|2014 Galway Garden Festival at the Castle.|
Saturday & Sunday, 5th - 6th July, 2014.
Join us at Claregalway Castle for the Galway Garden Festival on the 5th and 6th of July 2014.
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Below is the 2013 listing. It will give you a flavour of what is coming for 2014... If you wish to exhibit then please contact us.
Specialist Nurseries will provide an opportunity to purchase rare and unusual plants at reasonable prices. Garden furniture, Pots, Tools, Ornaments, botanical art, sculpture and garden advice from experienced gardeners will be available.
Delicious Artisan Food, freshly cooked available daily.
Live Music, Food stalls, kids’ entertainment, specialist bookshop and much more…...
The Botanical Art Exhibition will feature works of Irish and English botanical Artists resident in Ireland.
The Festival is open from 11am to 6pm each day.
A free Courtesy Bus will be available hourly from Galway city centre Rail Station to the Festival from 10.30 am each day. Thank you Bus Eireann.
Music includes jazz, opera, brass and traditional .
2013 Speakers' Timetable
Saturday, July 6th
12 noon. Sylvie & Patric Quibel, Le Jardin Plume, Normandy discuss
'Le Jardin Plume' awarded 'Best modern Garden in France' .
2pm Brendan Sayers, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin
'A World of Orchids - at home and abroad'
4pm Tanguy de Toelgoet, Dunmore Country Sch., Laois
'Cultivating a Potager Garden'
Sunday, July 7th
1.30pm John F. Deane, poet & founder of Poetry Ireland
reads & expands on 'Snow Falling on Chestnut Hill'
3.30pm Dom Anthony Keane, OSB, Glenstal Abbey, Limerick
'Walking in the cool of the evening'
Diarmuid Gavin, garden designer and broadcaster will judge the Planter Pot Competition, announce and make the awards
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