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Ferns Gathering Weekend Events 2013

A chance to celebrate Ferns heritage and community on June 7th – 9th


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  • Parade Launch with Bui Bolg
  • Schools Reunion in The Courtyard
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  • 1798 Bus Tour of nearby 1798 Rebellion locations.
  • Genealogy Workshops & Lectures with Eneclann
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  • Lecture by Dr. Stephen Harrison on ‘Wexford - The Tapestry of Anglo Norman Invasion’ in St. Mogues Cottage.
  • Irish National Heritage Park Workshop. Guides demonstrate brass rubbings and shield making for children
  • Medieval Fair in the grounds of Ferns Castle
  • Banquet in the grounds of Ferns Castle
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  • Gathering Service in St. Edan’s Cathedral
  • Patron & Field Day
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Ferns Village Fringe Events

Over the weekend there will be a variety of events to cater for all the family and add to the festive atmosphere. Click here for full details.
  • Guided walking tours of Ferns Heritage Trail by local volunteers. Saturday tours: 10am; 12noon; 2pm & 4pm and Sunday 10am & 2pm.
  • Stitch with Ferns Tapestry
  • Tours of St. Edan’s & Chapter room, Saturday & Sunday afternoons
  • GAA & Camogie Events.
  • Strolling Musicians
  • Medieval costumes
  • Plein Eire outdoor artists
  • Display of building materials used in medieval times
  • Music in local pubs
  • Jesters & Town Cryer

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