This year’s Narnia Festival designed and delivered by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council promises to be bigger than ever with a number of new events added.
The Festival, which incorporates poetry and story-telling, a family day at the Narnia Trails and a special themed evening event in Narrow Water Castle, takes place Friday 16th –Sunday 18th November.
Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Cllr Mark Murnin said: “Once again the Council are delighted to organise the Narnia Festival which capitalises on the region’s connections with CS Lewis and celebrates the landscape which inspired his famous Narnia.
“This year we have added a number of new aspects to ensure that the Festival truly offers something for everyone; from a Narnia themed Murder Mystery event in the historic Narrow Water Castle; Theatrical Tours of the Narnia Trail which has recently been enhanced; to a Singers Circle event, Children’s Story Telling and Adult Poetry Workshops in the Cloughmore Centre, Kilbroney Park.
“We look forward to welcoming visitors throughout the weekend festivities,” Cllr Murnin added.
Friday 16th November
- CS Lewis Singers Circle Cloughmore Centre 7-9pm. No booking required
- Murder Mystery Event – Murder in Narnia, 7pm Narrow Water Castle.
3 course banquet and drinks reception, £25 – booking essential murderinnarnia.eventbrite.co.uk.
Tickets also available in Warrenpoint Town Hall and Kilbroney Park.
Saturday 17th November
- Narnia Family Day, Kilbroney Park 11-4pm, tours, theatrical performances, food market, live music and lots more. FREE, booking essential via narniafamilyday.eventbrite.co.uk
Sunday 18th November
- Children’s Story Telling with Fra Gunn – 11, 12, 1pm,Cloughmore Centre, Kilbroney Park. No booking required
- Poems on a Sunday Afternoon 2.30-4.30pm, Cloughmore Centre, Kilbroney Park. No booking required.
For more information follow Visit Mourne Mountains and Newry, Mourne Down District Council on Facebook or contact Newry Visitor Information Centre, tel 028 3031 3170.