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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

Sibling Revelry: The Casey/Ní Chathasaigh Sisters
Saturday 25th February 2017
These renowned sisters from West Cork - singer and fiddle-player Nollaig; harper Máire; and singer and fiddle-player Mairéad - have, remarkably, only just
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JACK - Thu 2, Fri 3 and Sat 4 March
Thursday 02nd March 2017
Patrick Talbot Productions presents JACK - Champion │ Leader│ Legend   A new play by Declan Hassett.  Directed by Patrick Talbot. GAA superstar, winner of six
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Des Bishop - One Day You'll Understand
Thursday 09th March 2017
Des Bishop delighted a sold-out audience in March 2016, so we've invited him back with his brand new show, One Day You'll Understand.   Des is old enough now
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Cork French Film Festival - Candlelit Dinner & Screening
Friday 10th March 2017
Candlelit dinner in Ballymaloe House at 6:30pm is now SOLD OUT. Tickets are still available for the screening of Les Saveurs du Palais in Ballymaloe
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Bagatelle
Thursday 16th March 2017
Start St. Patrick's Day Weekend with a Legendary Irish Band! Bagatelle return to the Grainstore after their sold-out concert in 2016 with their One For The
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Ballymaloe Vintage & Antiques Fair - 18 / 19 March 2017
18th & 19th March 2017
Vintage & Antiques Fair - 18 / 19th March The Ballymaloe Vintage and Antiques Fair is held on the grounds of Ballymaloe House annually in March.
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Panti Bliss - High Heels in Low Places
Saturday 25th March 2017
National treasure, accidental activist and performance legend – join Panti in her smash hit stand-up show, High Heels in Low Places, a warm and wicked evening
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Hermitage Green
Friday 21st April 2017
Formed in 2010 as a result of a spontaneous jam session between friends, 2016 has been Hermitage Green's biggest year yet and there is no sign of the band's
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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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Ballymaloe Litfest
Friday 19th May 2017
Ballymaloe Litfest
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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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Seán Keane
Friday 21st July 2017
Seán Keane, the most distinctive voice in Ireland,  appears for the first time on the Grainstore stage where he will be joined by guitarists Pat Coyne and
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Ballymaloe Garden Festival
1st & 2nd 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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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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Tennis

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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Cycling

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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Croquet

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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Walks

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.

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Golf

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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Pilates

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

Zumba

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

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Yoga

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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