Culture Night


Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Friday 20th September 2019. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes extend their opening hours and organise special and unique events and workshops which are available to the public free of charge

Last year over 1000 people attended events in 15 venues across Leitrim. This year Leitrim County Council Arts Office welcomes applications from previous Culture Night venues and encourages new participants who might like to become involved for the first time.

Culture Night is particularly suited to venues seeking to encourage new patrons and organisations such as choirs, theatre companies or book clubs who might like to host an open night with novel or exciting activities designed to enlist new members.

So if you are interested in organising or hosting a Culture Night event we would like to hear from you.

The event must take place between 4pm and 11pm on Friday 20th September and be free of charge to the public.

Leitrim County Council Arts Office can provide financial support for your event up to a maximum of €500 and will include it in our Culture Night publicity materials.

Based on the level of interest, it may not be possible to fund all applicants and available funding will be allocated to those applications which best meet the objectives of the programme.

Application forms can be downloaded below and completed forms can be submitted by email to or by post to Leitrim Couinty Council Arts Office, Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Closing date for applications is Friday 3rd May 2019.  For an application form or for more information email, call 07196 21694.

culture night app form 2019.doc

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