Bryans Somers Travel announced as key supporting sponsor

Welcoming travel partner Bryan Somers to this year’s Chocolate & Fine Food Festival!

We are delighted to announce that Bryan Somers Travel has been confirmed as a key supporting sponsor and exclusive travel partner of this year’s Finnebrogue Artisan Hans Sloane Chocolate & Fine Food Festival! Since first opening its doors in 1987, Bryan Somers Travel has developed a reputation for providing great holidays with great service, an ethos that is clearly reflected in its involvement with this year’s Chocolate Festival as the travel provider.

Bryan Somers Travel has generously donated prizes to be auctioned at the opening event, The Hans Slone Chocolate Ball, in honour of Cancer Fund for Children, the beneficiary of this year’s fundraising activities. The exclusive prizes up for grabs include:

  • 2 Return flights with Emirates Airlines and a 5 night stay at the 5 star deluxe Waldorf Astoria in Ras al Khamiah. Includes private return airport transfers and a Dubai City Tour (Date restrictions apply)
  • Golf and overnight accommodation at the K Club for 4 people. 1 night based on 4 sharing a 2 bedroom apartment at the K Club, including breakfast and a round on each course (Sun – Thurs stays )
  • A day trip to watch Ireland v All Blacks in coach and tickets @ the Aviva Stadium, 19th November 2017
  • Royal County Down Golf Experience: 3 golfers will have a Clinic before golf with Director of Golf – Mr K Whitson and then play with current RCD pro, Reeve Whitson.


The Hans Sloane Chocolate Ball, which will take place on the 23rd September, will be held in a luxurious Ballroom Marquee on the grounds of stunning Killyleagh Castle. Guests will be treated to a chocolate-rich menu prepared and curated by Finnebrogue consultant development chef Chris Burt Simon Dougan, Yellow Door and, followed by world class entertainment and the chance to acquire one of the superb holidays Bryan Somers Travel has to offer.  

After dancing the night away, the Marquee will be transformed overnight in to a Chocolate and Fine Food Market crammed with chocolatiers and artisan food producers from all over Ireland, offering exciting and dynamic entertainment for the whole family between Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September. 

For further information on all events taking place and to book tickets visit or follow the Killyleagh Chocolate Festival on Twitter @KillyleaghChoc or