11th Galway Garden Festival
Sat 5th & Sun 6th Sept 2020 (Covid permitting)
11am - 6pm
Festival Admission €10.00 pp per day
Supporting CBM (Christian Blind Mission) Ireland
Get Ready for the 2020 Galway Garden Festival - This is a flavour of what your may be in for, have a look at the video below. It is going to be another great year!!!!!
Speakers Programme 2019
Please see further information on Speakers on the Main menu
- 12.30pm Gerry Hussey 'Landscapes of the Mind'
- 1.30pm Fionnuala Fallon 'The Flower Arranger's Garden'
- 2.30pm Joy Larkcom 'A Life just Vegetating'
- 3.30pm Br Colmán Ó Clabaigh 'In a Monastery Garden: Monks and Healthcare in Medieval Ireland'
- 12.30pm Poet Mary O'Malley 'Earthly Delights - a miscellany of gardens and gardening in Literature'
- 1.30pm Dr Cillian Roden 'Where are the garden walls of Maigh Seola?'
- 2.30pm Dr Matthew Jebb 'A view from the Palmhouse: the cultural landscape of the National Botanic Gardens
- 3.30pm Enda McEvoy & Seamus Sheridan 'Culinary Botanicals'
- 12.00pm Four Schillings Short
- 1.00pm Coole Minstrels
- 1.45pm St. Patricks Brass Band
- 3.15pm Freddie White
- 4.15pm Strictly Dixie Trad Jazz Band
- 12.30pm Silvermoon Trad Jazz Quartet
- 1.30pm St. Patrick's Brass Band
- 2.45pm The Black Magic Big Band
- 4.00pm The Barcelo Brothers
Entertainment Saturday & Sunday
- 1.00pm & 3.30pm - Medieval Combat
- 2pm & 4pm - Marco the Alchemist
- 2.30pm & 4.30pm - Yer Man's Puppets
- Also, Special guests - Nemo the Magician, Fanzini Circus productions (Saturday only), Curley Organ
- All day in the Banquet Hall - Botanical Art Expo
- Rare and native plants, seeds, trees, garden furniture, tools, pots, sculptures and craft work can be viewed and bought at the many stands
- Live Music and Entertainment
- Expert speakers, eminently knowledgeable in their fields.
- Enjoy delicious Artisan Food, freshly cooked
Shuttle Bus Times -
Depart Ceannt Station to Claregalway Castle - 10.30, 12.30, 2.30 & 4.30
Depart Claregalway Castle to Ceannt Station - 11.30, 1.30, 3.30 & 5.30
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