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Silent Valley Music in the Park Event 21 August

10 August 2016 16:28

All folk and general music aficionados are invited to NI Water’s ‘Music in the Park’ event on Sunday 21 August from 2-5pm, at Silent Valley Mountain Park, Kilkeel.  

The event, organised by NI Water to attract visitors to the picturesque Mourne site, will host the fabulous Darragh Folk band, to delight us with a wide range of Irish folk music.

NI Water’s Christine McAllister, organiser of the event, comments:

“This is the fifth year we have held a ‘Music in the Park’ event due to its resounding success in previous years.

“The event will be very much about relaxation; there is no better way to enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon than sitting back and appreciating the scenery while being serenaded.

“Many spectators at previous events have simply relaxed with their family, picnicked and enjoyed the sweet sounds of the music.

‘‘This year, we also have the creative talents of the Babcock and Bobbins circus act, a fantastic magic show and face painters to bring your children’s imagination to life.

“We look forward to welcoming back many familiar faces and hopefully some first time visitors to Silent Valley.”  

Photo caption: Pictured enjoying last year’s event are: Damian and Donna O’Connor and their kids Erin and Anna from Kilkeel

Ends

Notes to Editors:

The event is free; however normal admission charges apply into the park:
  • Car £4.50
  • Coach £27
  • Minibus £11
  • Motor Cycle £2
  • Foot £1.60
  • Child £0.60
  • Annual Pass £20
Hours
The reservoir grounds are open daily from 10am until 6:30pm (Summer) and 10am until 4pm (October to March).

Address

Silent Valley Mountain Park
Head Road
Kilkeel, Newry, BT34 4HU

How to Get There

Vehicle access is possible only through the main gates located on Head Road. A charge is payable at the entrance, currently £4.50 per car. Drivers are required to obey the one-way traffic system which leads to a single large car-park at the south end of the reservoir grounds.

All media enquiries to: press.office@niwater.com or telephone 028 9035 4757.

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