Armagh, Northern Ireland
County Armagh Urban Orchard Experience with The Armagh Rhymers
Join an exciting and enchanting celebration of the long tradition of the apple in Armagh. Meet the word-famous Armagh Rhymers on their home ground and enter the ancient, magical and mysterious world of mummers. Priced per Group.
THE ARMAGH RHYMERS
WHAT YOU’LL GET
Join an exciting and enchanting celebration of the long tradition of the apple in Armagh. Meet the word–famous Armagh Rhymers on their home ground and enter the ancient, magical and mysterious world of mummers. Join them on a journey through Armagh City‘s secret urban orchard involving masks and music, merriment and mirth.
Your experience will begin with an introduction to The Armagh Rhymers and the roots of mumming across Europe. It will take you to a locked gate and the orchard where we celebrate the seasons of apple growing in local stories, music, and ritual.
These seasonal performances are linked to the Apple growing seasons especially Wassail & Blossom in Spring and Harvest in Autumn
- Poetry Recital
- Traditional and Sacred Music
- Irish Dance
- Traditional Wren Boy/Mummer costume and masks
- Interactive ritual performance
- For an outdoor experience, wear strong footwear and be prepared for rain.
- Suitable for all ages.
- Gardens are paved but do contain 1 small set of steps, wheelchair/pushchair access is available.
- Parking available.
- Price: €1200.00/group
- Duration: 45 minutes
- Language: English, Irish
- Solo Travellers
BOOKING YOUR EXPERIENCE
Once you have purchased your experience you can book with the Host Member directly. If you need to know further information about the experience or have any specific questions. Remember, at all times we are here to help you with booking our range of experiences, so you can contact us by filling out the form on our Contact Us and we will get back to you either on the day or the next working day.
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ADDRESS & CONTACT DETAILS
St Patrick‘s Church of Ireland Monastic Gardens