En Plein Air

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Three Day Tutored En Plein Air 

Day One 

Takes place on Thursday August 18th in the glorious surroundings of Heywood Gardens, designed in 1906, by Edwin Lutyens and planted by Gertrude Jekyll. 

Tickets for Day One – €40
Three Day Ticket – €100
Ticket prices subject to booking fee.
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Day Two  

Friday August 20th, in the magical woodlands of the Heywood Estate, which boasts woodland trails, lakeside walks and a huge diversity of wildlife and nature

Tickets for Day Two – €40
Three Day Ticket – €100
Ticket prices subject to booking fee.
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Day Three

Saturday August 21st, in the historical former Charter village of Ballinakill, with an abundance of subject matter on offer, from historic buildings to street views. 

Tickets for Day Three – €30
Three Day Ticket – €80
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Our ‘En Plein Air’ event, which is open to beginners, and accomplished artists alike,  will take place during Heritage Week 2022, on August 18th, 19th and 20th.

We look forward to providing you with a truly unique outdoor painting experience, in the splendour of wonderful Heywood Gardens and Estate, and beautiful Ballinakill Village, Co. Laois.

All attendees will be issued with our joining instructions prior to the event!

We are also thrilled to welcome back our tutors, Jock Nichols and Bridgette Flannery, who oversaw the inaugural event in 2019, and our most recent event in 2021.

Three Day En Plein Air

August 19th - 21st 2021

100+
  • Limited Number Places
  • Save €20 With Three Day Ticket
  • Outdoor Event

Photographs from 2021

Photographs from 2019

Painting in the sunken garden, at Heywood Gardens, during this year's Twin Trees Festival, En Plein Air event
Painting in the sunken garden, at Heywood Gardens, during this year's Twin Trees Festival, En Plein Air event
Painting in the sunken garden, at Heywood Gardens, during this year's Twin Trees Festival, En Plein Air event
Painting in Heywood gardens
Settled in for a day's painting at Heywood
A wonderful En Plein Air experience, on so many levels!
Subject, artist and painting
En Plein Air at the Pergola, Heywood Gardens
Painting at Heywood Garden's Pergola