Press Release: Jam Packed Programme of Family Entertainment for 15th Annual Terryglass Arts Festival (August 14th- 18th)

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Jam Packed Programme of Family Entertainment for 15th Annual Terryglass Arts Festival (August 14th- 18th)


Celebrating 15 years of innovation and fun through the arts, this year’s Terryglass Arts Festival has a jam packed programme of family entertainment from August 14th- 18th


A highlight of the five day festival is the Irish premier of ‘Travelling Circus’ from Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre. An extremely popular show for any age, these amazing kinetic sculptures present an eerily magical theatrical performance - whirring, clicking, buzzing and clanking into action to tell their story. Direct from Glasgow, the exhibition runs at Terryglass Village Hall daily from 15th-18th August. Shows will take place every half hour and tickets are available from the Box Office.


There’s entertainment for all ages at the Quay on Saturday night. Intrepid street performers ‘Streetwise’ get up to their usual mischief and celebrate the magic fire performance......something for all the family! Concluding the evening the annual monster fireworks display will light up the night sky for miles around with an amazing kaleidoscope of light and sound!


The fun continues on Sunday with a host of activities and shows to entertain even the youngest family members.


Children’s favourite ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ is brought to life by Miriam Lambert and her puppets in the Festival Marquee on Sunday 18th August.  Peek and Boo, Miriam’s signature characters open the performance with their slapstick comedy before guiding the children to the tale of a little girl who pays a visit to the home of the adorable baby bear.


Leading street entertainers ‘Streetwise’ return with their hit new show which has been entertaining audiences at festivals throughout Ireland this summer. Created by Jim and Dr. Nick, classic vaudeville meets circus with plate spinning, illusions and juggling all rolled into one!


Festival Chairperson Valerie Cotter said that this year’s Terryglass Arts Festival was specifically geared for families.


“Terryglass Arts Festival is a well loved family festival which has seen its reputation grow over the past 15 years. Families are at the heart of the festival and I am delighted to see high calibre family entertainment programmed for this year’s festival.”


Tickets for festival events can be booked online on www.terryglassartsfestival.ie from 29th July or by phone on 087 2181663.


For more details check out www.terryglassartsfestival.ie or follow Terryglass Arts Festival on Facebook www.facebook.com/TerryglassArtsFestival.


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