Wildlife, heritage, talks, and walks will all feature in the third Go Wild in Clarinbridge weekend which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, and admission to all events is free.
Go Wild opens with Painting on Stones with Róisin Curé in the Parish Hall at 12 noon and is suitable for adults and children. At 2pm, there is The Secret Life of Rivers, a guided walk along the Clarin River from 2pm with Catherine Seale (participants are asked to wear wellingtons ). At 7.30pm there will be a talk by Joe Murphy in Kilcornan House, entitled Kilcornan House and the Redingtron Family, followed at 8pm by Mary Reynolds, the youngest woman to win a gold medal at the Chelsea flower Show, in a public interview with John Quinn.
Sunday’s events start at 2.30pm with a guided walk of the Cowpark meadowland with Gordon D’Arcy, starting from the Parish Hall. At 8pm in Kilcornan House, John Quinn will give a public lecture on WWI poet Francis Ledwidge, followed by music from Patrick Collins of the Café Orchestra.
The weekend is organised by the Clarinbridge Community Arts Group. For more information text or call 086 - 8351230.