Festivals & Events
Tuesday 23rd – Friday 26th April 2019
Wellbeing is on the menu in Dunmanway
The inaugural Dunmanway Wellbeing Festival, kicks off after Easter and will run from 23rd April to 26th April. The Festival entitled ‘Wellbeing Week’ will host an eclectic line up of predominantly FREE and open to all events across locations in Dunmanway, West Cork.
The theme of ‘Wellbeing’ is promoted as fun with events including pop up events, taster sessions, displays, lectures, demonstrations, seminars and workshops. Events take place right across Dunmanway in a variety of venues, indoors and out, including in Dunmanway Library, Dunmanway Family Resource Centre, Cox’s Hall, Dunmanway community Garden and on the streets.
Topics presented during festival events are very wide-ranging, anything from Horticulture, parenting, children’s activities and family events, business, art, history, health, sport and much more!
Wellbeing Weeks kicks off with County Mayor Patrick Gerard Murphy on Tuesday 23rd April with a Family Fun Day in Dunmanway Community Garden. An afternoon of activities includes a visit from Patsy Gibbons and the company of Foxes, Hairy Henry Horse Therapy and will include Horticulture Demonstrations, face painting and much more…
The Festival is being presented by the Wellbeing Week Steering Group, which is representative of all numerous stakeholders involved in promoting wellbeing across Dunmanway including Dunmanway Family Resource Centre, National Learning Network, West Cork Mental Health Services and The Wellbeing Network.
Wellbeing Week has something for everyone – in the heart of West Cork, whatever your age is and whatever your particular interests may be. WellBeing Week will provide the opportunity for all participants to promote an overall awareness for the various aspects of wellbeing, including social, physical, emotional, financial, career, community and environmental wellbeing.
Learning is promoted as fun with events including performances, debates, taster sessions, tours, displays and demonstrations. These free events take place right across Cork in a variety of venues indoors and out; including libraries, museums, community centres, parks, sports grounds, private businesses and in Corks green spaces.
01st May 2019 – West Cork Older People’s Luncheon
West Cork Older People’s Network will hold a luncheon dance on Wednesday 1st May in the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen. Cost is €18 per person which includes a 2 course meal and dancing to the Marina Band. To book your place contact Eily-May Connolly on 086-0798385 or Sheila O’Regon on 087-3533015
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