Thursday, 4 August 2011

COBH PEOPLE’S REGATTA


COBH PEOPLE’S REGATTA


Fun and games, on land and water, plus dancing, singing and a Parade of Queens all feature in the packed programme for this year’s Cobh People’s Regatta. From Friday’s opening Wheelbarrow Race to the spectacular fireworks display on Sunday night, you are sure to find something that brightens up your weekend. Cobh is always a great place for a visit and now you have all these attractions as well as the lively east Cork town puts its best foot forward.

There is a list of events below and you can get more info here at the official website and also keep an eye on the updates in the Cobh Edition on Facebook http://cobhedition.com/

Friday 12th Aug

7-15pm - Wheelbarrow Race, Drag Wheelbarrow Race from Collaiste Muire to Main Stage
8-15pm - Regatta Dancers, Sinead Shepard's School of Dance, and Cobh Youth Services and Local talent take to the Main Stage
9-00pm - Official opening of the Regatta Weekend.
9-30pm - Parade of Queens from The Commodore Hotel to Main Stage for an interview with Cllr Micheal Martin.
10-00pm - Open Air Concert on Main Stage with Pat Fitz  ( you’re a Star Contestant )
11-00pm - Festival Club in the Commodore Hotel with Club C and Slim Sheedy tribute band playing in the Jack Doyle Room.

Sat 13th Aug

1-45pm - Firing of the First Gun to start the Dinghy Sailing Programme.
2-30pm - Fancy Dress Parade from Lynches Quay to the Promenade where there’s lots of activities including Bouncy Castles,Clowns, Face Paining, Fancy Dress Competition8-12years, Mini Queen Competition 8-12 years, Pretty Princess Competition4-7 years, Mini King Competition 8-12 Years, and Handsome Prince 4-7 years. Kiddies Disco ect.
3-00pm - Rowing starts at Pier Head, up to 10 Races,
6-00pm - TUG OF WAR starts in front of Main Stage.
7-00pm - Open Air Concert starts with Aces Wild
7-45pm - Rob The Nation Takes to the Main Stage.
9-00pm - U2OPIA Takes to the Main Stage
11-00pm - Festival Club in the Commodore Hotel with Club C and the Kieran Kramer Band in the Commodore Hotel.

Sunday 14th Aug

Full Sailing Programme also takes place throughout the day today

1-00pm - Strong Man Competition Starts.
1-30pm - Firing of First Gun to start Cruiser Sailing Programme.
3-00pm - Children's Crab Fishing Competition starts.
3-00pm - Open Air Concert with Cobh's Own Dirty Secret.
4-30pm - Children's Art Competition starts in the Promenade.
6-00pm - Stone Skimming Competition starts at Kennedy Pier.
6-45pm - Cobh Fisherman’s Trawler Race  starts at Kennedy Pier.
7-00pm - Open Air Concert on Main Stage with the Urge.
8-15pm - Announcement of the Regatta Queen 2011.
9-00pm - Open Air Concert with the Kieran Kramer Band .
10-00pm - Grand Finally our Specular Fire Works Display.
11-00pm - The Kieran Kramer Band on Main Stage.
11-00pm - Festival Club in the Commodore Hotel with Club C and Deuces Wild  playing Live in the Jack Doyle Room.

For further information on our Queen Contestants or Band Profiles, Kids activities Please Purchase our Regatta Programme 2011  from our local shops Priced at only €2.00 each.

We also Badly Need Volunteers to help us with many of our activities over the weekend and if you can help please call 087 6617969 asap!!

Sponsorship for the event as follows:

Main Sponsor - The  Commodore Hotel Cobh
Queen Competition Sponsor - Supermacs
Cobh Town Council
SECAD

Media Partners
Evening Echo
Cobh Edition
Cobh Calls

Cobh & Harbour Chamber
Cobh Credit Union
Cobh Tourism

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