7 Hills Blues Festival is back!


The 7 Hills Blues Festival is back in 2016 and bigger than ever! 11-14 August will see Armagh City’s many eateries, public houses and open spaces showcasing the best of blues bands from across NI, ROI and the UK. This year’s busy programme includes over 70 planned performances plus the popular Picnic in the Palace Park and the Shambles Sunday Blues – family fun, food & local Cider fair. Visit www.7hillsblues.com for full details and sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about this blistering line-up.


You are cordially invited to the Launch of this year’s programme on Thur 21st July from 8pm in the Hole in the Wall Bar, Armagh. .


In addition, as an Armagh Ambassador, you can avail of one complimentary ticket each, to the Mack Fleetwood Live in the Blues Lounge @ the Armagh City Hotel, Sat 13 Aug | 9pm . To avail of this, please email Cathy O’Kane – cathy.okane@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk.

Your invitation to the launch of the 7 Hills Blues Festival 2016

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Armagh Ambassador Special Invite


The John Hewitt Society was delighted that so many of our Armagh Ambassadors attended the launch of The 29th John Hewitt International Summer School in June.

The Society would be delighted to offer every Armagh Ambassador a complimentary ticket to attend:

[a] EITHER An Evening with Duke Special on Tuesday 26 July at 8.30pm

OR the hilarious one-man stage play, The Man in the Woman’s Shoes, on Thursday 28 July at 8.30pm.

They have 10 tickets set aside for each event for the Armagh Ambassadors, available on a first-come-first-served basis.


[b] any talk or discussion of their choice.  Details are in the  brochure available to view through this link http://bit.ly/1TYqp03 .


All RSVP’s  to this invitation should be sent to hello@johnhewittsociety.org   by Friday 15 July.