Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative
Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative


Free Ticketed Events

Due to limited capacity and space, the events listed below require pre-booking.

You will receive an Official Cork Heritage Open Day Ticket which must be handed to the Organiser/ Heritage Open Day Volunteer at the begining of the event. All tickets are free and can be booked directly from The Everyman Box Office 021 4501673

19aug10:00 amGuided Tours of Cork's 96FM Building (Sold Out)Tours at 10am, 12noon and 2pm10:00 am

19aug11:00 amBringing Rails to the River; the story of the navvies in Cork. A talk by railway historian Patrick Walsh11:00 am

19aug11:00 amRecollections and memories of the history of the Retail Industry and its characters in Cork. A talk by photographer Billy Macgill11:00 am

19aug11:00 amGuided Tour of Cork City Hall (Sold Out)11:00 am

19aug11:00 amGuided Tours of St Angela's CollegeTours start at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm11:00 am

19aug11:45 amGuided tour of Cork Circuit Court HouseTours start at 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 2pm11:45 am

19aug12:00 pmGuided historical tours of Custom House, Port of Cork (Sold Out)Tours start at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm12:00 pm

19aug1:00 pmMarcus Connaughton presents an illustrated walking tour of Rory Gallagher's Cork1:00 pm

19aug2:30 pmCork- a city of historic and emerging film stories, a talk by Mick Hanngian, Co-Director of Indie Cork2:30 pm

19aug3:00 pmA Talk on the Cork City Bridges with local historian Antoin O'Callaghan3:00 pm

19aug3:00 pmHistorical walk of the Middle Parish (The Marsh Area) with local historian Liam O' hÚigín (Sold Out)3:00 pm

Free Non Ticketed Events

We have a jam-packed heritage programme this year. All Heritage Open Day Events are free.

Some events have limited space and need to be pre-booked in advance

19aug10:00 am- 6:00 pmCork Heritage Open Day Looking Up CompetitionCollect a competition sheet with images of buildings which need to be identified from St Peter's Cork10:00 am - 6:00 pm

19aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmSelf-guided Tours of the Ambassador Hotel10:00 am - 4:00 pm

19aug10:00 am- 5:00 pmCrawford Art Gallery Print Making Workshops (Sold Out)Three 2-hour sessions starting at 10am, 12 noon and 2pm. Booking essential Tel: 021 4907857/490786210:00 am - 5:00 pm

19aug10:00 am- 6:00 pmCork LGBT History Exhibition10:00 am - 6:00 pm

19aug10:00 amCIT Blackrock Castle Observatory Tours (Sold Out)Tours start at 10am, 10.30am, 11am. Online Booking essential. See www.bco.ie10:00 am

19aug10:00 am- 2:00 pmGuided Tours of AIB Bank on 66 South MallTours start at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm10:00 am - 2:00 pm

19aug10:00 am- 6:00 pmMiddle Parish/Coal Quay Historical SocietyAward Winning Photo Exhibition of the Coal Quay.10:00 am - 6:00 pm

19aug10:00 am- 2:00 pmSt Anne's Church, Shandon10:00 am - 2:00 pm

19aug10:30 am- 4:30 pmSt Fin Barre's Cathedral10:30 am - 4:30 pm

19aug10:30 amGuided Tour of the Cork Opera House10:30 am

19aug10:30 am- 1:00 pmTraveller Visibility Building10:30 am - 1:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 5:00 pmMedieval Day11:00 am - 5:00 pm

19aug11:00 amGuided Tour of Nano Nagle Place Heritage Centre (Sold Out)11am and 3pm. Booking essential. 11:00 am

19aug11:00 am- 5:00 pmExhibition of historical information and material at Prince's Street Unitarian Church11:00 am - 5:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 1:00 pmIrish Fairy Tales Reading for Kids11:00 am - 1:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 6:00 pmGate Cinema11:00 am - 6:00 pm

19aug11:00 amTour of Fota HouseTours start at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm. Booking essential 021 4815543/info@fotahouse.com11:00 am

19aug11:00 am- 4:00 pmFood and Eating in Irish Prehistory Exhibition at Cork Public Museum11:00 am - 4:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 4:00 pmThe Tsar, the Rosehills and the Music Shop at Cork Public Museum11:00 am - 4:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 4:00 pmOld Cork Waterworks Experience11:00 am - 4:00 pm

19aug11:00 am- 1:00 pmHeineken Ireland (Murphy's Brewery)11:00 am - 1:00 pm

19aug11:00 amIrish Language Guided Tour of Elizabeth Fort11:00 am

19aug11:00 am- 4:00 pmCork Photo Gallery11:00 am - 4:00 pm

19aug11:00 amGuided Tours of Prince's Street Unitarian Church11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm11:00 am

19aug12:00 pm- 3:00 pmThe National Sculpture Factory12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmCarpenters Hall12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmGuided Tours of Cork City and County Archives12pm and 1.15pm12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmTour of Frameyard Garden at Fota HouseTours start at 12pm and 1.30pm. Booking essential 021 4815543/info@fotahouse.com12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmGuided Tour of St Peter and Paul's Church12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pm- 5:00 pmEnglish Language Guided Tours of Elizabeth Fort12noon to 5pm (On the hour)12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

19aug12:00 pm- 2:00 pmCork City and County Archives12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

19aug12:00 pm- 5:30 pm6th Annual Cork Coal Quay Family Festival12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

19aug12:00 pm- 4:00 pmGael Choláiste Mhuire AG, An Mhainistir Thuaidh12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmJack Lynch- the life and times of a local hero12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmUCC Living History Tour12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pm- 4:00 pmQuaker Meeting House and Graveyard12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmGuided Tour of St Patrick's Church, Lower Glanmire Road12noon and 3pm12:00 pm

19aug12:00 pmMaldron Hotel Cork12noon and 1pm12:00 pm

19aug12:15 pmCathedral of St Mary and St Anne (North Cathedral)12.15pm and 2pm12:15 pm

19aug1:00 pmHidden Cork- Nano Nagle's 18th Century ConventsBooking essential. 1:00 pm

19aug1:00 pmThe Glucksman - Drawing Walk of University College CorkBooking essential 021 4901844/ info@glucksman.org1:00 pm

19aug1:00 pm- 4:00 pmGuided Tours of the Metropole Hotel The building is 120 years old this year and will be open to the public for guided tours from 1pm to 4pm1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug1:00 pmSustaining Old Cork; Reclaim and Recycle at Miss Daisy Blue1:00 pm

19aug2:00 pmGuided Tour of the Crawford Art Gallery.2:00 pm

19aug2:00 pm- 6:00 pmVisit the Crawford Observatory in UCC2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

19aug2:00 pm- 4:00 pmCIT Wandesford Quay Gallery2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug2:00 pm- 5:00 pmGael-Taca2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

19aug2:00 pm- 4:00 pmLive music instore at Miss Daisy Blue2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug2:00 pm- 4:00 pmTour of Backwater Artist Group and Cork Printmakers2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

19aug2:30 pmSt Anne's Church Shandon Recording Project2:30 pm

19aug3:00 pmGuided Tour of St Finbarr's South Church3:00 pm

19aug3:00 pmGuided tour of The EverymanBooking essential 021 45016733:00 pm

19aug3:30 pm- 5:00 pmEvent CancelledDr. Fiachra Ó Corragáin at Civic Trust House3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

19aug7:00 pmA Talk on Daniel Maclise at Prince's Street Unitarian Church7:00 pm

19aug8:00 pmA Talk on the history of the Prince's Street Church8:00 pm