SATURDAY 29 APRIL
LOCAL ENTERPRISE CRAFT MARQUEE
10am-6pm, Craft Marquee, Market Square
Craft tent situated at the front of the BOI is reserved
for crafters from Co. Roscommon who are in business producing high quality craftwork of different kinds.
TRADITIONAL HandCRAFT DEMOS & WORKSHOPs
10am, Marquee, Market Square
The traditional craft workshop and display area at the back of BOI. This tent is devoted to demos and display of traditional crafts, with an emphasis on education and interaction.
Exhibition: Emerging Artists & Designers
10am-7pm, Áras an Chontae
Visit this exciting exhibition by emerging artists and designers from Co. Roscommon. Open to all.
Workshop: Leather Design Workshop
11am, Áras an Chontae
Multi-award winning leather designer and artist, Úna Burke, will host a hands-on workshop showcasing the traditional leather-working techniques she uses to create her elegant, sculptural accessories and will exhibit samples of her own work which has been worn by Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Madonna among others and has appeared in films such as 'The Hunger Games’. Numbers limited.
Tel: 083 8536363
11am, Meet at Museum/Tourist Office, Market Square
Take a stroll through times past in Roscommon in the company of Noel Hoare and Gerry Shannon.
Heritage Walk Rindoon
11am, Rindoon (Signposted from Lecarrow)
Heritage Walk in Rindoon: The best preserved abandoned medieval town in Ireland 2pm: Guided Walk in St John's Wood. (Signposted from Lecarrow.)
DISPLAY OF UPCYCLED FURNITURE/CLOTHES etc.
11am, Marquee, Market Square
Energy Efficient House
2pm, Antogher Rd. Roscommon
Tour of Energy Efficient House featuring timber frame, cellulose fiber insulation, air exchange, masonry stove, photovoltaic panels.
Booking essential: 087 2808225
Upcycled Wooden Pallets
5pm, Market Square
Display of Upcycled Wooden Pallet Creations in The Square. Judging at 5pm with prize fund of €500 for winning entries.
Tel: 086 0403413
4pm until late Market Square
Roscommon Lamb Festival hosts a Street Party in Market Square, Roscommon from 4pm until late, including puppet shows (€2) and drumming workshops (€5) for children, street performers, food stalls and live music concert with King Street Bluegrass Band from Virginia, USA. A tribute to Geraldo Marques aka 'Toko' will be part of this evening and will include a Brazilian BBQ, the proceeds of which will go to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Click here for the lineup ›
Tel: 087 9439446