Current & Upcoming Events

  • Original Water Colour Paintings by acclaimed botanical artist Wendy Walsh with portraits of Wendy by her daughter Lesley Fennell

    Saturday, 4th February 2017 8:29 pm

    published in Flowers, Events, Exhibitions

    Wendy Walsh painting by daughter Lesley Fennell

    Wendy Walsh was one of Ireland’s foremost botanical artists. She illustrated over a dozen botanical books, and designed postage stamps for the postal service of Ireland, and for Kiribati (formerly the Gilbert Islands). In addition she has worked with the late Sybil Connolly on fabric designs for Brunswick and Fils, and ceramics for Tiffany’s, including designs based on the flower collages of Mary Delany. She is known internationally for her books produced in conjunction with the distinguished botanist Dr Charles Nelson, former taxonomist at the National Botanic Gardens , Dublin. “An Irish Florilegium” won a bronze medal for the Most beautiful book in the world” at the Leipzig Book Fair.

    Lesley fennell studied at the National College of Art, Dublin and the Byam Shaw School of Fine Art, London. She has always been particularly drawn to the human figure and the garden, and paints and draws extensively from life. Her paintings are mainly in oils, and she undertakes portrait and garden commissions. She has exhibited widely in Ireland, England, and abroad. Her work is in many collections, including the OPW, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trinity Law School, Limerick University, Kildare St and University Club, and KPMG

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  • Exhibition: CRUX, a Dialogue in Metal

    Tuesday, 4th April 2017 - Sunday, 4th June 2017

    published in Events, Exhibitions

    Michael Calnan's Nest

    A Metalwork Exhibition With Gunvor Anhøj, Michael Calnan, Moss Gaynor, John Hogan and Jane Murtagh. April 4th - June 4th, 2017

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  • May 20th 6.30 pm A Piano Recital with Finghin Collins ‘It must be the food of love, play on’

    Saturday, 20th May 2017 7:00 pm

    published in Events, Exhibitions

    Finghin Collins

    May 20th 6.30 pm Drinks on arrival. A Piano Recital with Finghin Collins ‘If music be the food of love, play on.’ Programme to include music by Chopin, Debussy and Rachmaninov

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  • Birdwoods at Burtown Opening 8th September

    Friday, 8th September 2017 11:00 am

    published in Sculptures, Events, Exhibitions

    Birdwoods at Burtown will open on 8th September, curated by our ex Zimbabwean cousins who have over the years created a very successful sculpture business. firstly designing and making their own designs with a team of local Zimbabweans, but after the having been forced off their farm they have now relocated to New Zealand where they now run their very successful Birdwods Sculpture Garden, sourcing both stone and metal sculpture from various African countries. We are honoured to be hosting their first European exhibition which flows on from last years show in New Hampshire. This proves to be an exciting Autumn show and we look forward to welcoming you all.

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