** New for 2016**



The Great Armagh Georgian Banquet
Friday 25th November 2016

For the first time ever, the doors of the majestic Archbishop’s Palace will be opened to the public for a Black Tie gala banquet.  Guests will join Georgian Characters in an evening of entertainment, enjoying some Georgian past times with music and an amazing 5 course menu prepared by The Yellow Door

The menu selected by local award winning chefs will feature many dishes which could have been found on the Georgian Dining table.  Menu includes cocktail reception and all wines.

Tickets for the banquet cost £75.00 per person. Georgian weekend breaks are also available

To book tickets please click here Buy Now

Why not enjoy the ultimate Georgian weekend break in Armagh?

Treat yourself to a pre-Christmas break with the ultimate Georgian weekend in Armagh. Enjoy the Great Armagh Georgian Banquet followed by a relaxing overnight stay in either the Armagh City Hotel or the Charlemont Arms Hotel.

Relax in a luxury bedroom at Armagh City Hotel, conveniently located adjacent to the Archbishops Palace and expansive Palace Demesne.  This great offer comprises a glass of mulled wine on arrival, a relaxing full breakfast on Saturday morning, free Wi-Fi, use of the leisure club and complimentary car parking.

At the Charlemont Arms Hotel, located in the historic city centre, relax with a glass of mulled wine, overnight accommodation, full breakfast, free Wi-Fi and complimentary car parking.

Continue your Georgian adventure on Saturday and mark the beginning of the Christmas season with Georgian Day. Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride around the Mall before perusing the festive market and making some Christmas purchases. Soak up the atmosphere of the day with music and carol singing, festive treats and tastes, be entertained by Georgian characters and performers, and experience the Light Show and much more.

This offer is subject to availability and is available to book through the link above.


Georgian Day
Saturday 26th November 2016 10.00am – 9.00pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as Armagh’s annual Georgian Day marks the beginning of the Christmas season.

Armagh’s much loved Georgian Day returns to mark the beginning of the Christmas season.  See Armagh in all its festive glory, sparkling with lights as the Ancient Cathedral City goes back to its Georgian roots.  More than 70 stalls, hosted by traders in Georgian costumes, will line the streets for a unique experience that cannot be missed.

Festive music, horse-drawn carriage rides and the smell of mulled wine and mince pies exude a unique Christmassy atmosphere for all to enjoy.

The Children’s Market at The Shambles Yard will offer a family friendly experience with traditional fairground games & rides, festive stalls with treats & gifts suitable for little people, real reindeer, light sculptures, workshops & crafts all served with lashings of sprinkles and glitter!

 As the city grows dark, the dramatic Light Show, will burst to life, illuminating the backdrop of the Georgian Market House and creating a festive atmosphere with contemporary and seasonal music. A must see for all visitors to the City!

The Georgian Armagh event is kindly supported by Tourism NI.

Highlights and new additions for 2016 include:


  • Armagh Courthouse Tour and Georgian Mock Trial
  • Bell ringing display
  • Hot food village and Food Heartland chef demonstrations
  • Historical Gardener, Michael Brown: Georgian Gardens & Capability Brown
  • Sedan chair at Armagh City Library
  • Silhouette cutting
  • The twelfth day of Christmas cake at the Children’s Christmas Market
  • Treasure Trail
  • Wallpaper block printing workshop
  • Free Park and Ride: Palace Demesne, Elim Church and Navan Centre.

Watch this space for more updates