Spring is on the way here in the Boyne Valley, and with it a great line up of events for February. County Meath and County Louth are great places to visit to discover our heritage sites, relax in luxurious accommodation, explore our tracks and trails and savour our local food and drinks. Why not take in an event during your visit? You will find all our upcoming events on our website here. Here are our top picks for February.
Celebrate St Brigid’s Day at Moynalty Threshing Field Museum
On February 4th, make your way to Moynalty Steam Threshing Museum to celebrate the female patron saint of Ireland. On the day you can make your own Brigid’s Cross (rushes supplied), experience a country kitchen with traditional food and take part in a Brigid’s Circle (Music/Poetry). Find out more on our website here.
Bee Wise Bird Nest Boxes Workshop
On Sunday the 5th of February, Bee Wise Nature trail will be holding an interactive Bird Nest Workshop. In this workshop, you will make two types of nest boxes for different types of birds. Learn the correct positioning of each type and what bird will use the nest box in your garden. Book now on their website.
Celebrate the first ever St Brigid’s long weekend with ABBAesque at City North Hotel. This band are undoubtedly Ireland’s number one tribute show ever! Get your tickets now for the 4th and 5th of February.
Pianist Leon McCawley returns to Drogheda on Fri 10 Feb. On this occasion, he will be joined by violinist Mia Cooper and cellist Brian O’Kane for piano trios by Clara Schumann and Dvorak, in this one-off concert. The concert will take place in the beautiful surrounds of St Peters Church of Ireland.
Jersey Boys in City North Hotel
The Jersey Boys - "The Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons" with special guests- The Bootleg Beach Boys, visit CityNorth Hotel and Conference Centre on Saturday 11th February. This is always a great night out with friends and family!
Valentines Fair at Sonairte
Sonairte are holding a Valentine’s Fair on Saturday the 11th of February. Their long hall and yoga room will be packed with a fantastic mixture of craft makers who will have a great selection for those looking for some unique gifts. They will also be holding tea readings and tarot card readings on the day. No bookings are required.
Valentine's Afternoon Tea at Bective Tearooms
Bective Tearooms are hosting a Valentine's Afternoon Tea Experience on Sunday 11th February at 2.30pm. Treat that special someone (and yourself!) to a range of delicious treats in beautiful surroundings. Pre-booking is required via the website or by phoning 046-9022362.
Derek Ryan in Concert- Headfort Arms Hotel
Irish country sensation Derek Ryan returns to the Headfort Arms Hotel on February 17th with his nationwide Irish Concert Tour. Following on from the phenomenal success of his recent Soft Ground tour, Derek and his fantastic band will play his biggest hits from ‘Hold On To Your Hat’ ‘Down On Your Uppers’ and ‘God’s Plan’, all of which have made him one of Ireland’s best-selling country singer/songwriters. Tickets on sale now from Eventbrite and the hotel reception.
Fairyhouse will hold 2 race fixtures this February. Mid-Week Jumps on Wednesday the 8th of February and the Bobbyjo Chase Day on the 25th. Both days promise a great day out and an electric atmosphere- book your tickets online today.
The William Hill Boyne Hurdle takes place on Sunday February 12th. One of the premier fixtures in the Navan jumps calendar, the three-year title sponsorship includes a pair of Grade 2 contests, the historic Boyne Hurdle as well as the Ten Up Novice Chase.
Thirty days out from the Cheltenham Festival, it offers Irish trainers one of their final opportunities to warm up for the March showpiece while racing for some valuable prizes. Book your tickets online today.
Seasonal Sunday at Slane Castle
Seasonal Sunday takes place in the Gandon room of Slane Castle on the 26th of February. Seasonal Sundays is a delicious two course seasonal buffet lunch followed by a storytelling session. It’s all about local flavours – the menu is based around seasonal ingredients sourced nearby and at Rock Farm, their own organic farm, while the after-lunch tales will also have a decidedly local resonance too. Book online on their website today.
More events are added to our website every day so don’t forget to check our what’s on page before your trip to the Boyne Valley this Spring. We look forward to welcoming you.
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