Wild and wondrous Wainfest in
A WILD and wondrous
celebration awaits the children of Donegal this
October as the annual Children’s Arts and Book
Festival Wainfest sets to make a return. Launching
on Friday 21st September at a closed event at
Greencastle Maritime Museum, the Wainfest team will
reveal its vibrant 2018 programme in full.
Festival co-ordinators, Denis McGeady and Noelle
Sandilands welcome familiar and new partners to the
festival programme this year including, Oakfield
Park, Lifford Old Courthouse, An Grianan Theatre,
Glenveagh National Park, Donegal Chamber Orchestra,
Inishowen Development Partnership and the Balor
Theatre. We are delighted to see new partners come
on board, “it really is testament to the commitment
of organisations throughout the county to the
children of Donegal” said Denis.
A magical journey awaits... Wainfest
2018 will take place from 6 to 14 October.
for children aged 0-12, Wainfest 2018 runs from 6th
to 14th October. Children all over Donegal will be
able to access top quality events on their doorstep
either with their school, families, or both.
Until the full festival programme is released on
21st September, here’s a taste of the high calibre
events planned especially for children this October
across Donegal – Muggles, an event not to be missed
will be held at Oakfield Park while Dig it Kids will
allow kids to enjoy an archaeological experience
focusing on the recent local find of gold rings
dating from the Bronze Age. For more on what’s on
during Wainfest 2018 visit