Barbados Celtic Festival 2011

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Barbados Celtic Festival 2011

The 2011 Barbados Celtic Festival promises to be one of the most exciting yet with an impressive line-up including Scottish Folk legend Eddi Reader MBE who won ‘best single’ at the BRIT Awards with the band ‘Fairground Attraction’ and their single ‘Perfect’.

Chef Paul Wedgwood will also be taking part having won ‘best place to eat outside London’ in The Michelin Guide with his restaurant ‘Wedgwoods’ in Edinburgh.

Barbados Celtic Festival Events 2011

» Monday May 23rd 2011 – Celtic food and music.

Celtic music can be heard in the beautiful grounds of the ‘Sunbury’ plantation house, to the taste of a scrumptious buffet.

» Tuesday May 24th 2011 – Celts at sea.

Catamaran Celtic cruise with bagpipes on board. You will also get the chance to snorkel in Barbados’ crystal waters – and may even spot a turtle or two.

» Wednesday May 25th 2011 – Jeep Safari

Barbados safari on which you will visit the Scottish District and learn about how the African and Celtic cultures fused together.

» Thursday May 26th 2011 – Irish night out.

Irish night at McBrides Pub in the famous St Lawrence Gap where Barbados goes electric. Enjoy a plethora of Celtic music including fiddles, accordions, pipers and dancers.

» Friday May 27th 2011 – Oistins Fish Fry.

Enjoy fresh fish cooked on open fires on the roadside of this buzzing local fish market with its colourful stalls, vibrant reggae music and dancing.

» Saturday May 28th 2011 – Musical Extravaganza.

Serious music and dancing at the Harbour Lights night club on the beach.

» Sunday May 29th 2011 – Historical Presentation.

Learn how the Celts became a part of Barbados.

All week – Celtic food, glorious food.

Celtic celebrity chefs will be cooking in some of Barbados’ top restaurants.

Line up

» Eddi Reader: Musician
» Philip 7: Musician
» Martin Graves: Scottish pipers
» Rhythm of the Celts: Dance
» Sandra Mac Beth: Musician
» Killin Thyme: Bagpiper