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Heritage Festival 2012 Schedule

  

Saturday 14 July 2012

Afternoon

 

Cake sale and coffee morning, Mulvey's Arch Bar, 12.00pm.

 

 

Friday 27 July     2012

 

Evening               

Heritage barge and boat arrivals.


 

Saturday 28 July 2012

Morning

 

 

Continuing boat arrival. 

Provision of bus service to Lansborough, Athlone.


Afternoon

Jamestown Show & Dog Show.

Army vehicle and weapon display.

Shannonside FM outside broadcasting unit, 2.00pm.

 

Evening               

Jamestown Show dance with TR Dallas, 11.30pm - 2.00am.

  

Sunday 29 July 2012

Morning

 

Children’s swim in Aura Leisure Centre. Civil defence under water recovery demonstration.

 

 

Afternoon

 

Concert at Jamestown Quay with Band of the Army Western Command 2.30pm, donations appreciated.

 

Late Afternoon

Jamestown Community Welcoming BBQ, 6.30pm, sponsored by National Automation Ltd.

 

    Evening               

 

Music in Mulvey's Arch Bar.


Monday 30 July 2012

Morning

 

Cookery Demonstration in Cottage Restaurant with Shamzuri Hanifa, winner of The Bridgestone Guide 2012 Taste of the Shannon, 11.30am.

 

 

Afternoon

 

Prop and Shaft check by local Sub Aqua Club.

 

 

Evening               

 

Table quiz, Mulvey’s Arch Bar, 9.00pm.


Tuesday 31 July 2012

Afternoon 

Trip to Lough Rynn Castle, by bus, for one course lunch and tea/coffee, guided tour of grounds at 11.30am. Ticket cost €20*.

 

 

Evening               

 

Classical Concert in Jamestown Church, 8.30pm, with Sligo Baroque Soloists**. Ticket cost €10*.

 

Late Evening

Official Lighting of Arch.


Wednesday 1 August 2012

Morning

 

Golf morning at Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club, 11.30am. Ticket cost €20*.

 

 

Evening               

 

Irish night and céile dancing in Thatch Bar (bus supplied from Jamestown Quay), 9.00pm.

 


Thursday 2 August 2012

Morning 

 

Trip to Arigna Mining Experience by bus, 11.30am. Ticket cost €10*.

 

 

Evening               

 

Historical Society exhibition in Jamestown Church, 8.30pm, along with short talk and update by Liam McNamee on Arch restoration project.

 


Friday 3 August   2012

Morning

 

 

Lecture and advice on fishing techniques, equipment and baits at Terry Mann's fishing shop in Jamestown, 11.30am.

Continuing Historical Society Exhibition in Jamestown Church.

 

Evening               

Cinema at Jamestown quay:

7.00pm: Children's movie, title TBC. Ticket cost €2*.

9.00pm: "Waking Ned". Ticket cost €5*.

 

Saturday 4 August 2012                                                               

Morning

 

 

Lectures by various contributors at Jamestown Quay in cinema all day.

11.30am, Donal Boland: "The Other Ardnacrusha".

1.00pm, Brian Goggin: "Down with Barges, why cots were the really important boats on the Inland Waterways".

3.00pm, Kealin Ireland: "Wildlife of the Shannon Basin".

4.30pm, Dick Warner: "The Royal Canal Trip".

Continuing Historical Society Exhibition in Jamestown Church.

Afternoon


"Crafternoon Tea": Workshop at Jamestown Quay on mosaics and quilting, 2.00pm. Small fee for materials and refreshments.

Air sea helicopter landing and tour, 2.30pm.

Street entertainment all day.

 

Evening               

Reception hosted by Boaters at Jamestown Quay, 9.00pm.

Shannon Launch of HBA "River Rats Calendar" in aid of cancer research.

 

Night

Boat lighting competition sponsored by King and Moffat.  

Music with the "Old Gits" at Jamestown Quay.

 

Sunday 5 August   2012

Morning

 

 

Children’s swim in Aura Leisure Centre.

Special Heritage church service in Jamestown church marking its 200th anniversary, 12.00pm.

 

Afternoon

Re-enactment scenes, 10.00am - 5.00pm.

Re-enactment battle in townsfield (beside water pump), 3.00pm. 

Street market stalls and craft demonstrations, 1.00pm - 5.00pm.

Street entertainment with Samba Band Ra Louco and Street Entertainers Realta.


 

Evening               

Pig roast at Jamestown quay, 6.00pm, donations appreciated.

Live music in Jamestown at Mulvey's Arch Bar.

 

Monday 6 August 2012

Morning

Departure of boats from Jamestown.


 * NB: Tickets available in advance from committee.

 **  Classical Concert Programme:

Telemann Water Music (part of).
Albinoni Oboe Concerto.
Corelli Violin Sonata in C major.
Vivaldi Cello Concerto in G minor.
Heinichen Concerto in G major (part of).
Vivaldi Concerto in C for flute, oboe, two violins and continuo.
Handel Water music (part of).


Other Items

Puppet show

Face Painting

Promotion of HBA 2013 charity calendar


 Links to other local activities

  03/07/12 rev.