Where : Knocklinn Farm, Ballyman Road, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow.
When: 11am Sun 11th September 2011 (easy to remember)
How Much: €5 per adult
Dress up in your Victorian finery (you don’t have to but there are prizes up for grabs so why not?!) Events include old fashioned ploughing matches, steam threshing, vintage car and tractor show, sheaf pitching, tug-of-war, dog show, pony trap rides, live music, games, artisan food, arts and crafts.
To put you in the mood, have a look at this beautiful old painting of a real Victorian farmer driving his sheep near the Scalp near Enniskerry http://diamondvalley.ie/GypsiesSlang.html
Directions : By car from Dublin travel southbound on M50, take Bray North exit, follow signs to Bray, take first left onto Old Connaught Avenue, take first possible left, then immediate right onto Ballyman Road! Satellite navigation coordinates are: 53.206474, -6.144102.
Alternatively take the 185 stage coach from Diamond Valley to Enniskerry – like a Victorian would have done (ok it’s a bus…).
In support of MS Ireland and Joint Parishes Enniskerry