What’s on: Something for the weekend

Round the world yachts, horses, festivals and fairies

John Quinn from Belfast Community Circus performing in the Drogheda Samba Festival along West Street in Drogheda. Photograph: Alan Betson

John Quinn from Belfast Community Circus performing in the Drogheda Samba Festival along West Street in Drogheda. Photograph: Alan Betson

 

Round Ireland Yacht Race, Wicklow

Wicklow Sailing Club

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival, The Curragh

Derby Music

Westport Festival of Music and Food, Westport House, Co Mayo

Belfast City Blues Festival

Lagan

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, Aran Islands

Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival, Co Kerry

Drogheda Samba Festival Drogheda is limbering up for the 21st annual samba festival (left). There are pub and street gigs, workshops and concerts today

and tomorrow. Highlights are the five-hour non- stop samba session in the main street and the carnival parade and there is even a special samba Mass. Most gigs are free and family-friendly. drogheda.ie

Wexford Maritime Festival

Air CorpsCoast Guard

At Well’s House and gardens in nearby Gorey, there will be a military display which includes army vehicles, uniforms and military shows. visitwexford.ie/events