10th Galway Garden Festival

Claregalway Castle

Sat 6th & Sun 7th July 2019
11am - 6pm

 

Festival Admission €10.00 pp per day

Children FREE

Supporting CBM (Christian Blind Mission) Ireland

Get Ready for the 2019 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!!!!!
A video collection from the two days of the 2015 Galway Garden Festival.


Speakers Programme 2019
(further details of 2019 programme to be announced in the coming days)
Please see further information on Speakers on the Main menu


Saturdays Speakers:

  • 2.30pm  Joy Larkcom                  'A Life just Vegetating'
  • Fionnuala Fallon (Irish Times Gardening Editor)  'Growing for your own Floral Arrangements'        
  • more details on speakers to follow.....

Sundays Speakers:

  • Dr Colman O'Clabai    'In a Monastery Garden: Monks and Healthcare in Medieval Ireland'
  • Dr Cillian Roden         'The Wild Flowers of East Galway'
  • Mary O'Malley (Poet)   'A Literary Homage to Gardens and Gardening'
 
 

Live Music (times to be confirmed)

Saturday

  •  Four Schillings Short
  •  St. Patricks Brass Band
  •  Silvermoon Trad Jazz quartet
  •  Black Magic Big Band

Sunday:

  •  Village Voices Choir
  •  Silvermoon Trad Jazz Quartet
  •  St. Patricks Brass Band
  •  Black Magic Big Band
 

Entertainment

  • Fanzinni Brothers - Ballet Poulet
  • Nemo the Magician
  • The Barceló Brothers
  • Your mans puppets
  • Knights in Armour
  • Youth Ballet West
  • David Swift - ‘Claoimh’
  • The Botanical Art Expo
 

Festival Highlights

  • 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

 

Festival Layout
(2019 layout to be updated in the coming days)


Festival Site Layout




 

 

 

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Bígí linn ag an deireadh seachtaine speisialta seo.
Recipients of gate proceeds from the Galway Garden Festival The Galway Garden Festival Supports Galway Simon The Galway Garden Festival supports CBM
The Christian Blind Mission www.CBM.ie to alleviate avoidable blindness

 

Míle buíochas to our sponsors below.

  • Comhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe
  • Déanta i nGaillimh
  • Bus Eireann

tn sponsors Bus Eireann - ag  choimirciú ár féile. Déanta i nGaillimh - supporting Galway food and craft producers. Comhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe - friend an sponsor of the Galway Garden Festival.

Video Clips