Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Course March 2018

New Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Course Starting in March 2018: We are now taking bookings for our 2018 – 2019 course, for more details and to apply please click here.. Programme Overview: The Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Training Programme will provide learners with the skills, understanding and practical experience of involving equines in programmes which […]

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Grow Your Own Vegetables & Fruits Workshops 2018

Festina Lente Victorian Walled Gardens & Garden Centre are delighted to be able to offer a series of gardening workshops presented by our qualified horticulturists in 2018.   If you would love to grow herbs, fruits and vegetables in your allotment or garden successfully but you are not sure how best to go about it then […]

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New Life Empowerment Workshops in August by Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre

Festina Lente is delighted to be the host centre for three wonderful workshops this August by the Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre Living A Stress Free Life  Festina Lente Gardens, Saturday 12th August 2017 from 10am to 5pm, €85 Living a stress free life addresses the questions aspiring from modern lifestyles, health and disease, expectations, competitive […]

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Wonder Paws Dog Training & Dog Agility Classes

Festina Lente is delighted to be the host for Wonder Paws Pet Dog Training & Fun Agility.   Wonder Paws Pet Dog & Puppy Training Courses and Agility Classes are designed to bring out the best in your pet dog!   100% of Wonder Paws profits go to the Festina Lente charity.   Wonder Paws […]

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QQI Level 4 Horsemanship Course Open Day 18th July 2017

QQI Level 4 Award in Horsemanship Open Day for School Leavers 18th July 2017

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Thrive Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Course on July 22nd & 23rd

Would you like to learn how to offer Social and Therapeutic Horticulture to benefit groups of people with ill health and disability? We have just the course for you on 22nd & 23rd July!

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2nd National Vaulting Competition 1st July 2017 in Festina Lente

On Saturday 1st July 2017, Festina Lente Equestrian Centre will be hosting the 2nd National Vaulting competition.

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An Evening with Dr Andrew McLean 29th June 2017

The Irish Equine Behaviour Clinic Presents:   An Evening with Dr Andrew Mc Lean – Author of international bestseller “The Truth about Horses”   Thursday 29th June 2017 from 6.00 to 9.30 pm   Registration from 5.30pm   Festina Lente, Old Connaught Ave, Bray, Co Wicklow   Enjoy a relaxed evening with Andrew, one of the […]

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Summer 2017 Gardening Workshops

Festina Lente Victorian Walled Gardens & Garden Centre are delighted to be able to offer a series of gardening workshops presented by our qualified horticulturists in Summer 2017 in June, July & August for adults.       June Container Planting / Hanging Basket Workshop     Sunday 11th June 2017 at 2pm to 3:30pm Get the […]

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Festina Lente Special Olympics Event June 29th 2017

Festina Lente In-House Special Olympics Event     Date: June 29th 2017   Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Entry: €15   Working Trails, Dressage, Grooming   This competition is open to all special needs riders as well as Festina Lente trainees and day service users.       Please contact Clodagh in the Equestrian Centre office […]

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Transition Training Programme Open Day for School Leavers

Come along to Festina Lente’s Transition Training Programme (RT Programme for School Leavers) Open Day Wednesday 21st June 2017

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Kids Fun Summer Camps with Nature & Ponies 2017

We are very excited to offer new kids fun summer camps this summer! Children will have the opportunity to do pony riding and grooming and learn all about flowers, plants, herbs, fruits, vegetables, wildlife & birds and do fun arts & crafts!

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Festina Lente Events for 2017 Calendar

Here at Festina Lente we offer a variety of fun special events and workshops for families, children and adults at different times throughout the year. Click on the links below to read more details.  More events are added regularly so keep an eye on this page for updates! 2017 – All Year ♦ Horse Riding […]

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Festina Lente & Wonder Paws Dog Show 5th June 2017

The Festina Lente & Wonder Paws Annual Dog Show takes place on Bank Holiday Monday 5th June 2017 from 12 midday to 4pm in Festina Lente Gardens in Bray.

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MEGA Fundraising Raffle on 5th June 2017

MEGA RAFFLE on Bank Holiday Monday at our MEGA Fun Dog Show Bank Holiday Monday from 5th June    TICKETS ON SALE NOW IN OUR GARDEN SHOP or AT OUR MEGA FUN DOG SHOW ON 5TH JUNE 2017 FROM 12-4PM or click here to buy them online!   ♥ €60 Voucher for Wonder Paws Dog Grooming […]

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Happy Easter Hen Hunt on Saturday 15th April 2017 – SOLD OUT

WE  ARE  FULLY BOOKED  UP!   We have an eggsellent, boredom-busting fun event for all the family here at Festina Lente so why not join us in our Victorian Walled Gardens on Saturday 15th April 2017 for our Happy Easter Hen Hunt!  We are also going to have a fun egg & spoon race!   Hidden around the garden are […]

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Equine Vaulting Clinics during Easter School Holidays

We are now offering one day Equine Vaulting Clinics during the school holidays for children from age 7 upwards alongside our normal Pony Camps.     The vaulting clinic is day where you can have fun, learn a lot of new skills and play with a horse in a very different way.   During the day, […]

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Easter Holidays Pony Camps now available to book

We have some fantastic Pony Camps in our Equestrian Centre!   During school holiday periods one of the activities that we offer are Pony Camps. There are different camps based on levels of experience and age, we have camps for children & young people from the age of 4 years upwards under the constant supervision of our […]

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Social and Therapeutic Horticulture 2 Day Course – Sold Out

Fully Booked! If you would like to be informed if we are holding another course in the future, please email your name, organisation name, email and phone number to andrea@festinalente.ie   Would you like to learn how to offer Social and Therapeutic Horticulture to benefit groups of people with ill health and disability? We have just […]

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Annual St Patrick’s Day Family Fun Day 2017!

SOLD OUT!   Festina Lente’s Annual St Patrick’s Day Family Fun Day! March 17th 2017 from 10am – 2pm.  We have tons of fun activities for children this St Patrick’s Day in Festina Lente!   Book your child’s place for our fun activities and workshops, places are limited so book your place today!   We […]

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