- 28 Feb 22
Yotam Ottolenghi, Rachel Allen and Blindboy Boatclub (pictured) are all on the lineup for the June event.
A brand new boutique festival taking place at Russborough House in Blessington, Co. Wicklow from June 10-12 has just been announced.
The Great Gathering, describing itself as "curated for those who delight in food and drink but who also have a keen desire to delve deeper, seeking new knowledge, experiences and discussion", will feature panel discussions related to food, current affairs and other topics.
Chef, restauranteur and author Yotam Ottolenghi receives top-billing along with columnist and television cook Rachel Allen and the journalist and filmmaker Jon Ronson.
Other notable names appearing at the three-day event include Blindboy Boatclub, David McWilliams, Una Mullally and Sorcha Pollak.
In the evenings, there will be samples of food provided by small independent retailers "with a focus on Irish ingredients and artisanal production".
You can also stay on-site at the festival overnight, with camping an option when tickets are purchased.
The following prices are available with children under four able to go for free:
Friday Adult Day Ticket €35
Saturday Adult Day Ticket €55
Sunday Adult Day Ticket €55
Weekend Adult With Camping €180
Weekend Adult Non-Camping €130
Child Supplement Day Access 5-12 years €10
Child Supplement Day Access 13-17 years €15
The full lineup and tickets for The Great Gathering can be viewed here.
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