There is so much happening in the Boyne Valley. Below you will see all the events that took place in May. Click on the links to read the blogs. It runs until September with loads of events for all the family.  The Boyne Valley Food Series  

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The first event to take place was the Blossom Walk in the orchards. This event was on for 2 days. It was a walk through the orchards and see how Dan Kelly’s Cider is made. The colors from the orchards are amazing. Lots of Pinks and whites.  Kat blogged about this event. Blog 

Picture By The Purple Page. The orchards.

Seafood Festival at The Bective was a weekend long event where some nights were fully booked out. A great showcase of local fish. Head Chef Joan had everyone craving more. You can read all about this here.

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Nickys Picture. The Bective Kells

Taste of the Estate in Tankardstown was the next event, I got  to be the blogger for this event. It was a lovely showcase of what the estate has to offer. A self contained House. If you read any of my other blogs you will see that Im fan. Read it now.

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Corrigansays Tankardstown House

Next up for the Boyne Valley was Bru Brewery Craft Beer and Food pairing. It was a great night. I was working at this providing delicious Chicken Curry from Copper and Spices. Nicky was the official blogger for this event and if you read his blog here you will see what a great night it was.

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Everyone Enjoying themselves. Nicky’s Photo. Bru Brewery

An unusual one next, well not really unusual but rather slightly different. Dawn Chorus and Bird Watch. 4am start. Fully booked out.  By all accounts it was described by guests as one of the best events they attended. Well done to everyone involved. Melissa was determined to undertake this event and blogged about it very well. Read all about it here.

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Dawn Chorus The Glen House picture. Newgrange Gold

Ryan’s Bar put on an Out Door Feast of Local Produce. This event was fully booked up. They got great weather and put on a great show of our local producers.  Amazing food and great service. You will find the blog here.

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Ryans Bar. Nickys Photo.

Donegans of Monasterboice Farm Walk and Angus Steak Dinner was the next event. Colette was our official blogger. A walk around the farm before you sit down to sample some great Angus steak.  Her blog is here.

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Donegans. Colettes Photo.

Sheridan’s Famous food Festival was nearly the last event for May. I was working again at this with the launch of our Spice Range Copper and Spices at Home. Kat was on hand to do the blogging. Her blog can be found here.

Sheridans Food Festival. Kats Picture.

The last event, again another fully out event. Gala Dinner at the Martry Restaurant. This event was a great one to end the series with. Lots of local producers. Nickys blog can be found here.

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Martry Restaurant. Nicky’s Photo.

Some events to look forward to in the coming months

June

“Meet the producer” Come join Newgrange Gold in Crewbane in the heart of the Boyne Valley, over looking the ancient passage tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth on June 21st as we celebrate the summer solstice with a ” Meet the Producer” evening. There will be local producers sampling their produce, and food by Dermot Seberry.

July

Kids Cookery Camp “LEARNING BY DOING”  is the motto at the Forge restaurant summer cookery camps. Pauric White is a chef who is hugely dedicated to food education and the enjoyment of cooking, and his popular children’s cookery camps return as part of this year’s Boyne Valley Food series. The week’s classes consist of a wide variety of topics;  baking , savoury dishes , cake decorating, meet the fish eat the fish , visit to sheridans cheese , pizza making, bread making, and lots and lots of fun!

Join Copper and Spices and Wine and Dine in the Dark.  The customers do not see the food they are eating. The basic concept is that the removal of vision enhances the other senses and increases the gastronomic pleasure.

Customers are blindfolded and then served a multi-course menu using only food produced in the Boyne Valley paired with Wines Direct wines, while a representative from Wines Direct talks them through the food and wine. If finding your fork is proving too difficult, eating with your fingers is encouraged!

August

The Navan Tapas Trail. Eat and Drink your way around Navan. The Russell Restaurant

Braveheart Medieval Banquet at The Stockhouse Restaurant

Check out Boyne Valley for more info and lots more events.

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