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[ Date: November 23, 2017 05:25 am ]

OCTOBER 2017

Halloween Festival at Westport House

28th October to 31st October

Are you ready to scare yourself silly this Halloween?!

Get ready for plenty of ghoulish delights, scary stories and creepy fun that all the family will be able to enjoy!

Visit the Pirate Adventure Park where you will enjoy thrilling rides on our Pirate Swinging Ship, Log Flume Ride, Chair-O-Planes and Helter Skelter!

Following this, head up to the ‘haunted’ main house to listen to the wicked tales from our White Witch during Scary Story Time, carve a creepy pumpkin to bring home with you (extra charge. You are more than welcome to bring your own pumpkin to avoid this charge), take a visit down to our dark dungeons where the Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley used to lock up her prisoners, decorate some ghoulish goblin cupcakes during our Spooky Spoons workshop and learn how to dance like a zombie at our apocalyptic kiddie’s disco!

You and all the family will be sure to have a ‘spooktacular’ time this Halloween at Halloween Fest!

 

OCTOBER 2018

Westport Arts Festival

Dates to be confirmed

Westport, Co. Mayo

http://westportartsfestival.com/

Westport Arts Festival is one of Ireland’s longest running festivals. One of its main aims is to introduce different and diverse artistic forms of human expression from all over the world to the west coast of Ireland. The festival has helped enrich the cultural life of local people by introducing quality artistic events for over 30 years. The festival provides a platform for local and visiting artists and includes musicians, writers, architects, theatre, dance, film and free street performances entertaining adults and children alike.

 

The Helm Skate Festival

Dates to be confirmed

Westport, Co. Mayo

For more information please go to

http://destinationwestport.com/event/the-helm-skate-festival/

The Helm Skate Festival is one of the largest fishing events of its kind in the world and is the biggest in Western Europe. The festival began nineteen years ago when groups of anglers got together each with the aim of the catching the largest Skate.

The festival has evolved from a small two boat friendly competition to one that skippers from all along the Galway/Mayo coastlines with over one hundred anglers with the aim of promoting the conservation of Skate within the waters of Clew Bay and further out into the Atlantic Ocean.

The Skate, a kind of fish that belongs to the Common Ray family was once a struggling species within the realms of Clew Bay and The Helm is just one of the many agencies throughout Ireland helping to bring back their revival.

 

Halloween Festival at Westport House

Dates to be confirmed

Are you ready to scare yourself silly this Halloween?!

Get ready for plenty of ghoulish delights, scary stories and creepy fun that all the family will be able to enjoy!

Visit the Pirate Adventure Park where you will enjoy thrilling rides on our Pirate Swinging Ship, Log Flume Ride, Chair-O-Planes and Helter Skelter!

Following this, head up to the ‘haunted’ main house to listen to the wicked tales from our White Witch during Scary Story Time, carve a creepy pumpkin to bring home with you (extra charge. You are more than welcome to bring your own pumpkin to avoid this charge), take a visit down to our dark dungeons where the Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley used to lock up her prisoners, decorate some ghoulish goblin cupcakes during our Spooky Spoons workshop and learn how to dance like a zombie at our apocalyptic kiddie’s disco!

You and all the family will be sure to have a ‘spooktacular’ time this Halloween at Halloween Fest!