TOM CREAN FESTIVAL- June 17th – 19th June

TOM CREAN FESTIVAL
2016

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13260006_1678523652398154_1007052317318350525_nFRIDAY 17th JUNE 2016
Welcome to the Festival 5pm
Welcome gathering in the Jerome Connor Gallery upstairs in the South Pole Inn, displaying 29 portraits of the Endurance crew by Irish Artist Medbh Gillard. Introduced by Mike Shea our very own Irish explorer from Dingle.Cliff Wedgbury will be showcasing a couple of his new Antarctic ballads.

FRIDAY 17th JUNE 2016
Exclusive Talk by Michael Smith 7pm
In the Conor / Crean Centre
Limited to Crew members and above. This talk is new and specially prepared for this years Tom Crean Festival.

Make sure you sign up early.

http://www.micksmith.co.uk

SATURDAY 18th JUNE 2016
TOM CREAN ENDURANCE WALK 8am
Buses leaving Annascaul at 7am
Are you ready for the challenge. Following a 19 mile mountain walk through the hills of West Kerry, finishing at Tom Crean’s Pub the South Pole Inn. Annascaul Walking Club maintain a great spirit of enjoyment, fun and achievement. This is limited to 200 brave participants. Click on the image beside to sign up. Medallion are being presented this year by the Crean O’Brien family.

SATURDAY 18th JUNE 2016
TOM CREAN’S JOURNEY: AN IRISH DANCE EXPEDITION
7.30pm in the Conor / Crean Centre
BRAND NEW SHOW IN THE CONNOR CREAN CENTRE
Being Launched by Michael Healy-Rea
Martin Percival former Riverdance and Lord of the Dance lead dancer, has produced and stars in his very own Tom Crean tale. The Irish dance play is both heart warming and engaging, with fantastic dancers and guest starring Dingle’s own David Geaney. Great for both Tom Crean fans and Irish dancing fans alike.

SUNDAY 19th JUNE 2016
TOM CREAN TRAIL
1pm in the Tom Crean memorial garden
A ramble through Tom’s footsteps, taking in his homestead, Minard Castle where he sign up for the Royal Navy and laying of flowers at his graveside.

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With exclusive rewards for supporters
Tickets are also available in the South Pole Inn
http://www.tomcreanfestival.com