7 Things Happening This Bank Holiday Weekend You Won't Want To Miss

7 Things Happening This Bank Holiday Weekend You Won't Want To Miss

This weekend is set to be an absolute scorcher which means peeling off a layer of skin and stepping outside before the summer officially ends has never been more appealing. If you were too busy building up a sweat to make last minute plans we've done the hard work for you:

1. All Together Now

The latest Irish festival looks set to be one of the annual greats thanks to its stunning location at Curraghmore House in Waterford. Acts include Chaka Khan, Roisin Murphy, Fleet Foxes, First Aid Kit, Villagers and comedian Tommy Tiernan. Tickets are still available for family camping.

2. Beatyard

The perfect day festival, Beatyard is back this year with The Jacksons, Django Django and Orbital taking to the main stage each day over the Bank Holiday weekend. €59 day tickets are still on sale.

3. Gaze LGBT Film Festival

If you're looking for something a little fiercier, the Gaze film festival is back and showcasing the best LGBT film talents across the world. Located in the Light House Cinema, check out the full list of movies and drag queen storytime slots over the weekend here.


4. Castlepalooza

Charleville Castle's annual festival will feature performances by Irish band All Tvvins and comedy performances by The Rubberbandits, Carl Spain, and Gearoid Farrelly. Click here to buy a day or weekend ticket.

5. Mitchelstown Busking Festival

A free event that could rival the Fleadh for live trad music, Mitchelstown in Cork will be covered in musicians sharing their talents. If you're a fan of live music and general craic then you'll love this outdoor event.

6. Spraoi International Street Arts Festival

If you're one for finding interesting and unusual things then you'll love the Spraoi festival in Waterford. Every street is full of unusual acts and quirky stalls which means you could get lost in the city. To check out everything that's happening this weekend click here.

7. Seafront Funfair

While Bray usually hosts the likes of Sealife and arcade games all year round, during the summer months the place comes alive with beachgoers and a tiny little thing called the Seafront Fair.

As autumn approaches, you won't have long left to hop on Ireland's answer to Disneyland so take advantage this weekend. The fair officially ends the 6th of August. this Monday to be exact.

Also Read: A Dublin Cinema Is Set To Host A Dog-Friendly Screening Of 'Up'

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Garret Farrell

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