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Festival History

The first Blessing of the Fleet was staged in 1956 when the Catholic Parish Priest Father Weatherall suggested to the boat owners and crews that they should follow the old and revered tradition of blessing the boats.

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parade festival


There will be a myriad of colourful and exciting events held throughout the Festival over the Easter weekend, the celebrations will be as impressive as ever, with the Festival Parade.

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