En Plein Air

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En Plein Air 2021. 

Heywood, Ballinakill.

Our ‘En Plein Air’ event, which is open to beginners, and accomplished artists alike,  will take place during Heritage Week 2021, on August 19th, 20th and 21st.

We are following Government guidelines in relation to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, and we are happy to provide you with a unique outdoor painting experience, in the beauty of the wonderful Heywood Estate, Ballinakill, 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.

Three Day En Plein Air

Day One, takes place on Thursday August 19th in the glorious surroundings of Heywood Gardens, designed in 1906, by Edwin Lutyens and planted by Gertrude Jekyll. 

Tickets for Day One – €30
Three Day Ticket – €80
Ticket prices subject to booking fee.
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Day Two
takes place on 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, all set in the most wonderful picturesque solitude.

Tickets for Day Two – €30
Three Day Ticket – €80
Ticket prices subject to booking fee.
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Day Three
, which takes place on Saturday August 21st,  is set 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
Ticket prices subject to booking fee.
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Three Day En Plein Air

August 19th - 21st 2021

80+
  • Limited Number Places
  • Save €10 With Three Day Ticket
  • Outdoor 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 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