Friends’ Goodwill Music Festival 2019

Friends’ Goodwill Music Festival 2019

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The Friends’ Goodwill Music Festival will take place in Larne on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May at the Market Yard, Broadway and Curran Park.

 

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Friends’ Goodwill Music Festival returns to Larne for a third year on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2019.

A packed two-day open air festival of live music, family entertainment, children’s activities, Ulster Scots history and culture, street theatre and cookery demonstrations. Visitors and residents will want to spend time with friends and family in a safe, relaxed atmosphere enjoying food and produce served up by local chefs and retailers whilst listening to top music acts.

The main event takes place at the Market Yard on Saturday and Sunday with 4 live music acts, a cookery theatre each day, dance programmes, a bar, crafts drop-in workshops and street theatre.

On Sunday, at Curran Park, there will be a public remembrance service at the bronze memorial marking the ship's departure 302 years ago.

The new Cookery Theatre will feature cookery demonstrations from Rob Curley, Slemish Market Supper Club, Paul Dalrymple, Billy Andy’s and Paula McIntyre on the Saturday with Kevin Osborne, Ballygally Castle Hotel, Arlene Thompson, Bellahill Cookery School and Joni Lutzman from the Lighthouse Bistro on the Sunday.

The award-winning hub of local talent Larne Music Yard will be performers and tutors will be on stage so come along and see the stars of the future.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For further details on the Festival, you can email our Events Team, E: events@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Friends Goodwill Music Festival is supported by Tourism NI.

Plan and Book your short break at discovernorthernireland.com
Plan and Book your short break at discovernorthernireland.com


Friends Goodwill Music Festival Schedule:

View our Larne Market Yard line-up

Saturday 11 May

11am - 2pm Performances by local young artists from Larne Music Yard followed by Keni Brownlow on stage located at Broadway, Larne Town Centre
2pm onwards Main Stage, The Market Yard, Station Road, Larne

Compere and DJ: Mark Dobbin

Act
Larne Music Yard
The Mr Beefy Trio
Paul Sexton
Pigs and Pearls
Coach
The Dangleberries
Brian Kennedy

Cookery Theatre, 2-5pm

Compere: Kim Lenaghan, radio and TV broadcaster, writer and critic 

Time Chef
2pm  Rob Curley, Slemish Market Supper Club
2.45pm Paul Dalrymple, Billy Andy’s Traditional Irish Pub, B&B and Restaurant. 
3.45pm Paula McIntyre, local contributor to radio and tv food programmes, culinary judge and published cookery columnist.

Throughout the Festival area there will be a selection of drop in activities and entertainers to enthral and amuse from 2-6pm for all ages.

Sunday 12 May

1.45pm Curran Park, Larne

A remembrance service will be held at the Friends’ Goodwill statue. The service will commemorate the courage and legacy of all those on board the Friends’ Goodwill ship that left our shores bound for America.

Main Stage, The Market Yard, Station Road, Larne

Compere and DJ: Mark Dobbin

Act
GaS
Zolene and the ALS Band
Castaways
Dana Masters
Goats Don't Shave

Cookery Theatre, 2-5pm

Compere: Kim Lenaghan, radio and TV broadcaster, writer and critic 

Time Chef
2pm Kevin Osbourne, Ballygally Castle Hotel, Ballygally Bay
2.45pm Arlene Thompson, Bellahill Cookery School, Ballycarry
3.45pm Joni Lutzman, The Lighthouse Bistro, Whitehead

Throughout the Festival area there will be a selection of drop in activities and entertainers to enthral and amuse from 2-6pm for all ages.

For further details on the Festival, you can email our Events Team at E: events@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.