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Portpatrick Lifeboat Week

Lifeboat Week is one of the highlights in Portpatrick and this year it starts on Sunday 28th July 2019 finishing on Saturday 3rd August.

The week long celebrations provide ideal entertainment for holiday makers and villagers alike.  The week kicks off with the “Rib Raid” from across the water in Northern Ireland and culminates with a fun-packed Raft Race within the harbour and a firework display.

The week is packed with interesting and fun events organised by Portpatrick RNLI and the village community and is wonderful way for guests and locals to support our local Lifeboat.

2019 Lifeboat Week Programme

Sunday 28th July

  • 12-2.00pm Harbourside - Open Air Church Service conducted by local Clergy
  • 3.00pm Shore Front - Loch Ryan Pipe Band - Shore Front
  • 3.30pm Crown Hotel - Live Music

Monday 29th July

  • 2.30pm Village Hall - Zumba with Dawn
  • 7.30pm Village Hall - Race Night!  Fun for all the Family!

Tuesday 30th July

  • 12.30-2.00pm Lifeboat Station - Catch the Crab Competition!
  • 3.00pm Village Hall - Family Fun Run (4 miles, entry forms from the Lifeboat shop)
  • 7.00pm Village Hall - Family Fun Night, Bingo and Quiz.

Wednesday 31st July

  • Dunskey Golf Club - All day Men's and Ladies Annual RNLI Golf Competition
  • 2.00pm Village Hall - Scruff's Pet Show
  • 6.30pm Putting Green - Family Fun Putting
  • 9.00pm Crown Hotel - Live Music

Thursday 1st August

  • 10-12.00pm Beach - Children's Sandcastle Competition
  • 2.00pm Village Hall - Clubbercise with DJ ACTIV!  Come and try the workout that's taking the UK by storm.
  • 7.00pm Portpatrick's Got Talent - Village Hall
  • 9.00 Harbour House - Quiz Night, all adults welcome.

Friday 2nd August

  • 10.30-12.30pm Village Hall - Coffee Morning
  • 2-3.00pm Village Hall - Fancy Dress Competition & Kids Disco
  • 6.30pm Beach - Raft Race
  • 9.30pm til Village Hall Disco by DJ's Peter & Big Al (over 18's only)

Saturday 3rd August

  • 1-3.00pm Harbourside - Emergency Services Static Display (subject to operational availability)
  • 2.00pm Euan's Playspace - Cliff Rescue Demonstration, HM Coastguard
  • 3.00pm Ward Shore - Combined Exercise
  • 4.00pm Newfoundland Dog Rescue Demonstration - Beach
  • 8-10.30pm Lifeboat Station Wheel of Fortune & Glow Sticks, Crew Barbecue, Raffle Draw, Bonfire & Fireworks Display.

2020 LIFEBOAT WEEK - Sunday 2nd August - Saturday 8th August


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