National Celtic Festival 9th - 12th June 2017
Discover the fascinating cultures of the seven unique Celtic lands represented - Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Galicia & Asturias. Delve into your own Celtic heritage or learn about the Celts who came from across the seas to help shape this great country into what it is today.
Enjoy a packed program of world-class musical acts from Friday night through to Monday afternoon. Marvel at the lightening fast fingers of entrants in the National Golden Fiddle Awards; and let your spirit soar with the pure voices at our Gaelic choir concert. From traditional to contemporary the festival showcases Celtic music in all its diverse forms and crossover styles.
Cosy and heated, the festival's venues are all within easy walking distance. There's a great pub with open fires, the Wine Bar, Celtic Club, a heritage restaurant, historic churches and more. You can even enjoy performances from a variety of Celtic acts while sailing across the bay on the majestic tall ship The Enterprize. Browse… THE MARKETS
Undercover and full of Celtic treasures and crafts the market stalls also offer a variety of foods to sustain even the hungriest reveler throughout the festival as well as fresh local produce to take home and enjoy. Set amongst the market is the Village Stage where you can get a taste of the festival's wonderful musical program for free.