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Raphoe Ulster-Scots Heritage Weekend

20 September 2019, 19:00, Raphoe, Co. Donegal

Runs to 21 September 2019

Ulster-Scots Heritage Weekend Returns!

The Ulster-Scots Agency is hosting the 5th Annual Raphoe Ulster-Scots Heritage Weekend, on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September.

To kick off the celebrations, there will be an Ulster-Scots Heritage walk in Raphoe on Friday 20th September at 7pm starting from the Discover Ulster-Scots Centre. This will then be followed by a traditional Ulster-Scots music session in the Discover Ulster-Scots Centre.

Events on Saturday 21st September will commence at 1.30pm with a special performance by the Ulster-Scots Agency Juvenile Pipe Band at the Diamond area in the centre of Raphoe. During the day there will also be a display of 100 highland dancers, a living history demonstration, and live music on stage from a traditional Ulster-Scots group.

A parade of pipe bands, drum majors, highland dancers and living history characters  will commence at approximately  4pm, followed by a performance of massed pipe bands in the Diamond area under the command of Andy McGregor, Pipe Major of the Ulster-Scots Agency’s Juvenile Pipe Band.

To top off a great weekend of Ulster-Scots activities, there will also be a number of craft and food stalls, a children’s farm and a wealth of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. 

Admission FREE



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