Féile Star Wars Baile An Fheirtéaraigh

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Féile Star Wars Baile An Fheirtéaraigh

FÉILE STAR WARS - BAILE AN FHEIRTÉARAIGH - Mí na Nollaig 14ú - 17ú, 2017. Ballyferriter Village is delighted to host Irelands first ever Star Wars® Filming Location Festival, to coincide with the release of

STARWARS: The Last Jedi®

The festivities begin with Dingle's Premier showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®, at the Phoenix Cinema at 5pm on Thursday, 14th December with special guests the Emerald Garrison, followed by a weekend of themed celebrations in Ballyferriter! Give into the resistance and join us for cosplay and cocktails and much more activities for all the family.

 

Féile Star Wars Baile An Fheirtéaraigh

14th - 17th December 2017

Dé Deardaoin 14ú Mí na Nollaig/ Thursday 14th December 2017

5pm - The Emerald Garrison at Phoenix Cinema, for Dingle’s premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®. The Emerald Garrison are the biggest and longest running Star Wars costuming club in Ireland. Members will be in

cosplay before the 5pm show, joined by local thespians.

8pm  - Late showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi® at the Phoenix Cinema

 

Dé hAoine 15ú Mí na Nollag/ Friday 15th December 2017

10.30am The Emerald Garrison visit Scoil an Fheirtéaraigh. Pupils will showcase the artwork that enticed Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) to the school in May 2016. Costumes include Tank Commander from Rogue One, a Tie Pilot, an X Wing Pilot, a first Order Storm Trooper, Boushh and a Jedi Knight.

12.30pm Louis Mulcahy Pottery, Clogher: Interactive demonstration of Porg making by creative pottery team.

2.00pm Guided walk of filming locations on Ceann Sibéal and Fearann (Meeting/Collection Point: Ceann Sibéal Golf Clubhouse at 2.30pm, estimated duration; 2hrs 45min GPS coordinates: 52.18014580456397 -10.44265906202395).

4.30pm Tigh an tSaorsaigh: Star Wars ‘Blue Milk’ Cocktails.

5.00pm Ballyferriter village: projected light display from the original Star Wars® movies.

5.00pm Phoenix Cinema, Dingle: showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®.

8.00pm Phoenix Cinema, Dingle: showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®.

10.00pm Tig Bhric, An Riasc: ceol beo, amhránaíocht.

 photo of the set of Star Wars, The Last Jedi movie Image of the film location of Star Wars Eposide VIII: The Last Jedi by Sean Mac an Tsighigh

Dé Sathairn 16ú Mí na Nollag / Saturday 16th December 2017

10am - Fahan Beehive Huts: site visit with Blabba The Hut, award winning podcast, with photographic opportunity. Full Costume would be great. Bring your own ligtsabers, or share ours!

11am –4pm Louis Mulcahy Pottery: Live pottery Porg-making workshop and demonstration

12.30pm - Ceann Sibéal Golf Clubhouse community photography exhibition ‘The Making of Star Wars: the Last Jedi’.                    

1.30pm -  Guided walking tour of Ceann Sibéal location (meeting point at Ceann Sibéal Golf Clubhouse).

1.30pm -  Guided walking tour of Fearann ‘Sunset Walk’ location (meeting point at Pat Devane’s farmyard).  

Both walks take place at 1.30pm, guided only. Please dress suitably, each tour, estimated at 2 hours, will include stories from the making of The Last Jedi.

2.00pm  - Tigh Uí Chathain, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh: Viewings of original Star Wars ® Trilogy – Episodes IV, V and VI (Viewings will feature throughout weekend)

4pm - Tigh Uí Mhuirchú; Launch of Star Wars 'selfie wall' (Costumes are available for photo opportunities or bring your own)

4pm - Outdoor enactment by Veronique and Company followed by a projector light display of the original Star Wars movies and 'jedi training', Ballyferriter Village

5pm - Phoenix Cinema, for showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®, Dingle.

8pm - Phoenix Cinema, for showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi®, Dingle.

Ceoil Beo throughout the village     

**** Full costume welcome on the night! ****

 

Dé Domhnaigh 17ú Mí na Nollaig /Sunday 17th December

10am  - Fearann ‘Sunset Walk’ location walking tour with discussion on the movie’s unanswered questions. Meeting point at Fearann. (GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 52.1912756  Longitude: -10.426823300000024).

11amÓstan Ceann Sibéal, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh: launch of John Hooten Photography Exhibition with Talk and festive reception.

1pm  - Tigh Uí Chathain, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh: further showings of Star Wars trilogy, continued.

6pm  -   Tigh Uí Chathain, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh: ceoil beo, amhránaíocht.

Image of a boy in a Kerry Jersey in Ballyferriter Image of the film location of Star Wars Eposide VIII: The Last Jedi by Sean Mac an Tsighigh

 

EOLAS/INFORMATION

Star Wars; The Last Jedi® Souvenirs from Siopa an Buailtin, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh: Star Wars The Last Jedi Souvenirs

Lóistín, Bia and Deochanna oscailte i gach áit Chiarraí Thiar i rith an Deireadh Seachtaine

Accommodation, Food and Drink available locally in West Kerry throughout the Weekend

Programme is subject to change

The Programme will be updated in the run up to the Féile so to be sure you have the latest information, please stay in touch with us at

https://www.facebook.com/CeannSibealviii/

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For further information contact Breege Granville: 0871346566 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Fórsa an Feirtéaraigh leat!

 

STAR WARS®’ is a registered trade mark of Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC and/or Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., LLC. ‘THE FORCE AWAKENS®’ and ‘THE LAST JEDI’ are each registered trade marks of Lucas Film Ltd. LLC.

  • Distance from Dingle Town: 10-15km
  • Nearest Town or Village: Ballyferriter / Baile an Fheirtéaraigh

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