Upcoming Events

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the Boyne Valley Food Series. The Boyne Valley Food Series is a calendar of events which celebrates our land, our heritage, our people, and of course our produce. Under the “Discover Boyne Valley Flavours” umbrella, the Boyne Valley Food Series is a calendar of events which celebrates our land, our heritage, our people and of course our produce. Our experience-lead events will immerse you in the food and drinks culture of the Boyne Valley Region. From guided food tours and weekend farm retreats to themed events and street feasts, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Our Food Series events' schedule is jam-packed running nearly year-round from April to December with additional festive events taking place for Halloween and Christmas. Make 2019 the year you discover the culinary delights of the Boyne Valley. We promise a gastronomic adventure not to be missed!


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Saturday 27th April - Saturday 4th May 2019


TO BOOK: Adults €5 as charitable donation. Kids and pets free!
PRICE: Just arrive on the day
LOCATION: Stagrennan, Marsh Rd. Drogheda

Enjoy the sight of thousands of apple trees in blossom - there will be millions of flowers! There will be samples of apples, apple cider and apple juice and of course, they will also be available to buy. Other local products will also be available to buy on the day. All entry proceeds are donated to charity.…

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Friday 3rd May - Monday 6th May 2019


TO BOOK: Press call button below
PRICE:
LOCATION: The Bective Restaurant, Kells

Back by popular demand, The Bective’s Fish Festival will run over 4 nights, from Friday, 3rd May to Monday, 6th May, offering a wide variety of fish & shellfish with wine pairings & recommendations. ‘Mussel in on some Crayzzz Sole food’. Early booking recommended.…

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Thursday 16th May 2019 @ 7.30 - 11pm


TO BOOK: Use website button below or Call 041 9884444
PRICE: €30pp. Includes dining & 1 locally brewed drink
LOCATION: Conyngham Arms, Slane

A delightful evening of ‘tasting plates’, carefully crafted from produce on our doorstep, ‘The Boyne Valley Region’. Enjoy a convivial evening of delicious dining and drinking, enhanced by music by a local musician.…

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Saturday 18th May 2019 @ 7.30 - 12am


TO BOOK: Tickets Available through Eventbrite
PRICE: €35 incl. 4 course Banquet & live Musical Entertainment
LOCATION: The Cross Guns Gastropub, Castletown, Navan, Co Meath

"National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle". The Cross Guns are partnering with our friends from Boyne Brewhouse …

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Sunday 19th May 2019 @ 11 - 7pm


TO BOOK: http://rockfarmslane.ie/farm/events/
PRICE: €6 per car
LOCATION: Rock Farm, Slane, Co. Meath

Celebrating the arrival of Spring on the farm, peek at the Glamping and straw bale buildings, as well as a farmer’s market and plant fair, BBQ and Pizzas in the Hay Barn; e-bikes and horse & cart rides, as well as the usual organic farm walk and Glamping tours.…

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Sunday 26th May 2019 @ 10 - 6pm


TO BOOK: No booking Required
PRICE: €5 per adult/ kids go free, Parking free
LOCATION: Sheridan's Cheesemongers

The Sheridan’s Irish Food Festival began with just a few Irish food producers in 2009 and has grown exponentially; each year is bigger than the last, with regional producers, farmers, bakers and more, selling their products to visitors from around Ireland. …

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Saturday 1st June - Saturday 31st August 2019pm


TO BOOK: Check out our brochure for participating venues
PRICE: See participating restaurant prices
LOCATION: Participating Restaurants in Co. Louth

Taste a Summer of Seafood in Co. Louth with our new map, that will guide you to some of the best seafood restaurants throughout the county. A celebration of locally sourced ingredients and delicious seafood dishes for you to savour and enjoy, fresh from tide to table.…

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Sunday 2nd June 2019 @ 12 - 12am


TO BOOK: Tickets available at reception at The Headfort Arms Hotel
PRICE: €10 per person
LOCATION: The Headfort Arms Hotel Garden, Kells

This Summer, we are hosting screening under the stars. Movies in  The Garden is set to be one of the Summer’s most magical events – and we want you to come too. Enjoy a Classic Movie (Yes You Can Vote For Your Favourite) Doors Open From 7.30 Movie Screening When The Sun Goes Down…

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Sunday 9th June 2019 @ 11 - 6pm


TO BOOK: Pay at gate
PRICE: €10 per adult Children Free
LOCATION: A91 FP86

For the third year running, County Louth Agricultural Show will have an Artisan Food and Craft Marquee, where all the best produce will be available to showcase the Boyne Valley region.This one day festival celebrates all that is local to our region and seeks to encourage and develop a better farm…

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Thursday 13th June 2019 @ 7 - 11pm


TO BOOK: Call 041 9824621 or Email info@tankardstown.ie
PRICE: €65 per person. To include Dinner & Wines
LOCATION: Tankardstown House, Slane, Co. Meath

A delicious menu, based on produce from the Boyne Valley, paired with wines from some of the finest producing valleys in Europe & beyond.…

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Saturday 15th June 2019 @ 3pm


TO BOOK: Reception in the Ardboyne Hotel
PRICE: €15 per person
LOCATION: Ardboyne Hotel, Dublin Rd., Navan, Co. Meath

Join us on the 15th of June for the final of the Great Boyne Valley Bake Off.  Amateur bakers will have come through 2 rounds of baking to make it to the final, held in the gardens of the Ardboyne Hotel. Boyne Valley afternoon tea will be served on the day, with the winner announced afterwards.…

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Sunday 16th June 2019 @ 3pm


TO BOOK: Call 046 9023239
PRICE: €20 per person
LOCATION: Teltown, Donaghpatrick, Co. Meath

Learn how to cook fantastic food on a BBQ with treats such as butterflied leg of lamb, fantastically flavoured fish, exciting accompaniments and lots of veg!  A fun afternoon outside in the beautiful and welcoming surrounds of Teltown House.…

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Thursday 20th June 2019 @ 8 - 11pm


TO BOOK: www.eventbrite.ie
PRICE:
LOCATION: Boann Distillery / Boyne Brewhouse

Join us for a very special long table Solstice Supper served up by Reuven Diaz of Eastern Seaboard Bar & Grill. A collaboration between an innovative brewhouse and an award winning restaurant. A celebration. A candlelit Summer Solstice Soiree in the unique and beautiful surrounds of Boann Distillery and Boyne Brewhouse  …

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Sunday 23rd June 2019 @ 12 - 5pm


TO BOOK: www.EventBrite.ie
PRICE: €40 for Tour and BBQ
LOCATION: Slane, Co.Meath

Starting and finishing in Slane Village at 12.00pm, the food safari visits four farms in the surrounding area. On each farm you will meet the farmer and food producer…

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Friday 5th July 2019 @ 6pm


TO BOOK: Use Call or Email button below
PRICE: €49.00pp
LOCATION: Scholars Townhouse Hotel, Drogheda

 A culinary journey: Taste 5 local dishes from the Boyne Valley, paired with 5 French award winning wines. Q & A from local suppliers. …

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Saturday 13th July 2019 @ 12am


TO BOOK: www.seafoodrocks.ie
PRICE:
LOCATION: The Smuggler's Rest, Harbour Rd, Clogherhead, Co. Louth

A night jammed to the rafters with local food, drink & mayhem. Bringing the best live acts from the SeaFoodRocks Festival, under one roof for a one off event, not to be missed.…

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Sunday 14th July - Saturday 13th July 2019


TO BOOK: Just show up on the day
PRICE: €5 per adult - Children Free
LOCATION: Finnegan’s Farm, Bellew, Balrath, Navan, Co. Meath C15 WK80

Finnegan's, the potato mad farming family, are hosting their FarmFest, on Sunday the 14th of July. Join us for a fun filled day of activities, as we invite you to dig your dinner, meet our animals, enjoy a tour of the farm, along with tractor & trailer rides & a long list of children's Spudtivities.…

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Friday 19th July 2019 @ 6pm


TO BOOK: At reception in Newgrange Hotel
PRICE: €40 per person
LOCATION: Newgrange Hotel, Bridge Street, Navan, Co. Meath

Join us on the 20th of July at the Newgrange Hotel, for an evening of beautiful Boyne Valley food. Our Head Chef Eddie O’Neill will be cooking you up a beautiful 3 course Summer supper, while Tara Walker (of Ireland AM’s & East Coast Cookery School) will be demonstrating the best Summer supper to cook up at home…

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Saturday 27th July 2019 @ 3 - 6pm


TO BOOK: Call 041 6852242
PRICE: €10 per adult Children Free
LOCATION: Dunany Farm, Togher, Drogheda, Co. Louth

A family fun trailer ride around Dunany Estate to see how our organic crops are grown, followed by a tour around the mill, including a milling demonstration. Leonie will show how the different flours can be used to make delicious breads and scones which will be ready to taste with homemade jams, tea coffee and soft drinks.…

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Sunday 28th July 2019 @ 2 - 5pm


TO BOOK: Call 086 3446791 or email beewisegardenwalk@gmail.com
PRICE: €6 per adult, €4 per child, €20 Family (2A & 3C)
LOCATION: Bee Wise Garden Walk, Crerogue, Kilmessan, Co. Meath

A family fun day around our five acre bee friendly woodland garden. Learn about the flowers and plants that the bees work to produce your honey, see the bees working in our observation hive, complete a nature activity trail and finally go through the insides of a hive from empty frame to spinning honey.…

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Friday 16th August 2019 @ 12am


TO BOOK: Tickets available at reception at The Headfort Arms Hotel
PRICE: €35.00 per person
LOCATION: The Vanilla Pod, Kells, Co. Meath

Come with us On A Journey Back To The 1920’s with Gatsby Gourmet Dinner. Think Fancy Cocktails, Delicious Food & Good Time Groves To Make You Move  We shall be Breaking out the bootleg liquor for this one! Tickets €35.00pp Including 4 Course Dinner & Cocktail On Arrival   REMEMBER DRESS TO IMPRESS…

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Saturday 7th September - Friday 6th September 2019


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE: Adm Free
LOCATION: Sheridan's Cheesemongers

Sheridan’s Harvest Day is a celebration of the annual harvest – it’s an informal market, where anyone can bring the fruits of their labour to buy, sell, or barter with their local food community. It’s a great day out and a chance to connect with local growers.…

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Saturday 14th September 2019 @ 6pm


TO BOOK: Use website button below
PRICE: €21.00 per person
LOCATION: BRÚ Brewery

We’re throwing open the BRÚ Brewery doors in Trim, Co. Meath AGAIN. Back for another year by popular demand, the now famous open night at BRÚ Brewery. If you like the craft beer, brewery tours, live music & food, you’re going to love this fun event from 6pm until late!! In conjunction with the Boyne Valley Food Series project. We guarantee a great night of beer, brewing & beyond!!…

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Saturday 21st September 2019 @ 12 - 11pm


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE: Free
LOCATION: The Glyde Inn

The eighth annual Taste of Togher Festival will take place in The Glyde Inn, Annagassan, County Louth, on Saturday, 21st September, 2019 from 12pm-5pm. Admission is free. We are very excited to have The Crafty Rock showcasing a wide range of local crafts, a food village and a cookery…

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Sunday 22nd September 2019 @ 11am


TO BOOK: http://rockfarmslane.ie/farm/events/
PRICE: €6 per car
LOCATION: Rock Farm, Slane

Celebrating the end of the harvest on the farm with a farm walk, peek at the Glamping and strawbale buildings, as well as a farmer’s market & pop up BBQ & pizza party in the Hay Barn. E-bikes, kayaking, organic farm and Glamping tours as well as strawbale building tours will run throughout the day.…

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Saturday 28th September 2019 @ 3 - 8pm


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE:
LOCATION: Bermingham’s Pub, 7 Ludlow St, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 A337

Join us for a celebration of all things Oysters and of course the Black Stuff, a pint of stout. Try locally sourced oysters with a few different stouts on the day. …

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Sunday 29th September 2019 @ 12pm


TO BOOK: www.meadepotato.com
PRICE: Free – Donations welcome for Ardee Hospice & local schools accepted
LOCATION: Meade Potato Company, Lobinstown, Co. Meath

Welcome to our farm, as we celebrate the spud in advance of National Potato Day on Friday, October 4th.  We are gearing up for the big day by asking potato lovers to come join us for a healthy 5K walk or run around the countryside at our farm.…

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Friday 4th October 2019 @ 10am


TO BOOK: Enter our online Facebook competition
PRICE: N/A
LOCATION: Finnegan's Farm, Bellew, Balrath, Navan, Co. Meath

To mark National Potato Day, Finnegan’s are offering a number of selected schools the opportunity to visit us on our family farm near Navan in Co. Meath. Children will be encouraged to get their hands dirty…

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Friday 4th October - Saturday 5th October 2019


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE: Adm Free
LOCATION: The Central, Navan

Two evenings showcasing the best of Boyne Brewhouse beers, accompanied by the best of Boyne Valley beef & pork (David McGrane, Cooneys).  Boyne Valley favourites, served traditional German style! The Central will host this 205 year old tradition from 7pm on both nights on the roof terrace. Fancy dress is encouraged with prizes for best dressed Fraulein & Herr!…

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Saturday 5th October 2019 @ 12 - 4pm


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE: €5 donation to charity for adults / children FREE
LOCATION: Cooney Family Orchards, Ringlestown , Kilmessan C15 DWF1

Come for a walk through the Cooney Family Orchards with a mulled Cooney's Irish cider in hand. Located at the foot of the Hill of Tara and just outside the village of Kimessan, the Cooney family orchards have over 6500 apple trees planted. There will be a harvest demonstration and talk on the importance of honey bees on the day .…

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Saturday 26th October 2019 @ 8.30pm


TO BOOK: www.thelawrence.ie or Phone: 046 9487001
PRICE: €20 per person
LOCATION: The Lawrence, Main St., Athboy, Co. Meath

Dress up and come out for a fun night to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research - our very own Boyne Valley Listoke Gin Reception, with help from an expert mixologist, food tasters and a host of local comedians with a silent auction. It’s going to be a shin dig with gin included not to be missed.  Book online at www.thelawrence.ie or call 0469487001 to reserve tickets over the phone.…

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Sunday 27th October 2019 @ 11 - 6pm


TO BOOK: Pay at Gate / Website
PRICE: 10 Euro per person / Kids under 12 Free
LOCATION: Dowth, Co. Meath

The Point to Point and Country Fair at Dowth is now firmly established as a “must attend” date in the calendar. This celebration of great racing, food and family fun will see thousands gather at the Old Racecourse, Dowth which is part of the Brú na Bóinne, Unesco World Heritage Site. Guaranteed to be as much fun as you can have with your wellies on!…

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Friday 1st November 2019 @ 12am


TO BOOK: info@slanecastle.ie or call 041 9884477
PRICE: TBC
LOCATION: Slane Castle, Slane, Co. Meath.

Join us for a magical evening at Slane Castle & Slane Distillery, where you will feast on a banquet of the finest local produce and of course, Slane Irish Whiskey.  Set between our beautiful Castle Ballroom and Distillery Whiskey Lounge, this really is a night not to be missed.  Ticket includes: Complimentary welcome Slane Cocktail Banquet of local artisan produce…

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Saturday 9th November 2019 @ 7.30 - 12am


TO BOOK: Tickets Available through Eventbrite (Follow link below)
PRICE: €50 incl. 4 course Banquet, Accompanying Beers & live Musical Entertainment from Game of Thrones
LOCATION: The Cross Guns Gastropub, Castletown, Navan, Co Meath

Following from the huge success of last year's Game & Throne's Banquet, To mark the Start of the Game Season & The Finale of Game of Thrones and in conjunction with The Boyne Valley Food Series, we invite you to A Banquet of Game and Foraged foods from the Boyne Valley and surrounding lands, gathered with care and cooked with flare.…

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Saturday 7th December - Saturday 21st December 2019am


TO BOOK: No booking required
PRICE: Adm FREE
LOCATION: Sheridan's Cheesemongers

Visit Sheridan’s Cheesemongers, Meath HQ this December for festive Christmas Weekends, featuring Sheridan’s cheese, wine and hampers to take care of all your Christmas food and gifting needs. Independent producers are invited to join in each weekend to bring you crafts and foods from the local area.…

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