Barbados Celtic Festival 2021, Barbados
May 25 - May 30
The Caribbean island of Barbados is to host the Barbados Celtic Festival, from 25 to 30 May, in the capital Bridgetown; a celebration of Celtic and Bayan music and rum.
A six-day fun-packed extravaganza of entertainment, folk music and food, the festival features international and local musicans from Barbados massed bands. It’s a great time to visit Barbados.
Barbados Celtic Festival 2020 Programme
The following was the schedule for the 2020 festival cancelled due to COVID-19. We have kept it iup so you get a taster of what to expect and will update once more information becomes available.
The festival starts with a warm welcome to the musicians on 24 November. This is followed the following day by a series of concerts in loal schools as well as a concert by St Patricks School in St Patricks Cathedral at 1pm.
In the evening of 25 November, there will be a Harbour Lights Dinner with pipes and drums from Strathallan School Scotland, a bbq dinner and drinks.
On 26 November, you can take a boat trip on the Caribbean, during the day before band rehearsals at night.
27 November will see the Main Stage Festival concert at Harbour Lights, Hastings from 7pm.
On the morning of Saturday 28 November, there will be a ceilidh at the Flower Forest Botanical Gardens, followed by SOL Motor Rally and Bridgetown Street Parade.
The Barbados Celtic Festival concludes with a Sunday lunch at the Atlantis hotel with a mix of Celtic and local cuisines, followed by a final ceilidh.
This being the Caribbean, there will be a series of rum shop tours, rum dinners, and distillery visits.
If you can’t make the Celtic Festival then why not coincide your Barbados holidays for the Barbados Food and Rum Festival, also in Bridgetown in October.
Grantley Adams International in the capital Bridgetown is the only Barbados airport. To book your flight here, fill in the form below.
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For more ideas on what to do on your Barbados holidays, visit: www.visitbarbados.org
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