Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival
Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, an exciting annual celebration of our rich local maritime history, culture, crafts, music, and food will take place between 24 May to 2 June 2019, located on the stunningly beautiful landscapes and waters between Ballycastle and Rathlin Island on the spectacular north coast of Ireland, right in the heart of the Causeway Coast and Glens.
A multi-site festival highlighting the stunningly beautiful surroundings of Ballycastle town, Rathlin Island and the waters in between. Opportunities to try new activities, hear new sounds, sample new tastes and celebrate our rich maritime heritage.
The Festival is a programme of nautical themed events in Ballycastle and Rathlin Island.
The festival celebrates the culture, cuisine and coastal treasures with exciting sea-focused programme of nautical themed events in Ballycastle and Rathlin Island.
Events such as the Tall Ship, Curragh’s, have-a-go kayaking, traditional music, Naturally North Coast & Glens Market and an ‘Ulster Chowder Cook off’ only give a flavour of what is on offer to see and do.
Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market will be at Ballycastle seafront on 25th, 26th and 27th. If you love local fresh food, quirky handmade crafts and fine art make sure and visit our many and varied stalls.
RTE Dancing with the Stars contestant and Irish Country Sensation Cliona Hagan makes her debut
performance at the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle during the Festival on Sunday 26th May. Tickets can be purchased online from eventbrite or Marine Hotel Tel: 028 2076 2222.