Culture Night

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON CULTURE NIGHT?

On the evening of Friday September 20th Leitrim will come alive with a host of free events across the County, showcasing the County’s Culture and Heritage for Culture Night 2019. 

 

BALLINAMORE

SOLAS GALLERY

CULTURE NIGHT@ SOLAS GALLERY 7.30PM – 10PM
Culture Night 2019 at Solas Gallery will kick off with Carol Anne Farrelly’s selection of her own stories, songs, poetry, live music and dance called "P.O.Box Didley Idle”. Current exhibiting artist, Gabrielle Flynn, hosts a Q&A session about her work and there will be storytelling with Gerry Bohan and showings of Short Films by Athithya Kanagarajan, Donal Moloney and Padraig Conaty, whose film You’re not a Man at All! stars Seamus O’Rourke. Everyone is welcome to join us for all or part of the evening.
SOLAS GALLERY, MAIN STREET, BALLINAMORE
TEL: 071 96 44210 
WWW.SOLASART.IE

 

CARRICK ON SHANNON

CARRICK CINEPLEX

MOVIES AND MUSIC   5PM-9.15PM
Animated drama ‘The Breadwinner’ by Cartoon Saloon will be shown at 5pm and ‘Rosie”, written by Roddy Doyle, will show at 7pm, followed by live music in the cafe
CARRICK CINEPLEX, SLIGO ROAD, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 72000 
WWW.CARRICKCINEPLEX.IE=

THE DOCK

CULTURE NIGHT @THE DOCK 4PM– LATE
The Dock would like to invite you to a delicious selection of cultural treats!  The Dock will serve a colourful and eclectic mixture of events for all ages. We welcome everyone to come along and dip into a selection of fun and interactive activities.
A QUACK TOO FAR  6PM AND 6.30PM
Short Film Screening and Q&A
CREATIVE EYE PHONE WORKSHOP WITH ANNA LEASK( 6PM FOR 8-12 YEARS AND 7.30PM FOR ADULTS)
Do you only use the Auto setting and struggle with the manual settings on your smartphone camera? Anna's workshop will help amateur and budding photographers get the most out of your smart device's camera settings and she will teach you the basic language in editing apps to help upskill your photography. 
COLLECTIVE SCULPTURE INSTALLATION WITH VANYA LAMBRECHT WARD 6PM-8PM
Inspired by the work of Maud Cotter, you will assemble with visual artist and designer Vanya Lambrecht Ward a unique sculpture. With simple shapes and techniques we hope to create an impressive and exciting structure made by many for all!
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – 7PM
With Rhona Trench (Silver flute), Carole Coleman (Irish flute), Edel Rowley (Silver Flute), Alla Crosbie, (Piano/singer) Enda Stenson (Bodhrán)
CREATIVE COUNTIES PRESENTATION@7PM
Creative Counties is a network of six venues, in Leitrim, Longford, Sligo and Roscommon who are developing a programme of three exchange projects. Join us to find out more about this exciting cooperative project that seeks to highlight and further enrich the cultural heritage of the region.
GALLERY TOURS @8PM
Want to know more about our current exhibition ‘a consequence of – a breather’
Maud Cotter! This is the second iteration of a body of work by Maud that has developed through three venues: Limerick City Gallery of Art - 2018, The Dock - 2019, and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane – 2020.
THE ARIGNARAMUSREHEARSED READING @9PM
The Arignaramus is a one man show written by Wayne Denniston and starring Conor Lambert. Adults only, Ticketed event, Duration 50 mins
THE DOCK, ST GEORGE’S TERRACE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 50828
WWW.THEDOCK.IE

LEITRIM DESIGN HOUSE

HOMEMADE PAINT WORKSHOP FOR ALL AGES! 4PM-5.30PM
Kate Murtagh Sheridan will encourage participants to be creative by teaching them to make and use their own paint. Kate will share with parents, children and toddlers how to make toxic-free paint from scratch in a 45 minute workshop.
Once they have created a batch of homemade paint, participants explore painting techniques using paint brushes, their hands and recycled materials to make colourful masterpieces. Paint is non-toxic, edible and washes away.
Up to 10 participant places in each 45 min workshop. Please wear old clothes or an apron!
LEITRIM DESIGN HOUSE, ST GEORGES TERRACE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 50550 WWW.LEITRIMDESIGNHOUSE.IE

ST GEORGE’S HERITAGE & VISITOR CENTRE

AN EVENING WITH THE MULLIGAN SISTERS 7.30PM – 9.30PM
The Mulligan Sisters are from Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford and have been singing together since the age of four. Mary is a Mezzo Soprano and plays the Irish tin-whistle while Aideen is a Soprano and plays the Irish harp. Together they have the blend of harmonies that can only be achieved by two sisters. They sing songs ranging from powerful Operatic arias, to Musical Theatre right through to traditional songs of Ireland. An evening with The Mulligan Sisters gives you the chance to experience a wonderful mix of well-known music and song equal to that of a night at the opera, a night on Broadway, or a Celtic night at the proms. Light refreshments will be served on the night.
ST GEORGE’S HERITAGE & VISITOR CENTRE, CHURCH LANE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 21757
WWW.CARRICKHERITAGE.COM

THE OLIVE TREE CAFÉ

AN EVENING OF LIVE MUSIC AND SONG 7PM – 8.30PM
Curated by alt folk duo 'The Shrine of St Lachtain's Arm' with special guest Colin Beggan. Featuring Cliodhna Quinlan on fiddle, octave fiddle and vocals, and Mark Murphy on piano, guitar and fiddle, 'The Shrine of St Lachtain's Arm' create an uplifting musical soundscape that is a blend of old time, folk, world music, spoken word, improvisation, and new compositions. Arrive early as space is limited!
THE OLIVE TREE, MARKET YARD, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 50525 

THE READING ROOM

THE BOOKS THAT MADE ME WITH RONAN MCGREEVY 6.30PM – 7.30PM
Orlagh Kelly interviews Ronan McGreevy on the books that made him. Carrick native and Irish Times journalist, Ronan McGreevy is the author of the book Wherever the Firing Line Extends: Ireland and the Western Front and editor of Centenary, Ireland remembers 1916, the official State book recalling the commemorations of 2016. He is also the editor of Was it for This? Reflections on the Easter Rising, an anthology of commentary on the Easter Rising from the pages of The Irish Times which was published in 2016.
THE READING ROOM, BRIDGE STREET, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 71580
WWW.THEREADINGROOM.IE

 

CARRIGALLEN

CORN MILL THEATRE

THIS IS YOUR THEATRE: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE CORN MILL THEATRE 8PM – 9.30PM
The Corn Mill Theatre extends an open invitation to the 30th anniversary celebration of the theatre. On the night we will be celebrating the past with a look through the archives of the people and plays that have put The Corn Mill Theatre group at the forefront of amateur drama in Ireland. Through images, video and storytelling we will showcase the talent, creativity and hard work of the entire theatre community spanning many generations. The night will also celebrate our future! Attendees will be treated to a sneak-peek at our next production with a reading of The Aftermath, a wonderful original drama which we are entering into the All Ireland One Act Festival this year. We are also delighted to launch several new facilities and initiatives, including the complete overhaul of our lighting and sound systems; the beginning of renovations in our rehearsal space and a new brochure aimed at inviting travelling shows and groups to perform in our spaces Our celebrations begin at 8pm and refreshments will be served afterwards. Tickets are free but must be booked.
CORN MILL THEATRE, MAIN STREET, CARRIGALLEN
ENQUIRIES/BOOKING 087 2570363 BOOKINGS@THECORNMILLTHEATRE.COM 
WWW.CORNMILLTHEATRE.COM

 

DRUMSHANBO

BERRY’S TAVERN

DRUMSHANBO CCÉYOUTH SESSION 7.30PM – 9.30PM
Drumshanbo CCÉ Youth session, that will also honour any winners from the All-Ireland Fleadh 2019. Fáilte roimh cách, bígí linn!
ENQUIRIES : 086 2478399

 

DRUMSNA 

DRUMSNA RESOURCE CENTRE

DRUMSNA CULTURE NIGHT 7PM – 9PM
Showcasing the music, song and dance from the Drumsna/Carrick region for all ages
DRUMSNA RESOURCE CENTRE, QUAY STREET, DRUMSNA
TEL: 087 7795879
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/DRUMSNACCE/         

 

GLENFARNE

RAINBOW BALLROOM OF ROMANCE

A NIGHT OF IRISH MUSIC & CULTURE 7PM-10PM
A night of Irish music and culture live at the Rainbow with musicians of all ages performing song, dance and language.
RAINBOW BALLROOM OF ROMANCE, GLENFARNE
TEL: 071 98 56831 
WWW.RAINBOWBALLROOMOFROMANCE.IE

 

MANORHAMILTON

IONAD NA nGLEANNTA /THE GLENS CENTRE

CEARDLANN SCRÍBHNEOIREACHTA AMHRÁIN LE RÓNÁN Ó SNODAIGH 4IN-6IN.
SONG WRITING WORKSHOP WITH RÓNÁN Ó SNODAIGH 4PM-6PM
Ceardlann scríobh amhráin le ceann des na scríobhneóirí amhráin is cumasaí in Éireann ó Kíla. Níl Gaeilge líofa de dhíth, tabhair leat do thuaraimí agus bláthóidh do chuid talainne.
A songwriting workshop with one of Ireland’s finest writers from the acclaimed band Kila. One’s level of Irish is irrelevant. Just bring your ideas and your talent will flourish!
RAIN SHED-EXCERPT FROM THE RETURN OF THE LESSER KNOWN PÚCA O’ROURKE 12PM – 6PM
As part of the Creative Ireland Project ‘CREATIVE COUNTIES’, Artist Little John Nee in collaboration with the North Leitrim Men’s Group. Rain Shed, inspired by the artist’s love of Leitrim rust, is a short sound & light sculpture where it may be raining but it smells like Summer.
THE GLENS CENTRE, NEW LINE, MANORHAMILTON
FÓN/TEL: 071 98 55833 WWW.THE GLENSCENTRE.COM

LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE

LSC WORKSHOP PUBLIC DEMOS 5PM – 7PM
For Culture Night LSC plays host to an assortment of technical public demonstrations in Blacksmithing, Hot Metal Casting, Mouldmaking, Woodturning, Ceramics, Stone Lettercutting and Silversmithing.
LSC GALLERY: TRACES - MAPPING MEMORY AND PLACE IN MANORHAMILTON 6PM– 8PM
Artist Sandra Corrigan-Breathnach performance & exhibition in collaboration with The Kilgar Group, the Women's Centre, the 24/7 Carers Group, the National Learning Centre & Artist's and Musicians from Manorhamilton
With Locally Produced Food, Refreshments and Music at LSC Factory between 7pm and 9.00pm
LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE, NEW LINE, MANORHAMILTON
TEL: 071 98
55098WWW.LEITRIMSCULPTURECENTRE.IE

MANORHAMILTON LIBRARY

AN EVENING OF POETRY & MUSIC WITH STEPHEN MURPHY & CLAIRE MAGUIRE   7PM – 8.30PM
Award winning Leitrim Poet Stephen Murphy will entertain the audience from his newly published collection of Poetry “From the Sea Hound”, accompanied on the night by Singer Claire Maguire. An evening of Poetry & Music to celebrate our Culture ……..a night not to be missed.
MANORHAMILTON LIBRARY, LIBRARY CORNER, MANORHAMILTON
TEL: 071 98
56180WWW.LEITRIMCOCO.IE

 

MOHILL

MOHILL LIBRARY

CANVAS BAG DESIGN WITH HULLABALOO  7PM – 8.30PM
Decorate your own shopping bag, just need to bring yourself along. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. To reserve your place call 087 9477872 or email mohilllibrary@leitrimcoco.ie
MOHILL LIBRARY, CASTLE STREET, MOHILL
TEL: 071 96 31360
WWW.LEITRIMCOCO.IE

 

On the evening of Friday September 20th, Leitrim comes alive with events across the county sSo start planning your evening now and remember, everything is free! Full details of all events, both in Leitrim and across the country can be found at www.culturenight.ie.

Leitrim County Council Arts Office
Carrick on Shannon
Co. Leitrim
071 96 21694

ckelly@leitrimcoco.ie


Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht and the Creative Ireland Programme in partnership with Leitrim County Council.

An Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta a dhéanann comhordú ar an Oíche Chultúir, i gcomhpháirt le Comhairle Contae Liatroma

  • Ireland Structural and Investment Funds
  • EU European Regional Development Fund