Social and Therapeutic Horticulture July 2 Day Course by Thrive

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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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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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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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.       June Container Planting / Hanging Basket Workshop     Sunday 11th June 2017 at 2pm to 3:30pm Get the most from […]

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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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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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Festina Lente Special Olympics Event April 10th 2017

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

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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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Grow Your Own Vegetables & Fruits Workshops 2017

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 2017.   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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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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Spaces available on our EAL Facilitator 2017 Course

Course Overview: The Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Training Course will provide learners with the skills, understanding and practical experience of involving equines in programmes which can assist in the achievement of cognitive and behavioural changes amongst young children, teenagers and adults. This course is accredited by QQI Level 6 through a Certificate in Life and Workplace Coaching (6S3153) in […]

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February Mid Term Break Spring Crafts & Ponies Camp 2017

We are running a Spring Themed Camp for Children during the February Mid-term Break from Monday 20th to Friday 24th February 2017  where kids will do spring themed activities and crafts and do pony riding and pony grooming. Welcome the spring season by getting creative – make beautiful things for decoration, to upcycle something you use or make something […]

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Equestrian Training Programme Open Day 14th January 2017

You are invited to our OPEN DAY on Saturday 14th January 2017 from 2pm – 3.30pm in Festina Lente Riding School, Old Connaught Ave., Bray to find out more about our 3 Year Full-Time Equestrian Training Programme!   Have you just left school and are looking for a new and exciting course? Are you looking for a […]

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50% off our Christmas Trees in Festina Lente

50% OFF our Real Award Winning & Irish Grown CHRISTMAS TREE’S in Festina Lente Gardens in Bray! We sell Noble Fir, Nordmann Fir and Korean Fir Christmas Trees and they range from 4ft to over 14ft so there will be a tree that will suit every home, school or business in our floodlit viewing area with prices […]

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Pony Camps during the Christmas Holidays

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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Jingle All the Way to Festina Lente this Festive Season!

Jingle All the Way to Festina Lente in Bray this December.

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Children’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Workshops 2016

There are a few days before Christmas where parents may still need to do shopping, do their big food shop or check in with Santa that he is ready for Christmas Eve so why not drop your kids to Festina Lente!   We are running Festive Themed Workshops for Children on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December 2016 […]

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Festina Lente Events 2016 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.   All Year ♦ Horse Riding Lessons (all year) ♦ Children’s Nature Themed Birthday Parties & Workshops (all year)  ♦ […]

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