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Festival weekend as summer frolics continue

Published: 11 Aug 2012 11:08

This weekend is another festival weekend in Fermanagh as villages enjoy their annual summer-time fun and frolics.

The Kesh Festival Commitee, organisers and sponsors with Erney the Duck, festival mascot.

In Belcoo, the Becloo Sports and Festival continues and this weekend, there's plenty going on. Today, there is a 10k/5k run and a children's treasure hunt before Belcoo's first Take Me Out in the marquee tonight at 9pm.

Tomorrow, Sunday, there will be a £1,000 jackpot up for grabs in the bingo and a car treasure hunt before a traditional concert in the marquee featuring Andy Irvine, Darren Breslin and the Scoil Na H'Eirne dancers.

The big day is on Wedensday, August 15 for the traditional sports. There will be fancy dress, football, athletics, a dog show train rides, crazy golf and lots more as well as a live lunchtime Radio Ulster broadcast with none other than Hugo Duncan.

Meanwhile, across the county, the Maid of Lough Erne festival in Kesh has geared up for another year.

Running from yesterday (Friday) to Sunday, August 19, there's a plethora of fun and games in Kesh for all to enjoy.

Today there's a Q101 brodcast, a lorry pull on the main street and a tug of war and a wacky horse race.

Tomorrow afternoon sees a tractor show and parade on Main Street among other events.

The fun continues right through the week with pet shows, vintage cars and watersports all part of a packed programme.

Meanwhile in Augher, the Hooley in the Valley continues. Tonight More Power to Your Elbow plays and tomorrow Lisa McHigh performs.

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