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Queen of Ireland 'PANTI'

A Weekend of Incredible Entertainment!

Festival Schedules The Outing 2018 to give you an idea of what goes on at The Outing Festival in Lisdoonvarna in The Burren Storehouse plus more to be added as we add more performers and guest artists!!!
Be in the right place at the right time! 

*Schedule may be subject to change

FRIDAY SCHEDULE 5th October 2018

16:00

The Outing Reception Desk Open for Visitors at The Outing HQ @ The Burren StoreHouse

The Outing Team and Staff in The Burren StoreHouse are here to welcome you to 2 days Fun weekend of entertainment.
When you check into B&B’s plus the Hotel in the area then come to The Outing desk in The Burren StoreHouse where you will receive your Day/Weekend Wristband Pass.

If you are only collecting your Day/Weekend Wristband please go to The Outing Desk in The Burren StoreHouse too.

18:00

The Outing’s Céad Míle Fáilte @ The Burren StoreHouse

Welcome and DJ with our cocktail and happy hour with live music to start your weekend off in The Burren StoreHouse. Come to say hello

18:30

Knot Normal Crafts, pop up art crafts shop/gallery @ The Hydro hotel

Knot Normal Crafts, pop up art crafts shop/gallery @ The Burren StoreHouse. Taking up residence with this LGBT+ Exhibition in the lovely in The Burren StoreHouse Lisdoonvarna, Knots Normal Crafts joins us with a huge array of art, paintings, prints on show over the 2-day weekend festival

17:30-20:00

Rapid HIV Testing with GOSHH

19:00

Singer Songwriter Gar Cox live on stage @ The Burren StoreHouse

Gar is a musician who writes, compose and perform his own musical material, including lyrics and melodies. The genre began with the folk-acoustic tradition. Singer-songwriters like Gar often provide the sole accompaniment to an entire composition or song, typically using his guitar, he also mixes it up with a few covers too

19:00

Make-Up with Bradly @ The Burren StoreHouse

This is your chance to sit and meet with Bradly and chat about your make up issues, this is open to everyone. Bradly will have make-up on hand plus will help you get ready for your night a head.

20:00

Ice Breaker/Speed Dating with Candy Warhol @ The Burren StoreHouse

All Welcome:
What is Ice Breaker/speed dating: an organised social activity in which people seeking romantic relationships or friendships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is mutual interest.
So why not try it while other events going on around you never know you could find your new best friend or more…

21:00

Irelands Eurovision Ryan O’Shaughnessy & His Band @ The Burren StoreHouse

Ryan O’Shaughnessy will be traveling across the length and breath the country this Autumn on his debut tour to celebrate the release of his newest installment ‘Civil War’ which the tour shall be aptly named after. The track is set to be accompanied by some very powerful video content that aims to highlight the impact of today’s global wartime crisis. You can see him live on stage at The Outing Festival.

22:30

Blind Date & Mr & Mr/ Mrs & Mrs: The Outing ‘Blind Date’ with RingMaster Paul Ryder & Eddie McGuinness @The Burren StoreHouse

Why not have fun and be part of our ‘Blind Dates’ you never know you could find the person of your dream or even better still get a prize and or even dinner to share!!! They do say that the best way to find love is by having a glamorous host hide some potential partners behind a curtain and find ways for you to win prizes! There’s definitely an old proverb about that!
We also have The Outing new Show Mr & Mr plus Mrs & Mrs for all the couples who have come to this LGBT Love Festival….’ Let’s see who know knows the most about each other?'

11:00

The Outing All Time Variety Performance. ‘The Outing’s Show to End All Shows Show’@The Burren Storehouse

This will be a jam-packed show of special Irish, UK & International guests performers and drag artist to singers hosted by Ireland’s Got Talent star and Ring Master of Love Paul Ryder….

12:00

BRITAIN’S Got Talent Star Danny Beard

Danny Beard wowed audiences and judges on Britain’s Got Talent and was a favourite with the public, reaching the semi-finals.
His drag act dazzled Simon Cowell and saw him rise to stardom, just missing out on a place in big finale. Danny has toured around the world performing all major Gay Events and Pride. You can see him Live at The Outing festival

00:45

Masquerade Ball with DJ Eddie Kaye @ The Hydro Hotel Ballroom

Bring your own masquerade mask (We will have some to share too) so you can hide behind it or try and unmask the one you want?? Eddie Kay has played extensively throughout Ireland and abroad, with long running residencies in some well known clubs and festival stages including – Casa Bacardi @ Electric Picnic – Metropolis, RDS Ireland also a regular guest at two of Irelands most acclaimed gay nights, Sweatbox and MOTHER, both held in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin. He will be taken over The Ballroom at The Hydro Hotel to show of his and shuffling his/her classics for a sweaty sexy party late in to Friday night!

SATURDAY SCHEDULE 6th October 2018

08:00

Full Irish Breakfast @ Imperial/The Hydro/King Thomond Hotels

09:00

Explore Clare, The Burren, Cliffs of Moher checkout www.burren.ie

Get out there and enjoy the most beautiful landscapes in Ireland. You can see amazing local attractions like the Cliffs of Moher, or caving, hiking, surfing and much more.

10:00

Surfing with Wet’n’Wild in Lahinch

Not been to a Wet and Wild event before? Wet and Wild is a sports and outdoor pursuits group for the LGBT community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered individuals) in Ireland, and pretty much everyone else who wants to join in to have an enjoyable time and meet some really nice people More info at The Outing Desk or checkout http://wetandwildsports.com/

11:30 – 20:00

Rapid HIV Testing with GOSHH

14.00 – 15.00

16.00 – 17.00

Workshops with GOSHH

Sexual Health

1 hour sexual health workshop on various topics such as; Safer Sex, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) and HIV. All are welcome

Sexual Empowerment

1 hour workshop looking at sexual communication, sexual pleasure, sexual expectations and consent. All are welcome

14:00

Knot Normal Crafts, pop up art gallery @ The Hydro Hotel

Knot Normal is as the name suggests…… I like to craft unique or ”Knot Normal” pieces from wood & mild steel. Typically, I like to craft pieces relating to LGBT+ but do not limit myself to this. Everything down to the springs in the ”Happy Pride” piece are all hand crafted, shaped and decorated in my small workshop.

15:00

Dj Ruth @The Hydro Hotel

Lunch or afternoon tea Chill -Out zone and time to chat and make new friends. Chill-out music in the bar and afternoon Tea/Coffee served in Bar and Reception area. Board Games to connect 4 may be you might get some one to play with….??

16:00

The Outing Digital Treasure Hunt

Sponsored by Blacknight #Blacknight #TheOuting

The Outing Digital treasure hunt is one of those different types of games with one or more players who try to find hidden objects or places by following a series of clues around Lisdoonvarna with a few outside the village for extra points.
You or Your Team (that is two people) must compete to provide evidence for all of the challenges on our entry form. All of the answers will require evidence in the form of a digital photograph plus we will ask you to tweet and facebook plus Instagram etc using @theouting_ie & @Blacknight plus #TheOuting #Blacknight. Let the fun commence!

17:00

The Outing Love Boat cruise with Doolin Ferry – pick up @The Hydro Hotel

Join The Outing Lisdoonvarna this year for a first of its kind in the world event! The Outing LOVE BOAT will set sail on THE QUEEN OF ARAN with a handsome crew providing lights, fun, and two hours of music with DJ Mo (of ‘The George’ & ‘Club Tease’). The LOVE BOAT will set sail on Saturday 8th October, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Everyone is invited and you may bring your own beverages. Transfer bus to Doolin Pier is available from the Hydro Hotel in Lisdoonvarna at 5.00 pm or you can meet at the boat. There is no extra charge for the bus transfer, just show your ticket as proof of purchase. Tickets are €20 pp if you have purchased other Outing events. Places are limited so book yours here! Please note all guests must be over the age of 18.

Book Here Now!
Booking at www.doolinferry.com or The Outing Desk at The Outing HQ The Hydro Hotel

19:30

Lisdoon Seisiún Evening of Trad Hosted by Chris Gordon @Ballroom Hydro Hotel

An array of live performances fusing trad Ireland and pop culture, taking you from Madonna to Mary Black and back again. This was one of the many high lights from last 5 years and we brought it back again. Performances by Chris Gordon, Sparkle, Gar Cox, and more… If you can sing or play this is where you can shine too and join in….

20:00

Ice Breaker/Speed Dating with Candy Warhol@ Ballroom The Hydro Hotel

All Welcome:
What is 2nd night of Ice Breaker/speed dating: an organised social activity in which people seeking romantic relationships or friendships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is mutual interest.
So why not try it while other events go on around you never know you could find your new best friend or more…

21:00

Paul Harrington…Eurovision Winner…

The winning song in the Eurovision competition was “Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids“. The music and lyrics for the song were written by Brendan Graham. Harrington and McGettigan were the first group in Eurovision history to have been awarded more than 200 points (226), and their win was the third consecutive for Ireland, representing the first hat trick to have been achieved by any nation. Harrington returned to Eurovision in 1998, backing Dawn Martin when she performed “Is Always Over Now” at the contest in Birmingham. He was not named at the contest as one of the performers.

21:45

Blind Date & Mr & Mr/ Mrs & Mrs: The Outing ‘Blind Date’ with RingMaster Paul Ryder & Eddie Mcguinness @ Ballroom The Hydro Hotel

sponsored by Gaydar

Why not have fun and be part of our ‘Blind Dates’ you never know you could find the person of your dream or even better still get a prize and or even dinner to share!!! They do say that the best way to find love is by having a glamorous host hide some potential partners behind a curtain and find ways for you to win prizes! There’s definitely an old proverb about that!
We also have The Outing new Show Mr & Mr plus Mrs & Mrs for all the couples who have come to this LGBT Love Festival….’Lets see who know knows the most about each other?'

22:30

The Outing All Time Variety Performance. ‘The Outing’s Show to End All Shows Show’@ Ballroom The Hydro Hotel

sponsored by Blacknight

This will be jam packed show of special Irish, Scottish & International guests performers and drag artist to singers hosted by Paul Ryder….

Special Guest DJ’s Eddie Kay – The Hydro Hotel

10:30

Club Tease “Sisters just wanna have Fun!” Traffic Light Ball with DJ Mo & Dj Ruth @ Q Club The Hydro Hotel

With classic dance spinning in the night after B*Witched, Club Tease lights up the Hydro’s Ballroom venue with the best chart music and thumping classics. DJ Mo Direct from The George Dublin & club Tease. Don’t forget our traffic Light Ball Which are you Green! Orange! Red! you decided!