Rolling Sun Book Festival 2014
Posted in Local News on November 6, 2014.
This festival takes place in Westport from 14th-16th November
The Rolling Sun Book Festival is a boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song and poetry.
Programme of events below:
Thursday 13th Nov 2014
Book launch – Reservoir by Alice Maher
Launch by: Dr Hilary Pyle, Art Historian
Venue: Custom House Studio Time: 6.30pm Cost: Free
Friday 14th Nov 2014
Gala festival opening event at Westport House
Featuring: Anne Chambers and Luka Bloom
Formal opening by Granuaile’s biographer Anne Chambers.
Musical extravaganza with internationally recognised singer Luka Bloom.
Time: 7.30pm Cost: €25 including glass of wine and canapés
Saturday 15th Nov 2014
Ex Libris Art Exhibition by West Ink artists
Exhibition opening by Ger Reidy
Venue: Clew Bay Hotel Cost: Free
‘Between the Lines’
On the Couch with Hilary Fannin, Michèle Forbes and Rachael English
Venue: Clew Bay Hotel Cost: €8 including cup of coffee
Book Launch – 36 Views of Croagh Patrick
Pictures and Poems by Anthony O’Brien
Launch by: Minister Michael Ring TD
Time: 5.30pm Venue: Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar Cost: Free
‘From Brehon Laws to Bra Burning’
An eclectic evening of lively discussion with three diverse and fascinating writers and commentators, brimful of opinions and ideas.
Featuring: Mary O’Rourke, Eamon Ryan and Anne Chambers in conversation with Eamon Smith.
Time: 8.30pm Venue: Wyatt Hotel Cost: €15
Sunday 16th Nov 2014
Sunday Miscellany Live Programme Recording
A live recording of the much loved Sunday morning RTE Radio 1 programme featuring a delightful combination of new writing in the form of radio essays, and thoughtfully co-ordinated live music. There is no better way to start a Sunday.
Presented by: Aoife nic Cormaic (Producer)
(Doors close 11.45am, Recording begins 12 noon)
Venue: Hotel Westport Cost: €10 .