Enjoy Outdoor Theatre & Walks and Picnic at Powerscourt Gardens & Avondale House
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company in the magical surroundings of Powerscourt Gardens and Avondale House as they present Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Wind in the Willows. Enjoy Conan Doyle’s tale of mystery, bravery and suspense and Kenneth Grahame’s story of adventurous escapades in two of Ireland’s most stunning open-air venues.
Come to Powerscourt Gardens on June 30th to meet the world’s most famous of detectives, Sherlock Holmes himself; as he is called upon to solve the greatest mystery of all time…that of the Hound of the Baskervilles. Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for an adventure at Avondale House on the 6th of July. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades! Enjoy two great family days out this summer, in these two stunning venues in the heart of the Garden of Ireland.
Performance Dates and Booking Information:
Powerscourt Gardens, Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, County Wicklow.
Date and Time: Sunday 30th June at 2.30pm (Picnic in the Gardens from 1.30pm)
Booking: Tickets are for sale at Powerscourt House reception or online through the Mermaid Arts Centre www.mermaidartscentre.ie
See powerscourt.ie/events for more information or call (01) 204 6000
The Wind in the Willows
Avondale House, Rathdrum, County Wicklow.
Date and Time: Saturday 6th July at 7pm
BOOK NOW: Tickets are for sale at Avondale House. Call 0 404 46111 for more information.
Guided Walk of Powerscourt with RHSI President
Would you like to know how the world-famous gardens at Powerscourt were designed and constructed by a single family across several centuries? Robert Myerscough, President of the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland (RHSI) will give a unique insight into the vision of the 6th, 7th and 8th Viscounts Powerscourt and how they created one of the most amazing vistas in the world! Join Robert for a walk around the gardens and tree collections at Powerscourt.
The trees in the garden are among its outstanding features, with many rare and exceptionally big specimens. Learn about the champion specimens planted in the mid-1800s, as well as the rare and interesting ones that have been planted more recently. Early June is the perfect time to see this wonderful collection in all its summer glory!
The tour takes place on the 11th of June at 11am in Powerscourt Gardens. It is included in the entrance price to the gardens and is free for annual members. No booking is required. See www.powerscourt.ie/events for more information.
Venue: Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, County Wicklow.
Contact Details: W: www.powerscourt.ie/events T: (01) 204 6000
Dates and Times: 11th June, 11am
Cost: Adults €8.50, seniors €7.50, includes entry to gardens. Free of charge for annual members. No booking required.
About Powerscourt Gardens: Set in the wild Wicklow countrywide in Ireland, overlooking the Sugarloaf Mountain, Powerscourt enjoys a breath-taking panorama. The Gardens stretch over 47 acres and offer visitors a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues and ornamental lakes, secret hollows and rambling walks. www.powerscourt.ie