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2023 Walled Town Festival Events

2023 is shaping up to be our most exciting year yet! We are very busy behind the scenes putting together a programme to interest everyone.   From guided walks over seeing the Social history of our town to a deep dive through the history of distilling in Bandon. A week long overview of everything you wanted to know about the history of Bandon, but didn't know who to ask. We have them here this August.

 

Our Family Fun Day on Sunday 20th August is going to be great, we are thrilled to have The Irish School of Archaeology are back, we have new workshops for you to try your hand at past skills, and music, stalls and more. 

From battle reenactments, to juggling, taking part in an archaeological dig, Heritage Skills display such as  coin-making and fun and games there is something for everyone at our family fun day when we bring Bandon of yester-year to life.

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Talks and Walks

Over the course of Heritage Week join us for a series of historical talks covering a variety of topics.


Take part in our guided walks around areas of Bandon showcasing the history within the walls that stood back in the 1600's.

Family Fun Day

Bringing the past to life through play. Our family fun day on Sunday 21st August brings history to life for young and old. There is something for everyone.

Battle re-enactments, heritage skill displays and interactive workshops bring the 1600's roaring up to the 21st century!


Music and Performance

2023 sees the return of Bandon natives and favourites - The Casey Sisters. 

A magical performance in St. Peter's Church shows a true evening of magic. 

Paddy Cullivan's 

The Murder of Wolfe Tone is another audio-visual spectacular. 

Brenda Malloy - firm favourite returns this year to present a lunchtime harpist recital.

Alchemy Arts will astound again with a dazzling fire show.

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