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Other things to do in Kells

While you’re enjoying the Hinterland Festival, don’t forget to check out the other events taking place around Kells.

Syd Bluett In Kells

Syd Bluett In Kells

Toradh 2 Gallery, Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub, Headfort Place, Kells, Co Meath, A82 RY62

This latest, major exhibition of new works by Syd Bluett, features challenging hand-drawn and hand-painted phrases on semi-architectural backgrounds. The intention behind the works is: simply to intrigue and entertain. The exhibition runs from June 27th – August 22nd SYD will give a series of artist’s talks and tours of his work over the Hinterland Festival weekend and during Heritage Week. See www.hinterland.ie www.meath.ie and the Toradh2 Gallery for further details.

Opening Hours:

Mon- Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm (closed for lunch 1:30-2:00pm)

Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm (closed for lunch 1:30-2:00pm)

An Introduction to Life Writing With Dr Simon A. Thomas

An Introduction to Life Writing With Dr Simon A. Thomas

Rockfield House, Kells, A82 V9D5

Sunday 16th June, 10am - 4.00pm, €50 (lunch included).

Simon is a Kells-based playwright, poet, editor, and teacher, who holds an MA in Creative Writing. This introductory workshop will help you imagine, develop and complete your own Irish memoir, autobiography, or family story.

For further information or to book a place, please contact 089 975 5534 or email

Moynalty Yoga Festival

Moynalty Yoga Festival

15-16 June, Moynalty, Kells

For more information visit moynaltyyogafest.ie

Kells Arts Club: Celebrating Bloomsday

Kells Arts Club: Celebrating Bloomsday

BOOKMARKet Café, Market St, Kells

Hinterland meets Joyce with Kells Arts Club. Bloomsday Breakfast. June 16th 11am - booking at the BOOKMARKet Café or email annduffy.kells@gmail.com

Matthews Auctioneers

Matthews Auctioneers

Tuesday 18th June, 5;30pm: Jewellery, Silver & Gold auction

To include solicitor & executor instructions, pawnbroker's unredeemed pledges, etc. Over 480 Lots.

www.matthewsauctionrooms.com

Kells Arts Club: Art Exhibition

Kells Arts Club: Art Exhibition

Art exhibition featuring Sean Tiernan and acclaimed local artists.

Opening 7pm Wednesday June 26th Eureka House Café, Navan Road, Kells, A82 DX47 Refreshments will be served.

The Book of Memories Café

The Book of Memories Café

The first Thursday of every month, Eureka House Café Navan Road, Kells, A82 DX47 12pm to 2pm. a warm welcoming place for people living with dementia, their families and friends. Meet, talk and share a cup of tea.

Revere Artist Collective Art Exhibition

Revere Artist Collective Art Exhibition

Humilis - Exploring themes of Meaning and Place on our Planet Home

In the Blue Chapel Headfort Place.

Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th of June, 11- 4pm daily
Official launch 6pm Thursday June 27th Wine & Cheese

Roaring 20's Night At The Vanilla Pod

Roaring 20's Night At The Vanilla Pod

Friday June 27th

Immerse yourself in overflowing coupes of bubbly, jazz to kick off and certainly a Charleston later and in between a whirlwind of dazzling art deco food and drinks Great Gatsby style! A fun filled night sure to end with dancing...

Dinner & Drinks €50 per person. (Includes welcome drink, dinner & cocktail)

Booking essential 046 - 9240084

Twelve Points Restaurant At Killua Castle

Twelve Points Restaurant At Killua Castle

Saturday June 28th at 7pm

Enjoy a special literary themed festival menu showcasing the very best local produce reared or grown within the estate. Author Andrew Hughes will also give a short talk on his recent book Killua - a History.

Booking essential alex@twelvepointsrestaurant.com or +353 87 486 8151. Killua, Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath, C15 EWF2. www.killuacastle.com

Art Exhibition - Hinterland

Art Exhibition - Hinterland

BOOKMARKet Café, Market St, Kells

Hinterlands is a collaborative exploration of Kells and its surrounding countryside. Local artists Patrick Morris and Ian Rogan want to celebrate the true beauty of the wonderful landscapes that are part of the everyday vistas that we pass by.

Launch: Friday 28th June at 7pm

Kells TypeTrail

Kells TypeTrail

This unique event, now celebrating its 14th year, is an annual festival celebrating typography and lettering as a modern art form. As it is what the Arts, Culture and Heritage does, this year’s word is Evolve. The TypeTrail map is available to view online at: www.kellstypetrail.com or is available to pick up in many local shops and cafés.

Jack's Gastro Bar & Garden

Jack's Gastro Bar & Garden

Jacks Bar & Restaurant, Rockfield Rd, A82 WF74

You won't get more Irish than the Trad Session in Jacks Bar, every Thursday Night from 9pm. Food served daily.

Kells Walk About Tours

Kells Walk About Tours

Get a unique insight into the historic town of Kells, from the early medieval monastic site to the Georgian quarter, volunteer guides will take you on a walking tour and will share with you the local stories and hidden gems of their town. Thursday & Friday 27th, 28th June 11am Saturday & Sunday 29th, 30th June 2pm However it is necessary to book in advance through the Kells Courthouse Tourism & Cultural Hub on the Headfort Road. Phone Libby on 046-924 7508. kellscourthouse@discoverboynevalley.ie
You can also enjoy the unique Spire of Lloyd with Tours on Friday 28th June 10:00am, 10:45am, 11:30am. Online booking is essential, discoveboynevalley.ie or Eventmaster.ie

Sheridans Cheesemongers

Sheridans Cheesemongers

Every Saturday host a small market for local food producers; including their butcher, local fruit and veg grower and many more. The Old Forge Restaurant next to Virginia Road Station, Pottlereagh, Kells, Co Meath. A82 PC42.

Girley Bog

Girley Bog

This looped walk covers a combination of forest and bogland - and has been developed as an eco-walk, with a wonderful variety of birdlife, plants and animals. A site map can be downloaded on: www.coillte.ie/site/girley-bog/

Studio 109-Filmmaking 101: A Screening

Studio 109-Filmmaking 101: A Screening

Join the filmmakers and students from 'Studio 109 - Filmmaking 101' at a screening of their new short film and team project ‘The Gardener’. In this community initiative, students were provided with the skills and knowledge across all aspects of filmmaking, from idea-inception right through to final delivery, with the ultimate goal of producing their own short films into the future. All welcome to come along for the screening, and join in celebrating filmmaking in Meath by putting a spotlight on the next generation of Kells filmmakers. Drinks and nibbles will be provided all as part of a good evening to advance and celebrate the talent of the town.

Kells Family Resource Centre Saturday June 29th from 19:00-21:00

Samhain Festival of Food & Culture

Samhain Festival of Food & Culture

7th-10th November 2024 Kells, County Meath

Join us for an epic celebration of Irish food & culture featuring artisan producers market, cookery demos, workshops, long table supper, food safaris, food & drink tastings, literary pub crawl, kids workshops & much more.

Full programme coming soon
www.foodcultureireland.ie

THE BOOKMARKET UNPLUGGED

THE BOOKMARKET UNPLUGGED

Celebrate the 4th July with Deni Bonet and Chris Flynn - a New York-based Americana, folk-rock duo whose blend of voices, virtuoso violin, guitar, and humour have entertained and captivated audiences from Carnegie Hall to the White House. They will be joined by Kells’ own Michael Brunnock.

Thursday 4th July. Doors open 7pm, gig starts 7.30 Tickets €20 from the BOOK MARKet.