By Dan Walsh
Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District has announced a new 4-day festival offering several outdoor events as the Sounds of Summer comes to Gorey Civic Centre from Thursday to Sunday, August 19th to 22nd with a varied and entertaining line-up.
This event takes place in the Gorey Civic Centre carpark and will be a great opportunity to see events begin again in Gorey. The event kickstarts with two local bands, The Wild Turkeys & The Remedy Club on Thursday 19th August, followed by a comedy evening hosted by Gorey Comedy Club on Friday, headlining on Saturday is Paddy Casey and on Sunday the marquee will host a series of sing-along films including Frozen, The Greatest Showman & Mamma Mia. On Friday and Saturday afternoon children will be entertained by local puppeteer, Lisa from Shine Bright Theatre.
It all happens with funding secured through Wexford County Council and The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’ under the ‘Local Live Performance Programming Scheme’ (LLPPS) 2021; Lantern Presents will bring Sounds of Summer to Gorey with the support of Wexford County Council’s Arts Office.
The main focus of the scheme is to support the commercial live entertainment industry which has been so badly affected by Covid-19 pandemic restrictions and tickets are available to book online at www.lantern.ie/events/list Full details of the events can be found on www.lovegorey.ie