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Bantry Redfest ‘An Slua Rua’

Bantry Redfest ‘An Slua Rua’

A weekend of fun and entertainment celebrating the rarest hair colour in the world. We invite all people of redhead and non-redhead origins to The Bantry Redfest ‘An Slua Rua’. The Westlodge Hotel and Leisure Centre is situated in the market town of Bantry, overlooking the eternally beautiful Bantry Bay on The Wild Atlantic Way.

Join us June Bank Holiday weekend 2018 and watch ‘Bantry Go Red’. Red hair is the rarest hair colour in the world, and of the world’s population only 0.6% are blessed with red hair, Irish people more so with 10% of the Irish population freckled and flame haired. Fun-filled weekend of activities and events promoting the joy of being of redhead origins. All welcome to a weekend jammed packed with celebrating everything to do with having red hair.

The festival will take place over a 4-day period, there will be a full programme of events each day from morning to night to keep visitors entertained. There will be plenty of activities within the grounds such as parades, Irish dancing, traditional music and sessions, céilí’s to name but a few. Really focusing on the heritage and culture associated with red hair.

3 Nights B&B, weekend full of entertainment