel” brought people together and inspired brilliant ideas that made the modern, enlightened world. Be sure to taste some of this “newfangled abominable heathenish liquor called coffee” that women of the time complained reduced their menfolk to “effeminate” gossipers. Tickets must be booked in advance. This event is…

Georgian Day Evensong

As dusk falls, why not join the men and boys of the Cathedral choir in the ancient song office of Choral Evensong? There has been a choir in Armagh since 1634 and the unique sound of voices in the warm acoustic of the cathedral will bring a calm and meditative end to the afternoon. Admission is free and no tickets…

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.

Torchlight Tours – Tredegar House

Enjoy a drink and some homemade Welsh rarebit in the Brewhouse Tearooms before you experience Tredegar House on a dark autumnal evening by torchlight. Arrival and tea in the Brewhouse: 6pm Tour begins: 6.45pm Departure: 8pm Tours must be pre-booked online in advance. Remember to bring your torch!

Torchlight Tours – Tredegar House

Enjoy a drink and some homemade Welsh rarebit in the Brewhouse Tearooms before you experience Tredegar House on a dark autumnal evening by torchlight. Arrival and tea in the Brewhouse: 6pm Tour begins: 6.45pm Departure: 8pm Tours must be pre-booked online in advance. Remember to bring your torch!