LUAN FEST Athlone continues apace today with a multitude of family entertainment events scheduled to take place at various venues around the town on Friday.
Here is the full list of events for Friday, August 16:
Horse & Cart Rides at Burgess Park All Day.
Judging & Display of HBA Photo Exhibits
Luan Gallery 10am.
25% off Admission 11am to 5pm.
Audio, text & visual exhibitions
Luan Gallery 11am to 5pm.
HSE Community Games Finals
Athlone IT (Friday to Sunday).
Exhibition of Shannon Photos
Little Museum of Memories, Lloyd’s Lane 10.30am to 5pm.
Athlone Art Group “Heritage” Exhibition
Abbey Road Artists Studios 11am to 5pm.
“Event Horizon” An Exhibition of Paintings
by Lawrence O’Neill
Bastion Gallery 11am to 6pm.
Passionfruit Theatre 2pm and 3pm.
“Feast on the Street”
The Strand Eateries 3pm to 5pm.
Revolution Youth Marching Band
Band Rehearsal - Car Park at Back of Castle (5pm).
Discounted Viking Boat Trip
Departs Quay to Lough Ree at 5pm (75 minute trip)
Closing HBA Lecture
The Shannon Ones, Heritage Boats “A Class Apart”
by Ms Lola Leech
Luan Gallery 5.45pm.
Gerry Harrington Music gig
Passionfruit Theatre (8pm).
DJ Padraig Nally
(Carpark at the back of Athlone Castle) 8.30pm to 10pm.
The Castle Inn
DJ Paraic Nally.
The Olde Oak
Darts Tournament – €5 entry fee (9pm start).
The festival features a week of activities, entertainment, heritage and cultural events culminating with a Free Family Day on Sunday, August 18 at Burgess Park, Athlone from 2pm to 5pm.
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