Geopark Events

Our full 2017 programme of events for the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark is ready for your enjoyment. 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.

Geopark Events Guide Jul-Dec 2017


Showing 16 Events

Date: 22nd August, 2017

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Join us for this Woodland Walk Meditation with local Geopark Guide Desmond Gough through the ancient woodland of Jampa Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre.  This walk will be followed by a poetry reading.  Distance approx. 2.5km.  Please wear sturdy footwear and wear warm waterproof clothing.  For more information please contact +353 (0)49 9526121.

Date: 23rd August, 2017

Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm

A free and exciting event hosted by Cavan Heritage Office and Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark.  As part of Heritage Week 2017 The Big Dig is for kids who like to get their hands dirty!  This event aims to introduce the mystery and adventure of archaeology in a fun and relaxing environment through original and dynamic […]

Date: 25th August, 2017

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm

As part of Heritage Week join us for this morning walk and learn all about this Castle’s remarkable history.  Experience this historic site and learn about the heritage of the Castle and the families that lived there.  Free event.  Please wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.  Meet at Castle Car Park.  For more information […]

Date: 27th August, 2017

Time: 1.45pm

Turas treoraithe as Gaeilge le Treoraí Geopháirce Séamus Ó hUltacháin.  I dteanga ár sinsear agus ag céiliúradh ár n-oidhreachta.  Caitear éadaí uiscedhíonacha allamuigh agus coisbheart láidir. Guided tour in Irish with Geopark Guide Séamus Ó hUltacháin.  In the language of our ancestors and celebrating our heritage.  Please wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear. Breis eolais dean teagmháil […]

Date: 30th August, 2017

Time: 8.30pm-10.30pm

Join Geopark staff to search for foraging bats in the woodland using bat detectors and get up close to some of the weird and wonderful moth species of Fermanagh as we check out our moth trap.  Free event.  Please wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.  Torch required. Booking essential.  For further information or to […]