Newry, Newry and Mourne BT34
Bank Holiday Weekend 22nd – 25th August
Program of Events:
Friday 22nd August
10am-12noon Stone Painting and Lobster Crafts at the Harbour Haven, Nautilus Centre, £2 per child. Pre Booking Advised, Tel: (028) 4176 5500
2.30pm-4pm Old Sea Shanties & Stories, Refreshments served. All ages Welcome, Harbour Haven, Nautilus Centre.
8pm Enjoy a Cultural Experience Evening at the Kilmorey Arms Hotel, includes Quiz Night, Refreshments, Stories & Music, FREE Entry. Everyone Welcome!
9pm Karaoke at The Kilmorey Arms Hotel
9pm Karaoke at Alfie G’s, The Square, Kilkeel
10pm Karaoke at The Cove, Newry Street, Kilkeel
Saturday 23rd August
12noon Fishfest & Harbour Hooley at Annalong Harbour
9pm Festival Disco at Alfie G’s with DJ Graham Mills
9pm St Trinnian’s Nite at The Kilmorey Arms Hotel
10pm Disco at The Cove, Kilkeel
Bank Holiday Monday 25th August
Main Event in Greencastle Street, Kilkeel Town Centre
12noon Fresh Fish & Oyster Tasting, Craft, Novelty and Local Produce Stalls, RNLI BBQ, Fun Fair, Live Music, Inflatables, Keel Wheelers and Lots More
12noon Happy Faces NI, Colour You Happy Art and Activity Team, Face Painting and Activities
12noon Geotourism Interactive Display, Badge Making & Colouring In Activity Table
12noon Embark on an International Seafood Cuisine Cultural Journey at the International Seafood Taster Buffet in Main Marquee. Enjoy a selection of International Seafood Dishes.
12noon Kilkeel Seafood’s Scampi Camper Van – Freshly Caught Kilkeel Prawns, Tailed and Covered in Breadcrumbs. Come and try some!
12.30pm RNLI Kipper BBQ
1pm Could you make the Grade to be a Fisherman? Sea-Source (ANIFPO Ltd) is proud to sponsor two competitions to find out who can measure up to be a County Down Fisherman (or Fisherwomen). In Kilkeel’s very own version of the Generation Game – How many prawns can you tail in 60 seconds? Contestants will be judged by independent industry experts! Appropriate prizes on the day! FREE ENTRY! Next Competition at 3.45pm
1.45pm Irish and Ulster Scots Dance Display
2-6pm Tracey Grant Live in the Marquee at The Kilmorey Arms Hotel.
2.15pm Nautical Themed Fancy Dress Competition, 2 Categories Up to Age 6, and then 7+ Age Category, Main Marquee.
2.45pm Seafood Cookery Demonstration & Tasters with Roger Moynihan, head chef of the Mourne Seafood Cookery School in the Marquee. Free Recipes for you to try at home!
3.15pm Oyster Eating Competition, Sponsored by Killowen Shellfish. Challenge – Who can eat 6 oysters in the fastest time? 1st Prize £50, 2nd Prize £25
3.45pm Could you make the Grade to be a Fisherman? Sea-Source (ANIFPO Ltd) is proud to sponsor – What are your net mending skills like? Contestants will be judged by independent industry experts! Appropriate prizes on the day! FREE ENTRY!
4pm Fishfest Raffle Draw, Main Marquee
4.10pm Relax and Enjoy a Cultural Journey of Musical Sounds from Around the World!