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Thar Barr - NOT TO BE MISSED

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UPCOMING EVENTS 


  • Urban Oratorio

    Wednesday, 15:50 Location: Droichead Arts Centre

    DATE: WEDNESDAY 26 & THURSDAY 27 APRIL VENUE: DROICHEAD ARTS CENTRE TIME: 8:30PM TICKETS: €16/€14 CONC. A Drogheda Arts Festival premiere. Like all good stories, no one knows what happens next. An uplifting evening of music and spoken word that explores what it is to be part of something bigger than ourselves. With Upstate Theatre Project,
  • Beginners Screen writing course for Film and TV with TUTOR BAFTA AWARD WINNING writer and film director Ferdia MacAnna

    Wednesday, 17:15 Location: Barbican Centre

    Beginners Screen writing course for Film and TV. WITH TUTOR BAFTA AWARD WINNING  writer and film director Ferdia MacAnna at the Barbican Centre, Drogheda, Co Louth. Wednesday evenings 26th  APRIL  –   5.15 pm  to 7.15 pm (6 weeks course ) Total Cost €120.00 per person, Concession of 20% to the unwaged. places limited for details
  • Sculpture at Oldbridge – Sculpture in Context

    Wednesday, 18:00 Location: BATTLE OF THE BOYNE VISITOR CENTRE

    DATE: WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL VENUE: BATTLE OF THE BOYNE VISITOR CENTRE, OLDBRIDGE, DROGHEDA, CO. MEATH TIME: 6-8PM TICKETS: FREE (ADVANCED BOOKING FOR BUS REQUIRED) Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge An exhibition of contemporary Irish sculpture in the restored Victorian walled garden. Facilitated by Sculpture in Context, this display will include artists working in a
  • An Ocean of Despair

    Thursday, 20:00 Location: The Living Room at Sarsfield's

    Spoken word and conversation with Thor Harris DATE: THURSDAY 27 APRIL VENUE: THE LIVING ROOM AT SARSFIELD’S TIME: 8PM TICKETS: €10/€8 CONC. Thor Harris, percussionist extraordinaire and member of avant-rock legends Swans, will take us on a journey through his own personal struggle with depression and mental health issues. His performance will explain how depression affects him
  • The Gramophone

    Friday, 12:10 Location: Various Locations

    DATE: FRIDAY 28 APRIL – MONDAY 1 MAY VENUE: VARIOUS TIME: 12-8PM Following its debut at the Galway International Arts Festival 2016, Donnacha Cahill’s Gramophone, an audio-visual sculpture, will be exploring the streets of Drogheda and engaging with the public over the course of the festival. The 12-foot-high steel gramophone, weighing over a tonne, will
  • Painting 4 Week Course

    Friday, 19:00 Location: Creative Spark

    Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced painter, these classes will help you master your chosen media or experiment with new ones. You will learn to mix colour, use a palette knife, glaze, varnish and create your own compositions in a relaxed creative environment. Suitable for acrylics and oils. Booking and info here.
  • Thor & Friends

    Friday, 20:00 Location: St Peter’s Church of Ireland

    DATE: FRIDAY 28 APRIL VENUE: ST PETERS CHURCH OF IRELAND TIME: 8:00PM TICKETS: €15/€13 CONC. Drogheda Arts Festival partners thirty three – 45 to present an Irish exclusive, Thor & Friends – a new project from musical polymath Thor Harris. Harris is best known for his work with iconic avant-rock ensemble Swans. He has also
  • Ceramics – Decoration with Slips

    Saturday, 10:00 Location: Creative Spark

    Slip is an alternative to glaze for finishing a ceramic project. Slips are made up of liquefied clay; they usually are applied on wet to dry clay. Why not learn skills from a master Cost: €80 Website: http://creativespark.ie/training/creative-training/
  • THE COTTAGE MARKET, DROGHEDA

    Saturday, 11:00 Location: St Peter’s Church of Ireland

    Saturday 29 April 11.00am- 4.00pm Markets have been at the heart of communities for centuries and to this day provide opportunities for people in both urban and rural communities to trade and socialise in public and private spaces. They make a positive contribution to the local economy, support local enterprise, promote healthy and sustainable lifestyles
  • Roll Up, Roll Up!

    Saturday, 12:00 Location: Riverside Scotch Hall Shopping Centre

    DATE: SATURDAY 29 APRIL VENUE: RIVERSIDE, SCOTCH HALL SHOPPING CENTRE TIME: 12-5PM TICKETS: FREE …time to run away to the circus for an afternoon. A quartet of wonderful entertainers await you on the banks of the Boyne.  
  • Dracula

    Saturday, 20:00 Location: An Táin Arts Centre

    Dates: 26th – 29th April Quintessence Theatre When young lawyer Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client’s castle and suddenly finds himself in a desperate, impossible race against time to stop this evil ancient power from taking all he knows and loves… 120
  • The Louth Work: Orphic Fragments

    Saturday, 20:00 Location: St Peter’s Church of Ireland

    DATE: SATURDAY 29 APRIL VENUE: ST PETER’S CHURCH OF IRELAND TIME: 8PM TICKETS: €10 “Louth Contemporary Music Society is one of the most adventurous music promoters in Ireland” – Michael Dervan, The Irish Times Louth Contemporary Music Society presents the world premiere of The Louth Work by James Dillon at Drogheda Arts Festival 2017 Louth
  • Dissenters

    Saturday, 20:30 Location: Droichead Arts Centre

    DATE: SATURDAY 29 APRIL VENUE: DROICHEAD ARTS CENTRE, CAFÉ/BAR TIME: 8:30PM TICKETS: €8/€6 CONC An evening with Robert Ballagh, one of Ireland’s most recognised visual artists, in conversation with Marcella Bannon. Robert Ballagh is one of Ireland’s most recognised, and recognisible visual artists. As well as creating iconic images across a range of media, Ballagh
  • Woofle

    Sunday, 11:00 Location: Barbican Centre

    DATE: SUNDAY 30 APRIL VENUE: BARBICAN CENTRE TIME: 11AM & 12:30PM TICKETS: €8 ADULTS/€5 CHILDREN. FAMILY TICKET €20 (2 AD & 2 CH) In this thirty minute show, singer-songwriter Dan Leith brings us lots of furry fun with Woofle a show about one Dan and his dog with lots of silly songs. From chasing bees
  • Last of the Dubliners – John Sheahan

    Sunday, 16:00 Location: Carlingford Heritage Centre

    Carlingford Heritage Centre is the place to be on Sunday 30th April for the second last of this year’s Sundays in Spring afternoon concert with two very special guest artists.  One of them is a household name across Ireland, the last of the Dubliners, John Sheahan – the other is one of Ireland’s best kept
  • Brontë

    Sunday, 17:00 Location: Beaulieu House

    DATE: SUNDAY 30 APRIL VENUE: BEAULIEU HOUSE TIMES: 5PM TICKETS: €14/€12 CONC. On a wind-swept afternoon, Charlotte Brontë returns to her father’s bleak parsonage, having just buried the last of her siblings. Over the course of the evening she contemplates her future alone, caring for her elderly father and reminiscing about her brilliant literary sisters, her wayward
  • Dracula

    Sunday, 20:30 Location: Droichead Arts Centre

    DATE: SUNDAY 30 APRIL VENUE: DROICHEAD ARTS CENTRE TIME: 8:30PM TICKETS: €15/€12 CONC. When young Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help the mysterious Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client’s castle, finding himself in a desperate race against time to stop this evil ancient power from destroying everything he
  • Terry Hall – DJ Set

    Sunday, 22:30 Location: Fusion Nightclub

    DATE: SUNDAY 30 APRIL VENUE: FUSION NIGHTCLUB TIME: 10.30PM – MIDNIGHT TICKETS: €12 AT THE DOOR Frontman for The Specials, Terry Hall shot to stardom in Britain in the early 80s, singing classic ska revival singles such as Gangsters, Nite Klub and Ghost Town before leaving to form the new wave pop group the Fun Boy
  • Creative Writing 8 Week Course

    Monday, 11:00 Location: Creative Spark

    This beginner’s course will encourage participants to express themselves through Creative Writing. Aimed at those with little or no experience and will be an enjoyable introduction to the possibilities of writing. Booking and info here.
  • Beaulieu: Sounds Beautiful

    Monday, 13:00 Location: Beaulieu House

    Time: 1.00pm-5.00pm (access for ticket from 12 noon) Tickets: Advance booking is advised, only a limited number of car tickets at the gate. A Car Ticket includes entry for all car passengers and access to the Parking area, and a Pedestrian Ticket gives you access to the Free Shuttle Bus. Ticket Prices: Car Ticket €12
  • Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

    Monday, 18:00 Location: Beaulieu House

    DATE: MONDAY 1 MAY VENUE: BEAULIEU HOUSE TIME: 6PM TICKETS: €10/€8 CONC. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear sisters Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill perform in the intimate setting of Beaulieu House. Hailing from the Donegal Gaeltacht, Maighread and Tríona’s unique style and repertoire of traditional singing represents generations of the ÓDomhnaill family. The sound
  • Ceramics (Adults) 8 Week Course

    Tuesday, 11:00 Location: Creative Spark

    On your 8 week course, Declan will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey. From pinch pots, coiling and slab work to clay decoration using slips and glazes you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud
  • Painting (Children 7-14 years) 8 Week Course

    Tuesday, 15:30 Location: Creative Spark

    Learn how to paint with acrylics. Experiment with colour mixing, painting techniques, textures and mixed media. Have fun making masterpieces inspired by different artists and style. Booking and info here.
  • Sewing Machine Projects – Beginners/Improvers (Adults) 5 Week Course

    Friday, 10:00 Location: Creative Spark

    This great course will bring your sewing to the next level or refresh your skills. Learn new skills and techniques in a fun, creative atmosphere and meet like-minded people who are keen to do the same. You will get to design, make and take home some fun and quirky projects, or you can bring a
  • The Quiet Land

    Friday, 20:00 Location: An Táin Arts Centre

    Patrick Talbot Productions, In association with Bewley’s Café Theatre Two elderly farmers, Eamon and Nashee, meet at a gate on a remote hillside. They are old rivals, old neighbours. Their conversation is of a gentler time. But there’s nothing gentle about today’s conversation. They are forced to confront each other with some heartbreaking truths. The
  • Sonas Wellness Day

    Saturday, 12:20 Location: Drumshallon Forge Heritage Centre

    Sonas Wellness Day – Saturday May 6th, 2017, 10.30 to 16.30. Fee €60 – Drumshallon Forge Heritage Centre This one day workshop is about mindfulness for both body and soul. There will be meditation and relaxation techniques, sound therapy, juicing and food demonstrations – all in the calm and tranquil surroundings of Drumshallon Forge. Bring
  • Sundays in Spring Concert Series

    Sunday, 16:00 Location: Carlingford Heritage Centre

    Dates: From Sunday 2nd of April 2017 until Sunday 7th of May 2017 Carlingford Heritage Centre and our artistic co-directors, Zoe Conway and John McIntyre, are delighted to launch the second series of Sundays in Spring Concerts in April 2017 with the support of Create Louth (The Arts Service Louth County Council). Our programme for
  • The M House

    Wednesday, 20:30 Location: Droichead Arts Centre

    Equinox Theatre in Association with KCAT (Kilkenny Collective for Arts Talent) Art & Study Centre “Welcome to The M House. This is the place for you if you like watching TV all the time… If you like being checked on, on the hour every hour, every single day… If you don’t mind being in a
  • Plate Lithography

    Saturday, 10:00 Location: Creative Spark

    Explore layering images in colour to create a painterly print with a delicacy of mark and tone, characteristic to this medium. This course concentrates on using light sensitive aluminium photo plates. These plates can produce detailed marks such as painterly washes, linear drawings, photocopied images, photographs, digital images and text. A painterly approach to printmaking, achieving
  • Screen-Printing

    Saturday, 10:00 Location: Creative Spark

    You will learn a method that is known as the photo emulsion technique: how to produce screen-prints from any black-and white photographic or hand drawn imagery, which is then exposed onto the emulsion coated screen with ultraviolet light. You will learn the processes of coating, exposing and printing your artwork. Suitable for complete beginners. Booking
  • Screen-Print Your Product Designs 5 Week Course

    Thursday, 19:00

    This course provides an extensive introduction to silk screen-printing processes over a 5-week period. You will learn a method that is known as the photo emulsion technique: how to produce screen-prints from any black and white photographic or hand drawn imagery, which is then exposed onto the emulsioncoated screen with ultraviolet light. You will learn

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