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The Royal Visit
A Tour Fit For Royalty...
The House of Waterford was delighted to welcome Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on Thursday 24th March 2022. As part of their Royal Visit to Ireland, TRHs visited Waterford & Tipperary and visited various businesses which incorporated their interests and passions including heritage, farming, equestrian sports and arts to name a few!
Winterval 2021: Ireland's Largest Christmas Festival!
Winterval returns to Waterford this Christmas for its 9th year with its biggest and most festive nineteen-day programme of events for all ages. Ireland’s Oldest City, Waterford, will be transformed into Ireland’s Largest Christmas Festival, running from Friday November 19th until Thursday December 23rd.
Halloween In Ireland!
Did you know that Halloween originated in Ireland 3,000 years ago?
It began as the Celtic Festival of Samhain, symbolizing the end of the harvest and beginning of winter. It was said at this time, the veil between our world and the underworld was at its thinnest. This allowed spirits and demons pass between the 2 worlds! People would light bonfires as protection against the evil spirits, and also wore animal skins as disguises to avoid kidnapping. This turned into our tradition of costume wearing.
Around The World In A Whiskey Glass
*Update - 22.03.22 - Event Cancellation*
We regret to announce that our ‘Around the World In A Whiskey Glass’ event on Friday 25th March has to be cancelled due to a member of our events team testing positive for Covid-19.
The situation is out of our control and we understand that this is a big disappointment – we are sincerely sorry.
At a later date we do hope to host our whiskey tasting event, but for now we have cancelled and all ticketholders have been contacted and issued a refund.
Waterford’s Winter Music Series 2021
House of Waterford Crystal is delighted to present their Annual Winter Music Series which will begin on Saturday 20th November and will run every Saturday & Sunday until the 23rd of December 2021.
The Winter Music Series will coincide with Waterford’s wonderful Winterval - Ireland’s Largest Christmas Festival and will showcase the vast range of musical talent we have here in Waterford!
Imagine Arts Festival 2021
The Imagine Arts Festival is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary this year! It kicked off on Friday 15th October and runs until Sunday 24th October with a jam packed line-up.