Irish Country Music Festival - Blackpool

Irish Country Music Festival - Blackpool

Staying at the 4 Star Blackpool Hotel Conference & Spa where a selection of top Irish country bands will perform throughout the weekend.


Staying at the 4 Star Blackpool Hotel Conference & Spa 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 4 Star Blackpool Hotel Conference & Spa, 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 9th Nov

A mid morning departure from Cumbria as we head to Blackpool and our hotel, the 4 Star Blackpool Hotel Conference & Spa. Dinner in the hotel is followed by tonight’s music and dancing in the ballroom, which begins with Barry Doyle and his band, a well known name in the Irish Music Scene, 'Putting the Craic into Country'. Barry is followed by the comedian Dusty Young who will entertain us before the Benn Sisters, one of Irelands most sought after vocal harmony acts, take to the stage. The evening is completed by a performance from Eamon Jackson and his band, a new artist currently taking the Country Music Scene by storm.


Saturday 10th Nov

A leisurely breakfast and we then have the option of joining us on our Mystery tour or spending some free time in Blackpool. We return to the hotel early afternoon, for a sing along with Pete Brazil who has been performing on the Irish music scene since 2003. Dinner in the ballroom is followed by tonight’s entertainment, first on stage is Kathy Durkin, a leading Irish country singer best known for her hits 'The Clock in the Tower' and 'Working Man'. The evening is finished by the ever popular Shawn Cuddy and his band. Shawn has won many awards and has released multiple CD’s and hit singles.

B, D

Sunday 11th 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 and Kathy Durkin before leaving Blackpool late afternoon for the journey home to Cumbria.

*Please note the above itinerary is planned in advance and the programme and acts are subject to change.*


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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