Calendar of Events

  • Live Cookery Demonstration with JR Ryall, Head Pastry Chef at Ballymaloe House
    at Waterman House, Belfast

    25/03/2023 - 25/03/2023

    On Saturday March 25th 2023 at 4pm, JR Ryall, Head Pastry Chef, Ballymaloe House will be at Waterman House in Belfast. JR will bring his award-winning dessert trolley from Ballymaloe to Belfast for an exclusive one-off event to celebrate his book "Ballymaloe Desserts".



  • Second Chance Dinner and Dancing
    at Ardtara Country House

    25/11/2022 - 25/11/2022

    On Friday 25th November 2022, Second Chance will transport you back in time to a golden musical era. Get ready for a fun filled, toe tapping, hand clapping evening!

    Enjoy a 4 course a la carte dinner followed by an evening of music and dancing.

    Please note that diners will be sat at communal tables of 6 or 8. Dinner can be booked any time between 6.30 and 8.00pm, the entertainment will commence around 10pm.

    Tickets at £59.95 per person. To book call: 028 7964 4490

  • Watercolour Painting Escape with Mary Dillon
    at Cahernane House Hotel, Kerry, Ireland

    05/03/2023 - 08/03/2023

    Take your first steps into painting plants in watercolour with experienced artist and tutor, Mary Dillon. In the relaxed, meditative and fun atmosphere of Cahernane House Drawing Room, this will be a time for you. Mary is passionate about painting and plants and she has gained an international reputation as an artist and tutor. She is a member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland and was the founding Chairperson of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists.  


    Mary will guide you through simple drawing and painting techniques to help you to capture the essence of your chosen subject. If you already have some experience, Mary will work with you to enhance your skills and increase your competence. Each day you will learn, practice, and apply the skills required to create your own botanical watercolour painting.

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