Arts Festival Gala 2013

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Michael Reid, YFCU Chief Executive Officer (centre) joins Norman McConaghie, Manager, Chestnutt Feeds and his wife Caroline, and James Chestnutt, Managing Director, Chestnutt Feeds and his wife Doreen. Chestnutt Feeds kindly sponsored the VIP reception at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala held in the Millennium Forum.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU Chief Executive Officer Michael Reid and YFCU President William Wilson welcome Martin Malone, NFU Mutual Insurance Society Regional Director to the VIP reception prior to the 2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala. NFU Mutual Insurance Society is the long term sponsor of the prestigious arts festival.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU Deputy President Martyn Blair and YFCU President William Wilson welcome Peter Johnston, Director BBC NI (second left) and guest speaker at the 2013 Gala to the VIP reception alongside John McCallister MLA, Past President YFCU.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson joins Sharon Porter, Rural Support, and her husband Tom and Christine Kennedy, NFU Mutual Insurance Society, and her husband James at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala VIP Reception.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson joins Barclay Bell, UFU Deputy President, Harry Sinclair, UFU President and Ian Marshall, UFU Deputy President at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala VIP Reception in the UK City of Culture 2013.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson joins DARD Permanent Secretary Noel Lavery, and his wife Hilary, Steven Millar, DARD, Bert Houston DARD Chief Veterinary Officer and his wife Linda at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala VIP Reception.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Michael Reid, YFCU Chief Executive Officer (centre) joins John Bamber, RUAS President and his wife Gillian at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala held in the Millennium Forum.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson (Centre) joins Margaret Collinson (second left), WI Federation Chairman and her husband John, and John Henning, Danske Bank Head of Agricultural Relations and his wife Ann at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala VIP reception.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson (Centre) joins Mary Jane Robinson representing John Thompson & Sons and her partner Ian Maybin at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Producers of the Arts Festival 2013 performances take some time to pose for a photograph prior to the YFCU Arts Festival Gala held in the UK City of Culture 2013.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFCU President William Wilson and YFCU Chief Executive Officer Michael Reid join Deputy Mayor of Derry, Mary Hamilton and her guest Gladys Cearney at the VIP reception in the Millennium Forum.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Holestone YFC members Alex McConnell, Jill Anderson and Zara Sterling get ready to hit the stage at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala held in the Millennium Forum. Holestone YFC teamed up with Lylehill YFC to perform ‘You can take the boy out o the country’ at the Gala and won an award for Outstanding Performance of the Night. Producer Tammy Hoy collected the prize on stage from Peter Johnston, BBC NI Director.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Members of Glarryford YFC who performed ‘Strike 3... you’re out’ at the YFCU Arts Festival Gala 2013.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Ryan Rea from Lylehill YFC gets ready to go on stage with fellow club members and members of Holestone YFC to perform ‘You can take the boy out o the country’ at the 2013 Arts Festival Gala held in the UK City of Culture.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Melanie McClean, Holestone YFC applies the finishing touch of make up before hitting the stage at the Millennium Forum.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Coleraine YFC members Ruth Adams, Lucy Smyth and Louise Conn pose backstage at the 2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Coleraine YFC members Paul Adams and Maxine Smyth prior to performing on stage at the 2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Members of Kilraughts YFC before taking to the Millennium Forum Stage

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

'Superhero' members of Kilraughts YFC before going on stage at the Arts Festival Gala 2013.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Give me a Y, give me a F, give me a C, give me a U - YFCU! Glarryford spell it out with pom poms at the Arts Festival Gala 2013.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Coleraine YFC who performed 'Leroy's gang' at the 2013 Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

Attention! Coleraine YFC members David Hall and Russell Smyth give some orders at the 2013 Gala.

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFC members getting ready to perform at the 2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala

YFC members relfect on their performance at the 2013 YFCU Arts Festival Gala