BAF Parade Camps

We invite you to take part in the Boyle Arts Festival Children’s workshops for 2023, to create a parade for the opening of the Arts festival on Thursday 20th July

Whether you’re interested in Dance, Music or Art, we have something for everyone. Join the spectacle as we meander through Boyle town, gathering in King House to celebrate the start of Boyle Arts Festival 2023.

The dates of the workshops are as follows:

        Monday May 29th – Thursday July 20th

Dance with Victoria Walker in Abbey Community College. Learn, create and perform dance routines for the parade.

Cost €68pp for dance only (very limited places left).

To Book call 087-656 5843


Monday  July 18th – Thursday  July 20th

Percussion Workshops with We Drum Ireland and Launch Parade of Boyle Arts Festival on Thursday the 20th of July 2023

•        Tuesday July 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th .

•        Time:11 -11.45am

•        Venue: VTOS Boyle F52X580

•        Junior (6 -11yrs)

•        Cost €5

•        Tuesday the 18th, Wednesday the 19th and Thursday the 20th of July

•        Time:12 -1pm

•        Venue VTOS Boyle F52X580

•        Senior (12 -18yrs)

•        Cost €5

Thursday the 20th of July 6 -8pm

Young people who have participated in the percussion workshops are invited to play alongside Musician Educators and young musicians from Music Generation Roscommon in the Launch Parade of Boyle Arts Festival. All participants to meet at Boyle complex to prepare and then a full run through with Victoria Walker dance troupe before commencing the parade from Boyle Complex at 6.45pm and ending at King House Boyle.

Junior Song camp, learn songs and perform them as part of a busking group under the guidance of Music Generation Roscommon on Sunday July 23rd during Boyle Arts Festivals Family Day in the pleasure grounds Boyle.

•        Tuesday the 18th, Wednesday the 19th and Thursday the 20th of July

•        Time: 2 -3pm

•        2 -3pm daily

•        Venue VTOS Boyle F52X580

•        Juniors 5 -10years

•        Cost €5

Family Fun Day Sunday the 23rd of July in Boyle’s Pleasure Grounds

Music Generation Roscommon’s Junior Youth Voices accompanied by participants from the Junior Song Camp will busk/perform live accompanied by Musician Educators.

5 x Junior Bands from Boyle Music Hubs Band Development programme will perform live.

Music Generation Roscommon presents their live performance show called

My Generation” on Thursday July 27th at 7pm in St. Josephs Hall Boyle

Over 30 young singers and Musicians will perform an eclectic live set of classic songs from the present day right back to the swinging 60’s. The songs were chosen by the young people as expressions of their musical influences.

Music Generation contact page