Nollaig Beo 2023

Athenry Heritage Centre Christmas Winter Wonderland Book Tickets

Welcome to the Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre Nollaig Beo event.

Enjoy a one hour festive treat for all the family to enjoy and discover a magical Winter Wonderland in the award winning Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre.

This event has been designed for maximum festive cheer so children of all ages can enjoy this magical time of year. 

Meet the Elves of Nollaig Beo and enjoy arts & crafts activities, planting bulbs with our Eco Elf and make reindeer food for Rudolph and his friends.

Santa is waiting with a gift for all the boys and girls and there’s gender neutral presents too.

Don’t forget to bring you Christmas letter and post it in our North Pole express delivery service. 

For parents of babies and toddlers (under 2), there's a special time slot just for you and there's presents for you too.


Bookings are available from October 11th with times and dates to suit all. Book Tickets 

Nollaig Beo 2022

Nollaig BeoNollaig Beo  This event is now sold out

Join us this Christmas as the Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre welcomes you back to its popular Winter Wonderland located in the ambient setting of St. Mary's Church, Athenry.

Meet Santa's Elves as they guide you around the enchanted Nollaig Beo and enjoy the festive cheer in this specially designed event for all the family to enjoy.

Children and their parents will be thrilled when they arrive for Nollaig Beo as they discover a magical enchanted world. Meet the elves of Nollaig Beo and experience the festive fun as you make reindeer food, plant your spring bulbs and create your Christmas crackers and puppets.

Santa is waiting with a gift for all the boys and girls and there’s gender neutral presents too.

Don’t forget to bring your letter to post to Santa. We send them onto the North pole via An Post.

The Baby & Toddler times are designed for new parents to enjoy Nollaig Beo and toddlers (under 2) can experience the joy of Christmas with the Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre’s amazing decorations.

Bookings are available on the hour and we ask all families to arrive promptly for their required time. Facemasks are optional.

Confirmation emails may take 2-6 hours depending on email address. Please check your Spam folder too.

Cancellations: The Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre can accept cancellations up to 24hrs before arrival, however, please note that refunds will take 3-7 days to be paid into your account from PayPal.



Please do not to come to the Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre if you or any of your party:

  • have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness, flu like symptoms or loss or change to your sense of smell or taste now or in the past 14 days;
  • have been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days;
  • are a close contact of a person who is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days;
  • have been advised by a doctor to self-isolate;
  • have you been advised by a doctor to cocoon; or
  • begin to experience symptoms prior to arrival.


  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your booking time.
  • We advise against bringing buggies or strollers to the event as there is limited space at the main entrance.
  • All other guests, must please wait in the outdoor area until called.


Culture Night 2022

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Join the Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre as we celebrate Culture Night 2022.

This years programme is diverse and accessible for all to enjoy.


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