Festivals

Belcoo Sports And Festival

Date
Aug 10 2014 - Aug 17 2014
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Address

Belcoo, Belcoo, County Fermanagh,
The spotlight is on Belcoo again as their annual Sports & Festival is about to kick off. It promises to be an exciting event running from 10th - 17th August with loads of fun for all ages. A big highlight this year will be our Rodeo Themed Bar, present in the marquee during the whole festival. This ties in with our Country & Folk night on Saturday 16th August. A Country Music Disco, Buckin' Bronco competition and a performance from popular folk band The Rockhill Ramblers promises to entertain.

There is lots of live music throughout the festival; starting with the Traditional Concert in the community centre on Thursday 14th with acts including the McManus brothers, Mary Gillespie, Colm Higgins, Seamus Gillespie & many more.

During the week activities include a fishing competition, skittles contest, teddy bears picnic and a table quiz. On Saturday 16th there will be a Food, Arts & Crafts Exhibition in the marquee (see entry forms in local shops).

On the evening of Thursday 14th August why not challenge yourself to a 10K Run/Walk? A Kids Movie in the marquee will entertain the younger crowd on the night.

The main highlight of the festival is the ever-popular Sports day on Friday 15th August; events include Parade led by the Jets cheerleaders, Fancy dress, Football Zorbing, Athletics, Cowpat Bingo, Football, Phil's Farm, Zorbing, Paintballing, Bouncy Castles and a whole lot more! The marquee will have music all day with Kathleen & Paddy, Hugh Gallagher and Eugene Cunningham performing. The evening will finish with the very popular Vincey Walmsley..

The concluding day of the festival, Sunday 17th kicks off with a massive Bingo Bonanza in the marquee with a massive jackpot of £1,000. A Children's Treasure hunt is followed by a Car Treasure hunt for the adults. The festival finishes on a massive high as DJ Shorty will entertain on the night.

Check out our posters locally for times or follow us on facebook - search 'Belcoo Sports & festival' and you will be kept up to date on the latest news of events.