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Eats and Beats Festival

Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0AA
Am image showing the visitors gathering at Eats and Beats in Newcastle.


As summer fades, the Eats and Beats festival lights up Newcastle, celebrating the Mourne Gullion Strangford’s vibrant musical heritage and food scene. This festival is a foodie’s and music lover’s paradise with a wealth of flavours and incredible acts, in addition to events and festivities in venues right across the town.

This eclectic mix of delicious food and live performances ensures an unforgettable weekend in the heart of the Mourne Gullion Strangford Geopark.

As one of the largest festivals of its kind in the region, Eats and Beats draws thousands of visitors each year who come to sample the incredible food and soak up the festive atmosphere. Whether you're a foodie looking to try something new or a music lover in search of your next favorite band, this festival has something for everyone.

With its stunning coastal setting, Newcastle provides the perfect backdrop for this vibrant event. From the charming streets of the town to the rugged beauty of the nearby mountains, there's no shortage of picturesque views to enjoy. And with dozens of food vendors and musical acts on hand, there's always something new and exciting to discover.

So if you're looking for a fun-filled weekend that combines great food, fantastic music, and beautiful scenery, be sure to check out the Eats and Beats festival in Newcastle, County Down. It's a one-of-a-kind event that's sure to leave you with lasting memories and a full stomach!

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Season (7 Sept 2024 - 8 Sept 2024)

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