Wild Child Day & Water Heritage Day - Heritage Week 2019

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Wild Child Day & Water Heritage Day - Heritage Week 2019

Wild Child & Water Heritage Day
Location
County-wide

Heritage Week 2019 runs from the 17th - 25th of August, and this year's theme is Pastimes | Past Times. It is an opportunity to recall great stories, songs, crafts, sports and other activities associated with your local river, lake, canal or coast. 

Deadline for inclusion in the printed event guide has been extended until Friday, 7th June

Your event will also be included in a county event guide where available. Event registration for the website listings will remain open until August.

Wild Child Day - Wednesday, 21st August

 

Wild Child Day will have a host of mainly free events specifically for children, from bug trails to storytelling sessions to craft workshops. We are encouraging you to organise special events for young people on this day. Go on a history selfie hunt, organise a storytelling session or encourage kids to be tour guides for a day. There are endless ways to get children outdoors and discovering heritage

Get some inspiration from these event ideas to help you plan your event.

Water Heritage Day - Sunday, 25th August

The last day of Heritage Week, will celebrate our most precious natural resource, water, in all its forms from sea to rivers, lakes to garden ponds in partnership with the Local Authority Waters and Communities OfficeWhy not organise a trip to discover a holy well, a wildlife walk along a river, lake or coast, or a talk exploring the built and cultural heritage of your local waterway. 

 

Registration:

The deadline for inclusion in the printed event guide has been extended until Friday, 7th June

Your event will also be included in a county event guide where available. Event registration for the website listings will remain open until August.

Please note that due to changes in the management of National Heritage Week, there has been a delay in posting Heritage Week events on the website (www.heritageweek.ie). We are working through all events submitted for registration, and all events registered before the extended closing date of Friday, 7th June will be included in the printed Heritage Week event guide.

 

Further Information:

Wild Child Day

Water Heritage Day