Kilkenny Arts Festival at Rothe House & Garden

Rothe House & Garden is packed full of things to do and see during Kilkenny Arts Festival!

Children’s activities

  • Irish History Live’ – children’s re-enactment of the Titanic era:  Four shows at 10.30, 12.00, 2.00, 3.30:  €5.00 per child, €2.50 per extra sibling. Saturday 11th August – book on 056 7722893.
  • Rothe House Children’s Workshop:  a 2 day (10.30 – 12.30) extravaganza of craft making from recycled goods; including painting and clay modelling. €14 for both days; €10 per extra sibling – Thurs/Friday 16th – 17th August – book on 056 7722893

Kilkenny Arts Festival Visual Arts Strand 

  • Niamh O’Malley:  Island
  • Cecily Brennan: Unstrung

Books / Exhibition

  • Ailbe O’Donoghue (Wellread Books) – antiquarian maps and prints for sale
  • Award winning Clare Bourke’s ‘Through the Lens’ photographic exhibition


We’re open from 10am to 6 pm throughout the Festival. Entry to exhibitions is free.  Admission charge to House & Garden:  €4.80/€3.80.

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