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FULL WEEKEND PROGRAMME BELOW
SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER
FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER
Danni’s Organic Autumn Veg Fest
12:30-15:30 Friday 25th. Join Lettercollum Trained Danni for yummy and savoury treats at An Tobairín – a feast not to be missed
Kitchen Spells and Forgotten Skills – Preserving Workshop
14:00-15:30 Friday 25th. Join Marguerite McQuaid from Bandon Country Market as she weaves her magic on the basics of preserving.
Learn to knit Hogwarts House Colours
16:00-18:00. Friday 25th. Join Lucy Finnegan at An Tobairín for this introduction to knitting. Be the proud bearer of the Hogwarts School Colours
Print by the Power of the Sun – Part 1
18:00-20:30, Friday 25th, Come and join local artist Eilbhe O’Donovan as she harnesses the power of light to print images
The Bandon Banshee Tapas Trail
18:00 Friday 25th. Kick-start your weekend with a feast of Bandon flavours. A convivial welcome to some of Bandon’s finest eateries awaits
SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER
Meet the Makers – Bandon’s Market Trail
10:00-14:00 Saturday 26th. Join our Autumn celebration of abundance as you meet the makers along our Bandon Market Trail
The Magic of Barmbrack – Festival in a Festival
Saturday 26th. Visit Bandon’s award winning URRU as they present the magic of Barmbrack – one of Ireland’s favourite culinary traditions.
Butterbeer Trail – Delectable treats of Bandon
10:00-14:00 Saturday 26th. Follow our Butterbeer trail to sample our finest coffee shops. As good as any in Hogsmeade!
Print by the Power of the Sun – part 2
10:00-12:30 Saturday 26th. . Come and join local artist Eilbhe O’Donovan at the Town Hall as she harnesses the power of light to create images
Kitchen Spells and Forgotten Skills – Magic of Bees
11:00-12:30 Saturday 26th. Join Bob McCutcheon and hear about the importance and relevance of local honey and keeping your own hive
Paint your own Magical Creatures
11:00-13:00 Saturday 16th. RIverview Shopping Centre. Come and join Cré pottery to paint your own design on the Fantastic Beasts that they present
Kitchen Skills & Forgotten Skills with a local legend!
14:00 Saturday 26th. Come and hear Bandon Sourdough Legend Peter Desmond talk about the magic of Sourdough. Best thing since sliced bread!
Cookie Monsters – cook up a feast
14:00 -15:30 Saturday 26th. Riverview Shopping Centre. Sharon from Little Cooking Monsters demonstrates yummy Harry Potter inspired treats
SUNDAY 27th OCTOBER
Sunday Morning Guided Foraging Walk
11:00 Sunday 27th : Guided by Kevin O’Connell of Forage and Find, take a nutritious walk in Bandon to explore what nature is providing
Ghosts & Goblins Storytelling with the Bandon Banshee
12-13:30 Sunday 27th. Children age 4-8 come and enjoy a free story-telling event with the Banshee story-teller Marie Burchill
Heavenly Halloween Junior Bake-Off
From 12:00 Sunday 27th October. Town Hall. Join our Heavenly Halloween Junior Bake-off Judges as they taste the selection of our local young bakers
Halloween Spooktacular -a Fun Family Disco
14:00-16:00. Sunday 27th. Town Hall. Come dance the afternoon away at our Spooktacular extravaganza- ghoulish game galore.
Winning Food- food as performance fuel Q & A
Sun 27th 2.00 pm at Riverview. Come and hear some local Sporting heroes and activists speak on the importance of food as performance fuel
A Feast of Syria
Sunday 27th October. All Evening. Bayleaf Bistro. Enjoy a traditional Mezza style Syrian buffet using best local ingredients.