It is unbelievably that time of the year again where we are looking forward to the Burren Slow Food Festival. The line-up is as diverse as never before: - cookery classes for children - cookery demos - talks and walks... But see for yourself below. This schedule might still change, so please feel free to check back with the Slow Food Clare website.
There is also a fantastic prize to be won: Win the "Key to the Burren Food Kingdom!" To promote the festival, Slow Food Clare is offering one lucky winner the opportunity to dine out in each of the participating restaurants throughout Clare.
Friday 17 May 2013
Burren Brewery will have beer tastings on all weekend at the Roadside Tavern.
The Burren Players will be performing the hilarious comedy "No Dinner for Sinners" on Friday night & Saturday night in the Royal Spa Hotel.
Saturday 18 May 2013
- Clare Farmers Market
- Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Tasting in the Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre.
- Beer Tasting from the Burren Brewery in the Roadside Tavern
- Children's cookery class by Lorna Burrows from the Boghill Centre. Max 10 participants, €3.00 per child to take part.
- Burren Food Forum: "Atlantic Coastal Living and Food Production" with Sally & John McKenna
Chairperson: Suzanne Campbell, writer and broadcaster on food, farming and countryside
Ger Talty from Irish Seaveg from Spanish Point, and more
- Local beef production grazing on salt drenched grass
- Kelly’s Oysters from Kilcolgan, presented by Suzanne Meade from the Galway Oyster Festival together with Michael Moran, Morans of the Weir and European (2013) and World Champiom oyster shucker
- Elaine Lynch (archaeologist) will be giving a talk on the latest dig in Fanore where a shell midden, an ancient cooking site, has been uncovered.
- Nutritionist Colette McMahon
- Burren Historical Food Walk by local walking guide Tony Kirby (Heart of Burren Walks)
- Dinner at the Wild Honey Inn with Aidan McGrath & Richard Corrigann. Limited places call available, please call the Wild Honey Inn on 065-7074300 to book a place.
- Burren Players will be performing the hilarious comedy “No Dinner for Sinners” at the Royal Spa Hotel
Sunday 19 May 2013
- Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Tasting in the Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre
- Clare Farmers Market
- The new chairperson from Clare Tourism Forum – Donnagh Gregson of the Bunratty Cookery School – will introduce the Sunday’s events.
- Childrens cookery class by Lorna Burrows from the Boghill Centre. Max 10 participants, €3.00 per child to take part.
- Master classes and cookery demos with:
- Dr David Drew's walk under the motto "Waters of Gorge and Spa" representing
- Beer tasting from the Brewery in the Roadside Tavern
Burren Slow Food Festival
taking place from 17 to 19 May 2013
at the Pavilion, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare (down from the Hydro Hotel)