Festival Dragons to invade Kilcock Harbour

Dragon boats in the water in Athy two years ago.
An exciting new event has been added to the lineup for the Kilcock Canal Festival, which runs from the June 21 to 23.

An exciting new event has been added to the lineup for the Kilcock Canal Festival, which runs from the June 21 to 23.

The Harbour will host the Mick The Barbers-sponsored dragon boat race, featuring teams of 20 people, 10 men and 10 women from 8 years old. 

The festival, run by the Kilcock Business Association (KBA), brings a packed three days of events and entertainment to the town including a variety of music, sporting activities, cardboard boat race, baking and X-Box competitions, a car show, childrens activities and soccer competitions. 

It will open on the Friday evening with an international evening showcasing food, crafts and music from a range of countries represented in the local community. See www.kilcockcanalfestival.org for more information.