Taste of Carlingford Festival 2013
A Taste of Carlingford
Saturday 11th May & Sunday 12th May
In and around Medieval Carlingford
A two day celebration of fine food and local produce.
Set in the idyllic surroundings of the Mediaeval village of Carlingford, all the restaurants, bars and café's will provide visitors to the village a taste of the wonderful range of cuisine on offer, in a veritable market place of little tents and stalls. Artisan food suppliers will provide further treats and colour.
The Festival Tent will be open offering Wine, delicious strawberries and the mouth watering Carlingford Oysters. This will be an unparalleled weekend of Fun, Food and Entertainment for all visitors.
Don't miss this opportunity to indulge yourself. Street entertainment on both days including Funfair Carnival, Music and Facepainting. Heritage Walks around the Medieval Village & up in the hills to Queen Maebhs Gap , Children's Cookery School demonstration, Crab Fishing, Sand Castle building & Kayaking at King John's Pier (Weather & Tides permitting).
Full Programme of Events for Taste of Carlingford Festival
Saturday 11th of May
11.00am Maebh’s Gap Heritage Hill Walk -
Starting Point The Tourist Office, Time 4 hours, Distance 8km, Cost E15 per person Bottled water/ light snack recommended
2.00pm Taste of local Carlingford Village Bake Traditional bakes ‘tastefully’ compete amidst offerings of delicious home treats. A unique experience for visitors to sample authentic homemade produce and discover handed down recipes and tips. Prize for winning dish, bowl, jug or jar.!
3.00pm – 6.00pm
A Fascinating & informative event underlining all that is at our fingertips which can be eaten and used for delicious and healthy meals and snacks.
Assembly Point at the Tourist Office. Cost E5.00. Children free.
Saturday Evening Entertainment
Taaffes Bar - The Lettermen & DJ RnB - 8.00pm til late
Sunday 12th of May
12.00pm Guided Walk of Medieval Carlingford - Interesting tour of the medieval town of Carlingford. The tour will visit the towns historical following sites, providing information on the towns origin, its position within national history and offer an insight into daily life during the medieval period.
A Taste of Carlingford for Children
3.00pm Stone Skimming
Sunday Evening Entertainment
Taaffes Bar - The Stormers - 3.00pm – 6.00pm
Classic Hits 70’s 80’s & Soul - 8.00pm til Late
Ma Bakers - The Booze Brothers - 9.00pm til late
P.J.’s Beer Garden - Brother Bold - 3.00pm - 6.00pm
Carlingford Arms - Hughie Mulligan - 4.00pm - 7.00pm & Bogtown Rat - 9.30pm til late
Contact the Cooley Peninsula Tourist Office Tel: 042 9373033
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