3 August 2018
Castlepalooza Music & Arts Festival
Fri 3 Aug to Sunday 5 Aug
Charleville Castle Tullamore
Info: Castlepalooza is a three day Music & arts festival, held in one of Ireland’s most stunning festival locations; Charleville Castle, Tullamore Co. Offaly. Located in a medieval castle nestled in amongst Ireland’s oldest primordial oak woods, its atmosphere is like no other. Castlepalooza is renowned for putting on a unique boutique festival bringing together an eclectic mix of homegrown and international music acts; top comedians; energising workshops and above all – unrivalled festival fun.
Cost: €49 - €149
Contact: Enquiries@castlepalooza.com or www.castlepalooza.com
23 July 2018
Summer Camp - Shockwaves 4-16 yrs
23 – 27 July @ 10am – 1.30pm
Rhode Community Centre
Info: Hip Hop, Jazz, Arts & Crafts, Musical Theatre, Singing, Drama
Contact: Sharon on 089 2275725 Limited spaces
21 July 2018
Fundraiser @ Lees Rock Garden
Sat 21 July @ 9pm
Joe Lees Tullamore
Info: Fundraiser in support of Palestine featuring local bands, poets, comedians and more. Donations on door
20 July 2018
Rory Gallagher Tribute Band @ Lees Rock Garden
Fri July 20
Joe Lees Tullamore
Cost: Free Entry
Launch of Exhibition Stripes and Strokes
Fri July 20 @ 5.30pm
The Atrium, Áras an Chontae, Tullamore
Info: An exhibition of animal portraiture. Two styles, two starting points, two perspectives presented by local artists Regina Bracken and Deirdre Dunne. Regina Nraken’s series of Zebra portraits with origami installations, she describes how “migrations of animals mirror the crisis we are facing with immigrants”. For Deirdre Dunne’s mixed media series of animal and people portraits she plays with contrast and contexts, offsetting the fine , tonal detail of the subject matter with vibrant floral backgrounds, using decoupage paper and paint.
On Show until Friday 17th August. Open Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm (excluding bank holidays) Contact: Offaly Arts Office 05793 57400
17 July 2018
Summer Camp - Musical Camp
Tues July 17 to Thurs July 19 from 10am to 2pm
Marian Hall Birr
Info: Speak Out Drama Lessons presents Summer Musical Camp in Marian Hall for 4 to 14 years. Come and learn specialised choreography and songs from The Greatest Showman. Activities include dancing, singing, acting, puppetry, masks, drama, costume days, treasure hunts and much, much more.
Cost: €65 per child. Sibling discounts available.
Contact: Text/call Sonya on 085 825 7339
9 July 2018
Summer Camp - Ballet Circus Camp
Ruth McDermott Ballet of Classical Ballet & Dance–Circus Summer School
Mon 9 – Fri 6 July 10.30am – 1.30pm
Mon 16 – Fri 20 July 10.30am – 1.30pm
Tullamore Methodist Church
Contact: 090 6627033 for more details
Summer Camp - A Chance to Dance
Mon 9 – Fri 13 July @ 10am -12.30pm
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
Info: A Chance to Dance is a summer camp for children with special educational needs 6 years upwards who enjoy creative dance and movement. This class provides an outlet and stimulus to express feelings of joy and togetherness. Facilitated by Carol Ann Farrihy.
Cost: €15 – Numbers Strictly Limited
Contact: Birr Theatre and Arts Centre on 05793 22911
7 July 2018
Crow Black Chicken @ Lees Rock Garden
Sat 7 July @9pm
5 July 2018
5- 8 July
Info: Jam packed full of events, local bands and family entertainment plus an international busking competition.
Thurs 5 July – 7pm Elvis The Musical by Greg Traynor at Larkins Marquee.
Fri 6 July – 6.30pm Gig Rig in Edenderry Town Square staring The Four Twenties, Street Theatre and Rualie Bualie.
Sat 7 July – Family entertainment from 2-5pm around the town.Plus a visual arts trail. Gig rig starts at 7.30pm starring The Filthy Casuals. There is a Festival Dance from 10pm till late at Larkins Marquee.
Sun 8 July – 2pm Live music from the Gig Rig – 5pm Pennyroal Tea Live from gig rig.
SEE: https://www.facebook.com/EdenderryFestival/ for more information