Maria Edgeworth Festival
- Programme 4th-7th May 2023

Welcome to the Maria Edgeworth Literary Festival of Literature & Art.

Below is an overview of the events and activities we have in store for you over four full days.

Come to Edgeworthstown and join in!

Some of these events require booking and payment so click on “Full Festival Programme” below to get all the details of each day’s programme.

See you there!

Thursday:

12am

The Manor Revisited”, Active Retirement Event

2pm

Art Workshop with  Artist Angela Tuite

8pm

“The Edgeworths go Ballooning” talk with Mark Davies

Friday:

International Conference

“The Education of a Nation” – The Role of the Edgeworth

In celebration of the 225th anniversary of Edgeworth’s book ‘Practical Education’

9.30pm

‘Mostrim Laughs out Loud’ with Jimmy Jests

Saturday:

10am

Country Market with local Arts, Crafts, Food

10am

Childrens “Natural Craft Workshop” with Aoife Munn

11:30am

 “Soap Making Workshop” with Aoife Munn

11am

Poetry Workshop with Noel Monahan

2pm

Biodiversity Workshop with Aoife Munn

8pm

“Culture Night” including presentation of competition prizes

Sunday:

2pm

18th Century Mostrim Tea Party”,

Prizes for best period costume,

Drama performance by Mostrim Players

“The Dead Poets/Authors Society”

Innyside Singers and Longford Writers present songs and recitations

Childrens activities