Shandon Street Festival
The Shandon Street Festival Committee will welcome everyone to Shandon on Saturday 23rd June from 1pm – 6pm, to celebrate this great community and to take part in all the activities of the Shandon Street Festival. This is the 12th year of the festival, and each year it has gone from strength to strength.
The Shandon Street Festival is an annual free family fun day which takes place on and around Church Street in the shadow of the Shandon Bells. This year the festival is packed with family friendly activities and events such as street entertainment, magic shows, cake decorating, balloon modellers, sand art workshop and not only is there a puppet show, but children can also take part in a drumming workshop. Wonderworld Productions will also provide family entertainment which will include Interactive Theatre and Cork Community Artlink Drama Group will perform Oscar Wilde’s “The Star Child”.
Soccer mad under 10s are encouraged to take part in the 5-a-side soccer tournament which will take place in St. Anne’s Park along with a whole host of other activities like hula hoops and skipping ropes for all age groups.
Those fond of music will be in their element with the sounds of the Butter Exchange Band, Muddy Lee and the Shandon Shawlies, as well as The Laughing Shamrocks. There will also be a selection of choirs who will perform in Shandon itself. You can dance along to the Ceili All Stars band starting at 3pm.
Foodies can savour delicious treats and snacks at a wide range of food stalls with everything from dinky donuts, crepes, ice-cream to candy floss and cakes.
Amateur photographers are also asked to get involved by taking photographs and posting them to the Shandon Street Festival 2018 Facebook page, Twitter @shandonstfest #shandon and Instagram ‘shandonstreetfest’
Full details on the website www.shandonstreetfestival.com