Starts the first Saturday on August each year….
The 27th Festival runs from 5 – 13 August 2017
Full fun packed 9 day programme of events to suit all ages and abilities – Traditional Irish music and dancing, Food Festival night, Historical talks and walks, Arts and crafts, Vintage family fun day, Country Sports, Street events, Fancy Dress, Opening Lorry Parade, RNLI Open Day, Fireworks Display, Lurig Mountain Challenge Run, Cycling events, Guided hill walks and Teddy Bear’s Picnic. Also the Friday Theme Night (11th August) this year is ‘DALLYWOOD’, covering all movies, cartoons, film stars and disney characters. GET YOUR OUTFIT SORTED – anything goes!
Saturday sees the popular Lurig Challenge Run (12th August), this year ALL Bookings are ON-LINE, followed by the fireworks on Saturday Evening. The Grand Finale is on the Sunday (13th August) starting with the Ping Pong Ball Race, street entertainment and the Mini Fleadh with ‘The Real Shindig’ band finishing the night in style on the street and indeed the festival for 2017.