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Details of this year’s Floral Artistry Exhibition will be updated, as soon as possible. Below are some photographs, from last year’s Floral Artistry exhibition, which was held at All Saints’ Chuch, Ballinakill. The festival of flowers depicted architectural designs by Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944), as our festival celebrated his 150th birthday. All exhibits were expertly […]
En Plein Air 2020. Event Confirmed! We are delighted to confirm that this year’s Three Day Tutored En Plein Air event, will go ahead as planned, and we are really looking forward to welcoming you all to Heywood Gardens, Ballinakill, from August 20th – 22nd! With every consideration of the ongoing Covid-19 situation studied, in […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.