Fri, 10 Apr | Ballyglass Country House

Babbles Easter Retreat 2020

A woolly refuge from the wider world over the Easter weekend 10th - 13th April 2020. Come join us in the Woodlands of Tipperary for a retreat full of the fibre crafts
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Babbles Easter Retreat 2020

Time & Location

10 Apr 2020, 13:00 – 13 Apr 2020, 13:00
Ballyglass Country House, Glen of Aherlow Road, Ballyglass Upper, Tipperary, Ireland

About the Event

 

Babbles Easter Retreat 2020 is going to be joint hosted by Grace O'Neill - (The Babbles Travelling Yarns Podcast) & Mina Philipp - (The Knitting Expat Podcast). 

This retreat is designed to be a relaxed two or three day event where crafters, knitters, crocheters, weavers and spinners can come away from the stresses of normal life and spend time relaxing around a small group of like minded people. The event is intimate and spaces are limited to 11 attendees. 

Three Nights

  1. Three nights B&B & three evening meals in a Double Bed Room ensuite per person sharing - €319 
  2. Three nights B&B & three evening meals in a Single Room Ensuite - €309
  3. Three nights B&B & three evening meals - Single bed in a Twin room ensuite per person sharing - €299 
  4. Three nights B&B & three evening meals - Single bed in a Triple room ensuite per person sharing - €299

Two Nights

  1. Two nights B&B & Two evening meals in a Double Bed Room Ensuite per person sharing- €249 
  2. Two nights B&B & Two evening meals in a Single Room Ensuite €239
  3. Two Nights B&B & Two evening meals - Single bed in a Twin room per person sharing - €229
  4. Two Nights B&B & Two evening meals - Single bed in a Triple room per person sharing - €229

The old country house is a perfect example of Traditional Irish hospitality. Ruth and her family provide utmost comfort and a constant supply of tea coffee and hilarious stories to accompany the lovely comfortable lounge space. The Old Forge Bar is connected to the house and a place to obtain whatever tipple tickles your fancy, mere steps away! 

The above price includes bed and breakfast for your chosen length of stay, dinner on friday night in the forge bar, all lunches and a saturday makers dinner (with entry into the raffle), Sunday lunch and all teas, coffees, scones and surpise suppers! Expect to be fed, REGULARLY. 

You will also recieve a special little retreat gift as a thank you for attending. 

On Saturday, join us for the Makers Market which opens from 2-4pm. A select group of hand makers from all over the island of Ireland are going to be presenting their gorgeous hand dyed fibre and yarn. We also have sewists exhibiting this retreat with a gorgeous selection of handmade bags for sale. 

Mina will be teaching a class on Saturday Morning so keep your eyes open for those tickets going on sale!

During the weekend there will be crafts set up for people to try, such as Weaving and Spinning on traditional spinning wheels, courtesy of the Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.

There are beautiful walks available in the beautiful countryside of the Glen of Aherlow which are accessible by foot or a short drive away.

We would love to see you there.

Accessibility information - There are no ground floor rooms available as of yet at Ballyglass Country House. Every room as at least one flight of stairs to access them. 

Allergy Information - All dietary requirements can be accommodated. 

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