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Heart of the Glens Festival 2022

Festival Office, Old School House, 25 Mill Street, Cushendall, County Antrim, BT44 0RR
Image shows 2 people dressed up wearing large paper mache heads.  One is a smiling, blonde haired male character and the other is a smiling, long blac
  • Image shows 2 people dressed up wearing large paper mache heads.  One is a smiling, blonde haired male character and the other is a smiling, long blac
  • Image shows a street filled with crowds, lots of bunting hanging from the buildings and street lights lit up.
  • Image shows crowds of people sitting on the grass, enjoying the sunshine.  Children are playing in a park in the background and eating ice lollies
  • Image shows runners running through a street surrounded by crowds of supporters.
  • Image is an overhead aerial view of lots of lorries parked up.  Several of them are brightly coloured and you can see the sea and the coastline in the


The Heart of the Glens Festival is one of the largest community festivals in Northern Ireland and hosts a range of cultural events. The main events include Sheepdog Trials, Community Opening Parade, the famous Lurig Challenge Run, Food Festival night, 'Theme' fancy dress night and of course the Grand Finale which includes a street Ceili and live entertainment.


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Opening Times

Season (6 Aug 2022 - 14 Aug 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00

* Booking required for some workshops so contact the festival office on 028 2177 1378 for further details.

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