My two daughters and I spent a wonderful day out at the Dalriada festival in the beautiful setting of Glenarm Castle Grounds.
This was our first time at the festival. Armed with a picnic rug, wellies (which thankfully we didn’t need) and enough snacks to keep us going for a week, we arrived around 11am. Car parking was plentiful but beware the cow pats and be prepared to walk!! There was camping facilities also.
Once inside there was lots to do. Plenty of military stalls, even a spitfire! There were bands playing, dancers dancing and singers singing. There was also a super Cossack horse rider who performed excellent stunts.
The BBQ anchor was The Stove Yard doing cookery demos with The Big Green Egg BBQ. I tried the jerk chicken wings which were exactly how I had em in the Caribbean!!
There was also a fabulous authentic Indian Henna or Mehndi stand which was very busy and the artist was Binder Tohani.
Please follow her on http://www.facebook/bindertohani Binder is available for weddings, parties, events and bespoke henna courses.
After a packed day it was home time as my girls were pretty tired! Pity as I would have loved to have unwound and enjoy the evening entertainment with a drink or two!! Saturday headline was Andrew Strong from The Commitments and Sunday looks good……might have to leave the girls and go check it out…..will you?!