Irish Country Music Festival - Blackpool

Irish Country Music Festival - Blackpool

Staying at the 4 star Blackpool Hilton where a selection of top Irish country bands will perform throughout the weekend


Staying at the 4 star Blackpool Hilton where a selection of top Irish country bands will perform throughout the weekend

This great weekend is packed with non-stop Irish Country Music featuring top artists flown in from Ireland. Entertainment takes place in the lovely surroundings of the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool where you will be staying for 2 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis and we'll even throw in a Sunday Lunch. The cost of the tour also includes entry to the Music Festival and a morning mystery excursion.

Friday 10th Nov

A mid-morning departure from Cumbria as we head to Blackpool and our hotel, the 4 star Hilton. Dinner in the hotel is followed by tonight's music and dancing in the ballroom, which begins with Shaun Michael whose crystal clear and mellow voice has been entertaining fans for over 25 years. Although described as a balladeer Shaun's repertoire encompasses so much more and includes many old Irish, Country and Sixties favourites. Next up is Curtis Magee, recognised as one of Ireland's best solo entertainers Curtis is able to take you through the musical generations; Irish ballads, country, gospel, sing-a-longs and music of the 50's and 60's are all produced in his own unique and engaging style. The evening is finished off by Barry Doyle and his band, another well known name in the Irish Music scene, "putting the Craic into Country"


Saturday 11th Nov

A leisurely breakfast and we then head off on a morning mystery tour before returning to Blackpool early afternoon. Entertainment in the hotel lounge this afternoon is a sing-a-long with Shaun Michael. Dinner in the ballroom is followed by tonight's entertainment whish is started by Hugo Duncan, the "wee man from Strabane" has been one of Ireland's most popular country music artists for over 40 years. We then have the highlight of the weekend, Cliona Hagan and her band, Cliona who has recently burst onto the Irish country music scene has a tremendous classically trained voice and a wonderful stage presence, this is a show not to miss.

B, D

Sunday 12th Nov

Following breakfast take a stroll along the promenade before returning to the hotel for Sunday lunch. After lunch we have a final sing-a-long with Barry Doyle before leaving Blackpool for the journey home to Cumbria.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Blackpool Hilton


Luxury 4 star hotel situated on the sea front in Blackpool. All room en-suite, restaurant, bar, large ballroom, indoor leisure centre with pool, lift.

Enjoy your stay in the modern 23m² room with internet access and a 32-inch LCD flat screen TV. Catch up on work at the desk or de-stress with on-demand movies. Most rooms have sea views

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Appleby The Sands Appleby
Aspatria Car Park beside Spar Aspatria
Brough Monument Bus Shelter Brough
Carlisle Entrance to Sands Centre Car Park Carlisle
Cockermouth Monument Main Street Cockermouth
Dearham Commercial Corner Dearham
Distington Outside Prospect Works Distington
Egremont Conservative Club Egremont
Flimby Railway Station Flimby
Harrington Galloping Horse bus stop Harrington
Keswick Bell Close Car Park Keswick
Kirkby Stephen Market Square Kirkby Stephen
Maryport Outside Coop Maryport
Penrith Sandgate Bus Station Penrith
Shap Village Hall Shap
Tebay Old Services Car Park Tebay
Thursby Bus Stop Thursby
Waverton Bus Stop Waverton
Whitehaven Old Bus Station Whitehaven
Wigton Old Bus Station Wigton
Workington Lay By opposite Grahams Travel Jane St. Workington
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