Boxty World Championships
Hosted by chef Aisling Stone of The Grass Roof Café. Introduction by Prin Duignan. Local boxty will be judged by local tasters with the best boxty winning the title of World Champion! This locally inspired recipe was conceived during the time of the famine in Co. Leitrim and is an important part of our local and national history.
Thursday 25th August 6pm – 7.30pm /FREE!
‘YOUNG STEPHEN’, a SPLÓDAR production with Patrick McEneaney from ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ by James Joyce.
Friday 26th August 6pm-7pm €8.00 & Saturday 27th 2.30 – 3.30pm Glens Centre, Manorhamilton
The Foghorn String Band
Live bluegrass music playing one night only. Sizzle in the Drizzle bbq food and refreshments available.
Friday 26th August 9pm – 11pm. €15. The Stoneyard, Leitrim Sculpture Centre
THE DERMOT HEALY INTERNATIONAL POETRY AWARD 2016 with Judge KEVIN BARRY
Award Ceremony and Prize Giving event begins at 4pm at The Glens Centre. Complimentary refreshments. Entry FREE
Award Winning Poet MONICA CORISH will read from her new book of poetry ‘A DYING LANGUAGE’ published by The Irish Hospice Foundation and introduced by local artist Rachel Webb. Complimentary light refreshments will be served.
THE WHOLE HOG ROAST!
Slow Roast pork, Salmon, Salads, breads and dips. Veggie option too. Prize giving ceremony for the winners of Go-Kart Derby.
At The Market Square from 5pm – 7pm on Sunday 28th August.
Live for one night only as part of The Stone Yard Sessions. Opened by The Tahaney School of Dance with Ciaran Rock in support.
Sunday 28th August from 9pm – 11pm at Leitrim Sculpture Centre. Tickets €15.00 Sizzle in the Drizzle bbq available inside.
Music / poetry / theatre
Vintage Tea Party
high tea Irish style, with music, costumes and delicious treats. A family favourite. With special performance from RABBITS RIOT THEATRE production of Alice in Wonderland, FLEA CIRCUS and poetry by ANNE CONNOLLY from her new book ‘A Ravel of Yarns’ .
Saturday from 11am at The Stone Yard, Leitrim Sculpture Centre. Call JoAnne for bookings 087 069 5265.
Music / Ceili
THE EMERALD REVELLERS
Join us at the Bee Park on music and dacing!
Saturday 27th August 6pm – 7pm. Entry only €5. KIDS FREE!
OPEN MIC MANOR
All welcome Professionals and Amateurs alike. FREE entry.
9.30 ‘till late at The Glens Centre
GO-KART DERBY RACE
Manor Rangers presents THE GO-KART DERBY RACE. Cash prizes and winners announced at Hog Roast in Mkt Sq.
Sunday 28th August 2pm – 6pm at Park Street beside The Bee Park