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

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

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

Seasonal Events & Activities

Airfield Activates

airfield activates

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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ISNA Plant Fair

ISNA

With April being the ideal time to start in the garden, Airfield Estate will host its now annual Plant Fair, run in conjunction with the Irish Specialist Nursery Association on Sunday April 9th from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

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Easter Camps 2017

Camp 17

Airfield Estates Easter Camps are packed with exciting adventures for 5-8 year olds! Each camp will be hands-on with the campers growing, 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

calves

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

Saturday Gardening Course

HandsUnleash the potential of your back garden and learn how to make the most of it by growing your own veg, flowers and fruits. Our amazing Airfield Experts; Food Grower Kitty Scully and Ornamental Gardener Colm O’Driscoll, will work with you to create a beautiful and productive back garden.

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Willow Basketry Workshop

Willow BasketryCome explore your creative side and discover one on the world’s oldest crafts. Let Cathy Hayden lead you through this wonderful hands-on beginner’s workshop. You will be guided through the basic techniques and skills of willow basketry by. When completed your basket will be a beautiful handcrafted piece of substantial size, to be used for holding objects or for display in your home.

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Introductory to Bee Keeping Workshop

Airfield Walled Garden

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.

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Native Seed Conversation Workshop

NBDC logoLearn about native seed conservation that’s taking place in Ireland today. Take home knowledge and practical skills for successful seed saving at home. This workshop is been hosted at Airfield Estate, please note all bookings and workshop information can be found via National Biodiversity Ireland.

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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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