Dromara Festival provides fun for all of the family

DROMARA is looking forward to another week of celebrations as part of the village’s annual festival of fun.

Street entertainers, Irish dancers and local BB members will display their skills for locals this weekend following a series of events that has included a cabaret night, history talk and canoe race so far.

Tonight (Tuesday) people can take part in a history talk, gymkhana, whist game and pool competition while later in the week there will be a tea dance, duck derby, fun walk for families and even a charity moonwalk.

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Organisers of the event have expressed their thanks to Lisburn City Council Community Festivals Fund for their financial assitance as well as all the following sponsors: Slimming World, Dromara Post Office, Heathcotes Garage, Roy Ferguson Developments, Mace Store Dromara, Dromara Gaelic Club, The Stove Bar, Vets 2 Pets, Laganview Bar, Massford Project Association, Coburn’s Car Wash, Karen Flowers, P Turley & Sons, Boots Chemist, Moore’s Meats, The Village Grill, Dromara Rural Neighbourhood Watch, Lucky Dragon Chinese Takeaway.

Keagan Boal, Year 7 Dromara PS pupil, designed this year’s winning festival poster, while Daniel McVeigh and Emma Gilmore were crowned the 2011 Festival Prince and Princess.

For more information or to join the Dromara and District Festival Group visit the Dromara Festival Facebook page.