Drogheda - Louth

Droichead Arts Centre

Droichead Culture Trail 2021

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Join us for our annual celebration of culture and creativity in Drogheda, as we host a unique evening bringing you on our culture trail from Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow House to Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street.

Featuring local professional artists from the North East across town,   with many cultural experiences on offer for you to enjoy, from a visual arts installation in the yard of Barlow House, public art interventions across West Street, on to our  gallery which will host the County Collection, Taisce Lu, and where you can view the collection, and chat  to some of the artists, finishing up with some music, and spoken work in our theatre.

Tours limited to 10 people max, taking place every 45 mins from 6pm with last tour at 9.00pm. Come along, be prepared to be surprised, and it’s all free!

Conor McMahon is a Dublin-based sculptor, photographer, composer and interaction designer. He creates artifacts from moments captured as drawing, text, music, video, sound and object. He is motivated by the interpretations these artifacts can provoke, while at the same time presenting them simply as rewritten moments from his daily ritual and experience at home, at work – or just passing through from one place to the next. https://www.wildernish.com/video#/day-for-night/

 

‘thirtythree-45’ is an non profit art, sound and live event initiative run by artist Brian Hegarty and based in Drogheda Co Louth. The aim of thirtythree-45 is to curate and present the work of innovative artists, promoting creativity and artistic exploration while creating connections between sound and visual practices. ‘thirtythree-45’ has released music / sound art in various limited-edition formats, including cassette, vinyl, lathe cut, digital and Cdr.

 

SJ McArdle is an Irish songwriter and musician, Artist in Association at Droichead Arts Centre and is known for his work in contemporary Irish folk band Kern from 2013 to 2020. More recently, as a solo artist, SJ has been working on a project called Port, a song-cycle based around research into the stories of Drogheda’s historic Port, produced in association with Droichead, an album is on the way. His songs and performances have been featured in radio, film and television and he has toured extensively, nationally and internationally over the past twenty years.

 

Róisín Ward Morrow is a fiddle player and folk singer from Co. Louth. Her debut album By the Light of the Moon was launched to a sold out audience during Fleadh Cheoil 2019 and has been met with great prestige nationally and internationally. She has performed extensively in venues that include Dublin Castle, Dublin City Hall, The National Concert Hall and The Grand Opera House, Belfast as well as touring abroad multiple times with Westend singer Peter Corry. Róisín is a former Leinster Fleadh champion fiddler, an alumni of the TU Dublin Conservatoire and was also a member of The Cross Border Orchestra who she performed with in Rome, Shanghai, Carnegie Hall – New York, The Royal Albert Hall – London and The White House for President Obama.

 

Time: 6pm - 9:45pm

Genres: Audio Visual / Audio Walk / Music / Spoken Word / Tour / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co Louth

Website: http://www.droichead.com/

Phone: 041 9833946

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