There will be plenty of free drama, music and community workshops at Culture Night 2017 which also promises “lots of surprises” for the people of South Dublin.
Events will be held across the country on Friday, September 22 with the Civic Theatre in Tallaght set to be a hub of activity on the evening.
The Civic will host a number of events including a Writing Workshop for Stage and Screen which will take place at the Loose End Studio. The event, which is free to the public, will see writing duo Iseult Golden and David Horan teach budding authors how to write for theatre and television.
Candlelit Tales will also be appearing at the Civic Theatre on September 22 with several shows bringing great Irish myths and fables back to life for the whole family.
Switch on Culture Night will see venues from all over Ireland encourage people to experience music, dance, drama, poetry and workshops in fabulous theatre settings.
Public spaces from several counties will open their doors to the public and provide free late-night entertainment at no cost with the 2017 programme the largest to-date.
Amongst the artists involved will be the extremely popular Tallaght Community Choir which will not only perform a concert at the Civic but also host a workshop at the local venue for free.
Áras an Uachtaráin will also be open to the public as part of the celebrations…
— President of Ireland (@PresidentIRL) August 16, 2017
The annual event is supported by Dublin City Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht.
Other local events on September 22 include Excerpts from 12 Minute Dances by the Liz Roche Company. The performance will include the dance groups acclaimed work which has been inspired by the painter Rothko.
If you would like to keep up-to-date with announcements about Culture Night you can visit with website www.culturenight.ie or sign up to the mailing list…
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