Timetable of Events & Booking 2017

Thats Beats Banagher – The Festival 2017 Banagher is preparing to celebrate its 4th Summer Festival

The Festival will kick off with a special event remembering and celebrating Banagher’s Experience of the great War.A miscellany is planned for the evening of the 21st July. The miscellany in St Paul’s Church will be a celebrated with readings and music from the Tullamore Town Band. Celebrations will continue late into the evening with more music and light refreshments at Crank House. Period dress is encouraged and there will be prizes for the best dresses – more to follow on this!

Following on from that will be a weekend packed with festivities, water activities, workshops, family fun and much more.

You can book directly here by clicking on “To Book” beside each workshop description.

Friday 21st JulyAgesLocationCost
11.30am to 1.00pmCartoon Capers -Graphic Comic Workshop with Alan Nolan5 - 9 Yrs (booking essential)Crank House€5.00ppTo Book
2.00pm to 3.30pmCartoon Capers -Graphic Comic Workshop with Alan Nolan10 - 13yrs (booking essential)Crank House€5.00ppTo Book
7.00pm to 8.30pm
8.30pm to 10.00pm
Banagher Remembers World War One Miscellany. Period dress encouraged.
Music & High Tea (immediately after Miscellany) Period dress encouraged and Prizes for best dressed.
St Paul's Church, Banagher
Crank House
Free Event - Donations acceptedTo Book
All WeekendWW1 Exhibition, Art Exhibition Saturday & Sunday Kids FREE drop in craft activities, Face painting and lots more!
Saturday 22nd JulyAgesLocationCost
10.00am to 1.00pmGAA - Series of matches and blitzesSt Rynagh's GAAMore Info
11.00am to 12.30pm5k Run in Aid of Banagher Tidy Towns Fun Walk, run or jogAllRegistration Crank House€5.00 Children €10.00 AdultsMore Info
10.15amSUP - Stand up Paddle boarding on the River Shannon
Safari 1
10+ (booking essential)
Safari 1 leaving at 10:15am
Shannon Bank Park€10.00ppTo Book
11.30amSUP - Stand up Paddle boarding on the River Shannon
Safari 2
Safari 2 leaving 11:30amShannon Bank Park€10.00ppTo Book
11.00am to 5.00pmWillow Weaving DemonstrationAllCrank HouseFree EventMore Info
12.30pm to 2.30pmPottery workshop with Damian O' BrienAll (booking essential)€10.00ppTo Book
3.30pm to 5.30pmPottery Workshop with Damian O'BrienAll (booking essential)10.00ppTo Book
12.00pm to 5.00pmLocal Food & Craft MarketLibrary SquareFree EventMore Info
3.00pm to 4.00pmBanagher’s Experience of the Great War. Talk by Stephen Callaghan.AllCrank HouseFree EventTo Book & More Info
5.30pm to 7.30pmHeritage Walk of Banagher with local guides.AllStarting Point outside Charlotte's Way.Free EventTo & Book & More Info
9.00pm onwardsFireworksShannon Bank ParkFree EventMore Info
11.00am to 5.00pmExhibition, Art Exhibition, Kids FREE drop in craft activities, Face Painting, Card Magician and lots more!
Sunday 23rd JulyAgesLocationCost
11.00am SUP - Stand up Paddle boarding on the River Shannon Safari 110+ (booking essential)
Safari 1 leaving at 11:15am
Shannon Bank€10.00ppTo Book
12.30pmSUP - Stand up Paddle boarding on the River Shannon Safari 2Safari 2 leaving 12:30amShannon Bank€10.00ppTo Book
11.30am to 2.00pmCreative Writing Workshop with Author Eileen Casey(booking essential)Charlotte's WayTo Book
12.00pm to 5pmPottery Demonstration with Damian O BrienAllFree EventMore Info
12.30pm to 2.30pmPottery WorkshopChildren over 5€10.00ppTo Book
3.30pm to 5.30pmPottery WorkshopChildren over 5€10.00ppTo Book
2.00pm to 5.00pmSionn Mhara Bantry Bay Longboat.Come and join the crew for a row on this locally handcrafted boat.Shannon Bank ParkFree EventMore Info
Leaving 2.00pm Introduction to Open Canadian Canoeing. Participants must be able to swim(booking essential)Marina€5.00ppTo Book & More Info
Leaving 3.00pmIntroduction to Open Canadian Canoeing. Participants must be able to swim(booking essential)Marina€5.00ppTo Book
12.00pm to 5.00pmExhibition, Art Exhibition, Kids FREE drop in craft activities, Face painting and lots more!