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Halloween Lantern Parade by Tom Meskell

Halloween Lantern Parade by Tom Meskell

Join over 120 children who have created their very own lantern with artist Tom Meskell to guide them through the mean streets of Westport in our Halloween Parade. 
Creaking the Boards - Floating Islands Youth Theatre

Creaking the Boards - Floating Islands Youth Theatre

‘Creaking the Boards’ is a showcase of very short original plays by Floating Islands Youth Theatre. From a homage to Edgar Allan Poe to a meeting between Achilles and the Grim Reaper, these original works will chill and entertain as befits the season.
Yarns for Youngsters

Yarns for Youngsters

In this special Halloween event for young festival patrons, extracts from Heinrich Hoffman’s 1845 bedtime classic Struwwelpeter are read by Eileen O’Mara Walsh. A collection of madcap morality fables that are far from cutesy, this hilarious book revels in the dire consequences suffered by children who misbehave.
Lego Competition

Lego Competition

BrickX Club Mayo is back with Westivals’ annual Lego Competition. This year’s theme is ‘Home’. The competition is open to 4-16 year-olds.

Inferno presents 'Firestorm'

Inferno presents 'Firestorm'

Inferno presents an intense blazing experience that creates art with fire accompanied by pyrotechnics and mesmerizing circus skills.
The Salmon Of Wisdom - Puppet Show

The Salmon Of Wisdom - Puppet Show

With the bag full of tricks and skills that we have collected along the way, we are delighted to bring you an exciting new telling of this old Irish legend: The Salmon of Wisdom
Ukulele Workshop with Pete Williams

Ukulele Workshop with Pete Williams

Fancy learning the ukulele from the Dexys Midnight Runner himself?
Westival Goes Walkabout

Westival Goes Walkabout

A walking roaming, pop up open mic afternoon with Terry McDonagh in the butcher, bakers & candlestick makers.
Clew Bay Folk Club - Westival Special

Clew Bay Folk Club - Westival Special

‘Not a gig. Not a session. A space to play and to listen.' Essentially, it’s an open mic with the people of Westport. And sure, you never know who might show up!
Time Travel Tours

Time Travel Tours

Join Time Travel Tours for a journey of shipwrecks & adventures throughout Westport Town. 
Debs Night - Westport Youth Drama Production.

Debs Night - Westport Youth Drama Production.

Deb’s Night is a fast-paced comedy-drama which follows the fortunes of a diverse group of young people in the build-up, culmination, and aftermath of their Graduation Night Party.
Portrait of a Local

Portrait of a Local

Taking on the same format as the nail-biting TV show Portrait Artist of the Year, join in the fun as we search for the best portrait artist in the west.

To enter yourself as a painter simply contact us along with a link to some of your current work.