FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

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SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER

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Seafood Masterclass at Poachers Cookery School 

14:30-16:30 Saturday 19th at the Poacher’s Cookery School. Seafood cooking with flair with Michelin-recommended Chef Barry McLaughlin

FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER

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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

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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

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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

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Bandon Teen Spirit Pizza Passport 

All weekend! For our local teen population!! Download your Pizza Passport and show at participating outlets to avail of discounted pizza

SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER

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Bandon Teen Spirit Pizza Passport 

All weekend! For our local teen population!! Download your Pizza Passport and show at participating outlets to avail of discounted pizza

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

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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!

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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

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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

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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!

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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

Harry Potter World Record Attempt 

From 16:00 Saturday 26th at the Fish Corner. Come and join us as we attempt to break the World Record attempt for Most Harry Potters gathered in one place

SUNDAY 27th OCTOBER

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Bandon Teen Spirit Pizza Passport 

All weekend! For our local teen population!! Download your Pizza Passport and show at participating outlets to avail of discounted pizza

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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

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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.

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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.

Halloween Pub Fun 

A night of celebration and fun. Finish off the weekend on a high. Check out our local pubs for some Halloween fun.