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Weaving St. Brigid’s Crosses

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Weaving St. Brigid’s Crosses Workshop in which participants will have the opportunity to weave a St. Brigid’s cross. Venue:         Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road, Kildare Town Time:           10.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. Admission:  FREE Visitors are welcome throughout the day

Traditions and Customs

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Revisiting some of the traditions and customs associated with St. Brigid and their relevance today. Despite her high profile St. Brigid has always been an ellusive figure but there is a wealth of folklore surrounding her.  In their presentation the Solas Bhride Team members, Margaret Walsh and Brenda Kindergan will explore many of the customs...

€10

Eucharistic Celebration at St. Brigid’s well

St. Brigid's Well Brallistown Little,, Kildare Town

Followed by refreshments at Solas Bhride. Car parking spaces available at Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road from 10.00 a.m. onwards Mass at the Well begins at 10.30 a.m. Solas Bhride Centre open for visitors throughout the day from 12.00 noon - 4.30 p.m.

Harp Recital

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Come and enjoy a taste of Ireland’s unique harping heritage with Sarah Freely Venue:          Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Rd Time:            2.30 p.m - 3.30 p.m. Admission:  Free

Where have all the insects gone?

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Practical steps on how to make gardens pollinator friendly. Presenter:       Juanita Browne, Natural Biodiversity Data Centre Juanita coordinates implementation of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan working with the National Biodiversity Data Centre. One third of our bee species are threatened with extinction from Ireland. This is because we have drastically reduced  the amount of food (flowers) and safe...

€5

Annual Celtic Lecture

Kildare Education Centre Friary Rd, Kildare town

This Sacred Universe:  At the heart of religion and science Presenter:  Niamh Brennan Niamh Brennan (MA Development Studies; MA Culture and Spirituality) is a writer and workshop facilitator in the area of cosmology and spirituality. She is co-author with Greg Morter of the e-book The Universe Story in Science and Myth for Green Spirit. She...

FREE

Sacred Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Experience harmony, peace and joy as we move gently into Spring. Sacred Dance emerged from European classical and folk dance traditions. Originally whole villages danced together for special celebrations or rituals that usually had a spiritual dimension that brought about a greater integration and harmony of body, mind and spirit. Sacred Dance involves movement in...

€10

St. Brigid of Ireland In Europe

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Presenter:  Liam Kenny Kildare historian, Liam Kenny, is author of numerous articles on the very popular “Looking Back Series” in the Lenister Leader. His articles cover a variety of topics relating to the history, archaeology and heritage of Co. Kildare. Liam’s choice of topic for this Feile Bride event is “Brigid of Kildare in Europe...

Fire and Water:  a prayerful reflection      

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

Presenter: Noreen Ramsay is a contemporary Irish artist, working with glass and porcelain, to create beautiful gifts for special occasions and art for sacred spaces. She tells a story through her art, expressing symbolically in imagery, what cannot easily be expressed in words. Mainly working with overlapping layers of glass and ceramic she creates three...

€5

Floral Art Demonstration

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

  Presenter: Enda Thompson Phelan, AOIFA Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Rd, Kildare Town

€10

Kildare Town Library Event.

Kildare Town Library Claregate St, Kildare Town

"In ainm Bhride"/ In Brigid's Name An evening celebrating our local poets, writers, musicians and dancers at Kildare Town Library. Venue:                 Kildare Town Library Time:                    7.00 p.m. refreshments                                 7.30 p..m. Main event Other events at Kildare Town Library include: Cross Weaving with Beth Murphy Exhibition of pages from Josephine Hardiman's "Book of Kildare" Contact...

Afri Peace and Justice Conference

Solas Bhride Centre Tully Road, Kildare Town

“Rekindling, Revitalising, Rewilding, Restoring” Greta Thunberg has become a world leader, speaking truth to power, exposing the emperor's 'no clothes' - doing what those in power have abysmally failed to do. The Feile Bride Afri Conference will be a response to Greta's call to action.  This will be the first year of the decade of...