What’s on at Airfield

There is always something different to see and do at Airfield and as the seasons change so do our calendar of events which celebrate the unique gifts of Airfield.

Daily Activities

Daily Activities

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10am Egg collection at hen houses

10.30am Jersey Heard Milking and milk tasting in the farmyard

11am Calf feeding in the farmyard

Seasonal Activities

February to November:

11.30am Family House Tour – Wednesdays to Sundays

2.30pm Heritage House Tour – Wednesday to Sunday

3.30pm Animal Feeding – Daily

July & August:

Airfield Activates- A free guided 3K walk of the estate every Monday morning at 9.30am (excluding Bank holidays)

Drop in Craft Clubs – from 12-3 pm on 17th June, 1st July, 15th July, 29th July, 5th August, 19th August. kids can enjoy and learn about bees, birds, seed planting, the food they eat and plenty more. Each session will have a different theme.

The Airfield Drawing Wall- a place for budding young artists to show their creativity and record their visit to Airfield.

Kids Corner- available every day from 11-3 pm fun and creative outlet for kids to enjoy.

Old Fashioned Lawn Games- remember sack races,  X&Os, egg and spoon races? Let the kids explore a whole new world of gaming!

Please note as Airfield is a working farm daily & seasonal activities are subject to change

Seasonal Events & Activities

Airfield Activates

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Airfield activates started in 2016, joining the initiative to help the Irish Nation loose a million pound by the end of 2016!

We are continuing the project into 2017, so join us on our free guided 3K walk of the estate.

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Food Series

 

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In fulfillment of our mission, we launched the Airfield Estate Food Series on Thursday, 27 April 2017.

The series is a structured session and thought provoking forum for discussion, debate and dialogue, focused on raising the important, relevant questions around food in our lives today.

A key objective of The Food Series at Airfield Estate is to build community with the widest possible stakeholder groups concerned with food, farming and the land.

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Summer Camps 2017

Camp 17

Airfields’ Summer Camps are back and packed to the brim with exciting adventures! Each camp will be hands-on with the campers growing, cooking, eating, exploring, and investigating Airfields’ fields, farm and gardens.

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Drop in Craft Club 2017 

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Come get creative in our drop-in children’s craft club throughout the year.Join us for the craft club on the days listed in the Read More section.

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Workshops for Children

Young Farmers Series

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Our Young Farmers Series is a range of farming workshops for children ages 8-12 years and runs from 10am-12pm.

Each session will vary and focus on a different animal, perfect for animal lovers and outdoor explorers.

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Young Chef Series

image for young chefsChildren aged 8-12 yrs will see the process of food from farm to fork and get hands on, learning kitchen safety with correct utensil care. They will soon getting creative in the kitchen preparing delicious healthy meals that they can recreate at home.

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Workshops for Adults

Mindfulness and Yoga

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Sinead O’Connor from Hush Yoga will guide you through the yoga and mindfulness workshop to access and develop the natural skills of your mind. During this workshop participants will deepen and refine their understanding of the relationship of mind and body for health, healing, and well-being and practice some of their newly learned skills.

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Craft Your Own Christmas

craft your own christmasMake a home made Christmas with your own bunting, perfectly wrapped presents, fantastic floral centerpieces and decorations that will last for years! 6 week course.

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Bee Keeping Workshop

 

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Are you interested in keeping bees and having your own honey, but don’t know where to start? Join local beekeeper Brian O’Toole from Leinster Honey for an introduction to the fascinating world of bees. As part of the workshop we will have a live bee colonly on display so you will be able to see upclose inside the colony!

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