Members of The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival continue to prepare for your Community Festival in September. Blanchardstown Library is sending their Sensory Collection over to Donabate Library during the festival. Fergus and his staff in Donabate library are preparing a sensory friendly event to take place during the Festival.Some more events to look forward to..James Bond Casino Royale themed night in Balcarrick Golf Club, the Launch of the Lambay Cinema Club, Mol an Óige, local band Santoria.More on these next month.Don’t forget our fundraising Festival Quiz in Keelings on Thursday 25th August at 8.30pm. The Festival Committee recently received one of the Fingal County Council Mayor’s Awards. The awards ceremony was held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry, and many local voluntary groups were recognised and commended for their contribution to society in Fingal.
The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival has not taken place for the last 2 years due to Covid-19, but the festival is back, bigger and better than ever this year! Running from Thursday September 8th, to Sunday September 18th, the festival programme promises something to suit all tastes and age groups. From Craft Workshops for all ages to Ceili dancing, Gala concerts to Short films, and Bio-Diversity Walks to a Casino night, there will be something to satisfy all cultural tastes.All events in the Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival are free of charge, but some events must be booked in advance through Eventbrite. Please keep an eye on the festival FaceBook page for details of booking, from about mid-August.
The festival will host a fund-raising Pub Quiz in Keelings Lounge, Donabate on Thursday August 25th. Tickets for the quiz are €10, available at the door on the night or in advance from Emer on 0863691871.Come along and join in with some of the events and let’s welcome the Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival back to the peninsula!