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Columbanus Festival - Columbanus Bell Walk

Bangor Bell, Bangor Abbey, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4JE
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Part of the Columbanus Festival 20 and 21 November 2021

A festival of workshops, walks and talks will commemorate the life and legacy of Columbanus.

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This event is part of the Columbanus Festival which commemorates the life and legacy of Columbanus.

Brigid Watson, an experienced and qualified guide, will trace the story of Columbanus from Bangor to Bobbio by following the Bangor Bell Trail. Explanations at each of the Bells will demonstrate the impact that this remarkable monk had on his journey across Europe establishing monasteries in Luxeuil-les-Bains, Bregenz, St Gallen, Milan, and Bobbio.  This half-mile walk through the grounds of Castle Gardens will end in the North Down Museum where there is a Christian Heritage Exhibition.

Walkers should wear sturdy shoes and warm, waterproof clothing.  Masks must be worn inside the museum.

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