Explore The Culture
The Byrne/Perry Summer School is held on the last weekend of June from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.
The Summer School was set up to examine Irish history and literature from the eighteenth century onwards in an objective, professional and learned manner. The school has a broad appeal to those with an interest in how the last two centuries of Irish history, have shaped contemporary Ireland, north and south.
Gorey Little Theatre is the scene of many productions all year long, from the traditional Pantomime at Christmas time to the annual summer play twice weekly during the summer months.The theatre is also the venue for drama festivals, musicals and concerts throughout the year.
Offering the world-renowned Wexford Festival Opera
Autumn brings the annual world-renowned Wexford Festival Opera, which is easily accessible from every part of North Wexford. Held in the beautiful Opera House in Wexford, the Festival draws visitors from every corner of the globe.
There are also a lot more historic and exciting family places to go and things to see indoors including farm houses, pig houses, local folklore exhibitions and reception centres. There is a themed archaeological and historical restaurant and gift shops. There is storytelling for children and gorgeous garden centres for indoor and outdoor.
The outdoor activities include 1798 rebellion centre and heritage parks, mature gardens like the garden of remembrance and the haggard. You can see the rich abundance of flora and fauna of the hazel wood lands and wet grasslands, ponds and streams. You can go see and feed the ducks and water hens. There are lovely mills to watch and you can view the ruins of castles in the area.
- Wells House & Gardens
- Springmount Garden Centre
- House Of Stories
- Byrne Perry Summer School
- Ballymore Historic Features
- Ferns Castle
- Craanford Mills
- Knights & Rebels