With substantially more entries than last year, shortlisting the finalists for the 2013 Ardmore Song Contest was no mean feat. But our top-secret judging panel have been busy listening and re-listening to each entry received and now they have chosen their six finalists. Congratulations to those who made the grade – and of course to […]
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The Festival in 3 minutes
Click the play button above to check out our three minute video of the 2012 Ardmore Pattern Festival.
Ardmore in Pictures
A beautiful village. A wonderful, family-friendly festival. Have a glance through our gallery for some great pictures of both.
Our Pattern Festival 2013 Program is ready. We’ve already seen thousands disappear quicker than you could shake a stick at. Keep your eyes peeled and stick one in your pocket whenever and wherever you see it. Of course if you don’t get a chance to pick one up you can always download a PDF of […]
Thanks a million to all who turned out to take part in our 2013 Sponsored Walk on a sunny Friday at the start of the Bank Holiday Weekend. Lead by a distinctly Avatar-esque stiltwalker, a large crowd of strollers, young and old, took to the winding streets of the village to help raise funds for […]
We’re delighted to welcome Neven Maguire to this year’s Pattern Festival. Tickets for his 8pm Cookery Demo on Tuesday 23rd July sold out within 24 hours. However there are still a few tickets left for his 4pm demo on the same day. The can be bought for just €15 each at the Ardmore Farmers’ Market […]
Last year we had the legendary Aslan – who, it had to be said, went down a storm by the storm wall. This year it’s the turn of one of Ireland’s favourite singer-songwriters, Paddy Casey, to entertain the festival-going crowd on the Saturday evening. Paddy will be backed by a full band and will take […]
We are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. A big thanks to the guys at www.jamjo.ie for all their help. And on behalf of all of us here at the Ardmore Pattern Festival, welcome! Our old website served us well for the past few years, but technology continues to develop and […]