Meet the Big Busk crew

The Big Busk was started by Stendhal in 2012 as one of our community outreach workshops. Since those initial workshops, the Big Busk continues to flourish and grow.  It has now gone on to raise funds for charity and we are proud that they will be once again performing at this year's Stendhal. [caption id="attachment_2243" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Limavady town...

The Great Marco!!!

[caption id="attachment_2228" align="aligncenter" width="354"] The Great Marco[/caption] Stendhal Festival of Art would like to welcome London-based act 'The Great Marco,' to Ballymully Cottage Farm. Coming with a warning that this act is strictly for older children and adults, the Great Marco will tantalise and excite audiences with his dangerous magical acts...

Roe Park Resort – Stendhal Sunday Special Offer

Stendhal Festival is delighted that Roe Park Resort have come on board as a Stendhal Sponsor and to celebrate, the good folk at the 4-star Roe Park are introducing 'Stendhal Sunday,' a special offer of only £70pps on Sunday 9th August for all you lovely Stendhal attendees. Situated less than 5 miles from the festival, you need not end your Stendhal...

Meet our volunteers – Lance

Stendhal Festival could not function without our volunteers. They give freely and tirelessly of their time and skills, and have helped turned Stendhal into an award-winning festival for the past two years. In the first Q and A, we ask Lance, as one of our original volunteers, to tell us a bit more about himself and what...

Stendhal Schools Competition

Would you like to win a full day's workshop "Animating with ipads" in your Primary School?* (Closing date 20th May 2015) If your school is within Limavady or the surrounding areas, and is available on either the 18th or 19th June, just complete the form below to enter. ** Two schools will be drawn at random from a hat,...

We got to play with lasers!

Last week we took some time out to visit the Fablab at the Nerve Centre, (Click me to see more) to learn and get hands on experience using some of their equipment, in particular the Laser Cutter/Engraver. It really is a treasure trove full of tech, and creative folk who have more experience than you can shake...

Look who’s playing…

Ireland's best small festival; Stendhal Festival of Art is delighted to announce as part of their first line-up release for this summer, that a Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee is included alongside other international, national and local acts set to perform at Ballymully Cottage Farm. [caption id="attachment_1872" align="aligncenter" width="724"] #lovestendhal[/caption] Donovan,...

Dusting off the boots…

Yesterday was a beautiful day and team Stendhal took the opportunity to continue with site preparations for August.  Having our new transport carts put through the Ricky Test, we are happy for them to be used to make those arduous treks across the field. More pics to follow, so keep checking back for updates! ...

Paths n roads

YAY!! We just received delivery of some plastic roadways :) These will help with our newly designed car parking system. Those of you at the 2014 event will appreciate our excitement at having a system that will enable for much smoother access to the parking field. It is likely this year that those visiting for the day...