Have you attended an event at this year's Red Sails Festival?

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Unique Reference Number (URN): REDSA
TBUC Key Aim: Our Shared Community
Funding: Shared Housing

What's On?

Programme of Events

Monday 24th July


From 8am Ladies Golf

For the E.J.Donnelly Cup. More details from Portstewart Golf Club.

Tel: 028 7083 2015.

Sponsored by Stone Boutique, The Promenade, Portstewart.

Location: Portstewart Golf Club


11am-1pm Sandcastle Workshop

An opportunity to learn some techniques/skills ahead of the competition later in the week. Facilitator: Anthony Hawkins.

Location: Crescent


12.30 Chinese Exercise Programme with Bonny Cooper

Bonny’s programme is an introduction to Chinese dance, exercises, and Qigong. Including light stretching dance, a set of Qigong movements and talk to explain how they work and the benefits.

Location: Crescent


2pm Red Sails Dog Show

This is a fun event for the children and their dogs, organised by Bubbles Dog Grooming. Classes will include :

1. Prettiest female dog over 1 year old

2. Handsomest male dog over 1 year old

3. Cutest puppy under a year

4. Best Senior Dog over 8 years old

5. Junior handler (participants will be asked to make their dog, walk at heel, sit, stay and perform a trick such as giving paw.)

6. Adult Handler

7. Judges Best in Show.

Entry £2.00 per class proceeds towards Red Sails

Registration on the day.

Location: Grass Area St. Mary’s Star Of The Sea Parish Centre


2.00pm-3.00pm Damien O'Connor & Guests

Playing classical guitar music from various composers including Bach, Vivaldi, Scott Joplin and others.

Location: Crescent


3.00pm-5.00pm Facepainting

Provided by Face Painting By The Sea

Location: Crescent


3.00pm-5pm Community Drumming & More

An opportunity for the audience to have a go with tribal drums and percussion instruments.

Plus, fun with Hula Hoops, & Giant Bubbles.

Location: Crescent


3pm-4.30pm Bubble Bike

Location: Roaming The Crescent/Promenade


5pm Live Music- Magwere Band

Fronted by Wilson Magwere . World African (afro) beat music , including - electrical storm rhythms , beats saturated with pure joy , bass clicks , autowah cajoling drum battles & catharsis !!!

Magwere music won’t allow you to sit when they’re playing live !!!!

Location: Crescent


7pm-8.30pm Bubble Bike

Location: Roaming The Crescent/Promenade


7.30pm Live Music-Cellar Door

One of the most popular bands from the local area playing a mix of rock and pop classic songs.

Location: Crescent