This years festival….

SATURDAY MAY 4TH

Opening Ceremony at Bannow Church followed in Carrig village by…

Re-enactments with 28 fully trained warriors for 2 combat displays each day. Warrior training for children after each battle.

Living History Tented Village

Living History Craft Displays

Free Archery and free replica Norman Coin for Children

Horsemen of Eire…. A theatrical show on the Norman invasion with minimum 2 riders and 4 ground characters – Twice a day

A display of Norman cavalry warfare against and in combination with infantry, with armoured Norman knights and Norman lady – Twice a daySUNDAY MAY 5TH

Re-enactments with 28 fully trained warriors for 2 combat displays each day. Warrior training for children after each battle.

Living History Tented Village

Living History Craft Displays

Free Archery and free replica Norman Coin for Children

Horsemen of Eire…. A theatrical show on the Norman invasion with minimum 2 riders and 4 ground characters – Twice a day

A display of Norman cavalry warfare against and in combination with infantry, with armoured Norman knights and Norman lady – Twice a day

Plus a tent with an interactive display where people can try on armour and sit in the saddles, etc.

Historical lecture at 7pm in Colfers marquee by Emmet Stafford

Music Concerts

SATURDAY 8 PM

Inaugural performance of “Bannow 850” composed and performed by Greg French

With local Guest Artists and Danescastle Senior School Band

Followed by Strand Hugg in concert.

SUNDAY 9PM

Green Road and Strand Hugg in concert

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