Dalfest: 25 pictures from a sun-soaked festival weekend in Glenarm

The sun beamed down on the Antrim coast for two days of festival fun at Dalfest in the grounds of Glenarm Castle.

Sunday, 18th July 2021, 6:10 pm
Gary and Danielle McCracken with their children Freya,(aged eight),Oliver )aged four), and Ameila (aged two) with grandparents Tim and Suzanne Minnis with their dog Ollie, celebrate the start of Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith

With a mix of music and entertainment for all age groups, Dalfest attracted visitors from near and far.

And there’s no doubt the fine weather really proved to be the icing on the cake for everyone who attended.

Soak up some of the festival atmosphere with our picture gallery from the event and see if you spot anyone you know.

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Soaking up the sun at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
People enjoy the sunshine at Dalfest at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith
Getting into the atmosphere of the festival at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith
Rebecca Deans ,and Shauna McVeigh both aged 20, from Coleraine, celebrate the start of Dalfest at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith
Marcello Beeloo, 32, from Belfast,celebrates her birthday with friends at the start of Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith
People enjoy the start of Dalfest at Glenarm Castle estate. Picture: Paul Faith.
Crowds gathered at Glenarm Castle for Dalfest on July 17-18. Picture: Paul Faith.
Enjoying the music at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
A behind the stage shot shows the large crowd at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Enjoying the music in the sun. Picture: Paul Faith.
Crowds enjoying the atmosphere at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith.
Testing their strength at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Councillor William McCaughey , joins the RIR recruitment stand at Dalfest in Glenarm. Picture: Paul Faith
Enjoying the music at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Enjoying a bird's eye view of Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Concert goers at Dalfest at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith.
Ella Henderson was the headline act at Dalfest on Saturday night. Picture: Paul Faith.
Ella Henderson on stage at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Crowds gather for Ella Henderson on Saturday night at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith.
Some of the amusements at the start of Dalfest at Glenarm Castle,Picture Paul Faith
Lily Corbett, aged 15, from Ballymoney ,gets the opportunity to perform on stage at the start of Dalfest at Glenarm Castle, Picture: Paul Faith
People enjoy the music at the start of Dalfest at Glenarm Castle. Picture: Paul Faith
Gareth and Sarah (soon to become Murray) from Belfast celebrate their upcoming wedding next Friday at Belfast City Hall, at start of Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith
The camping village at Dalfest. Picture: Paul Faith