Lots planned for Culture Night in Leitrim

September16, 2016

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Lots planned for Culture Night in Leitrim

In case you have been hiding from social media over the last few weeks, tonight in national Culture Night, an amazing offering encompassing everything from film and the arts to theatre and live music performances. Best of all, there is plenty on offer in Co Leitrim. Here is  quick synopsis of some of the events planned for tonight. See this week's Leitrim Observer for more details.

  • The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, from 5-11pm. Programme includes visual art, dance, music, song and workshops, a choir peromance as well as ciné concert featuring 1958 film The Farm Below the Mountain.
  • Evening of Music and Dance at the Depot Community Centre, Dromahair from 8.15pm.
  • Youth trad session hosted by John McKenna Traditional Music Society in Drumkeerin Community Centre from 8pm.
  • Try out an instrument at the Mayflower Community Centre, Drumshanbo at 7pm.
  • Celebrate Women in Rural Ireland by writing a letter to your 16 year old self for Composing the Woman at the Betty Studio, Drumshanbo 7-10pm.
  • Traditional music night in Ballinamore Library with Lorraine Sweeney and friends from 6.30pm followed by screening of 'The Blacksmith' documentary.
  • Night celebrating arts, creativity and culture at the Solas Gallery, Ballinamore at 8pm.
  • Evening of song, stories and memories from times past at Kinlough Library from 6.15pm.
  • Culture night featuring exhibitions, art demonstrations and workshops as well as locally produced food, refreshments and music at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamiton from 5pm to 10pm.
  • Evening of words and music with author Stephen Murphy and traditional music at Manorhamilton Library from 6.30pm.
  • Get your groove on at The Glens Centre, Manorhamiton with a series of dance workshops with styles from Africa, South America and Europe followed by a collective performance. Staring 6.30pm.
  • Take to the floor at the Rainbow Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne from 7pm with set and ceilidh dancing as well as jiving.
  • Author Cormac Moore will give a talk on his book 'The GAA vs Douglas Hyde' in Mohill Library at 6.30pm.
  • StArt Studies, Convent Lane, Mohill will open for an evening of live music, exhibitions and open studios at 8pm.