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The undisputed highlight of Westport Food Festival and the social event of the year is the gala Mid-Summer Banquet in the glorious surroundings of Westport House.
Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development has welcomed the news that ten new social housing units are to be built in Westport.
Following a sell out performance last year in Westport Town Hall with The Matchmaker, John Kenny and Mary McEvoy will make a return visit to Westport on Friday, June 9, with their latest production The Successful TD by John B Keane. This production is making waves on the national theatre circuit playing to packed houses around the country to rave reviews.
The annual celebration of gastronomy that is Westport Food Festival takes place from Friday, June 23, to Sunday, June 25. The organisers are promising a programme with something for all ages, from mini chefs right up to fully fledged foodies. The highlight of the busy festival weekend is an exclusive Midsummer Banquet at Westport House. Fittingly, Westport House was the location for the launch by Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development.
It certainly will be destination Westport this May as the town hosts an airshow, loop-the-loops will swirl around the sky, and pilots will conduct nifty tricks with precision and a daredevil attitude, creating a day for the whole family to enjoy along Westport Quay on Sunday, May 14.
The Westport Civic Trust has long contributed to the town's Arts Festival, and this year is proud to announce that Brian Leyden, the noted novelist, short story writer, memoirist, playwright, screenwriter, librettist and editor will give a reading of some of his works. This will be at The Creel, on the Quay in Westport on Thursday, September 29 at 8pm.
On Sunday week, Westport United will see a dream become reality when its new home ground is officially opened on the Golf Course Road in the town. United is one of the most successful clubs in Mayo soccer, claiming the the biggest competition in junior soccer in the country when they won the FAI Junior Cup back in 2005.
his year’s Westport Festival of Chamber Music takes place in Westport House on Friday September 9 at 8pm, and on Saturday September 10 at 12 noon, 8pm, and 10.30pm in the Town Hall Theatre. It will come to a close on Sunday September 11 at 3pm in Holy Trinity Church. The three venues are ideal for chamber music, providing intimate acoustic experiences. Artistic director Hugh Tinney said: “Our Westport Festival has grown in the past three years into a cultural event that fits seamlessly into the Westport autumn, yet with an atmosphere and a following all of its own. Everything plays its part in this collaborative sharing between musicians, audience members, venues, organisers and other local supporters.”
Following sell out runs at the Dublin and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, Ireland's top comedy trio, Foil, Arms and Hog will make a welcome return to Westport at the Town Hall Theatre this evening, May 20, for one night only.
There are two contrasting shows coming up in Westport's Town Hall Theatre next weekend.