Lucan Festival 2017 is a Community based festival and provides an opportunity for all groups and cultures all over Lucan to meet and celebrate at one week long event. We also hope that in these difficult times the festival could help generate additional revenue for the traders of Lucan.
We are in the early planning stages but the festival will take place between 7th -10th of September.. We are speaking to business, sporting and recreational groups in the greater Lucan regarding their participation. Events that we are currently discussing include ‘international food stalls’ with music and dancers from Nigeria, India, Philippines, Lithuania, Bolivia, which we hope will provide a better opportunity for the Ethnic Minority Community to engage with the wider Lucan Community – A gig rig and live youth bands Historic view of Lucan through photographs – Historic walks/tours in the area – Performances of local choirs – Exhibition of local artists and street performers.
The Festival is planned to coincide with the very successful Open Day of Lucan Garda Station. The station will close as a working station from 6am – 6pm all areas of the station will be accessible to the public, including cells. The Garda Band will perform, an afternoon concert adjacent to the station from 2pm to 4pm. There will also be members from the Gardai traffic unit including motorbikes, the mounted unit, the dog unit, Cycle unit & the Garda sub aqua units present. It was a huge success last year.
Lucan Festival is looking for people with a passion for craft and design to demonstrate their skills at the festival this year. These demonstrations can include basket making, glass beads, flower arranging, weaving, make up design etc. If you are interested in taking part please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or please leave contact detail on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/Lucan-Festival-ireland-1450699198523916/