Twin Trees Heywood Festival Ballinakill 2020
August 20th – 23rd 2020
Join us in celebrating the Heritage of Lutyens’ Heywood Gardens, and Ballinakill Village, Co. Laois
Lutyens & Heywood In Context - David Averill FRIAI
Our festival 2019
Heywood Gardens, Ballinakill, is owned and managed by the Office Of Public Works, since 1993; after ownership was transferred from the Salesian Fathers, who had taken care of it, since 1941.
Ballinakill, Co. Laois
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Heywood Gardens were completed in 1912, and consist 50 acres of gardens, lakes, woodland and architectural features. The gardens have a spectacular setting on a hillside looking south-east over a sweep of undulating country which takes in seven counties. A walk lined with lime trees leads to a formal terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Lutyens & Heywood In Context A Talk by David Averill FRIAI As part of our Tours, Talks & Afternoon Tea package, at this year’s Twin Trees Heywood Festival, David Averill delivered a wonderful talk, entitled ‘ Lutyens & Heywood In Context.’ In the idyllic setting of Ballinakill’s All Saints’ Church, David held the sell out […]
En Plein Air 2020. Early Bird discount Offer. After the success of our three day En Plein Air, painting event at the inaugural Twin Trees Festival, this year, we are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for next year’s event.Our En Plein Air 2020, will take place on August 20th, 21st and […]
The maps below outline both driving and walking routes, from Heywood Gardens, to All Saints’ Church in Ballinakill Village. We highly recommend the scenic walk, to Ballinakill Village, which is just a little over a mile, from either the upper or lower carparks. Again our recommendation is to start you walk from the upper carpark, […]
Such has been the enthusiasm and positivity, for our Twin Trees Heywood Festival, Three Day Tutored En Plein Air, that we have already set the date for next year’s event. Set in the stunning environs of Heywood Gardens, the beautiful surrounding woodlands, and picturesque Ballinakill Village, our En Plein Air 2020, will take place from […]