Friday, September 21, 2012

Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival 27th - 30th September

Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival 18th-25th September

A fusion of food, folk & fun!

With music, street theatre, a craft & heritage village, artisan foods, a carnival and plenty of good old-fashioned games for the children, this week long festival has something for everyone from teenagers to young children to adults.

Festival Programme 2012

Thursday 27th September– Sunday 30th September 2012
 (Programme as at 17th August 2012, events subject to change, check back regularly!)
Festival Competitions:
Thursday 27th September
7pm till late       Funfair
8pm–10pm        Launch Event – Cultural Night
10pm till late     Pub entertainment
Friday 28th September
2pm – 4pm         Genealogy Service
2.30pm-4pm    Heritage Trail Guided Tours of Dunshaughlin
3pm                      ”Fables, Myths & Legends from the Boyne Valley”
3pm-6pm            Festival Laboratory
7pm till late       Funfair
8pm                       Dunshaughlin Players Drama
8pm-midnight   Funshaughlin promotions
8pm                        The Voice of Ireland, Some of last years finalists & Special Guests
10pm till late      Pub Entertainment

Saturday 29th September
10am-6pm          Food & Craft Market
11am                   Village parade
12pm-2pm        Jazz at the Courthouse
12pm                   Forge and Farrier Display
1pm                     Soap box Derby
2pm-4pm          Genealogy Service
2pm till late      Funfair
2pm – 6pm        Festival Laboratory
2pm-6pm           Petting Farm
2pm – 6pm        Music workshop
2pm – 6pm        Chess / Scrabble and other games
3pm                    Vintage vehicle display
3pm                    Art & Craft Workshop
3pm & 5pm      ”Fables Myths & Legends from the Boyne Valley
3pm – 6pm        Dog Agility & Dog Show
5pm -7pm          Musical chairs
8pm                      Electric Lemon and Special Guests
9pm                      The Ghost Event
10pm till late      Pub Entertainment

Sunday 30th September 
10am-6pm         Food & Craft Market
12noon               Ecumenical Service
12noon-3pm    Fire Station Open Day
12.30pm             Tractor show
2pm-4pm           Genealogy Service
2pm till late       Funfair
2pm – 6pm        Petting Farm
2pm – 6pm        Dog Agility
2pm-6pm           Music workshops
2pm – 6pm        Country Sports
3pm                      Street Dancers flash mob
2pm                      ”Fables Myths & Legends” from the Boyne Valley
6pm                       Festival Closing Ceremony and unveiling of Festival Collage
Daily:                 Treasure Hunt
Daily:                 Festival collage: “Give Us A Hand”
Daily:                 Carnival
Daily:                 Head to Toe Fashion Experience
Daily:                 Fun Zone (Bouncy zone)
Daily:                 Rabodirect Digitise the Nation Mobile Training Unit
Daily:                 Live Cookery Demonstrations by Local Celebrity Chefs
Daily Exhibitions:                                                                                                                          
“From Jurassic Artefacts and Natural History to Modern Times” Timeline Productions
“Anna Haslam” - Founder of Dublin Women’s Suffragette Association
“Nanny in the Nursery” - Recreation of Children’s Nursery & Playroom

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