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First Festival After Lockdown!

First Festival After Lockdown!

The Wild Atlantic Festival 2020, Our First Festival After Lockdown!

The Wild Atlantic Festival takes place from Saturday 1st August to Saturday 8th August 2020, featuring Activities, tours, walks and events to celebrate our unique part of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Visit our Wild Atlantic Festival page to stay up to date with any changes.

Programme of Events 2020

   

Sat 1st August, 2020

Street Music at 4.00 pm Relax on the Diamond and join Shane & Friends for an afternoon open air session (weather permitting). 

Sun 2nd August, 2020

Family Stroll around Drumbarron at 12 Noon The walk will begin at the Catholic Church – The Church of the Holy Family. Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4pm Come along and join the singalong.  

Mon 3rd August, 2020

A 6 Km walk along the Town Trail at 12 Noon Starting at the Catholic Church. Duration approx 1 hour. Dancing at the Crossroads on the Diamond at 8.00 pm Join Clement Gallagher and Friends for a night of fun as they go back in time with a Ceili on the Street.  

Tues 4th August, 2020

See the skill of Weaving and Spinning at Molloys on the Killybegs Road all day Join Michael Molloy as he demonstrates and explains the Donegal Tweed & Aran Knitwear Industry development from past times to the modern day. Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm Come along and join the singalong.  

Wed 5th August, 2020

Bus Tour of Donegal leaving at 11.00 am This is a mystery trip with singalong and food. Always great craic. Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm Come along and join the singalong.  

Thurs 6th August, 2020

Visit to Stephen Bennett’s Art Gallery at Carn all day Our most famous Artist Stephen Bennett is available at all times to show his large array of artwork. Special discounts available this week. The Wild Atlantic Women performance on the Diamond Come along and enjoy a wonderful evening of music performed by these talented women of Donegal. This is an open air event and everyone is welcome.  

Fri 7th August, 2020

Drumbarron Walk at 12.00 Noon Meet at the Catholic Church car park for this casual walk overlooking the town of Ardara – All welcome. Duck Racing on the Owentocker at 7.00 pm The Loughros Point Rowing Club fundraiser. Please support this great organisation. Contact Teresa 087 9159351.  

Sat 8th August, 2020

An Afternoon of Live Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm Come along and join the singalong. Big Band Show. Big Country Dance with “Hard 2 Beat” on the Diamond at 8.00 pm Hear live this talented band perform a variety of music. Come along and join in.  

 

 

For more information contact Stephen: 087 2424590