Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival is an annual occurence which is a major summer event for the town.
Locals and visitors alike gather in the pretty Georgian heritage town of Birr for the annual heritage week.
The whole town takes part and many dress up in the old style elegant vintage clothes.



The week-long festival includes many events like Sunday Parade of vintage cars, engines, floats, horses
and carriages, marching bands, jugglers & clowns, street theatre.

An extensive exhibition trail, annual antique & fine arts fair, costume competitions, old style shop
windows, candlelit nights in local pubs, historical walking tours, film nights and live theatre, Flying Club’s
Fly-in.

Free daily children’s events and vintage & modern sports events also takes place. A number of hotly
contested competitions like the photography competition, pub competitions, Carlsberg Donkey Derby and
Barman’s Race add a little spice to the occasion. There are prizes for best dressed lady, best
busker and best in the vintage parade. Other attractions include live music and orchestras, spectacular
fireworks display, theatre performances, art exhibitions, vintage markets.

Attractions of Birr