What’s On in Bantry & the Sheep’s Head


Discover what’s on in Bantry and around the Sheep’s Head peninsula with our up-to-date events calendar!

Search the event calendar below for some great West Cork events, festivals, live music, and more. Our events guide covers all the guided walks, festivals, craft courses, sailing trips, foodie events and gigs in Bantry and on the Sheep’s Head.

It’s the perfect place to find out what’s on in Bantry this weekend, or start planning your trip to the Sheep’s Head for one of next year’s great festivals. Don’t forget, you can contact us at [email protected] if you’d like more information on what’s on along the Sheep’s Head Way over the next few days or in the months ahead!

Mar 24 @ 9:30 am – Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm
9:30 am
The West Cork Stone Symposium celebrates stone as part of our environment and a source of inspiration throughout the ages Come to the symposium to be inspired by a rugged coastline that’s home to Ireland’s[...]
Ahakista (and various)
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Hone your creative skills at the West Cork Stone Symposium’s ‘Light on Stone’ photography workshop This is a chance to improve your photography skills at our one-day stone-themed workshop! Take pictures of the stone-filled West[...]
Kilcrohane
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm
9:30 am
The Fast Track RYA Day Skipper Course at Carbery Sailing equips you with sailing skills and confidence as you learn to sail on West Cork’s three stunning bays. The course is 9 days long but[...]
Carbery Sailing
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – May 14 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
The RYA Competent Crew course with West Cork’s Carbery Sailing is a 5-day course designed for those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers On the course, you will gain[...]
Carbery Sailing
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – May 21 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
The RYA Day Skipper Practical is a 6-day course in West Cork with Carbery Sailing You’ll learn how to assume full responsibility for the yacht and its crew as you train on a luxury Hallberg-Rassy[...]
Carbery Sailing
May 20 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 5:30 pm
9:00 am
What better place for a Yarn Festival than West Cork’s Sheep’s Head peninsula? The third Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival in May 2017 will again offer you the chance to learn new skills or improve your[...]
Various venues.
Jul 14 – Jul 21 all-day
12:00 am
The West Cork Literary Festival presents an extensive programme of readings, workshops, seminars, panel discussions and children’s events. A literary festival for everyone! At the heart of the West Cork Literary Festival’s extensive programme is[...]
Bantry, Co. Cork
12:00 am
Introduction to the Short Story with Jan Carson teaches you how to unlock your short story writing skills! Join Belfast-based novelist and short story writer, Jan Carson for five interactive workshops on the art of[...]
Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
12:00 am
Explore Novel Writing with Dean Bakopoulos and bring structure to chaos! This workshop is appropriate for writers of book-length prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) of all levels of experience. We will make a series of[...]
Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí -
12:00 am
Poetry for Beginners with Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a writing intensive designed to help you unflinch your curiosity and instill confidence in your work. This exciting five-day poetry for beginners course will be led by[...]
Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
12:00 am
Poetry with Vona Groarke is 5 days of just that, pure poetry! This five-day workshop will cover key aspects of the poem-writing process, including the subjects of metaphor and imagery, sound, form, language and content.[...]
Colaiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Jul 17 – Jul 24 all-day
12:00 am
Song writing with John Spillane is a week-long exploration for adults using freedom and space to explore your creativity. John Spillane says: “At my song writing workshops we actually write songs. Having attended a few[...]
Colaiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
12:00 am
Travel Writing with Phoebe Smith on Whiddy Island will help you find your inner Bill Bryson! We all love to travel, but how do you turn your experiences into words that people want to read?[...]
Bank House Pub
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
12:00 am
Words Allowed with Dave Lordan is a workshop for teenage writers designed to build creative confidence and expressive ability. Back by popular demand, Dave Lordan’s legendary Words Allowed workshop for teenage writers returns to the festival in[...]
Colaiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day
12:00 am
Explore the basic skills of writing and filing a newspaper story with Lara Marlowe! Veteran foreign correspondent Lara Marlowe will teach a three-day journalism seminar in which she will describe her own experiences and offer[...]
Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
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