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National Heritage Week - 20th - 28th August

NHW 2016Manor House Hotels are delighted to once again be an official partner of National Heritage Week 2016. Numerous events will be held around the country from 20th - 28th August to celebrate 100 Years of Ireland's Heritage.

A number of Manor House Hotels are also joining in with events throughout Heritage Week to showcase the history and stories behind the hotels.

 

Here is just a selection of the planned Manor House Hotels events:

Athenaeum House HotelAthenaeum House Hotel, Christendom, Co. Waterford

Vintage Afternoon Tea at the House

The Power family, owners of the Athenaeum House Hotel invite you to attend their Vintage Afternoon Tea at the House charity event, celebrating their unique 181 year relationship with Bewley's.

Primary Category: Living History

The original owners of the House, Waterford Ship Builders the White family built the schooner Hellas, which in 1835 had the distinction of being the first ship to bring a consignment of tea direct from Canton, China to Ireland for Bewley's of Dublin. Captain Scanlan commanded the ship, importing 2099 chests of tea, breaking the London tea merchants supply monopoly. Guests are being invited to step back in time to the early 1800’s for this unique event. ​ Join the Power family and Bewley's at the Athenaeum House Hotel to celebrate their unique joint heritage on Thursday 25th August, 2016. Head Chef James Crawford, has created a unique 'Tea' themed, delicious Traditional Afternoon Tea to accompany this unique event. Book your table any time between 2pm & 4.30pm. Tickets €25 per person and includes a glass of pink prosecco on arrival, delicious savoury and sweet treats, live music, plus prizes for the best period dress on the day.

Times/Venues: 25th August 14:00 PM to 16:30 PM

Venue Name: Athenaeum House Hotel

Address: Christendom, Waterford, Ireland

County: Waterford

Longitude: -7.098253340753217

Latitude: 52.260348481639745

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: Yes

Admission (Adult): €25

Admission (Child): €12.50

Access Details

Suitable for Children: No

Wheelchair Access: Full

Car parking Available: Yes

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor

Organiser Details

Event Organiser/Organisation: Athenaeum House Hotel

Email: Info@athenaeumhousehotel.com

Telephone: 051833999

Website: www.athenaeumhousehotel.com

 

Dingle Benners HotelDingle Benners Hotel, Main St, Dingle, Co. Kerry

A hundred years of the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ in the National Geographic magazine

An illustrated lecture by Patrick Duffy, Emeritus Professor of Geography in Maynooth University. The lecture will look at National Geographic photographs of Ireland through the past century.

Primary Category: Talks

Times/Venues: 25th August 20:00 PM to 21:10 PM

Venue Name: Dingle Benners Hotel

Address: Main St, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

County: Kerry

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: No

Admission Fee: Free

Access Details

Suitable for Children: No

Wheelchair Access: Full

Car parking Available: No

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor

Organiser Details

Event Organiser/Organisation: Dingle Historical Society

Email: tomfox@indigo.ie

 

BrookLodge HotelBrookLodge Hotel & Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow

A self-guided walk along The Macreddin Mile

A self-guided walk along The Macreddin Village Mile tells the historical story of landmarks, plants and wildlife.

Primary Category: Walks

To celebrate the importance of local heritage and history, the residents of Macreddin Village have put together a walking guide for guests to use as a way of identifying local landmarks along with edible herbs, leaves, berries, mushrooms and fruits as well as a range of native wildlife as they amble alongside the hedgerows.

Times/Venues:

20th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

21st August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

22nd August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

23rd August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

24th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

25th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

26th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

27th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

28th August 9:00 AM to 21:00 PM

 

Venue Name: BrookLodge & Macreddin Village

Address: Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

County: Wicklow

 

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: No

Admission Fee: Free

Access Details

Suitable for Children: Yes

Wheelchair Access: Full

Car parking Available: Yes

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Organiser Details

Event Organiser/Organisation: BrookLodge & Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow

Email: info@brooklodge.com

Telephone: 0402 36444

Website: www.brooklodge.com

 

Pembroke HotelPembroke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny

Ireland's Only Medieval Rooftop Tour

Join Courtney or Sinead on Ireland's only Medieval Rooftop Tour and see the majestic City of Kilkenny from a birds-eye view. See sites including Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral.

Primary Category: Talks

Times/Venues:

20th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

21st August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

22nd August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

23rd August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

24th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

25th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

26th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

27th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

28th August 15:00 PM to 15:30 PM

Venue Name: Pembroke Hotel Reception

Address: 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny

County: Kilkenny

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: Yes

Admission Fee: Free

Access Details

Suitable for Children: Yes

Wheelchair Access: None

Car parking Available: No

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Organiser Details

Event Organiser/Organisation: The Pembroke Hotel, Kilkenny

Email: courtney.power@pembrokekilkenny.com

Telephone: 0567783500

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