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Old Lammas Fair

Old Lammas Fair

official guide Ballycastle, August 24 - 25 1992.

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Published by Moyle District Council in Moyle .
Written in English


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Title taken from cover.

The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21654884M

  John Letts Lammas Fayre heritage flour means that people can bake bread from any period in history, from Neolithic, Iron age, Anglo Saxon, Norman, Medieval, to Elizabethan and Victorian. There is a whole new adventure in the world of on: PItsford, Northamptonshire. Some journeys take you where you need to be. Tanyth Fairport makes her way through the Lammas Wood to discover the last of the Old Witch Women isn't exactly what she expected. When greedy businessmen from the mainland threaten those she loves, Tanyth must put aside her fear and give herself over to her gifts. A journey twenty winters in the making.

The Lammas Fair in Ballycastle Co Antrim gets underway with thousands of people flocking to the seaside town to enjoy dulse, Yellowman and all the other fun of the Fair. The Lammas Fair is the Oldest Traditional Fair in Ireland celebrating the end of the summer and start of the years harvest. over , people come to the town over two days. Each year, thousands of people visit the Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, County Antrim. Dating back to the 17th century, it’s the oldest fair in Northern Ireland.

The Auld Lammas Fair. 28thth August Dating back to the 17th Century this annual fair in Ballycastle takes place on the last Monday and Tuesday in August each year. The fair marks the end of summer and the beginning of harvest. Local specialities, farm produce, craft and bric-a-brac make up around stalls. Cockles & Mussels • Danny Boy • Dear Old Donegal • Doonaree • Hannigan's Hooley • Let Him Go, Let Him Tarry • If You're Irish Come Into The Parlour/It's A Great Day For The Irish/When Irish Eyes Are Smiling • Peggy O' Neill • Phil The Fluter's Ball • The Mountains Of Mourne • The Old Lammas Fair • The Stone Outside Dan.


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Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on ould Lammas Fair SOME POSSIBLE ORIGINS OF THE LAMMAS FAIR On the last Tuesday of August each year the famous "Ould Lammas Fair" of Ballycastle is held.

It is a real old time festival, the main characteristics of which have been wonderfully preserved down to the present day. by Bridget Haggerty The Ould Lammas Fair takes place in Ballycastle, Co. Antrim on the last Monday and Tuesday in August.

It's one of the oldest fairs in Ireland and has been held without interruption for more than three centuries. It once took place at Dunanyie Head, now known as Castle Point. Saturday 24th – Tuesday 27th August The Ould Lammas Fair Every year thousands flock to Ballycastle for Ireland’s oldest Fair.

Traditionally held on the last bank holiday weekend of the summer, the seaside town bustles with street trading, bargaining, traditional music, dancing, horse trading, amusements, artisan markets and much more.

Buy The Ould Lammas Fair by O'halloran, Sean, Bell, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sean O'halloran, Margaret Bell. Written by John Henry MacAuley At more than three centuries old, the Lammas Fair at Ballycastle, Co.

Antrim is perhaps Ireland’s longest running fair. It is held annually on the last Monday and Tuesday in August. In ancient mythology, the Sun God Lugh ordered a festival of games and feasting to commemorate his foster-mother Tailtiu. Held on the last Monday and Tuesday in August for the past odd years, this year's Lammas Fair brought a colourful and noisy blend of artists and artisans, traders and tourists, performers.

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A secure, cash-free way to shop the Fair with year-round shopping online. Earn cash for the school or get double the profit with Scholastic Dollars™. So while Lammas these days gets short shrift in most places, it is a signal to me that we are coming into the months I love best, and so I have a soft spot in my heart for this old, practically forgotten holiday.

Lammas is the celebration of the first harvest. YrbookEngFest, p. 98 YrFest, p. The Lammas Fair is said to have dated back to the reign of King John (). The Lammas Fair is held. The Auld Lammas Fair is a traditional fair held in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland every year on the last Monday and Tuesday of August.

It is associated with the Lammas harvest. The event supposedly happened on Lammas Night, August 2, The book is set right around that time, where a local occult group now headed by one Sir John Graham (Gray) is trying to muster up support for that same event, only to meet rejection after4/5.

The Auld Lammas Fair is a traditional fair held in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland every year on the last Monday and Tuesday of August. It is associated with the Lammas. Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, "loaf-mass"), is a holiday celebrated in some English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere on 1 August.

It is a festival to mark the annual wheat harvest, and is the first harvest festival of the year. On this day it was customary to bring to church a loaf made from the new crop, which began to be harvested at Lammastide, which falls at the halfway Celebrations: Handfasting, Funeral Games, First Fruits.

Lammas is very old indeed. It derives from the ancient English festival the Gule of August, which marked the beginning of the harvest, traditionally August 1. The early English church kept this pagan dedication of the first fruits but converted it to Christian usage. Ballycastle Lammas Fair, which was held on Tuesday, is one of the largest in Ireland.

The fair has been in existence for more than two centuries, but whereas it now only occupies two days, seventy years ago it lasted a week, during which there was great revelry.

The public houses were then open night and day and the ball-rooms were crowded. This history was first published by Robert McCahan in These pamphlets were originally published in with soft covers and are getting increasingly difficult to find.

They were put together in a hard backed book and published by the Glens of Antrim Historical Society in And for the purposes of said plotting, it’s an undoubted winner, as Bertie mingles with the minstrels, engaging in a spot of Lady of Spain, and escapes from the yacht while Jeeves, aware that “Old Boggy walks on Lammas Eve”, makes a covert phone call alerting the local constabulary to.

“A Day in Vanity Fair.” 13 Julyp. “This current Orkney Enterprise Exhibition is in many ways a return to the old-fashioned Lammas Fairs, which were once held in Orkney.” “At the Exhibition.” 20 Julyp.

Old Statistical Account Parish of Eskdalemuir In some countries August 1 is Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, "loaf-mass"), the festival of the wheat harvest, and is the first harvest festival of the year. On this day it was customary to bring to church a loaf made from the new crop, which began to be harvested at Lammastide.Hundreds of people have flocked to Ballycastle for the first day of the Ould Lammas Fair.

T he Co Antrim town is jammed with stalls selling all sorts of craft items, farm produce and local."The annual ceremony of the Proclamation of Lammas Fair dates back to before the Normal Conquest, more than years ago The old Lammas Fair began at noon on 31st July, but has subsequently been altered in recent years." "The Lammas Fair White Glove was displayed during the Fair and was a sign of Royal protection of the peace.