Newbridge festival Junefest launched

A new community festival to take place in Newbridge over the June bank holiday weekend, was launched on Friday night.

A new community festival to take place in Newbridge over the June bank holiday weekend, was launched on Friday night.

It is described as an “artist-led, community based festival designed to showcase the creative produce and enterprising spirit of the people of Newbridge”.

Organisers Redevents are promising a packed programme of events ranging from an exhibition of work from leading visual artists to a gig by Luka Bloom previewing songs from his new album ‘New Morning’.

Lots of fun is promised for all the family and to cap it off there is a major 1980s disco and fancy dress with live music at the Hop in the Keadeen Hotel on Sunday, June 3 at 8pm.