Thursday 8th September5K Run'n the Bann / Walk'n the Bann - 7pmRun Registration: 1st Portglenone Presbyterian Church Hall, Main Street, 6pm to 6.45pm
Walk Registration: Church Of Ireland Hall, Main Street, 6pm to 6.45pmAll proceeds from this event will go to support the restoration fund for the
following Churches in Portglenone:
Church Of Ireland
Saturday 10th SeptemberCeltic Thistle - Solo Piping Competition - Men's Shed, 11am to 2pm
Pipe'n The Bann - The Marina, 1pm to 5pm
Cafe Sessions - Rose Cafe and 3 Sixteen Coffee Shop, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
CD Launch - Ciaran Mulholland - 3 Sixteen Coffee Shop, 2pm
Family Fun Day, Playing Fields, Townhill Road, 2-5pm
Acoustic Cafe - 3 Sixteen coffee shop, Main Street, 9pm to late
Sunday 11th SeptemberFamily Fun organised by Partytime Events - Bank Square, 12noon to 5pm
Praise'n the Bann - Bank Square, 6.30pmAnn O'Brien Tribute Stage - Wild Duck Riverside Suite, 7.30pmAcoustic Cafe - 3 Sixteen coffee shop, 9pm to late
9 Sep 2016
Pos Time Cat Num Name Club 1 16:34 MO 70 Aaron Woodman Pace Running Club 2 16:51 ...Read More
8 Sep 2016
Welcome to the Gig’n the Bann 2016. This is the 17th year of the cross-community Festival in the historic and beautiful village of Portglenone on the Banks of the Lower Bann. The aim of the committee is to provide ...Read More
8 Sep 2016
We are very grateful to the Wild Duck, Crosskeys Inn and Greenlough Bar for supporting the festival. Please support them and enjoy the superb talents of the finest traditional musicians and singers who have travelled to the...
8 Sep 2016
Many thanks to Lynette Fay for having a few of the Gig'n the Bann committee and friends live on BBC Radio Ulster last Friday to play a few tunes and chat to Lynette about the festival. ...
30 Aug 2016
The attached form can be completed in advance and brought along with you on Thursday 8th September. Look forward to seeing everyone! ...Read More
20 Aug 2016
The 2016 festival painting entitled 'Evening Bann' by award winning local Kilrea artist, Conor Larkin was taken from an original picture by local photographer, Sharon Gibson. Conor has been producin...
20 Aug 2016
Thanks to e-Cabs for their support for the festival. If you require transport during the festival weekend please give them a call....
17 Aug 2016
Many Thanks to the Bannvale Credit Union for their very generous sponsorship of £500. Pictured accepting the cheque on behalf of the committee is the festival secretary, Siobhan McCormack. ...
20 Jul 2016
Tickets now available to purchase from 'All Occasions' and 'Moments' in Portglenone! Friday 9th September - The Logues, Misspent Youth Saturday 10th September - Goitse, Réalta Sunday 11th September - Mary Black, L...
In the heart of Co. Antrim nestled between the major towns of Ballymena and Magherafelt lies the village of Portglenone. The village rests along the banks of the River Bann, which has been immortalised by countless artists and writers down through the years.
It is here in this idyllic setting that the 17th "Gig’n The Bann” Cross Community Music and Dance Festival will take place from the 8th - 11th September 2016. This festival is quickly becoming one of the major events on the Summer Festival Calendar having built a reputation for offering a most impressive line-up of top performers spanning Traditional, Scottish and Folk Music circles.