To celebrate this years 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Enniskillen BID alongside
FODC and Galaxy Light Animation are bringing a spectacular light show to the Enniskillen Castle on Friday the 11th October. To the Moon and Beyond light show is a FREE and is quite simply ‘out of this world’.
Big Telly Theatre Company is back to Enniskillen with another Creative Shop in the run up to F-Live. The shop is set up in Castle Buildings, Paget Street and it is opened to the public. Enniskillen Island Town Creative Shop is a great opportunity for people to get involved with theatre and visual arts. Shops director, Paddy McEneaney, said
“its a positive project for the town, so I hope people will come down and say hello and get involved.”
Enniskillen Castle: Fermanagh County Museum in co-operation with the amazing Erne Water Taxi have just launched their new Pilgrim Pass. The Pilgrim Pass allows visitors to explore the 15th century Maguire stronghold on a self-guided tour of Enniskillen Castle. Visitors will reveal its rich history, heritage and pilgrim connections before they voyage by boat to spectacular Devenish Island, founded in the 6th century by St Molaise.
Highly inventive and always entertaining The Big Telly Creative Shop is coming back to create a game with Enniskillen for the F-Live festival. Big Telly will place a specialist games deviser in the creative shop, who will work with local artists, actors and community groups to devise a series of mini performances which will form a game inspired by the themes of ‘Floating World, Island Town’.
We know that your pet is a part of the family and that the perfect family holiday is not complete without your four-legged friend. Pets, just like their owners, need a change of scenery from time to time, which is why Fermanagh have dog friendly holidays available, so your beloved doesn’t have to miss out on all the fun.
VE Day 75 8th – 10th 2020 May Bank Holiday Weekend Enniskillen & Fermanagh.
It has been confirmed that in 2020 May Bank Holiday has been changed by the Government from Monday 4th May to Friday 8th May to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. Commemorative events will be held throughout the country during that weekend (An example is the VE Day 75 website link attached) and if you are a visitor attraction, museum or hotel you may wish to explore the possibility of hosting an event, entertainment or package which will attract visitors to Fermanagh for a long Bank Holiday weekend and encourage them to avail of our many first class accommodation providers and restaurants (Friday 8th – Sunday 10th May 2020). More details will follow nearer the time about local VE Day 75 community commemorative events.
Enniskillen has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag status for an 8th year in recognition for providing safe and welcoming places with mix of venues and attractions for visitors and local residents alike. As awarded Purple Flag town, Enniskillen boasts enjoyable night out and is becoming a popular destination due to its events programme and things to do ranging from live music and festivals to art exhibitions.
Bus & Train Week starts today. Translink are celebrating public transport all week so look out for a range of special offers including a special 15% discount for passengers who buy an Enniskillen Gift Card online using code: busandtrainweek19 go onto www.enniskillengiftcard.co.uk to purchase now!
So jump on the 261 to head to Enniskillen where a warm welcome awaits you!
Enniskillen proved to be the perfect venue for the Continental Market in the west. An eager bunch gathered excitedly at 10am on Friday morning wanting to be the first to see these unique markets. Friday was busy with the sun popping out occasionally and the Q Radio Bus and Q Car added to the excitement of the first day with presenter Gareth Stewart broadcasting live from Enniskillen.