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Artisan Market

Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: 10am – 6pm each day
Venue: Marian Hall

In Marian Hall, Tullycross you will find a huge variety of artisan produced crafts and food including ceramics, wood turning, jewellery, soaps, candles, knitted accessories, fudge, cakes, jams, cheeses, honey and lots more. Also tea, coffee and hot food to eat on the go.


Agri-Aware Mobile Farm

Date: Saturday 4th May
Time: 10am – 6pm each day

The Mobile Farm unit safely and humanely transports animals to any school, company or event. The aim of Agri Aware’s Mobile Farm is to educate young and old about the different farm animals on Irish farms and their role in producing quality food that is safe and affordable for consumers.

Kids Cookery – Get Your Vitamin Sea

Date: Saturday 4th May  Sunday 5th May
Time: 10.45am | 12 noon
Tickets: €5.  Children must be 6 years +

A fun and interactive workshop for children with John O Toole and Marguriette Heanue.

Fully Booked

Due to a local funeral the children’s cookery workshop scheduled for Saturday at 11am will now take place on Sunday at 10.45am. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

John Francis Hannon – The Famine Tour

Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: 11am
Tickets: €10.  Payment taken on the bus.

Connemara Day Tours presents, “The Famine Tour”. Journey through Renvyle’s darkest hour and learn about the way it was during the Great Famine. The Renvyle landlord, the tennants and the loss of half of the Peninsulas population will be explained during this one hour bus tour around the Renvyle Peninsula with local guide, John Hannon.

Family Seashore Forage

Date: Saturday 4th May
Time: 1.30pm

Sinead O’Brien of Mungo Murphy’s Seaweed will lead you along the seashore where you will learn to identify edible seaweeds, which you will then bring back to the Festival Marquee and learn how to prepare for tasty meals and snacks including a cook off at 3:30pm.


Kids Disco

Date: Saturday 4th May
Time: 6pm
Venue: Marquee
Tickets €5

Kids disco parties are all based around dance! The dancers will keep the kids on their toes learning all the latest dance moves to their favourite songs.

Michael Gibbons

Date: Sunday 5th May
Time: 3pm
Venue: Tullycross Church
Tickets: €5

A talk by Michael Gibbons, one of Ireland’s leading field archaeologists. Connemara’s Maritime History and Archaeology; A Royal Fish landed on Inish Turk, A Subsea Saint’s Road, Grace O’Malley’s Connemara Castle and Two Fairy Kings fighting over sea weed rights.


Diamonds Equestrian

Date: Sunday 5th May
Time: 3.15pm
Venue: Diamonds Equine, Tully, Renvyle
Tickets: €5 per person. Children under 12 go free. Payable at the venue.

The Connemara Pony is famous for being hardy and sure-footed, so it’s no surprise that the breed evolved here on the rocky West coast. This event includes a talk on this wonderful animal followed
by a show jumping demonstration.


JP McMahon

Date: Sunday 5th May
Time: 3.45pm
Venue: Festival Marquee

JP McMahon is a chef, restaurateur and author. He is culinary director of the EatGalway Restaurant Group, which comprises of Michelin starred Aniar Restaurant, award winning Spanish restaurant Cava Bodega, and Tartare Café & Wine Bar (Bib Gourmand).


ARC – Aquaculture Remote Classroom

Date: Saturday 4th May, Sunday 5th May
Time: All Day

Yes, the ARC is literally a truck-sized classroom which is traveling throughout Ireland to bring aquaculture to your school doorstep. The classroom is fully equipped to provide visitors with an interactive and engaging experience with large screen displays, VR headsets and hands-on group activities.