Culture is catching in venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland as they open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture.
The Dock would like to invite you to partake of a delicious selection of cultural treats! We will serve a colourful and eclectic mixture of events for all ages. We welcome everyone to come along and dip into a selection of fun and interactive activities. These will include making your own painting, using your smartphone to make great images, Collective Sculpture Installation, Gallery Tours, theatre, film screenings, rehearsed readings, music and more.
All free, starting at 4pm until 10pm
Make your own painting from scratch
4pm – 5.30pm Make your own painting from scratch with Kate Murtagh Sheridan. Brought to you by Leitrim Design House
Creative Eye Phone Workshop with Anna Leask
6pm - 7.15pm (Children 8-12yrs) 7.30pm - 8.45pm (Adults) Do you only use the Auto setting and struggle with the manual settings on your smartphone camera? Anna's workshop will help amateur and budding photographers get the most out of your smart device's camera settings and she will teach you the basic language in editing apps to help upskill your photography. Limited to 12 per workshop
Collective Sculpture Installation with Vanya Lambrecht Ward
6pm – 8.00 pm Inspired by the work of Maud Cotter, you will assemble with visual artist and designer Vanya Lambrecht Ward a unique sculpture. With simple shapes and techniques we hope to create an impressive and exciting structure made by many for all!
7:00pm Featuring Rhona Trench (Silver flute), Carole Coleman (Irish flute), Edel Rowley (Silver Flute), Alla Crosbie, (Piano/singer) Enda Stenson (Bodhrán) Aidan Byrne (Guitar)
Creative Counties Presentation
7:00pm Creative Counties is a network of six venues, in Leitrim, Longford, Sligo and Roscommon who are developing a programme of three exchange projects. Join us to find out more about this exciting cooperative project that seeks to highlight and further enrich the cultural heritage of the region.
8:00pm. Want to know more about our current exhibition ‘ a consequence of – a breather’ Maud Cotter!
This is the second iteration of a body of work by Maud that has developed through three venues: Limerick City Gallery of Art - 2018, The Dock - 2019, and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane – 2020.
A Quack Too Far Short Film Screening and Q&A
6:00- first screening. 6.30 second screening
A fox settles down to sleep for the day, listening to the beautiful birdsong in the forest. However a noisy duck moves in next door and won’t shut up. What does the fox have to do to get some peace?Melissa Culhane (formerly Doran) is an Irish illustrator and animator from Leitrim. She is best known for illustrating the best selling wildlife books Naturama and My Naturama Nature Journal. A Quack Too Far is her debut animation short.
The Arignaramus – rehearsed reading
9:00pm "The Arignaramus is a one man show written by Wayne Denniston and starring Conor Lambert. Note: Adults only, Ticketed event, Duration 50 mins