Welcome to The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival 2017
This year’s festival runs for 8 days with we hope something for all the family to enjoy and experience,
from puppets and planetariums, samba to stories, walks, talks, music and miscellanies,
film and photography, arts and actors.
That’s enough to be going on with so mark your calendar Sun. 3rd. – Sun. 10th. 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 4th-Wednesday 6th of September from 8.30pm.Come along and watch some quality films from top Irish and International film-makers
Joint festival launch with Fingal Arts Office’s Resort Revelations on 3rd. Sept. in Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane.
With new work titled Welcome to Earth by artist Catherine Barragry which will include new choral performance piece which will be accompanied by a cloth sculptural work created artists text created in response to her experience of Portrane as a resident artist. Refreshments served.
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.
The Young Dublin Symphonia with Director Bjarke Gundersen and the Lambay Singers with Choral Director George Rice.
Back again is Baritone-David Scottand and Tenor- Catalin Lazurca.
Ukelele group The Skerries strummers and The Sea Sharps with Choral Director Caroline Cutliffe are just some of the musical entertainment on the night.
Uilleann piper Eamonn Galldubh completes the line-up for the nights entertainment
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.
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.