Update during the 2021 Festival Weekend

As the Festival Weekend progresses, we would like to keep you all updated on what is happening. And that is a lot! We are delighted with the events so far, and hope to see many of you over the next day and a half.

There are still a few tickets left for our events over the weekend, but if you are not able to secure the ticket of you choice, you will still be able to have memorable experiences:

We are offering a wide variety of FREE events during this Festival weekend with top class poets and musicians. The weather will be good, so make sure to come along and enjoy some poetry and music in the open air!

Sat 18th, 2-4pm Family Poetry Fest in Floraville

Starting with *Festival-in-a-Van Readings* with poetry by Katherine Duffy and Colm Breathnach and music by Seana Davey (harp) and promising lots of family fun and poems, poems everywhere!

Sun19th 2pm Ardgillan Top Carpark: Festival-in-a-Van Dorn Filiochta

Bilingual poetry reading with Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin and Celia de Fréine, with music by Seana Davey, Colin Gunning and Aoife McDermott. Please bring a camping chair or a blanket.

Sun 19th 4pm Festival-in-a-Van at Martello Tower, Red Island

Please note the change of venue!!
Poetry readings by John O’Donnell and Máighréad Medbh and music by Sarah May Rogers. Please bring a camping chair or a blanket.

And otherwise…

The Illumination of Floraville is still running nightly until Sunday 19th. A MUST SEE.

Look out for the poems in shop windows and along benches. Some poems will
even talk to you via QR code. A huge THANK YOU to all the children of Skerries who donated their amazing poetry to this year’s Fingal Poetry Festival! You will see them on benches all over town, and over the next days in Floraville and Skerries Mills. Why don’t you take pictures when you come across one and share them with us on our Facebook page!
 
For more information on any of the above please see our online programme.

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