Twin Trees 2020

KCLR 96FM – Interview with Sue Nunn

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In Conversation with Sue Nunn We were thrilled to be invited to speak, with the wonderful Sue Nunn of KCLR 96Fm today, on her show, The Way It Is.For those of you who may have missed the interview with Twin Trees Art & Culture Festival committee member, Caragh Burns-Sharma, you can catch up, and listen […]

Food Market

Tinnock Farm – Artisan Market Ballinakill

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Twin Trees Heywood Festival – Artisan Market We are delighted to welcome Tinnock Farm to Ballinakill, on August 22nd, for our Artisan Market, which will take place in the village square. It is all part of our Spend A Day In Ballinakill & Heywood campaign, for this year’s Twin Trees Heywood Festival! At 10am our […]

Talks

Tour, Talk & Picnic Afternoon Tea with Geoff Stebbings

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Welcoming Geoff Stebbings Tour, Talks & Picnic Afternoon Tea – August 22nd 2020 We are thrilled to welcome Geoff Stebbings to Ballinakill, and the Twin Trees Heywood, Art & Culture Festival, on August 22nd 2020.  Geoff is the Editor of Garden Answers magazine and a broadcaster on BBC Radio. He has wrote several gardening books […]

Food Market

ApoEna Chocolates – Twin Trees Heywood Festival

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Artisan Market, Ballinakill Saturday August 22nd We are delighted to welcome ApoEna Chocolates to Ballinakill, on August 22nd, for our Artisan Market, which will take place in the village square.It is all part of our Spend A Day In Ballinakill & Heywood campaign, for this year’s Twin Trees Heywood Festival! At 10am our Fishing Competition […]

Ballinakill

The Ghosts of Heywood Ballinakill

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A Tale from the Schools’ Collection It seems the fascination with Heywood, Ballinakill, is not just a  modern conviction!  In the late 1930’s, a primary school student, named Nicholas Delaney, from Bray, Co. Wicklow, wrote of Heywood, for a schools project. His information had been sourced from Mr. Thomas Delaney, living at the same address […]

Talks

Tour, Talks & Picnic Afternoon Tea with Dr. Matthew Jebb

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Dr. Matthew Jebb

Welcoming Back Dr. Matthew Jebb Tour, Talks & Picnic Afternoon Tea – August 22nd 2020 We are thrilled to welcome back Dr. Matthew Jebb to Ballinakill, and the Twin Trees Heywood, Art & Culture Festival, on August 22nd 2020. Dr. Jebb, Director of the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, captivated us all during last year’s […]

En Plein Air

Twin Trees Festival – Our En Plein Air Tutors

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A Brief Introduction The tutors for the ‘En Plein Air’ event are three exceptional and experienced artists, Bridget Flannery, Geraldine O’Reilly and Jock Nichol. Bridget and Jock tutored at last year’s event, and we are really looking forward to welcoming them both back, and welcoming our new tutor Geraldine for the first time. Bridget Flannery […]

Heywood

Heywood Gardens – Tutored En Plein Air Painting

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Welcoming our En Plein Air Artists Heywood Gardens and Estate is a place of immeasurable beauty; somewhere to find a sense of history, tranquility, solitude and awe, and is the setting for Day One of this year’s  Twin Trees Festival’s En Plein Air painting. We cannot wait to welcome our artists to this year’s event, […]

Fishing

Fishing Competition 2020

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Gills Pond, Ballinakill, Co. Laois

Saturday 22nd August from 10am This year’s Fishing competition takes place on Saturday 22nd August, beginning at 10am with a draw for fishing spots. The angling will begin at Gills Pond at 11am and will conclude at 4pm. A fee of €10 applies to all participants and places are limited. For registration details please contact […]