The Ballymaloe Grainstore is the latest addition to Ballymaloe House. It is East Cork’s most versatile event space and hosts a variety of concerts, plays, live screenings, festival, fairs etc.. throughout the year.

See below for upcoming events. These are updated regularly, so we advise that you sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date.

Ballymaloe Grainstore and other Ballymaloe House venues are ideal for any size corporate or private event (from 15 to 800+) and are available for private hire.

Upcoming Events at Ballymaloe Grainstore

Al Copley
Friday 28th April 2017
"Al Copley is a magnificent soloist, as raunchy or elegant as the situation requires...equally at home with New Orleans rum-boogie to Ellington era ballads
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Digital Detox at Ballymaloe House
Sunday 07th May 2017
A Digital Detox is a designated period of time where people stop using their digital devices, smart-phones, laptops and tablets and enjoy life enhancing
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Ballymaloe Litfest
19th & 21st May 2017
Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food & Wine returns to Ballymaloe House and Ballymaloe Cookery School on the weekend,​ 
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The Music of John Denver by Marc Roberts
Sunday 11th June 2017
Almost 20 years ago, on October 12 1997, John Denver was tragically killed in a plane crash and the world lost one of its greatest singer/songwriters. Marc
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Seán Keane
Friday 21st July 2017
Seán Keane, considered by many to be the most distinctive voice in Ireland,  appears for the first time on the Grainstore stage where he will be joined by
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Ballymaloe Garden Festival
2 & 3 September 2017
The Ballymaloe Garden Festival is a weekend dedicated to sustainable gardening.  The next Ballymaloe Garden Festival will be on Saturday 2nd
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Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan
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The Nualas - All Spanxed Up!
Friday 03rd November 2017
The sequins are out, the hurty shoes are on, the hair is coiffed to within an inch of its life. and the liposuction didn't work.  But who cares!  
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Ballymaloe Craft Fair
November 2017
The 7th Ballymaloe Craft Fair takes place on 19th and 20th November from 10am to 6pm both days at Ballymaloe Grainstore, Carrigaun room, Drink's Theatre and
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Ballymaloe Good Living Day and Lucky Run
Sunday 25th February 2018
The Ballymaloe Good Living day and Ballymaloe Relish 5k Lucky Run 2018 will take place on Sunday 25th February at The Ballymaloe Grainstore. The
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Things to do at Ballymaloe

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

The Ballymaloe Shop

The Ballymaloe Shop is located at Ballymaloe House. here you will find a range of Irish designer crafts, wool blankets and scarves, cook books, kitchen accessories, bakeware, kitchenware and lots more.

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Ballymaloe Café

The Ballymaloe Café serves delicious café-style lunches and mouth watering home made cakes. Open every day from 10am to 5pm. Facebook The Cafe at the end of the shop

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The relaxed, outdoor tennis court is located between the swimming pool and woodlands. No need to book a space, use it as you wish.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Heated Outdoor Pool

The outdoor, heated, swimming pool is filled as soon as the weather gets warm enough - usually sometime in May, and emptied when it gets too chilly to swim - usually in late September.

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There are several bikes of various sizes that are free for guests to use. Children are welcome to cycle around the farm and through the woods.

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There is a croquet lawn in front of the house which is always popular on dry days with both children and adults. It is free for residents to use, you will find croquet mallets and balls in a little box beside the lawn.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Make Irish Soda Bread with our Baker

Step into the kitchen and roll up your sleeves, you can learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking!

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There are many nice walks around the Ballymaloe gardens, woodlands and farm, these are all marked on a detailed map which is available at reception.

Ballymaloe Country Relish


Perfect for beginners, teaching children or to practice, the laid back and informal five hole golf course in front of Ballymaloe House is free for guests to use.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Wine Events

We also hold regular wine events throughout the year when wine experts and producers from around the world give talks and tastings.

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Children's Play Equipment

We have a slide, sandpit and plenty of board games to keep children entertained during their stay.

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Collect Eggs from the Hen House

Every day the eggs are collected on the farm and brought to the kitchen, however, if you would like to fetch your own you are more than welcome. Children particularly enjoy this.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Visit The Pigs

We have several pigs on the farm and if you are lucky there will be litter of baby piglets (which are particularly cute), amongst the herd during your stay.

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Art Gallery

There are several art and photography exhibitions held throughout the year in both Ballymaloe House and Ballymaloe Grainstore.

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A fun, beginners Pilates dance class to tone your body and loose inches. €50 for a six week course, contact Lindsay to discuss a drop in rate.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue


Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about.

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Fusion Yoga with Alison Faith combines a variety of Yoga styles with relaxation and well being techniques in a carefully selected blend (like great coffee!) to liberate, recharge and empower your whole system!

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