Welcome to The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival 2018
This year's festival runs for 10 days with we hope something for all the family to enjoy and experience, from samba to stories, walks, talks, music and miscellanies, film and photography, arts and actors and more. That's enough to be going on with so mark your calendar Fri. 7th. - Sun. 16th. Sept. Hope to see you there
Short Film Festival Join The Bleeding Pig culture and arts festival for three nights of exceptional Irish Short films. from Monday 10th-Wednesday 12th of September from 8.30pm.Come along and watch some quality films from top Irish and International film-makers
Amateur artist and amateur photographer competition.The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival and Easy Steps Financial are pleased to announce an amateur artist and amateur photographer competition which we are running this year. Winners will be announced during the festival and all entrants work will be displayed in St. Patricks Parish hall during the festival. The competition is sponsored by Ray O' Rourke from Easy Steps Financial a locally based financial broker. Details are on our poster and entrants can register @ firstname.lastname@example.org Terms and conditions
Festival launch Donabate. Thurs. 6th. Sept. Balcarrick Golf Club
Join us for the ever popular Gala Concert this year with some new performers joining our established entertainers for a night of music and song. Back again is Baritone-David Scott and and Tenor- Catalin Lazurca. Members of Blanchardstown Brass Band with Director Zdenek Ondrouse, The Skerries Sea Sharps with Choral Director Caroline Cutliffe are just some of the musical entertainment on the night.
New artists for this years concert include; The O' Donnell Sisters, The Dublin String Quartet, local girl, pianist/singer Sarah Oliver.
Fingal County Council's Arts Office is delighted to present this year’s Resort Revelations on the Donabate/ Portrane Peninsula. Taking place during the annual Bleeding Pig Festival, artists have explored the context of the area and its strong community spirit from the unique vantage point of Resort Residency; our artist residency project located at Lynders Mobile Home Park in Portrane.
Arts, crafts, photography.
6 years on from our first arts, crafts, photography event in the parish hall and its getting bigger and better with more artists, photographers and crafts taking part this year. We introduced new display boards last year for artists and photograghers to display their work and to make it more user friendly for our audience.
There will be works on display by Paula Doyle, Marese Murphy, Kay Collins, Muiel Hoey, Catherine King, Anita Foley, Jacinta Nolan.
Michael O' Dea and Laurent Roger will display their photographs from the Peninsula and beyond
We hope you like this years event and appreciate the hard work that all the exhibitor's put in.
Smyths Bridge House hosts the 'Open Mic' event this year where the young and not so young are encouraged to come along and perform for an audience. If you are a singer/songwriter, musician, comedian, poet, get up there and give it a go. Sound equipment is provided just bring along your instruments and/or voice. Over 16's only.
Donabate Golf Club will again host The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festivals 'Musical Extravaganza' featuring Dublin Welsh Male Voice Choir, renowned piper Éamonn Galldubh, flute player Denis collins, The Sean Og Ceili Band and more.
There was great support for last years event so we are hoping for a good turnout on the 15th. Sept. at 8.00 for a complete new line-up.