Nov
24
11:00 AM11:00

Santa at The Ballance House

A very traditional welcome awaits you from Santa and Mrs Claus in our gas-lit Parlour.  Join us from 11 am and enjoy mulled wine and Christmassy foodie treats.  Browse for Christmas gifts in our craft market, from wood-carvings and jewellery to chocolates and chutneys.  Take-home the Christmas crafts you make in the children's barn and enjoy Christmas music whilst having your lunch in the tea barn..

No booking required.

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Oct
13
12:00 AM00:00

Harvest Fair

Craft market with a great range of products: including outdoor wooden furniture, metal-works, animal wood-carvings, candles, glass crafts, chocolates, jams and chutneys, natural crafts, art and jewellery. Enjoy soup/sandwiches, traybakes, apple pie and hot spiced apple juice in the tea barn.

Don’t miss the Silent Auction - bidding ends at 3 pm. (Click here for Rules)

1.30 & 2.30: Flower-arranging demonstrations with Rosalind Haire.  Seating limited…

1.30: Children’s Singalong with Rhyme Time NI

Dog obedience with Little Paws Crumlin - bring your dog! (weather dependent)

Honey Badger Go-karting (4-12 years) (weather dependent

Chainsaw wood carving demos with Saw & Forge

Children’s crafts: make a bird feeder and stuffed apple to take home, and face-painting

Selection of Armagh apples for sale and apple juice.

 

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Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Strawberry Tea Fair

Come along to our very popular annual Strawberry Tea Fair.  Complimentary strawberry treat with your entrance and lots of fun outdoor games will be on offer for the kids, along with face-painting and take-home crafting activities. Guided tours of the house will be available, enjoy some lunch in the tea barn, and browse the craft stalls.  

Local crafter stalls include WoodenIt BeNice, Graham's Ironworks, Annie's Delights, Chambers Art, House of Crafts, LoRoMa Jewellery & Cards, Natural Crafts, Indigo Wings, Decoupage, and Crafts 4 Christ amongst others.

We very much look forward to welcoming Little Paws from Crumlin who will demonstrate techniques in obedience training so bring your dog!  Go-karting will be available for 4 - 12 years olds and come and have a sing-a-long with Rhyme Time NI.

Admission: adults £5, children £2.50, under 5s free (includes a complimentary strawberry treat)

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