Welcome to the 53rd Annual

Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival 

14 - 20 Aug 2021

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Details coming soon!
We were one of the first festivals to migrate successfully online last year. In 2021 we are planning a hybrid mix of in-person and online events. (subject to change nearer the time, adhering to the latest social distancing rules). Programme out early August.

Have your say!
How do you see the Heritage of Birr?
This Interpretative Strategy will be an important cog in the wheel of developing the heritage offering of Birr town. Its priority is identifying the key themes and supporting stories that we can all invest in going forward. A genuine community consultation process is currently beginning and it is important that everyone is given an opportunity to participate and be heard. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey to have your voice counted.


Birr Festival Planning For A Shared Future

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Welcome to the Virtual Launch of Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival

Keep your eyes peeled for Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival 2020 Virtual Launch... this Friday 7th August on Facebook at 6.30pm! To get the word out while creating a buzz & supporting the festival we are asking you to share the Facebook live stream at 6.30pm.
While we can’t gather as a community in the traditional sense this year, we have some great activity's planned to keep the spirit of Vintage Week alive!
Join us this evening for a trip down Memory Lane meeting old friends along the way, as we reveal our online programme of events!


A day of Plein Air Painting at the beautiful Birr Castle Gardens with Artist Jock Nichol.

Numbers are strictly limited for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Book now: birrvintageweekarts@gmail.com

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As part of our Virtual Vintage Festival, we want you fill up our online galleries to keep the Spirit of Vintage alive and kicking!. We will be releasing links to upload your photos over the next weeks.

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Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival Winner
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This film was funded by Offaly County Council Community Diaspora Tourism Project.


Thank you to our friends at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre and HelloCamera.ie for this fantastic film documenting our families and friends coming home for Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival.

Please SHARE this will all your friends.