Comedy

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...

Tease-O-Rama is back!

Belfast's Tease-O-Rama is back and bigger than ever for their third year at Stendhal.  Bringing you a bevy of delights, these burlesque beauties tease with a touch of comedy and a hint of circus. Featuring some of the best performers on the Irish burlesque scene: Soup DuJour Shir Madness Fifi La Roux Dina Bon Coup   we guarantee you won't be disappointed! Make sure you go and pay them a visit, for some...

Programme Updates

  Teknopheasant will be playing from 9.45pm to 10.15m - and not the 5mins advertised. Sorry Mr Tekno Our rustic screening of Bafta-winning Boogaloo and Graham, with Q&A between Radio Presenter, Steven Rainey and the film's Producer Brian J. Falconer after the screening, will be at the Garden Stage - Showing at 8.15pm - Great for any one...

The Wooing of Barney McKeown

  Barney McKeown is a lonely, unmarried farmer from Ballymagilligan who is fed up living on his own and having to do everything himself. If it wasn’t for his two best friends, Tom O’Neill and Danny McLaughlin, his bachelor existence wouldn’t be worth living. So, he’s decided it’s time he had a wife about the house to help him and look after him,...

Big Telly Theatre

The Big Telly Theatre Company are back with a walkabout, interactive scenario called Happy Campers!   Location: Stendhal Festival Limavady.   The Joneses have been planning this trip for a long time. They’ve prepared weather charts, carried out site visits, analysed soil samples and tested the equipment in a range of weather conditions. They know exactly where to camp down to the nearest centimetre, they...

In Your Space

We're pleased to welcome the fabulous folk from In Your Space to Stendhal Festival of Art. Not only will they be hosting a Drum Circle on Friday to get everyone in the weekend mood but you can expect entertainment galore around site with the Candies and Pirates; and their circus school graduates! The Candies: The epitome of fifties femininity...

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...