WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON CULTURE NIGHT?
On the evening of Friday September 21st, Leitrim comes alive with events across the county. So start planning your evening now – and remember, everything is free!
GARDENING FOR WILDLIFE WITH PETER WHYTE 8PM – 9.30PM
A Talk on Gardening for Wildlife with speaker Peter Whyte, along with a Wildlife Art Exhibition and local honey tasting. Light refreshments will be served, everyone welcome
BALLINAMORE LIBRARY, MAIN STREET, BALLINAMORE
TEL: 071 96 45582 WWW.LEITRIMCOCO.IE
OPEN DOOR @ SOLAS GALLERY 8PM-10PM
Culture Night 2018 at Solas Gallery will kick off at 8pm with “The Ronan Gallagher Band”. The current exhibiting artist, Billy Moore, will talk about his work and his current exhibition and then after a brief interval, we will follow up with more music from “Up And Away” and “The Paperboys”.
This is always an informal evening at Solas with a relaxed atmosphere and a good mix of entertainment. Refreshments will be served. 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 Culture
MOVIES AND MUSIC 7PM – 9.15PM
A screening of the Irish music film ‘Songs of Granite’ (run time 1hr 44 mins) followed by music in the cafe.
The film is a must for all fans of Irish music. Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins (Silence) presents the life story of legendary sean nós singer Joe Heaney. The film celebrates the genius of the musician while painting an unflinching portrait of a deeply enigmatic and complex man. Born in Connemara in 1919, Joe Heaney was shaped by the myths, music and songs of his upbringing. By the time of his death in Seattle in May 1984, he was internationally acclaimed as one of the most important figures in Irish traditional music
CARRICK CINEPLEX, SLIGO ROAD, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 72000 WWW.CARRICKCINEPLEX.IE
CULTURE NIGHT @THE DOCK 5.30PM – LATE
As ever, The Dock will be providing fun creative workshops for people of all ages covering everything from literature and music to technology. We will have a number of events from vocal, musical and dance performers all over the building by local groups and individuals. There will be a few surprises as well and of course you can be sure of The Dock’s usual warm welcome. Please do join us, get involved and have fun. Keep an eye on The Dock website and social media channels for more.
THE DOCK, ST GEORGE’S TERRACE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 50828 WWW.THEDOCK.IE
LEITRIM DESIGN HOUSE
A CRASH COURSE IN ABSTRACT PAINTING 4PM – 5.30PM
A crash course in Abstract Painting for all ages with Visual Artist and Educator Kate Murtagh Sheridan. Kate brings participants on an artistic journey through colour, shape and emotion using music to influence feeling and mood while painting a masterpiece.
LEITRIM DESIGN HOUSE, ST GEORGES TERRACE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 50550 WWW.LEITRIMDESIGNHOUSE.IE
ST GEORGE’S HERITAGE & VISITOR CENTRE
THE LEITRIM MALE CHOIR 7.30PM – 9.30PM
The Leitrim Male Choir was formed in 2012 and over the years have raised money for many local charities. They have sung with Eleanor Shanley, Edwina McNulty, Cait Sammon Cullen to name just a few. Singers in the choir are from all walks of life and are a voluntary group choir that sing for pleasure. They will be conducted by Siobhán Talbot and accompanied by Alla Crosbie & Mick Blake.
The Visitor Centre will also provide light refreshments and show the film “Leitrim enduring and enchanting”
ST GEORGE’S HERITAGE & VISITOR CENTRE, CHURCH LANE, CARRICK ON SHANNON
TEL: 071 96 21757 WWW.CARRICKHERITAGE.COM
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF DRAMA, POETRY AND MUSIC 8.30PM – 10PM
The programme will consist of poetry, song and traditional music and the evening will culminate in the launch of Scríobh Scribbles vol II , a compilation of short stories, poetry and prose by the local Scríobh Creative Writing Group. Entertainment on the night will be provided by local artists from across the three counties – Leitrim, Longford & Cavan and the three provinces
CORNMILL THEATRE, MAIN STREET, CARRIGALLEN
TEL: 087 2570363 WWW.CORNMILLTHEATRE.COM
SESSION AT THE SHANNON 6PM – 7PM
The session will include musicians, singers and dancers from the local area. If wet the event will be held in McLoughlin’s pub
PICNIC AREA BESIDE THE BRIDGE
TEL: 087 7795879 WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/DRUMSNACCE/
THE CLUBHOUSE BAR
TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND SONG 9.30PM-11PM
An evening of the finest traditional music and song with Angela usher on banjo joined by her friends John Carty on fiddle and banjo, Lorraine Sweeney on flute, Micheal Hugh Kelly on vocals and Matt Griffin on guitar.
THE CLUBHOUSE BAR, DROMAHAIR, KILLANANINE
TEL: 071 91 64934
RAINBOW BALLROOM OF ROMANCE
TEA DANCE 5PM-7PM
Never miss a chance to dance at this iconic building with music by Robert Brown of the Mainliners. Light refreshments will be served.
RAINBOW BALLROOM OF ROMANCE, GLENFARNE
TEL: 071 98 56831 WWW.RAINBOWBALLROOMOFROMANCE.IE
IONAD NA nGLEANNTA /THE GLENS CENTRE
AN SAOTHRAÍ /BREADWINNER 4IN – 5.30IN
Taispeánfar an scannán ceannródaíoch ón stiúrthóir Nora Twomey agus stiúideo beochana Salúin Chartún, a bhí ainmnithe d’Oscar, An Saothraí. Insíonn An Saothraí an scéal faoi Parvana, cailín óg 11 bliain d’aois atá ag fás aníos faoin Taliban san Afganastáin in 2001. Nuair a ghabhtar a hathair in éagóir, cuireann Parvana cruth buachalla uirthi féin le tacú lena teaghlach. Beidh ceardlann ann mar gheall ar an scannán ina dhiaidh.
Showing of the Irish language version of the Oscar nominated film Breadwinner, from Nora Twomey/Cartoon Saloon which tells the story of the 11 year old girl Parvana who grows up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongly imprisoned, she dresses as a boy in order to support her family. There will also be a workshop about the film. IONAD NA nGLEANNTA , AN LINE NUA, CLUAININ UI RUAIRC
THE GLENS CENTRE, NEW LINE MANORHAMILTON
FÓN/TEL: 071 98 55833, WWW.THE GLENSCENTRE.COM
THE GLENS CENTRE
A DREAM OF DYING 8PM-9PM
In 2009, Peter Bergmann washed up on a beach in Ireland. This is not his real name. He did not live there. No one ever came to claim him. In this moving true story, he finally gets a voice…
A Dream of Dying centres on the unbelievable real life tale of a man who has never been identified. Using CCTV footage and interviews with local residents, the police pieced together a bizarre story of his final hours; buying envelopes that were never posted, giving fake addresses to hotels, disposing of his worldly belonging across various waste bins dotted across Sligo town. When the body washed ashore, a long investigation began to attempt to identify the stranger – one that remains unsolved to this day.
Treasa Nealon has created a poignant, funny, and heartbreaking piece of writing charting the voyage of Peter Bergmann from birth to death. Killian Glynn breathes life into this solo performance with compassion and wit. Kathy O’Leary makes design debut with Splódar Theatre Company.
THE GLENS CENTRE, NEW LINE MANORHAMILTON
BOOKING/TEL: 071 98 55833 WWW.THEGLENSCENTRE.COM
LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE
PUBLIC DEMOS, EXHIBITION & OPEN STUDIOS 5PM – 8PM
OPENING EXHIBITION FEATURING KATE FAHEY, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, 5PM- 8PM
Kate Fahey is an artist working with print, sculpture, moving image and installation. Working across the boundaries of various mediums Kate Fahey’s work explores our relationship with images through contemporary screen-based perspectives: aerial, satellite and elevated (drone’s eye) views
Between 6pm and 7.30pm there is a chance to meet local and national practitioners as they demonstrate the main technical processes at the LSC, including blacksmithing Demo with Steve Telford, Glass Blowing Demo, with Jonathan Ball, Sandcasting Demo with Nick Hughes, Silversmith Open Studio with Soraya Ricalde, Heartstone Open Studio with Carol-Ann McGowan and Lychen Ceramics Open Studio with Bairbre Kennedy
All accompanied by Locally Produced Food Buffet, Adobe or ‘Cob’ oven Pizza making and Refreshments between 6.30 – 7.30pm
LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE, NEW LINE, MANORHAMILTON
MYTHS & LEGENDS AT THE CASTLE 9PM – 10.30PM
An exciting performance by the RabbitsRiotTheatre Company
Meet characters from different myths and legends, strategically placed in the nooks and crannies of the castle, telling tales, singing, and interacting. Audience members, especially children, must listen to their ramblings in order to fill their booklets and solve their puzzles. An immersive and interactive event while being visually beautiful/dark/creepy/fascinating!
Suitable for ages 7+
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
MANORHAMILTON CASTLE, CASTLE STREET, MANORHAMILTON
BOOKING/TEL: 071 98 55833 WWW.THEGLENSCENTRE.COM
A NIGHT OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCING 6.30PM – 8PM
The Library will be hosting an evening of Traditional Irish music and dancing for culture night with refreshments served afterwards.
MANORHAMILTON LIBRARY, LIBRARY CORNER, MANORHAMILTON
MAD FOR TRAD 6.15PM – 7.30PM
An evening of folk and traditional music with John Gamble and friends. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone welcome.
MOHILL LIBRARY, CASTLE STREET, MOHILL
TEL: 071 96 31360 WWW.LEITRIMCOCO.IE
THE OLD STATION
THIS CONNECTION IS NOT SECURE 7PM-10PM
The Old Station opens its doors again for Culture Night 2018. Sophie Connon and Jessica Kelly are interdisciplinary artists with overlapping interests in movement, the fleeting moment and human connection. They will host an evening with the station as a meeting point and open living room for art, ideas and exchange.
THE OLD STATION, STATION ROAD, MOHILL
TEL: 087 2867769 WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/EVENTS/257494734874392/
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Leitrim County Council Arts Office
Carrick on Shannon
071 96 21694
Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the
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