Events over the Weekend in Wexfor

Hey all! If you have nothing to do this weekend, you’re in luck.

Fairy Hunt at Well’s House (Sunday, Feb 19)

Head on up to Wells House if you need want a great family day out this coming Sunday. The fun and ever popular Fairy Hunt is being held in Wells House. Follow the clues left by the fairies around the beautiful woods of Wells House. Exploring the beautiful Wells House is part of the fun, with its beautiful Great Victorian architecture and its wonderful gardens. Voted as the ‘Best Family Day Out by listeners of Today FM, you can’t go wrong with a day out there!  €8 per car.

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Two Day Bow Making Course at Heritage Park (Sat & Sun, Feb 18 & 19)

If you’re even slightly interested in archery then I think that we’ve found a course for you. A two day bow making course is being held in the Irish National Heritage Park with experienced bow-maker Mike Henderson. You will learn the history and art of bow making and the history of archery’s use in warfare and hunting. You will learn to make both the bow and string, through this practical and hands-on course. You will shape the bow and make string from the raw materials (all provided by the course including, equipment.) The course is €135 per person.

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Traditional Viking Stargazer Chair Making Course (Saturday, Feb 18)

Continuing on with the theme of making and crafting, we have this course where you will make a Stargazer Chair from Viking times. You will create this chair within the day under the guidance of Tommy Kelly, a master craftsman from Bevel Furniture/Wood-Working School. You will create this wonderful piece with hand tools and a plank of wood. The course costs €115 per person and you can book at:

By Sean Hynes