Author: John Cartwright

2017 Line-up Part 1

Legends, international excellence and home-grown heroes all set for Stendhal   Stendhal Festival has revealed the first portion of the musical line-up for this year’s instalment of the multi-award winning Festival. The eclectic mix of genres and styles showcased at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, will be headlined by Northern Irish Legends ASH on Friday August 11. The Downpatrick rockers are...

STENDHAL FAQs

Stendhal Mini – Update 2016 – FAQs OPENING TIMES Gates will open at 3pm on Friday 12th August for all campers and festival goers. Tickets may be available to buy at the gate. Gates will close at 10pm - strictly no re-entry after this point. Saturday gates will open 10am and close at 10pm. Again, strictly no entry...

Craggy Island comes to Stendhal for Comedy Showcase

Stendhal Festival is delighted to announce that the comedy line-up for this year’s multi-award winning event is nothing short of heaven sent. Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell are two of Ireland’s finest funny-men both of whom shot to prominence after unforgettable guest turns in the incomparable Channel 4 comedy series, Father Ted. The characters of Father Damo and...

Something to talk about

Badly Drawn Boy on his upcoming appearance at Stendhal Festival of Art, festivals in general and borrowing George Best’s Private Plane.   Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy has a lot to talk about. He is a Mercury Prize Winner, has an NME award to his name and his seminal albums ‘The Hour of the Bewilderbeast’ and ‘About...

More acts announced for Stendhal Festival

Stendhal Festival of Art has announced the second raft of musical acts which will take to the stage at Ireland’s Best Small Festival in Limavady, Co. Derry/Londonderry on August 12 and 13. Joining the likes of Badly Drawn Boy, Therapy?, DJ Yoda, Hayseed Dixie and Lynched are a Meteor Music Prize winner in Paddy Casey, the energetic...

2016 Line-up reveal (so far)

Ireland’s Best Small Festival is back and better than ever Stendhal Festival of Art, winner of Ireland’s Best Small Festival 2013, 2014 and 2015, has revealed the musical delights in store for all the guests visiting Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, this August 12 and 13. The all-encompassing arts extravaganza has announced that this year there will be five...

Stendhal – The David Bowie of the 19th Century?

Stendhal Festival of Art takes its name from a syndrome explored by 19th Century French writer Marie-Henrie Beyle, but who is Stendhal? As team Stendhal member Sinead McKeever discovered, he was a romantic, a writer, a soldier and much more. Who is Stendhal? By Sinead McKeever Stendhal was the pen name of  19th century french writer Marie-Henrie Beyle. Like...