We are closed Tuesday 27th June 2017 to the public

Wonder Paws Dog Grooming is open as normal

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Job Vacancy for a Adult Day Service Facilitator

We have a job vacancy for a Permanent Full Time Adult Day Service Facilitator for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities / Autism / Dual Diagnosis in Festina Lente, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow.

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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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Exciting Job Opportunity for an Equestrian Coach

Festina Lente is currently recruiting for an permanent full-time contract Equestrian Coach

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Job Vacancy – Transition Training Programme Facilitator – Permanent Full Time Contract

Festina Lente is currently recruiting a Programme Facilitator (Permanent Full-Time Contract) for our Transition Training Programme

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

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

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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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Volunteer needed to teach conversational Spanish

We are looking for a volunteer to teach conversational Spanish to English speaking men and women who have a mild learning disability in an interactive workshop style learning environment.

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Thank you to everyone who donated prizes to our dog show

Many thanks to all the businesses & people who have so generously donated prizes for our Mega Fun Dog Show Bank Holiday Monday from 5th June

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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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Horse Riding & Vaulting Lessons Available

We currently have some spaces available in our Private Riding Lessons, Term Riding Lessons and our Therapeutic Riding Lesson timetables.

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Spaces Available on our QQI Horsemanship Course

The Festina Lente Equestrian Training Programme is a 3 year full time course which enables the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competence in a broad range of equine skills to work in a variety of equine sectors.   Successful graduates will be awarded a QQI level 4 Major Award in Horsemanship.     […]

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Children’s Birthday Parties at Festina Lente

We offer excellent, fun and informative "Nature" themed birthday parties which includes a fun crafty practical workshop. We will design up a party to suit your child's interest and age!

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Wonder Paws Dog Grooming services in Festina Lente Gardens

We are so delighted to announce that Wonder Paws at Festina Lente Family Dog & Puppy Training now have opened an absolutely gorgeous Dog Grooming facility onsite in Festina Lente gardens in Bray called The Grooming Shed at Wonder Paws.   It has state of the art equipment with fantastic dog groomers with only gentle and positive […]

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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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Irish Times Article on our Outreach Programme

Initiated by charities such as Dogs Trust and Festina Lente, schools are now inviting animals into classrooms and gardens to interact with pupils.

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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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New Plants for Sale in Festina Lente Garden Shop

We have received a new delivery of plants for sale in our Garden Shop so why not pop along to see them and the rest of the plants, containers and other gardening supplies we have on sale!

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