The Celtic Festival Barbados celebrates the links between this wonderful balmy West Indian Caribbean island and the Celtic countries. It’s a musical extravaganza with a fusion of flavours from visiting chefs and highland and beach games for the sporting.
Here's this year's schedule:
Wed May 23
10:00 am at St. Patrick's Cathedral
School Concert by St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Primary School with visiting musicians.
8:00 pm at Coconut Court Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church
Folk Music live at Coconut Court
Fri May 25
7:00 pm at the Barbados Yacht Club, Bridgetown
Hamish Stuart Band Live in Concert
Featuring the original musicians from the Average White Band, with Scottish Rewind DJ Shuggy and DJ Denis
Admission: BYC members FREE | Visitors Bds $20 at the door
Dinner menu available
Happy Hour 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sat May 26
10:00 am at the Flower Forest, Scotland District
Live Music in the Garden
3:00 pm at SOL Motor Rally Show, Wildey, St. Michael
Pipes will lead the Rally Drivers
4:00 pm from Barbados Defense Force Parade Ground
Massed Bands Parade
Scottish Pipers and Fiddlers will be led by the Barbados Defense Band and the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, from the Barbados Defense Force Parade Ground to Blakey's on the Boardwalk, Hastings - for all to watch. Also in the parade will be the Suzuki Violin School of Barbados and Highland Dancers.
5:30 pm at Blakey's on the Boardwalk, Hastings
Biggie Irie and Leonard Griffith Live
A mix of musical styles from local Bajan musicians and Scottish musicians, fusing cultures together. Biggie Irie and Leonard Griffith will perform from 6:00 pm.
Includes music by DJ LJ.
Sun May 27
8:00 am to 10:00 am at Atlantis Hotel, Tent Bay, St Joseph
Scottish Themed Breakfast
Bds $55.00 per person
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Atlantis Hotel
Celtic Sunday Buffet Lunch with music by Jenni Brothwick
Bds $95.00 per person.
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4:00 pm at Coconut Court Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church
Finale Ceilidh - A Scottish Party
Scottish dance group and live Scottish music.