Enjoy insights into the life and literature of novelist Maria Edgeworth who regularly visited her relatives at Rockfield House. Between 1800 and 1810, Edgeworth was one of the most widely read novelists in the British Isles and greatly influenced the work of Jane Austen.
Period dress welcome. Music by harpists Grace & Orla Cunningham and friends.
Younger attendees can partake in a ramble through the courtyards and walled garden at Rockfield House enjoying excerpts from Maria Edgeworth’s children's literature with engaging insights into life for children 200 years ago.