Heart of the Glens Festival 2012 4th – 12th August

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Heart of the Glens Festival is one of the most successful community festivals in Northern Ireland. The participation of locals and visitors alike is paramount and helps to create the atmosphere and character which makes the festival unique.

The festival theme on Friday night 10th August is ‘1960’s or Flower Power’. Organisers would encourage everyone to dress up and join in the festival spirit. This is always a popular night with 100’s crowding into the village for a night of dancing and great

The programme of events is as varied and entertaining as ever with something for all the family – there will be the usual favourites including the Lurig Run, Vintage Family Fun Day, dance workshops and ‘Lark in the Park’ in Cottage Wood.

The finale on Sunday 12th August is the Waves of Tory and street party. Music will be provided by ‘Justin McGurk and The Boogiemen’ and throughout the evening there will be party games and treats for the children, fire throwers and entertainment to keep everyone happy.

Throughout the week organisers appreciate the continued support and generosity from everyone attending the many events. The support from local businesses, donations and sponsorship all help make the festival a great success.

Many of the events are outdoor and are dependent on good weather; the venue may need to be changed at short notice – any changes or amendments will be displayed on a notice board at the Curfew Tower and at the entrance to the Festival Office, Mill Street.

Extra help is always welcome and if anyone is available to help during the week please contact the festival office at 21771378. All help is gratefully appreciated.

As always, organisers look forward to welcoming visitors and locals alike and hope that the festival has something for everyone. Get yourself to Cushendall between now and 12th August and join in the fun.

If you require any assistance during the week please call into the Festival Office, Old School House, Mill Street, Cushendall where the staff will be happy to help.

Heart of the Glens Festival committee would like to welcome everyone to Cushendall and hope you have a great week.

website www.glensfestival.com