The May Bank Holiday is the annual Mountain Walking Festival in Leenane.
This year is the second year of local arts and crafts exhibition but they are adding a photo exhibition to this. This exhibition is free of charge and will be held in Leenane Community Hall over the whole weekend, opening on Friday May 4 at 7pm with a drumming workshop.
Ann Hodge, curator of prints and drawings in the National Gallery, will also give a talk on William Evans of Eton’s 1838 Watercolours – Connemara before the Famine. The talk will be held in Leenane Hotel at 8.30pm after the opening of the exhibition.
Over the weekend there will also be a sale of work in the local school, a table quiz in aid of the Leenane Day Centre on the Saturday night and BBQ and ceili on Sunday evening.
For more details check out www.leenanevillage.com