Home of Saint Patrick's Festival

Mar 06 2020 - Mar 17 2020
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Armagh Visitor Information Centre Upper English Street, Armagh, County Armagh,
T: (028) 3752 1800

The “Home of St. Patrick Festival” takes place from 6 – 17 March 2020 in Armagh.

Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of Patrick and the “Home of St. Patrick Festival” promises a lively and varied showcase of the best culture, music and spirituality. The festival takes place from 6 – 17 March 2020.

The festival will provide an unrivaled mix of regional and international music, theatre, spoken word, art and comedy, highlighting the stunning locations where he walked and worked.
With events taking place across the city, visitors can enjoy the work of world – renowned artists and performers providing plenty of musical inspiration.

Enjoy Brian Kennedy in concert at St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral. Experience the early sunlight on St Patrick’s Day itself with an event at Navan Centre and Fort. Composer and presenter John Anderson conducts a celebratory and reflective event honouring Saint Patrick with a range of choirs in the beautiful and contemplative setting of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral. All ages are catered for at the festival, with candle making for children, storytelling and puppetry and object theatre with the Hedgehog Prince at The Market Place Theatre. On St Patrick’s Day itself Armagh City Centre will come alive to a colourful St Patrick’s Day Procession, followed by a family fun day in the Shambles Yard. A festival not to be missed!