There are many events happening in County Wicklow all the year round. If you are visiting do include some of these events and enjoy. The site is managed by the Wicklow Web Centre. Any comments are welcome, and we encourage links to any interesting events. If you wish your site to be included please e-mail wwc@wwc.ie with your details. wwc.ie will a link to your own web event. If you require a web site, or a to be part of the Glendalough site (over 77,000 hits a month) please contact us and we will advise accordingly. Thank you and enjoy your stay
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Align your mind, body and spirit this new year with yoga clases at the Brockagh Resource Centre. Hath Yoga - Iyengar Style on Mondays from 10:30 am - 12:00 starting 27th Jan, Price: €10 per classes or €90 for 10 classes. Contact Ann Fitzpatrick 086-3403532. Ashtanga Yoga on Tues at 6:45pm-8:15pm starting 28th Jan. €10 per class, contact Ciara Cronin 086-8832633. 20040127
2004 February 8th Farmers Market

The Irish Farmers Market re-opens on the 8th February and will continue thoughout the year on every second Sunday in the month.

2004 February 7th Greystones The Greystones International Food Fair. Tel: 01 2010977. Hosted by the community of St. Patrick's Chiurch of Ireland parish in Greystones. the culinary event takes place each year on the first Saturday in February. Held in parochial Hall in Kimberly Road, various international communities are invited to prepare their own national food/drinks for eating on the premises. 20040201
2004 February 27th
Roundwood Variety Group The Roundwood Variety Group will stage 'The Wizard of Oz ' at the Brockagh Resource Centre on 27rd, 28th, 29th and at 8pm with two matinees, one on the Saturday and one on the Sunday both starting at 3pm sharp.. There will also be a matinee on Sunday 26th Jan at 3pm. Tickets are €10 and can be puchased from Mary Margaret Molloy at 01 2818165 or mobile 086 8287858. Booking is essential. 20040232
2004 7th-14th Ducas

National Tree Week - For more information on Ducas events please click HERE

2004 7th-14th March Arklow Music Festival A combination of orchestras, choirs, solo singing, drama and verse speaking competitions.For information contact Eileen Clandillon on +353 (0) 40232732
2004 May Guiness Melody Fair A weeks celebration of the music of Thomas Moore. It is also a festival of local life with talent competitions and activities taking place, including "Moore Singer of the Year" and the "Wicklow Song Contest". Contact Pat Kinsella at Kilmagig, Avoca,County Wicklow - Tel: 353 (402) 35283.Email: pat.kinsella@spcorp.
2004 May 13th Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa First Communion
2004 May Wicklow County Wicklow International Gardens Festival. Contact Wicklow Tourism. Tel 0404 20070. E-mail: wctr@iol.ie. Web www.wicklow.ie. Various Gardens are opened both privately as well as the normal national gardens. 20040501
2004 May 2nd-4th

Bray Jazz Festival

This year, the festival will freature some exciting US and Latin American acts providing heavy-hitting jazz and riveting jazz fusion and world music featuring the strains of some top class vocalists. Tickets available from Mermaid Arts Centre, Main St. Bray. PHONE +353 (0) 2724030
2004 Dates to be confirmed  Wicklow County Wicklow Walking Festival 2004. Contact Wickjlow Tourism Tel 0404 20070. E-mail: wctr@iol.ie. Web www.wicklow.ie. Orgainsed walks in Wicklow. The walking festivals are organised to give both the active and less energetic rambler the opportunity to sample some fantastic walks with a real festival atmospheare, with music in the pub afterwards. Choices of upto 4 walks a day, there is a route to suit all levels. 20040503
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2004 June
Bray Seaside Family Festival. Contact: Mary Doyle, Tel: 01 2861702. A family run festival with many events, down hill bicycle race, barney Show, festival queen, ball, GAA childrens soccer, sports day, live bands and fireworks. It is the biggest free festival on the East Coast, it also provides live entertainment of many top acts from around the country. 20040628
2004 June 11th -13th Lugnaquila Four Peaks Challenge - Focus Ireland, Walking challenge covering Carrauntoohill, Mweelrea, Slieve Donard, Lugnaquillia. Information can be obtained at Focus Ireland Click: http://www.focusireland.ie/htm/how_you_can_help/fundraising/ireland_4peaks.pdf 20040627
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2004 Dates to be confirmed
Wicklow National Park Special Interest Walk - Bog Walk (Evening Walk) Upper Lake, Advanced booking required at Information Office . Tel::01 672455, Web: www.heritageireland.ie 20040714
2004 July 17th - 20th Arklow Arklow Seabreeze Festival. Contact: Victor Ryan, Tel +353 402 2256. E-mail: victorryan@eircom.net. Traditional street festival with emphasis on live music nightly on the three outdoor stages. Featured events include the annual International Pipe Band Competition, The County Wicklow Irish Dancing Championships, Pub Trail, Swinging Pubs Contest and fireworks display. Sunday afternoon is family orientated with music, street entertainers and street theatre. 20040717
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2004 Arklow Maritine An event for all the family. For info, contact James Healy on +353 (0) 402 32850 or 31297.
2004 To be Confirmed
Greystones Arts Festival. This is the biggest street arts festival along the east coast. Starting with workshops, ranging from stilt walking to Samba drumming, Theatre to Dance, there is a non-stop array of visual beauty. The nightime Mardi Gras Parade, hilarious walkabout shows, stunning theatricals, innovative and unusual aerial shows with acts coming from all over Europe, all adds to the buzz. All of this, combined with lots of comedy, music and of course fireworks display ,akes fro a weekend not to be missed. Tel: 2877308. or Contact: Grainne McLoughlin, Mob: 086 8329686 E-mail: infor@greystonesartsfestival.com. Web:http://www.greystonesartsfestival.com/ 20040802
2004 August 4th Tinahealy Tinealy Show August Bank Holiday. Fairwood Park. Contact Olivia Grady. Tel 0402 28953 Email: tinahelayshow@oceanfree.net. 150+ Trade Stands, Food & Graft Halls, Competitions in cattle. sheep, horses, ponies, donkeys,baking, photography. All-Ireland quilt & 2Yr Old Horse Competition.Pets corner, Live Music, Horse & Pony jumping,baby show, Children free Parking free 20040804
2004 August 8th
Rathdrum Festival and Fireworks display. Contact May Byrne, Tel: 0404 46262. Spectacular event and family entertainment in Market square. There is also a busking competition 20040808
2004 August 11th-16th
Parnell Summer School, Avondale House. Contact Marie Tobin, Tel: 01 2874124. E-mail: mtobin@gofree.indigo.ie. This popular event is organised by the Parnell Society and is being held to explore the relevance of Parnell, his family and the politics of their era to modern Ireland. The main theme for this year's Summer School is Land, people and politics. 20040811
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2004 Sept 10th-12th
Wicklow Uplands

The Lowe Alpine Wicklow Challenge 2004 is a unique trail-walking event combining the attractions of a long distance walk with that of a team based challenge. 50 teams will run, walk or crawl 77 km in the Wicklow Mountains over 3 days, while raising much needed funds for two special charities: Debra Ireland and Fighting Blindness.. Contact Orla on Tel: 01 495 4904, Email: info@wicklowchallenge.org. Web:www.wicklowchallenge.org www.wicklowchallenge.org

2004 Dates to be confirmed
Music under the Mountains, Hollywood. Contact: Eric Greaves, Tel: 043 867380. East Coasts Premier traditional music event show casing Irish and Traditional Folk Artists, Recent headliners have included the Chieftans, Kila, Altan and Dervish. 20040920
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2004 October 22th-24th
Wicklow Autumn Walking Festival Glendalough. Contact: Wicklow Tourism, Tel: 0404 20070, E-mail: wctr@iol.ie, Web: www.wicklow.ie. Also Christopher Stacey +353 (0)404 45152 or cstacey@iol.ie about routes. The walking festivals are organised to give both the active and less energetic rambler the opportunity to sample some fantastic walks with a real festival atmospheare, with music in the pub afterwards. Choices of upto 4 walks a day, there is a route to suit all levels. 20041024

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2004 November 2nd Ashford Mount Usher Gardens Close for Season until March next year 20041102
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