Liverpool Irish Festival: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October 2012 October 11th, 2012 admin Latest Whats On Shares Comments Liverpool Irish Festival: Searching for the Stories DATE: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October, 11.30am onwards LOCATION: Albert Dock,LiverpoolWaterfront Price: FREE This weekend Albert Dock is hosting one of this year’s highlights for the Liverpool Irish Festival. Throughout both days Searching for the Stories will bring Irish Myths and Legends of Ireland to life. Giants and little people, spirits and magic folk will be searching high and low for Their People, the millions forced to leave their home country in search of a better life. As well as the mythical creatures, giants and (very) little people this family event will feature musicians popping up all over Albert Dock and dancers performing in the squares and open spaces – and don’t miss the storytellers who have got a tale to tell. Over 100 actors, dancers and musicians, many from the local Irish community, will take part in this weekend’s festivities, in particular the Bolger Cunningham Dance School and Liverpool School of Irish Dancing, musicians from Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann based at St Michaels Irish Centre and actors from the Unity Youth Theatre and John Moores University drama students all under the direction of our partners, Hope Street Ltd. Full schedule for both days below: 11.30 Traditional Musicians -Britannia Courtyard Irish Dancers – Outside Merseyside Maritime Museum 12.00 Searching for the Stories – alongside Tall Ship Zebu 12.30 Traditional Musicians in Anchor Courtyard Storytelling – What’s Cooking Marquee 13.00 Irish Dancers – Britannia Courtyard 13.30 Searching for the Stories – Alongside Tall Ship Zebu 14.00 Traditional Musicians – Outside Merseyside Maritime Museum 14.30 Irish Dancers – Anchor Courtyard 15.00 Searching for the Stories – Outside Customs House 15.30 Traditional Musicians – Anchor Courtyard Storytelling – What’s Cooking Marquee 16.00 Irish Dancers / Ceili – Britannia Courtyard Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!