Macnas Parade Route 2019

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Macnas Parade Route 2019: The annual Macnas Parade will take place in Galway this Sunday 27 October 2019. This year’s parade is entitled Danse Macabre, and will depart from University Road near Macnas’ home in Fisheries Field at 5.30pm. The route will take the dozens of amazing performers, floats, musicians, and breathtaking processional puppets, along … Read more Macnas Parade Route 2019

Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – Another Galway Summer Stuffed with Success!

Madness Galway Arts Festival Big Top

Madness played the Galway Arts Festival’s Big Top last month, and feature in the latest column from Charlie: “High above me, pumping out of the tannoy speakers in the warehouse roof, this booming voice announced itself by speaking Jamaican words with a white London accent. It was 1979 and we’d never heard anything like it.” … Read more Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – Another Galway Summer Stuffed with Success!

2017 Macnas Parade Route ‘Port na bPúcaí’ – 29th October @ 5.30pm

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 2017 Macnas Parade Route ‘Port na bPúcaí’ – 29th October @ 5.30pm

Character Sculpting Workshops

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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 Character Sculpting Workshops

Macnas Halloween Parade Route 2015- The Shadow Lighter, Sunday 25th October @5.30pm

Macnas stilt performer on the streets of Galway with Galway Cathedral visible in the background

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!