Tree Fest . 9-10th March 2019

Tree Fest, a two day celebration of the incredible world of trees as part of National Tree Week 2019!

Plant an exciting a new forest for the future.

Discover the incredible ways trees nourish us and our natural world and help tackle Climate Change.

Learn about the rich folklore behind trees in Ireland.

Make baskets, spoons and bowls in our wood craft zone.

Be inspired by groups working with trees and find out how to get involved.

Relax under canvas in the Tree Tent and feast on tree-themed treats.

Watch films in the pop-up cinema and enjoy a warming brew by the fire.

Talk trees with one of our specialist nurseries and find yourself a tree to take home.


  • Organised by An Sanctoir in collaboration with Phoenix Events, Tree Fest is a small family friendly festival for all ages.
  • Drop-in event, come for all or some of the weekend events. Event line-up will be released on the An Sanctoir facebook page and website in the coming weeks.
  • Entry by donation, however registration required as spaces limited, via Eventbrite.
  • Proceeds to An Sanctoir, a registered charity, see more information below.
  • A limited quantity of on-site accommodation is available on a first come, first serve basis: Camping in the Octagonal Hall (Max 30 people); Camper Parking (Max 15 vans); Camping for the very brave will be available in the camping meadow; Any of the above options €5 per person, kids go free. See below for contact details to reserve accomodation.


An Sanctoir is West Cork’s very own Holistic Community Centre, home to a variety of weekly classes, weekend workshops, performances, rituals and celebrations. It is a beautiful light filled octagonal space with wooden floors and underfloor heating, set within a 30 acre nature reserve, outside the coastal village of Ballydehob.

An Sanctoir, Ballydehob, West Cork, P81 XF34. For directions visit our website.



Call: 083 896 0036