Family Summer Workshops

Bring the family along to a hands-on workshop. Each day has a different 1.5hr workshop, detailed below. You could be exploring wildlife, creating in the kitchen, gardening, or crafting! Enjoy quality family time, learn a new skill, and meet other like-minded families.
Tickets include full admission to Airfield Estate, so after the workshop your family are free to meet the farm animals, take part in all the daily activities, relax in the gardens, and explore World of Soil!
Family Summer Workshops – Details 

Workshop 1: Gardening Session

Embark on an interactive guided tour of our food garden. Learn about composting, and get your hands dirty sowing seeds.
  • Take home a handmade paper pot with your sown seeds, and propagated herbs!
  • Dates: Thursday 18th July, Wednesday 31st July, Friday 23rd August.
Workshop 2: Bread and Butter Making Session
  • Grind wheat to make flour, beat cream to make butter, and combine ingredients to make soda bread dough to bake at home.
  • Take home your homemade butter, and soda bread dough!
  • Dates: Friday 19th July, Saturday 3rd August, Wednesday 21st August.


Workshop 3: Nature Habitats Session

  • Build and decorate your own bird box and make a minibeast hotel while you learn about how to help wildlife in your garden!
  • Take home your handmade bird box and minibeast hotel!
  • Dates: Friday 26th July, Thursday 8th August, Saturday 24th August.


Workshop 4: Autism Friendly Sensory Session

  • Enjoy a guided sensory walk around the farm and gardens followed by a mud painting messy play session in World of Soil.
  • Take home your muddy masterpiece!
  • Perfect for families who have children with autism or sensory processing difficulties. Our sensory space will be available as a break out space throughout the session.
  • Dates: Monday 29th July, Wednesday 14th August.


Workshop 5: Nature Crafts Session

  • Use natural materials to make a bird feeder, and make your own beautiful fabric bunting using nature’s colours.
  • Take home your crafty creations!
  • Dates: Tuesday 30th July, Friday 9th August, Thursday 22nd August.


Workshop 6: Nature Exploration Session

  • Hunt for the creatures living in our fields, hedgerows and ponds, then study them close up with our magnifying glasses and microscopes.
  • Take home your observational drawing or handmade clay creature of your favorite minibeast!
  • Dates: Thursday 1st August, Wednesday 7th August, Friday 16th August.
Tickets include admission to Airfield Estate.
Suitable for: Adults (18+ yrs) with children aged 5 – 12yrs.

Family Summer Workshops

Ticket Price:

€54 - 65


Event Information

  • Event Date & Time:

    Starting Thursday 18th July

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