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Geopark Events


Our full 2017 programme of events for the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark will be published online soon. It is designed to embrace the ethos of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in hosting events within the Geopark area which reflect the rich natural and cultural heritage of the border regions of counties Fermanagh and Cavan.  The programme is also designed to cater for all interests: from family fun days, heritage and geology talks to walking and food festivals, craft workshops and guided rambles.  There is a mix of activities for all those interested in learning more about their Geopark.

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Dates: 27th May, 2017 to 28th May, 2017

Time: All day

Join members of the Lough Erne Amateur Radio Club as they broadcast live from the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre over the course of the weekend contacting our Geopark colleagues from around the World. For more information please visit www.learc.eu.  GPS: 54.25, -7.81


Date: 27th May, 2017

Time: 2.00pm

Highlighting the Geoparks wonderful biodiversity and heritage join local Geopark Guide Heather Bothwell for a series of convivial butterfly and bug hunts in the Geopark. Suitable for all ages. Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing. For more information please contact Heather on +353 (0) 49 9526121.


Date: 28th May, 2017

Time: 2:00pm

As part of Biodiversity Week celebrations join local Geopark Guide Andy King to explore some of the stunning wildflowers of the Geopark.  Learn more about how our flora is linked to the landscape around us.  This event is suitable for all the family and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please wear sturdy […]


Date: 29th May, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

A jam-packed programme of events will take place throughout the day including an interactive family nature hunt, face painting as well as a variety of arts and crafts activities.  There will be a small charge for additional activities. Normal admission costs to the showcave still apply. For further information please contact the Marble Arch Caves […]


Date: 06th June, 2017

Time: 7:00pm - 8.30pm

Join Dr Kirstin Lemon for an illustrated talk on the fascinating geology of the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark. Discover a history dating back nearly 1 billion years as we discover about the hot deserts, tropical oceans and big freezes that have helped shape the magnificent landscapes of the Geopark.  Light refreshments will be provided. […]