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Trim Walled Town Festival, Thurs 16th - Sun 19th August
TRIM TOWN COUNCIL
Trim Walled Town Festival 2012 Programme
Thursday 16th August 5.30 p.m. Launch of ‘Wellington Proud to be Irish’ by Eliza Pakenham. O.P.W. offices, Jonathan Swift Street, Trim. Arthur Wellesley – the most famous member of Trim Corporation. 160th anniversary of his death. All Welcome.
Friday 17th August 11.00 a.m. Medieval Arts and Crafts for children 3-10 years. Trim Library. Place are limited so booking is essential at (046) 9436014. An adult must accompany a child under 7. Free event. Contact Maedhbh Rogan-McGann firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 19th August 11.30 a.m. Walking tour of part of Town Walls with archaeologist, Finola O’Carroll, CRDS. Meet at Trim Tourist Office, Castle Street.
Sunday 19th August FREE Festival Fun Day
1.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. in Castle Car Park.
1.30 Launch of the Salmon of Knowledge Sculpture in the Boyne River.
Launch of Leinster River Rescue, Launch of Boyne Activities new programme
2.00 Meet characters from Trim’s history with Trim Drama Group
2.30 Puppet Show
3.00 The Magician entertains
4.00 Puppet Show
4.30 Medieval Fancy Dress Parade - come along in fancy dress – prizes for all entries
Make your own shield, Colouring competition, falconry display, face painting, try your hand at archery, drumming workshop, pottery, pottery painting, bronze on the Boyne exhibition, building in a tradition style, blacksmith, local artists, wood turning, handcrafted walking sticks, animals and more. All Free.
Antiques and More Fair, Trim Castle Hotel noon until 6.00 p.m. (Admission charge)
Trim Visitor Centre and Tourist Office – Free exhibition of antique jewellery and clothes. Textile exhibition by Emma Noonan. Free entry to Power and Glory Exhibition.
Trim Castle – Free entry to Castle.
Supported by Trim Chamber of Commerce, Meath Heritage Centre and Irish Walled Towns Network.
For further details contact Noel French on (086) 8053293Full Events and News List