Coatbridge St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

3rd March – The Yearly Quiz and Dubliners Tribute

Location: Columba Club at St. John Street in Coatbridge.
Time: 7.30 pm.
Entry Charges: £5.00

It starts with a fun night out involving music. You enter a competition for the Quiz Trophy which ‘Galway Hookers’ successfully walked away with last year. It encompasses testing your knowledge on the Irish culture followed by live music courtesy of the Rare Oul Stuff as tribute is paid to the Dubliners.

4th March – The Yearly Dinner Dance (A Black Tie Event)

Venue: The Tudor Hotel on Alexander Street.
Time: 7 pm.
Ticket: £35

Indulge in fine dining and dance the night away to captivating music from the Irish Mist and entertainment from Dance City by Rebecca Deas.

5th March – The Youth Match

Location: Dunbeth Park
Entry: Free

The local primary schools enter a competition whereby the winner attains the annual Trophy.

8th March – The Tea Dance

Location: Mayo Suite in Saint Patrick’s Hall, Coatbridge.
Time: 5.30 pm.

Relish in dinner then dance the night away to music stemming from a bygone era as community members get entertained through the forgotten Irish project. There are ticket charges which vary.

10th March – The Father Ted Night

Venue: The Columba Club
Time: 7.30 pm.
Ticket Charges: £5

An unforgettable night is guaranteed through the Ted Night Quiz, based on two episodes on a comedy rich in the Irish culture that viewers will get to see, after which they can relish in live music from The Dubliner.

11th March- The Children’s Soccer Tournament

Location: Saint Ambrose High School in Townhead Road.
Time: 10 am.

The competing teams are on the quest to win the Trophy.

13th March- The Annual lecture And Evening of Questions

Venue: The Columba Club
Admission Charges: £4

Tonight, we take into consideration the European Cup victory of 1967 and invite questions to a particular panel that will not only factor in the past but also the present pertaining to football. The night will also involve the renowned Patrick O’Connell’s career from 1905 to 1922 when he was part of the Belfast Celtic team. Maureen O’Sullivan will also be comparing the evening as part of Dublin Central. Bertie Auld and Willie Henderson will also be present for the Q&A part.

18th March- The Family Street Holiday

Location: The Town of Coatbridge.
Time: 11 am till 4 pm.

Families are encouraged to attend this event and dance to some great music. What is more is that it is the final event which marks the end of the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day festivities, and will take place on two stages situated in the centre of the town.

  • Stage 1: It is situated near the famous St. Patrick’s Church.
  • Stage 2: It is located next to the Buchanan Centre.

Lastly, while the schedule of performances may be found at the Festival Shop, some changes may occur.