Whitehead’s Diamond Jubilee Wood will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with this year’s woollen woods festival and a theme of peace and love.
Family afternoon out.
Bring a picnic.
Listen to live music.
Check out the food stalls
Arts and crafts
Pony rides and friendly farm animals
Dance and Yoga activities
Prize for best dressed
Whitehead is in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, about 20 miles from Belfast, between Carrickfergus and Larne on the main coast road.
Dalriada Festival (#DALFEST19) will be at Glenarm Castle on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July – N.Ireland’s BIGGEST weekend family festival. For Adults
Acts will include; PETER ANDRE > FLEUR EAST > ATOMIC KITTEN > SAMANTHA HARVEY > D:REAM > EAST 17 > REPUBLICA > PHATS & SMALL plus loads more……
Official Chase and Marshall from PAW PATROL will be back and also the Stars of CBBC’s Big Friday Wind Up, Sam and Mark.
TRACTOR TED, the favourite Little Green Tractor, will be there and also ‘Celtic Smoke’ International BBQ Competition.
Tickets & Camping Packages are now on sale via
www.dalriadafestival.co.uk Kids UNDER 12 GO FREE and Parking is FREE.
The Irish Scottish Cultural & Literary Festival runs for the second year 7 to 11th May 2019.
Crossways 2019 provides a forum for Irish, Irish-Scottish and Scottish cultural and literary interaction, dialogue and debate of real distinction and diversity.
Most events are free but one is ticketed.
Get more information.
Of course, Ireland isn’t the only place to hold fairs.
Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
This is held on Wakes Monday – the first Monday after the first Sunday after 4th September.
On Wakes Monday, the world famous
Abbots Bromley Horn Dance is held. VIDEO Egremont Crab Fair
This is held in Cumbria, England in September. It includes the Gurning World championships for the worst face!
For more information,
The Fuinneamh festival will be at Bellurgan Park, Co. Louth, 14th to 16th September 2018, (situated half way between Belfast and Dublin, near Dundalk, on the Carlingford Road).
Fuinneamh Festival is back for a third year and has returned to the original magical location of Bellurgan Park in County Louth, Ireland
Some of Ireland’s most talented Musicians, DJs, Producers, Artists and Performers collaborate to bring you a Festival of psychologically enthralling wonder and beauty.
For the lineup and to get tickets
Discount if you’re fast enough, on their Facebook page, or search Facebook for Fuinneamh Festival 2018
Whitehead in County Antrim will host Yarnfolk’s second wool festival on
Saturday 4th August 2018.
Lighthouse Yarns is running the festival over 6 venues in Whitehead so this will be a great day’s outing for wool and fibre enthusiasts as well as family and friends. There will be free demonstrations, interactive workshops for all ages (tickets available), and beautiful handcrafted quality yarns and products to view and on sale. This event is bigger and better than last year.
It wil be held across six venues in Whitehead’s town centre from 10 am – 5pm.
Methodist Church Hall, Edward Road
Lighthouse Yarns, Edward Road
Church of Ireland Parochial Hall, Edward Road
Whitehead Community Centre, Balmoral Avenue
Victorianna Flower Shop, Balmoral Avenue
Lourdes Pastoral Care Centre, Victoria Avenue
To see the full information and purchase tickets, check out the
Map For Whitehead
Lighthouse Yarns Whitehead