2 August 2019
Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival Arts Trail
On Show Sat 3 to Sat 10 @ 1.30- 6pm
Various Locations Birr
Info: Official Launch Fri 2 @ 8pm in the Oxmantown School Hall.
An amazing arts trail of lights, photos, visual art and sculpture throughout Birr.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org www.birrvintageweek.com
19 August 2019
Flights of Fancy by Rachel McKenna
On Show 19 Aug – 20 Sept
The Atrium – Aras an Chontae, Tullamore
Info: Based on the publication Flights of Fancy: Follies, Families and Demesnes in Offaly by Rachel McKenna (Architect, Offaly County Council). The book looks at the remarkable range of follies withing the county including towers, eye catchers and gazebos. The Exhibition provides an A1 Board for each of the 15 chapters of the book, affording a flavour of the chapter with key images of the demesne, folly and families involved.
Contact email@example.com or 05793 57400 – open Mon – Fri 9.30 – 4pm
1 September 2019
Exhibition :- Douras Art Group
On Show Sept – Mid-Oct
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
Info: Jane Hansell, Wiltrud Dull and Margaret Hickey present their first group show.
Contact: www.birrtheatre.com or 057 9122911
Exhibition:- No Boundaries
On Show Month of September
Info: Art exhibition by Olive Cuskelly and Paula Finlay
11 September 2019
Lady Barbalade & The Newfangled Four
Wed 11 Sept @ 8pm
Info: Celebrating their Irish Association of Barbershop Singers, Gold Medal win in 2018, Lady Barbalade are partnering with world-famous quartet The Newfangled Four to bring their exciting of brand of singing around the country this September. Featuring Irish Champion chorus, Tone Cold Sober, and the award winning Athlone A Cappella and is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
12 September 2019
Tullamore Musical Society Workshops and Auditions
Tullamore Rugby Club:
Thurs 12 Sept @ 8pm – Dance Workshop with Graham Finnerty
Tues 17 Sept @ 8pm – Singing Workshop with Enda O’Connor
Thur 19 Sept @ 8pm – Dance Auditions
Sun 22 Sept @ 2pm (Upstairs in Hugh Lynchs) - Singing & Script Auditions
Info: Please register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with name, age and the character you would like to audition for.
Cost: €20 Audition/Membership Fee
Tullamore Library Film Club
Thurs 12 Sept @ 5.30pm
Info: Come along to Tullamore Library's Film Club for adults to view some truly amazing movies! We will be showing films once a month, from old classics or new Hollywood blockbusters... To find out what our next film showing will be, call 0579346832 or email email@example.com
13 September 2019
My Wild Atlantic Journey
Fri 13 Sept @ 8pm
Info: Emmy – Award winning cinematographer Colin Stafford-Johnson comes to Birr to tell tales of adventure and misadventure from years spent tracking down some of Ireland’s most elusive creatures-see stunning visuals from this experienced wildlife cinematographer.
Cost: Adult €18 Child €16
14 September 2019
Magic In My Eyes – Thomas Hardy’s Poems of Love & Loss
Sat 14 Sept @ 8pm
Info: Performed by Michael James Ford, Clodagh Mooney Duggan, Elliot Moriarty. This exciting collaboration with the Delmaine String Quartet explores one of the great romances in literary history - Thomas Hardy's courtship of Emma Gifford and their subsequent long and difficult marriage. When Emma died in 1912, after many years of estrangement, Hardy was inspired to write some of the greatest love poetry in the English language and to revisit the landscape of his first great passion.Cost: €15/12
17 September 2019
Film@BirrTheatre - Yuli the Carlos Acosta Story
Tues 17 Sept @ 8pm
Info: Following the rags-to-riches story of Cuban Ballet sensation Carlos Acosta,Yuli is the latest film from director Icíar Bollaín(The Olive Tree, Even the Rain)and scriptwriting husband Paul Laverty (I,Daniel Blake).Juxtaposing dramatic biopic chapters with sequences where Acosta himself choreographs the storyof his life. It’s the tale of a dancer who did not want to dance.
Cost: €5 (Friends €3)