Archive for October, 2014

Explorers Museum – Fireside Chat, with historian Ruth Illingworth

Explorer and naturalist Col. Charles Howard-Bury born at Charleville Castle, led the first successfulExplorers Museum Crest reconnaissance to Mount Everest in 1921, thus paving the way for future expeditions. The expedition was launched from the Castle itself and the equipment used during this arduous journey went through a rigorous testing process under the vicissitudes of Irish weather in the castle courtyard.

October 18th at 16:00 The Explorers Museum will host its next Fireside Chat, featuring legendary historian who will speak on “Charles Howard-Bury and Everest”.

Where: Charleville Castle, Global Expedition Base to The Explorers Museum. Tullamore, Ireland. Space is limited.

Tickets can be booked on Tickettailor Here.



Halloween Art Projection on Charleville Castle

Flyer 4Maglus Stylus and Charleville Castle are inviting you to an unforgettable HALLOWE’EN event Join us as professional storyteller Bonnie Vance tells you about her personal encounters with the GHOSTS OF CHARLEVILLE CASTLE while German iPad artist Benjamin Rabe projects images live onto the walls of the castle, using just a tablet and a Maglus Stylus. This event is for ALL AGES and guaranteed to make the hair at the back of your neck stand up – prepare for a night of SCARY STORIES and LIVE LIGHT PAINTING!

Popular Projection Artist Benjamin Rabe from Germany, together with Maglus Stylus and designers Appledea from Tullamore will be collaborating on a massive Halloween Themed Projection on Charleville Castle on Tuesday, October 14th @7pm.This particular project is to demonstrate an exhibition of his talents and the amazing things you can do with modern technology in conjunction with real-life, or even historic objects. View Benjamin’s work