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[ Date: July 23, 2017 02:59 am ]

APRIL 2017

Westport Easter Walking Festival

Dates to be confirmed

Blow the cobwebs away with this great walking festival.

One day will be a full ridge walk of Croagh Patrick, from West to East followed by a 18k low level walk on the Western Way, Connemara from Leenane to Lough Inagh on the other day.

For more information contact Gerry at

Email: gerry@walkingguideireland.com

Telephone: 098 26090

Mobile: 087 2333295

Or visit the website:

http://www.theirelandwalkingguide.com/eventsandchallenges/festivals/westporteasterwalkingfestival

 

Easter Holidays

Spend the Easter Holidays in Westport, we guarantee we have an offer to suit you, whether it is at the beginning, the end, or even in the middle of the holidays we have a Special Deal for you so check out our Special Offers page at

http://theharbourmill.com/index.php/special-offers/

 

Easter Weekend at Westport House

Contact them on 098 27766 or visit their website at

http://www.westporthouse.ie/

Visit Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park for family fun, treasure hunt and frolics over Easter Weekend – and maybe win some great prizes too!

There will be an annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday.  You’ll look high and low for clues to enter to win some great prizes while enjoying the gorgeous grounds of Westport House & Gardens.  Pinkie Rabbit will be back to help you celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a complimentary egg. Every family that finishes will be entered to win some great prizes being awarded at 5:30pm. Be sure to get there early –it promises to be an egg-cellent day out for all the gang.

Opening for Easter mid-term break, Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park provides the ultimate in family fun.  The Park is filled with attractions including water rides, slides, swinging ships, swan pedaloe boats, pitch and putt, tennis and table tennis, playgrounds and soft play.  There are lots to satisfy those interested in history and culture in Westport House itself, it is a place not to be missed when visiting Westport.  For the more adventurous there are other activities within the grounds such as zorbing, archery, orienteering, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, sailing and combat games. (These cost extra and are not included in the price of Admission)

Regular admission charges apply – the Easter Treasure Hunt is included in entry to the Pirate Adventure Park.

Call to reception to get a discounted ticket and let the fun begin.

 

Challenge The Greenway

Dates to be confirmed

In aid of Cystic Fibrosis – complete the 26 mile world famous Great Western Greenway – a picturesque walk/cycle trail which traverses Ireland’s idyllic Atlantic coast between Westport and Achill Sound.

For more information contact:

Johnny Oosten – 087 9828015 or at info@challengethegreenway.com

Or visit their website at:

www.challengethegreenway.com

 

Boheh Stone Walk

Dates to be confirmed

Immerse yourself in Mayo’s pre-historic culture, and come and view the Buheh Stone, a unique Neolithic feature. This guided walk, with local archaeologists, takes place twice yearly, in the spring and Autumn. The spectacular highlight (weather permitting) is seeing the ‘Rolling Sun’ phenomenon for yourself, as the sun appears to be slowly rolling down the slope of the mountain.

For more information call Gregg or William on:

094 9030687

Lambert Puppet Theatre Presents Cinderella & Bosco

The Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo – 098 28459

http://www.westporttheatre.com/

3rd April 2016 @ 3pm

Price – €10

he Lambert Puppet Theatre is now widely recognised as the premier touring Puppet Theatre Company in Ireland and also internationally renowned for its many fine productions in
Theatres throughout Ireland, The UK and Europe..
From its earliest beginning the Lambert family has been involved with RTE TV, working on the hugely popular series Wanderly Wagon featuring the Late Eugene Lambert and Judge. Paula Lambert was the ‘Bosco’ voice on TV for seventeen years and indeed BOSCO is still a firm favourite with the younger children and will make a nostalgiac appearance in the opening part of the show. This is a beautiful production with large puppets,colourful sets and exquisite lighting and is suitable for an age group up to ten years of age.

Adrian Knight – Comedy Hypnotist

The Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo
8th April @ 8pm
Price €20

Within minutes of welcoming volunteers on stage, world renowned hypnotist Adrian Knight will stun and amaze his audiences by the speed in which he is able to hypnotise his willing participants! In the last twenty years, Adrian Knight has firmly established himself as one of the top elite stage hypnotists around today and arguably the most talented in his profession, Adrian is a truly unique force in the world of hypnosis and one of the most sought after Global entertainers around today.
While he may be a top-notch hypnotic showman, Adrian is a fast-thinking comedian who milks humour out of every situation that arises onstage. Adrian challenges audiences worldwide to open their imaginations’ and regardless of whether or not you chose to be a spectator or experience hypnosis first hand on stage Adrian’s show is one of the most mesmerizing nights of hypnotic hysteria that you will ever witness!

 Nights on Broadway – The Bee Gee’s Story

The Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo

http://www.westporttheatre.com/

16th April 2016 @ 8pm

Price – €20

You can’t see the Bee Gees anymore, but you can see ‘Nights on Broadway’ and still experience a concert of the incredible music written by the brothers Gibb.

Known also as ‘The Irish Bee Gees’, all the performers are from Ireland with the exception of their new UK Musical Director, JBlack. Having originated and sold out theatres in Ireland, the show is now touring in the UK.

‘Nights On Broadway’ presents a tribute to the Bee Gees through their catalogue of hits over 4 decades from the 60s to the 90s. The full live band blend the classic hits, acoustic medleys and dance floor fillers which define the show.
This is a totally live concert experience which prides itself on musical, in particular vocal authenticity, while the accompanying costume changes compliment the show to give audiences a truly original feeling.

 

Feile Chois Cuain Louisburgh

29th April – 2nd May

Féile Chois Cuain is one of Ireland’s premier festivals of Irish traditional music song and dance, held annually in Louisburgh, County Mayo.
This beautiful and remote village plays host to a vibrant music scene every May bank holiday weekend as local and visiting performers electrify audiences with sessions, concerts and masterclass and workshops.

The festival events are suitable for all age groups. Improvers will be given the opportunity to perform with, and learn from, others who have achieved great proficiency in the traditional arts. The classes, which are given by tutors of the highest calibre, are open to all age groups and pub singing and music sessions give an opportunity to the willing and able to join in.

Street sessions are encouraged to bring the festival activities to the attention of the wider population and add great atmosphere to the festival

For more information go to:

www.feilechoiscuain.com