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  • A Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Retreat at Burtown House & Gardens

    published in Flowers, Events, Food, Gardens

    Early morning sunshine through the Yew walk and Pergola

    MEET YOURSELF

    A Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Retreat at Burtown House & Gardens, Co. Kildare, Ireland

    13th - 15th July 2018

    Burtown House welcomes Trish Whelan a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher, a Reiki Master Teacher, a Shamanic Healing Practitioner and a Sound Healing Therapist for an exciting weekend of Yoga and Meditation on July 13th 2018.

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  • Snowdrop Month

    published in Flowers, Events, Food, Gardens

    Aconites and snowdrops

    The gardens come to life in February with a spectacular show of winter aconites, snowdrops, hellebores, crocus, cyclamen and much much more..

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  • Rare and Special Plant Fair

    published in Flowers, Events, Exhibitions, Food, Gardens

    Burtown House,

    Burtown House and Gardens hosts the Rare and Special Plant Fair, in association with Bord Bia Sunday 13th May 2018.

    Over 40 stalls of rare and unusual plants

    Expert advise from growers

    Exhibition of botanical work by acclaimed botanical artist Wendy Walsh at The Green Barn Restaurant, Shop and Gallery

    10 acres of flower, woodland and vegetable gardens with large sculpture set in old parkland

    The award winning Green Barn Restaurant

    Burtown House is an early 17th century house that has never changed hands with strong Quaker heritage

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  • A Wood Fired Spring Feast by Gill Meller of River Cottage at The Green Barn

    published in Events, Food

    Gill Meller Gather

    The Green Barn welcomes back to The Green Barn award-winning author, chef and cookery teacher, Gill Meller of River Cottage, cooking from the kitchen garden at The Green Barn for a wood fired spring feast.

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  • Sveta Rumak exhibition at The Green Barn

    published in Sculptures, Events, Exhibitions, Videos, Art

    Irish Boys

    The Green Barn is excited to showcase the beautifully evocative work of Russian artist. Sveta Rumak’s enigmatic work is a rich synthesis of her unique visual vocabulary with medieval Russian iconoclasm. The canvases are inhabited by humans and animals rendered in an earthy palette, set against very stylised but highly textured backgrounds. Like medieval Orthodox icons, her people have enlarged almond eyes with an otherworldly cast and long straight noses. The elongated figures seem weightless, and float in a spiritual atmosphere of spacelessness, without mass or shadow-casting volume. Also typical of icons, Rumak juxtaposes flat figures in ornately patterned garments with more fully modelled heads.

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