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Jul 1 @ 11:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 11:00 AM
Animal Architecture | Make a Nest, Cocoon or Shelter Inspired by the Homes of Animals @ Stephenstown Pond | Knockbridge | Louth | Ireland
Outdoor workshops during July and August will offer children of all ages and their families an opportunity to create imaginary dwellings for animals at the edge of  Stephenstown Pond. Children will collect natural materials to make small nests and cocoons that will be displayed within the pond landscape. A unique chance to work with nature
Aug 4 @ 10:00 AM – Aug 7 @ 3:00 PM
Droichead Arts Centre Summer Camps for Children @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Total Theatre Summer Camp Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 August | Age: 7 – 11 years | Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell St | 10:00am – 3:00pm | Performance: Friday 7 August at 3:00pm   Explore the tales of Hans Christian Anderson in the creative context of making theatre. Your child will experience everything from designing the
Boyne Music Festival @ Townley Hall
Aug 6 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 9 @ 8:00 PM
Boyne Music Festival @ Townley Hall | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
We are thrilled to announce that the third Boyne Music Festival will take place from August 6 – 9, 2015 at Townley Hall in Drogheda, Ireland. This year’s festival will include four days of concerts, workshops, tours , readings and so much more. We are delighted to welcome back performers Rita Manning, Chris Laurence, Robin Panter
Jane Eyre @ Oldbridge House
Aug 8 @ 7:00 PM
Jane Eyre @ Oldbridge House | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Droichead Arts Centre is delighted once again to welcome over UK theatre company, Chapterhouse, to present this delightful outdoor theatre experience in the historic surroundings of The Battle of the Boyne Estate at Oldbridge, Drogheda. Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this
Summer Drama Camp @ DkIT Black Box Theatre
Aug 11 @ 10:00 AM – Aug 13 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Drama Camp @ DkIT Black Box Theatre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Dreams of being an actor? Make a start this summer. Are you age 12 or upwards? Why not come along to the Dundalk Youth Theatre’s Annual Summer Drama camp. It takes place from Tuesday, 11th August, to Thursday, 13th August, in the Black Box Theatre, DkIT, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. each day. Youth Drama is designed to
Aug 17 @ 10:00 AM – Aug 21 @ 2:00 PM
The WoodShop | Summer Workshop @ Creative Spark | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Tutors: Vincent O’Hare & Sophie Coyle Ages 11 and up This summer workshop takes young people through some starter carpentry projects, learning how to prepare the timber, cut the pieces, assemble and decorate them to make unique objects to take home with them.
Alice in Wonderland @ Anaverna House
Aug 20 @ 1:00 PM
Alice in Wonderland @ Anaverna House | Ravensdale | Louth | Ireland
  DATES:  20th – 23rd August 2015 TIMES: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, + 7pm   Brought to you by Quintessence Theatre, Resident Company of An Táin Arts Centre. “There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of Wonder, Mystery and Danger” – Lewis Carroll, 1865.   Now 150 years after Wonderland was discovered Quintessence
The Musketeers @ Philipstown House
Aug 22 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Musketeers @ Philipstown House | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Off The Ground Presents: The Musketeers Adapted by Daniel G Cambridge Off the Ground Theatre return on the 22nd of August 2015 to PhilipstownvHouse Dundalk. This renowned group who perform open air theatre at historic houses in the UK & Ireland are busy sharpening their rapiers, practicing lunges and flirting outrageously in preparation for this summer’s touring production of


The Soloist Applications Now Open
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The Soloist Applications Now Open

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th July 2015. Read and e-sign the Competition Application and Agreement on-line at Attach a link to a video clip / YouTube clip (no voice enhancements may be used). CONTESTANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE must inform their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of their entry into the competition. A parent must be present at all events if entrant is under 18 years of age.
New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses
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New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses

The New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses at Creative Spark has just been launched. We’re offering courses for adults (aged 16+) in Screen Print and Etching, Ceramics, Painting, Glass Jewellery Making, Untutored Life Drawing, Weaving, Digital Marketing Transformation and Sewing machine projects.
Jackie Nickerson and Time Magazine
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Jackie Nickerson and Time Magazine

Louth based artist Jackie Nickerson's photographs feature in Time Magazine's Person of the Year edition.


Louth County Council are committed to developing arts services which strengthen, and give voice to the stories and experiences of every corner of Louth.

Arts Service

The business of the Arts Service is not to make art


Contribute to the appropriate conditions where creativity and imagination can flourish


Louth County Council operate a number of funding opportunities for all involved in the arts.