Author: John Cartwright

Stendhal FAQ’s Part 1 – Access/Parking

Part one of our FAQ section deals with arriving at the festival. More FAQs will be posted in the coming days, next up a guide to family camping. 1. When can I arrive? • Gates will open at 12 noon on Friday 11th August for all campers and festival goers. • Tickets may be available to buy at the gate. • Gates will...

The 5 Stages of Stendhal Syndrome

Stendhal syndrome is a psychosomatic disorder that causes rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations when an individual is exposed to an experience of great personal significance, particularly viewing art. Writer and music aficionado Aine Cronin McCartney takes a look at the five stages of Stendhal Syndrome at Stendhal Festival. Visit https://ainecroninmccartney.com/ for more of...

Stendhal’s Message In A bottle

By Sinead McKeever Stendhal has taken to the seas with it’s latest venture in promoting the festival. In order to reach as far and wide as possible we have turned to one of the oldest methods of communication possible - a message in a bottle. A number of specially marked bottles have been placed around the coastline...

David O’Doherty to headline Stendhal Comedy Line-up

Award Winning Stand-up Comedian David O’Doherty is set to headline the comedy bill at this year’s Stendhal Festival, in what has been described as a “Dream booking” by festival organisers. The Music and Arts Festival which takes place at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, on August 11 and 12 has already announced a stellar line-up of musical talent...

Ash kick off summer schedule at Stendhal

Ash front man Tim Wheeler on ambition, the current state of NI music and accidentally headlining Glastonbury. Ash are a band that have seen and done it all over the course of their 25 year career. They are without question one of the best loved and most successful acts to ever hail from Northern Ireland, they have graced...

Stay safe at Stendhal

Stay Safe at Stendhal By Sinead McKeever Now that we are in the throes of festival season we thought it would be a good time to put out some tips on how to stay safe at Stendhal and any other festivals you might attend. It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of fun at a festival,...