WELCOME TO THE RATHLIN SOUND MARITIME FESTIVAL 2019

Friday 24th May  to Sunday 1st June 2019

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, an exciting annual celebration of our rich local maritime history, culture, music, and food will take place between 24th May and the 1st June 2019, located on the stunningly beautiful landscapes and waters between Ballycastle and Rathlin Island on the spectacular north coast of Ireland, right in the heart of the Causeway Coast and Glens.
The festival is about inspiring a passion for the sea as well as celebrating local culture and will bring together a rich mix of activities and events both on the sea and on land, including a focus on local cuisine, music, maritime heritage, history and culture.  From the adrenaline rush of the Sailing Regatta and races as well as exciting and informative talks and tours, exhibitions and demonstrations, fun competitions, laid back lunches, friendly giants, curraghs and Viking ships, there is plenty to choose from. fantastic family friendly events.
The communities of Rathlin Island and Ballycastle invite all our national and international friends to join us for the 2019 Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, with something for everyone at this exciting celebration with a serious ‘wow’ factor.
Come experience this stunning location with warm welcomes and join this must visit event in 2019 for everyone passionate about the sea as well as those interested in celebrating and experiencing our rich local history, culture and heritage.
And for those of you with more time available you’ll find a wealth of truly inspiring, breath-taking and exciting places to visit and things to do nearby along the spectacular Causeway Coast before and after the Festival

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FESTIVAL ITINERARY

ULSTER CHOWDER CHAMPIONSHIP

ON THE WATER

CAPTAIN & CREW

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Compass

COOKERY THEATRE

ARTISAN MARKET

LOCAL INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS

CONTACT US

OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Rowing Together to Deliver the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

CAUSEWAY COAST & GLENS BOROUGH COUNCIL

RATHLIN DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

BALLYCASTLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP

RATHLIN ISLAND FERRY LTD

NATURALLY NORTH COAST & GLENS

BALLYCASTLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

MARINE HOTEL BALLYCASTLE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SPONSOR PLEASE CONTACT US

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