Gráinne Uaile Show
The Legend of Gráinne Uaile is a spectacular traditional music show based on the real-life story of the legendary 16th century Irish Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley, or Gráinne Uailein the Irish language. Gráinne Uaile was one of the last Irish clan leaders to resist the English conquest of Gaelic Ireland and is famed as the greatest heroin in Irish history.
This show is a wonderful celebration of Irish music, song and dance is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish legend Gráinne Uaile throughout history. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and has captured the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures.
Gráinne Uaile Storytelling
Whether you want to see a full play on Gráinne Uaile's adventures on the high-seas or you just want a quick whiff of the excitement we cater for all. The trying treasure hunt will begin with a ten minute story of Ms Gráinne Uaile the first female pirate to take on the seas to travel the world and claim her fortune.
Ahoy there mateys .Are you man enough for the hunt of your life or are you a yellow livered chicken ?!!! It won’t be easy with clues and riddles to puzzle even the wiliest pirate but the fantastic prizes will get your parrot chirping up a storm and your wooden pegleg wiggling. Inspired by the legendary Gráinne Uaile story all the little pirates will set-off on a mapped and clued adventure that will have them running around the grounds of Christchurch to find her buried treasure.
Designed for the kids but on offer to all ( including the kids in all of us) circulating all our festival areas will be face-painters , balloon modelers, magicians and actual pirates and Leprechauns . None of those rascals will tell you where their treasures are ! You will have to join the treasure hunt.
A comfy area will be assigned as a picnic space for any families who wish to bring along their own snacks and drinks. With entertainment and cartoon characters on site why not take the oppourtunity to relax whilst your lil ones play and enjoy the day. This will be placed near all children’s activities.