Events

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1 June 2019

 

ShakeFest - World Cultures Art and Dance Festival

Sat and Sun June 1 & 2

Charleville Castle Tullamore

Info: Shake over the past years has grown from a day of Energy, Movement and Dance to a unique week-end of multicultural and international relaxation and holistic living – Come for the week-end – stay locally or camp around the castle – but also, if you prefer, just pop-in for your preferred course – this is a special time-out for everyone – every age – every taste – a community switching-on!

Cost: http://www.shakefest.net/tickets/

Contact: http://www.shakefest.net

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28 May 2019

 

Aladdin Junior -Spotlight Theatre Clara

Tues 28 May & Wed 29 May @ 8pm

Scoil Bhride Clara

Info: Spotlight Youth Theatre, Clara will present 'Aladdin Jnr' on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th May at 8pm nightly in Scoil Bhride, Clara. Under the direction of Rufina Recks.

Cost: €10 Students/OAP’s €6

Contact: Rufina Recks 057 9331118

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28 May 2019

 

Film@BirrTheatre : Return of the Hero

Tues 28 May @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: France 1809: the handsome philanderer Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride Pauline heartbroken. When Pauline doesn't hear from Neuville for months, her health begins to fail. Her sister Elizabeth hatches a plan to write fake letters to Pauline from Neuville. Three years later the reappearance of the missing soldier causes chaos as he sets out to exploit the fictitious war hero status Elizabeth has created for him!

Cost: €5/3

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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26 May 2019

 

A Musical Celebration with the Oxmantown Singers

Sun 26 May @ 3.30pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Join the Oxmantown Singers in a celebration of music, with selections from choral, classical, musical theatre, and contemporary genres, as well as some old favourites. The Oxmantown Singers, under director Pascal Kennedy, present a wonderful programme of joyful and uplifting music, showcasing their talent from primary school age through to young adults. Families advised to book early

Cost: €12 /9

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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26 May 2019

 

Community Come and Sing Day

Sun 26 May @ 11am – 4.30pm

Athlone Institute of Technology

Info: The Singfest Community Come & Sing Day is all about learning something new and singing great music. Join in the Singfest fun if you are a choir, group of friends or an individual who enjoys singing - the Singfest Community Singing Day is all about bringing together singers and choirs of all ages and abilities for a great day of singing. With workshops from Artistic director and acclaimed conductor Greg Berdsell, guest conductor of RTÉ Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Choir Ireland tenor Alan Leech, soprano Helen Hassett, community druming leader Andy Spearpoint and renowned ‘a cappella’ grou Árdu. Just be familiar with three songs

Cost: €15 per singer (singers are responsible for purchase of their own music)

Contact: Registration www.musicgenerationoffalywestmeath.ie/singfest

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25 May 2019

 

Singfest Gala Concert

Sat 25 May @ 4pm

Athlone Institute of Technology

Info: Music Generation Offaly Westmeath presents Singfest featuring MGOW Regional Choirs involving children and young people from across the Midlands aged from 6 to 18.

Cost: €5 per ticket or group ticket (5 individuals) €20

Contact: Music Generation on 05793 57431 or musicgen@offalycoco.ie

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24 May 2019

 

Midland Drama Schools - Night at the Musicals

Fri 24 May @ 7.30pm & Sat 25 May @ 2pm & 7.30pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Midland Drama School is back with another exciting production packed with complicated choreography and well known songs from the West End and Broadway stages featuring students from 7-16 years. Juniors will feature ‘Give Us a Laugh’ while the Seniors show will feature scenes from the popular Mary Poppins musical which will heighten your experience and make you want to dance in your seats!!

Cost: €12 High demand. Advance booking recommended

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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22 May 2019

 

Offaly Bealtaine Festival - Art & Craft

Weds 22 May @ 11am

Edenderry Library

Info: Be our guest tea, chat & chill café at various Locations around Offaly The Bealtaine Festival is Irelands national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age, encouraging and celebrating older people’s engagement with the arts and promoting greater participation. Come and join us at events around.

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21 May 2019

 

Film@BirrTheatre -1945

Tues 21 May @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: 12 August 1945. The inhabitants of a village in rural Soviet-occupied Hungary are preparing for the town clerk’s son’s wedding, when two Orthodox Jewish men arrive at the railway station with two large trunks. As they silently make their way to town, a growing panic spreads amongst some of the more prominent townsfolk

Cost: €5/3

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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19 May 2019

 

I Love you because ..The Story of Jim Reeves

Sun 19 May @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: I Love You Because traces the intimate story of Jim Reeves, Gentleman Jim, from his early days to the smooth-voiced singer who sold millions of records all around the world. Featuring all the great Reeve’s hits

Cost: €19 (incl tea and biscuits)

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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