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  • Carlow Garden Festival 2017

    Sunday, 30th July 2017 3:00 pm

    published in Flowers, Sculptures, Events, Exhibitions

    Neil Porteous is the Head Gardener at Mount Stewart, Co. Down

    **Neil Porteous at Burtown House and Gardens

    Myanmar to Mount Stewart ** In 2016, Neil Porteous explored two regions of Myanmar (Burma) and details his fascinating experiences from his trip. Neil presents details of the famed botanist and plant explorer Frank Kingdon Ward’s collection at Mount Stewart. Kingdon Ward also travelled to Burma on plant hunting expeditions.

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  • Birdwoods at Burtown Exhibition

    Friday, 8th September 2017 7:00 pm

    published in Sculptures, Events, Exhibitions


    This September, Burtown House continues its connection with art of all kinds with an exhibition of 50 pieces of stunning Zimbabwean stone sculpture. On display from 8th September throughout the wonderful gardens of this 300-year old country house in County Kildare, the ‘Birdwoods at Burtown’ exhibition connects New Zealand, Zimbabwe and Ireland – through family association, a multigenerational inheritance of creativity, and a shared entrepreneurial spirit.

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  • A Dinner by Gill Meller of River Cottage at The Green Barn

    Friday, 20th October 2017 7:00 pm

    published in Events, Exhibitions

    Gill Meller Gather

    The Green Barn welcomes award-winning author, chef and cookery teacher, Gill Meller of River Cottage, cooking from the kitchen garden at Burtown for a special one-night-only dinner.

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