Thursday, 21 August 2014

Five Glens Arts Festival

There's a lot going on in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. this weekend 22-24th August

Stone Carving Workshop by Jackie McKenna
Fri - Sun 10am-5pm
For info, charge & booking contact: info@
The Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line

Summer Exhibition by The Ballagh Centre Art Class
Fri 9-5pm & Sat 12-5pm
Mixed media artwork exhibition accompanied by
photographic work by Joel Smith

Opening Open Mic
Hosted by The Mullies Crowd
Fri 7-10pm/ FREE
All welcome to perform and sing along :-)
The Market Square, Main St.

The Hermit Collective
Saturday 1-3pm/ FREE
Art, music and spoken word with great food and drinks.
An Cafe Bia Sláinte, Main St.

Ekphrastic Workshop by Monica Corish
Sat 10am-12pm/ €7
Creative writing inspired by artwork.
The Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line

Children’s Print Workshop by Fiona McCarthy
Sat 10:30am,1pm & 4pm/ FREE
Materials provided, bring an apron! Ages 6-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Each workshop 45 mins. Booking advised 0894320987 /
Digital Media Studio, LSC Sheehans, Main St.

Outdoor Painting Workshop by Maria Bagnoli
Sat 11am-4pm/ €5
Please bring your own materials. Critique afterwards. Meet at Bee Park Community Centre

Inaugural Dermot Healy Poetry Prize giving & Readings
Sat 4pm/ FREE
Award giving ceremony for 1st prize and two commended prizes. Presentation by Helen Healy.
Readings from shortlisted and invited poets.
The Glens Centre, New Line

North West Open Exhibition Awards Ceremony Sat 3pm
Exhibition open Fri-Sun, 11am-4pm/ FREE
Group exhibition showcasing work from artists based in the North West of Ireland.
The Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line.

Sat 8:30-11pm
€8 in advance / €10 at the door
A night of original poetry and music hosted by Stephen Murphy featuring John D. Kelly, Cormac
Lally, Gabriel Kelly, Phoebe Dick and Mick Blake. With special guest Rira.
The Glens Centre, New Line

The Pig Executives, Hog Roast & Traditional Music Session
Sat 5:30-8pm
Readings from ‘The Shakings of the Bag’ by local creative writing group with trad music and a hog roast on a spit (€5 per plate).
The Market Square, Main St.

Jimmy Joe & Friends
Sat 9pm ‘til late
Music by Jimmy Joe Dolan with special guests.
Heraghty’s Traditional Pub, Main St.

BENBOPHILIA by Rachel Webb
continues Sat & Sun 12-6pm/ FREE
Photography Exhibition
The Parlour @ McKenna’s, Main St.

Breath by Rob Ireson
Transcend the everyday in an altered reality; Inflatable interventions at surprise locations.

Sat 4pm/ FREE
Music by Leitrim singer/songwriter.
The Market Square, Main St.

3D Tree - Street Art by Grainne McGarty

Sand Casting Workshop by Jim Fee
Sat 11am-2pm/ FREE
Plaster casting in sand
McKenna’s, Main St.

Children’s Puppetry Workshop by Eileen O’Toole
Sat 11am-2pm
Each workshop lasts 25 mins. Participate €2/ FREE to watch
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Market Square, Main St

Like A Marble Rolled by Phoebe Dick
Sunday 3-4.30pm
A story told in rhyme with projected hand drawn illustrations.
An Cafe Bia Sláinte, Main St.

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