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The wild west of Wales is ready for action with launch of film festival

Press release   •   Jan 13, 2014 14:22 GMT

IRELAND’S leading ferry company is encouraging western film fans to grab their Stetsons and head to the wild wild West of Wales for the Fishguard Spaghetti Western Film Festival which takes place Friday 7thFebruary – Sunday 9th February.

Fans of Spaghetti Westerns can set sail from Rosslare to Fishguard with Stena Line and enjoy a weekend watching well known classics including ‘A Fistful of Dollars’, ‘For A Few Dollars More’ and ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’ starring the likes of Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef and forgotten gems including ‘Django’ and ‘Johnny Oro’.

Festival goers will also be able to enjoy the Spaghetti Western Fringe which will have entertainment, a pub quiz, period dress film party and discussion group.

Stena Line’s Route Marketing Manager Alexandra Wyn Smith said: “We are delighted to sponsor the Fishguard Spaghetti Western Film Festival. It’s a really unique festival that gives fans of this iconic genre of movies the opportunity to celebrate some of the most famous Western films ever made.

“There will be lots on over the weekend including themed events and many of the local accommodation providers and restaurants are doing special offers and rates. What’s more, the local area offers spectacular scenery and walks along the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, so there are plenty of reasons for movie lovers to enjoy a weekend in Fishguard next month,” Alex continued.

To book travel to the Fishguard Spaghetti Western Film Festival go to www.stenaline.ie, call Stena Line on 01 204 77 77 or visit your local travel agent. For information on the Fishguard Spaghetti Western Film Festival go to www.spagwestfest.co.uk

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information, please contact Fiona Brown of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 048 9073 0880.


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

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