Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival
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An annual storytelling festival in a stunning setting where Irish and international storytellers and musicians are invited to perform. This packed three day event includes walks, workshops and even set dancing!
Cape Clear Storytelling Festival, now in its 20th year, is an annual storytelling festival in a stunning setting where Irish and international storytellers and musicians are invited to perform.
Each of the three days offers a variety of activities and concerts to suit all ages. Six different venues are chosen for the various events and the island's stunning scenery creates a unique atmosphere for this storytelling event with a difference. Free events include 'Hear all the Tellers', Heritage walk, set dancing workshop, open air story swap, children's workshops and a storytelling concert. Popular regular paying events include the three main storytelling concerts, smaller concerts, and even a storytelling boat trip around the island! Audiences also enjoy the storytelling master classes and workshops.
2014 will see a special Irish Day at Coláiste Chiáráin which will run parallel to the main English language events of this unique, international festival.