Saturday Schedule 2019
*Subject To Change*
09:00 –Explore Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher
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 – Wet’n’Wild at The Outing Festival
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 Festival Desk or check out www.wetandwildsports.com
10:30 – Hike and walk the grounds of Dromoland area & Castle with Wet’n’Wild club
Dromore Wood Loop is a 6.4 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ennis, County Clare, Ireland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
12:30 -Rapid HIV Testing with GOSHH
13:00 – Knot Normal Crafts & The Outing pop up art & crafts gallery
Knot Normal is as the name suggests, Gary likes to craft unique or ”Knot Normal” pieces from wood & mild steel. Typically, He likes to craft pieces relating to LGBT+ but doesn’t limit himself to this. Everything down to the springs in the ‘Happy Pride’ piece are all handcrafted, shaped and decorated in his small workshop in Co.Mayo.
13:00 – Enjoy Afternoon Tea at The Inn at Dromoland
Traditional Afternoon Tea in a warm and friendly location hosted by Kellie Maloney
14:00 –Dj Ruth and Afternoon Games Zone
Lunch or afternoon tea in the Chill-Out zone with time to chat and make new friends. Chill-out music in the bar and afternoon Tea/Coffee served in the Bar and lobby area. Board Games to connect 4 to a game of chest, maybe you might get someone to play with….??
15:00 –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 the hotel & grounds Dromoland Castle with a few outside the village for extra points. You or Your Team (that is two people or more) 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, facebook, Instagram etc using @theouting_ie & @Blacknight and #TheOuting #Blacknight. Let the fun commence! Prizes to Win.
16:30 – Singer Songwriter Brew At The Outing
Brew is a musician who writes, composes and performs his own musical material, Including lyrics and melodies. The genre began with the folk-acoustic tradition. Singer-songwriters like Brew 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.
17:00 -Karaoke King or Queens! with Kiki St.Clair & Mr. Pussy
Karaoke Queens! You could win some free booze and spot prizes if you impress Kiki St Clair and Mr Pussy enough. No matter how good or bad you are, this is your time to shine like a star at The Outing Karaoke. We will even give you a FREE shot if you’ve got the nerve to get up on stage and give us your best rendition. If you can sing or play this is where you can shine too and join in….
18:00 – The Apple Blossoms
The Apple Blossoms are Ireland’s freshest vintage trio, crooning the classic sounds of the 1930s, 40s, 50s, and plenty of today’s hits with an old-timey, classic flair! Keri Ann, Kate, and Allison make up three-part vocal harmony trio The Apple Blossoms, each with distinct styles but with a perfect blend together.
19:30 – Paul Middleton at The Outing
The handsome, talented and friendly Paul Middleton comes from London.
Singing since he was little, Paul came out singing onto the scene five years ago and has not looked back. His live show covers hits from the 80s to present. He has toured the world and U.K, including USA, Spain,
Germany, Belgium, and Ireland. You can see him live on the stage at The Outing Festival.
19:30 – Ice Breaker/Speed Dating with Candy Warhol @ The Ballyshannon Suite/The Outing Main Room
The 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 are going on. You never know, you could find your new best friend or more…
20:30 Sparkle Live at @ The Ballyshannon Suite/The Outing Main Ballroom
The duo consists of the Caroline Bailey on vocals and Jen Bowler on guitar and vocals. The duo shot to internet fame in 2017 with their ‘Couch Cover’ of Ed Sheeran’s Castle on the Hill which generated over 310,000 views on Facebook.
They had a write up in the Irish Daily Mirror because of this and they also got to perform live on Corks Red FM and Corks 96fm. Since then the girls have gone from strength to strength gigging all over Ireland and uploading their weekly couch covers. Seen this year at Dublin Pride in front of over 15,000 plus people and Electric Picnic Stars of Ireland Got Talent too.
21:30 The Outing ‘Blind Date’ with Ring Master Paul Ryder & Eddie McGuinness
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?’
22:30 The Outing All Time Variety Performance.
This will be a jam-packed show of special Irish, UK & International guest performers. From drag artist to singers hosted by Paul Ryder….with Victoria Secret, Mr Pussy, Candy Warhol, Kiki St. Clair, the Queen of the West, Also Mary Harness, Nettles, Paul Middleton plus a few more who knows who could turn up!
23:30 Johnny Logan Eurovision Winner
3 times Eurovision Winner
1980 “What’s another Year” -Singer-
1987 “Hold Me Now” -Composer & Singer-
1992 “Why Me” -Composer
The Outing Festival will be his 1st ever Irish Gay Festival and
you can see him live on stage Saturday Night 28th September
00:30 Club Tease “Sisters just wanna have Fun!” – Traffic Light Ball with Dj GLAMO from Mother.
GLAMO is one of Ireland’s most notable emerging DJ acts. A regular at Mother, Body & Soul, Electric Picnic and Mockie Ah, GLAMO fuses delicious disco beats with confectionary of pop, electro, and retro delights. Also a skilled milliner,