Letterkenny, Ballymacool Park
6pm – €15/€12
A play, music, a garden party, a feast, and a ferry crossing (for the Inishowen shows). An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large scale, immersive production in both Donegal and Derry, crossing the borders, the traditions and the waters of the north west. Ultimately it explores conflict, reconciliation and borders. Two Kingdoms, Sicilia and Bohemia divided by an ocean; two kings, raised together, but at odds without reason, a wronged queen; a lost princess, prison sentences, tragic deaths, bears and ocean voyages.
Arranmore Island, Co. Donegal
€11 – day ticket / €21 – weekend ticket
Our good friends at Swell Music & Arts Festival are taking a sabbatical for 2019 but we are delighted to announce a new music and arts trail on Arranmore on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July, with a series of live music performances, comedy and spoken word, day and night across five venues on one of Ireland’s most stunning islands.
- The Glen Hotel, 2pm – 4pm: The Cure Comedy Club
- Crossroads Community Centre, 2pm – 5pm: Gaelic spoken word and music with Rody Gorman, Hamish McLeod, Josie Duncan and Signy Jakobsdottir, Thatchers of the Acropolis, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde agus aíonna speisialta
- Phil Bans, 3pm: Green Island, 8pm: Martello
- Earlys, 9pm – late: Stephen James Smith, Diane Ní Chanainn (Diane Cannon) & Manus Lunny, Clann Mhic Ruairí, Honeyfeet