8th Galway Garden Festival,
Sat & Sun, July 1st & 2nd 2017
11am - 6pm.
Festival Admission € 10.00 pp per day
Open daily 11 am - 6pm
Supporting CBM Ireland
Get Ready for the 2017 Galway Garden Festival - This is a flavour of what your may be in for, have a look at the 2015 programme below. It is going to be another great year!!!!!
2017 Speakers Programme
Saturday July 1st 2017
- Alan Whetham
- Jane Stark - 'Heritage Irish Plants - Plandaí Oidhreachta'
- Dr. Phil Havercroft
- Jimi Blake - 'Hunting Brook through the seasons'
Sunday July 2nd 2017
- Mies Stam - 'Getting to know our wild flowers' (Wildflower Walks Ireland)
- Dr. Marina Levitina - 'Seven Wonders of your hedgerow'
- Pat Dunne - 'Garden Planning - helpful hints for a chemical free garden'
- Oliver Schurmann - Mount Venus Nurseries -'From Show Garden to Home Garden'
Galway Garden Festival also offers a feast of outdoor melody
St Patricks Brass band will play on Saturday and Sunday, Coole Music Orchestra, Four Shillings Short, Silvermoon Jazz Band, Roesy, Youth Ballet West & Scullion
Fanzini Recording Company presents a new limited edition long player “Circus Jukebox”, the greatest circus hits this side of a 45! Inspired by the glory days of vinyl, dance floors and diners, we bring a bespoke stage, a human size jukebox, where the audience choose who plays and who stays.
Medieval Armed Combat Ireland who will clash swords as part of a mini-tournament
Your Mans Puppets will entertain children of all ages
Shuttle Bus Times -
- Rare and native plants, seeds, trees, garden furniture, tools, pots, sculptures and craft work can be viewed and bought at the many stands
- Browse Charlie Byrnes bookshop and meet great gardeners
- Enjoy delicious Artisan Food, freshly cooked
Depart Ceannt Station to Claregalway Castle.10.30, 12.30, 14.30, 16.30 Depart Claregalway Castle to Ceannt Station 11.30, 13.30, 15.30, 17.30
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