Weekend Highlights in Sligo 12th and 13th May, 2018

The Cos Cos Sean Nos Festival runs all weekend.

Saturday

Darkness into Light. Register here:
4.15am
Coláiste Muire, Ballymote
Banada Hall
Dromore West Community Centre
Knocknarea Arena, Ash Lane, Sligo

ParkRun 9.30am – free event. Meets opposite the Cleveragh Retail Park.

10am Beach Yoga with Blaithin. Meet at the Canon, Strandhill

The Markets – all linked below so click to find out times:

Rathcormac Artisan Food and Craft Market – one of the sponsors of Sligo Hub. Every Saturday from 10am -3pm in Branley’s Yard, Rathcormac. An undercover market selling art, jewellery, food, clothing, flowers and so much more.

Beltra Country MarketThe Farmer’s Market at the IT Sligo, and Drummartin Country Market.

12.30pm Lunch Session Music & Dance

Cos Cos Flash Mobs!   Watch out for Colourful Portugese Stick Dancers and Sean Nos Dancers at Rathcormac Hall, School Yard, Branleys Yard Market, Drumcliffe Tea House and other sites in the Drumcliffe area! Free event

2-5pm
As part of the Urban Outdoor Initiative Sligo Rowing Club will be hosting an Open Day for adults to come and try out Social Rowing in their 2 new Touring Boats and find out more about the Learn to Row programme. Free event.

2.30pm Screening on Unrest at the Sligo Southern Hotel. Free event

4.30pm Pub Céilí Session at Collins Bar, Rathcormac. Sets with the Rousing Bush Céilí Band. Part of the Cos Cos Festival. Free Event.

 

Sunday

10.30am
Sligo Kayak Tours in conjunction with Clean Coasts are running a kayak and clean up and would love some help.
The cost is 40 euro and all proceeds will go to Clean Coasts. Book here
https://bit.ly/QphK73

Strandhill People’s Market celebrate their 4th birthday. Fun and games from 11am – 4pm. Hangar 1 Strandhill Airport

12 noon
Session of Dancing. Have a cuppa, dance a Jig or sing a song with Irish & Portugese Music Song & Dance. Marquee Rathcormac, part of the Cos Cos Festival. Free event

2pm The Sligo Concert Band – in concert Marquee Rathcormac. Free Event

3pm  The Spoken Word – poetry session with Maura Gilligan. Bring a poem, read a poem or just listen. Part of the Cos Cos and Bealtaine Festivals at the Old Schoolhouse Rathcormac. Free event

3.30pm
Free Percussion Workshops for All With Peter Crann at Rathcormac School. Part of the Cos Cos Festival. Free event

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