As a celebration of medieval Galway and the unique stamp it has put on our streetscape, our people and our culture, Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas project, the Galway Medieval Experience, will take to the streets in May.
Organised by The Galway Civic Trust (Dúchas na Gaillimhe), the event aims to celebrate and explore the city’s culture, food, and European connections of the medieval era.
The Galway Medieval Experience will be a full-day fun and educational event which is aimed at families, the local community and visitors to the city. It will encompass demonstrations, re-enactments, music, art and guided tours. There will also be cookery demonstrations, along with tasting of various food stuffs of the time.The festival will take participants on an intriguing journey back in time using archaeology, while exploring Galway’s connections with Europe in the medieval period, with particular focus on trade, religious and migratory links.
See the full programme on Galway Civic Trust’s website.