Clonakilty Voices, formerly known as Allegria Singers, will present a candlelit concert entitled “Musicals in May” on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th May at The Venue, O ‘Donovan’s Hotel Clonakilty. The group is a talented mixed voice choir under the musical direction of Denise Hayes and Karen O’ Regan. In the past, this group has captivated audiences when they performed for President Michael D Higgins as part of Clonakilty 400
LIFE Drawing at West Cork Arts Centre offers participants the opportunity to explore this most essential of drawing disciplines. In a studious and supportive atmosphere the group will be facilitated by artist Ian Humphreys.
by Stephen Johnson AFTER a successful first year in 2013, Feile Neidin returns to Kenmare April 25-27 with what promises to be another celebration of the best in Irish music. The positive response from musicians and festival goers at last years festival was amazing. This years festival promises to be a fantastic weekend also.
Booking has now opened for the 2014 West Cork Chamber Music Festival which throws opens its doors from 27th June to 5th July, welcoming a star-studded cast of international musicians. One of the leading violinists of her generation Alina Ibragimova will be joined by renowned German cellist Alban Gerhardt; the much-admired singers Ruby Hughes, Maria Keohane and Allison Bell; French pianists Cédric Pescia, Cédric Tiberghien and Philippe Cassard; German violinist
Another evening of spoken words with The pSoken Wrod in De Barra’s Folk Club on Tuesday 6th May starting shortly after 9pm. If you are a writer of any genre or a singer/songwriter and would like to share your work with an appreciative audience or just want to relax with a pint then this is your gig. Make it happen!
by Stephen Johnson The Glengarriff Theatre Group will stage its production the Bernard Farrell recent comedy, “Bookworms”, at the Carnegie Arts Theatre in Kenmare at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10. “Bookworms” is by the well-known Irish playwright Bernard Farrell, and is directed by Jim Larner.
by Stephen Johnson THE Glengarriff Arts Group this week launched an exhibition of their recent work, “Visual Diversity”, at the Carnegie Arts Centre in Kenmare. Works by 15 members of the Group are on display — and for sale — at the exhibition, which continues through the end of April.
This year, Briery Gap is delighted to present The Sound of Music, one of the world’s most loved and cherished musicals. Based on a true story, The Sound of Music is the masterful retelling of the Family von Trapp singers with music and lyrics from Rodgers and Hammerstein that will transport patrons to the hills of Austria and into the home of the von Trapp family.
TO celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday, Clonakilty will treat West Cork to a full-blown five-day festival from 23rd -27th of April boasting a wonderful programme sure to catch the interest of old and young, with fantastic main events, lots of kids activities and some funny ones, too.
BETWEEN 18th April – 25th SeptembeR The Blue House Gallery, Schull will host a dozen exhibitions and will showcase the work of professional artists from the region as well as visiting artists from outside the community.