Mayo Culture Night
21 September 2012
The event in Mayo has been extremely well received both by participating venues and audiences. This year Mayo is hoping to build on the success of last year’s event with an increase in the number of cultural organisations and by continuing to provide an evening of high quality and interesting events for Mayo people to attend and enjoy. Regardless of where you are in the county there will be a Culture Night event taking place nearby with events this year planned for Iorras (Áras Inis Gluaire & Comhar Dún Chaocháin), Acaill (Scoil Acla), Ballina (Ballina Arts Centre & Ballina Library), Ballycastle (Ballinglen Arts Foundation), Laherdane (Laherdane Hammer & Tongs Group), Claremorris (Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris Gallery & Claremorris CCÉ), Castlebar (Artsquad & Linenhall Arts Centre), Ballinrobe (TACÚ FRC), Tuar Mhic Éadaigh (Hall Thuar Mhic Éadaigh), Westport (Custom House Studios, Greenway Artists Initiative, Gnó Mhaigh Eo & Westport House), Newport (Greenway Artists Initiative), Charlestown (Charlestown Arts Centre), Turlough (National Museum of Ireland – Country Life)& The Great Western Greenway. Imaginative and creative programmes in all venues ensure anticipating Culture Night audiences will not be disappointed. Planned activities include open studios, genealogy sessions, family workshops, films, exhibitions, performances, craft displays, talks, tours, music seisiúns and much, much more! With free events taking place throughout the county and catering for all ages, there is bound to be something for everyone! Mayo County Council Arts Office will be working in partnership with local venues, Templebar Cultural Trust and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to bring the Culture Night initiative to Mayo. Mid-west Radio is media sponsor for the Culture Night event in Mayo and eager audiences should tune into our local radio-station for further information in the weeks leading up to Friday September 21st More details on Mayo Culture Night are available at www.mayococo.ie and a programme of events is available from the Arts Office, local libraries, tourist offices and arts centres.
Telephone:+353 (0)94 904 7558
Address: Various Locations, Co Mayo, Republic Of Ireland