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Galway Art Festival

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Add this one to your bucket list people, Galway Arts Festival is the business!

First of all, there are amazing, bedazzling free events happening all over our hostel!

Check out fire-breathing dragons, accompanied by music as they travel from Eyre Square through the heart of the city to the Spanish Arch, and make sure to see high flying trapeze act performing on a huge circus rig thirty-five feet above the audience over Eyre Square! If this is not enough, there are free circus acts as well as heliosphere and light-walkers! We can’t wait!!!

see Galway arts Festival at Barnacles Hostel Galway

There will be host of musical events every day of the festival. A lot of events are happening in the venues just around the corner from us, such as Rosin Dubh or The Townhouse! Big Top is back to Galway this year with gigs from amazing artists like Imelda May, Glen Hansard, Josh Ritter or Grizzly Bear! Wooowser!

stay at hostel in Galway when heading to Imelda May

We are especially looking forward to the dance theatre performance of The Rite of Spring and Petrushka! It is bound to be absolutely stunning! This is Irish Premier, so make sure to snap of your tickets earlier rather than later!

Galway arts festival is running 15th till 28th of July. Barnacles Galway Hostel is within short walking distance to all of Galway’s attractions, exhibitions and venues. Rooms are ensuite and light breakfast is always included.

See you there!!!

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