Macnas Parade 2018: Galway’s street theatre troupe has announced this year’s Halloween Parade to hit the streets of Galway City this October. Titled Out of the Wild Sky it will weave its way from the Macnas workshop in Fisheries Field through the city where crowds of thousands will marvel at the creations.
2017 Macnas Parade Route: It’s always an exciting time when the Macnas Parade route is announced. Families can get planning on their parking and public transport to get that special vantage point. This year’s parade promises to be a blinder! An interactive route map is at the bottom of this post! Hundreds of colourful Macnas … Read more
Macnas Parade 2017: Macnas have just announced the date for this year’s Galway parade. It’s Sunday, 29th of October 2017. Giants and otherworldly performers descend on the city for a night of mischief and mayhem! The Macnas Parade is one of the highlights of the Galway Arts calendar, becoming its very own event having broken … Read more
Character sculpting workshops. Photo by Simon Boyle featuring work by Jennifer Mc Ginn. Character Sculpting Workshops This is the work that came out of a 5 day character sculpting workshop hosted in Macnas, Fisheries Field here in Galway recently. It’s absolutely jaw-dropping. This sort of sculpting is still used extensively in film design, even in … Read more
The largest free event in the West of Ireland, the annual Macnas Parade Savage Grace will take place in Galway on Sunday 30th October 2016 at 5.30pm, in association with the Latin Quarter. Macnas is supported by The Arts Council of Ireland and Galway City Council. Crowds of over 44,000 people have attended this spectacular … Read more
Below is the route of this year’s Macnas Halloween Parade, The Shadow Lighter, leaving from Fisheries Field approx 5.30, Salmon Weir Bridge, Eglington St, Shop St, High St, Quay St, and finishing around Fr. Griffin Rd. Wheelchair accessible viewing is available at the Galway Cathedral. Follow Macnas on Twitter & Facebook for updates!