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Posted 07/04/2018

Culture Night 2018

Date: 21/09/2018

Time: 3pm - 6pm | 6pm | 7pm | 8pm

Ticket type: Free

South Tipperary Arts Centre will be holding three events for Culture Night 2018. These events include an exhibition in the Arts Centre, a theatrical performance in various locations, and classical music under the arches of the Main Guard. 

Theatrical performance: Boland's Clonmel
Poet and writer CJ Boland is best remembered for his comic poems including ‘The Two Travellers’ and ‘Retrospect’ (immortalised on the Gashouse Bridge), and 2018 marks the centenary of his death.  To mark this occasion, in collaboration with his granddaughter, Jane Clare, South Tipperary Arts Centre will produce a theatrical adaptation of Boland’s hilarious short story ‘The Boatmen of Clonmel’, which local actors in 19th century costume will perform, accompanied by other poems from his collections to vividly bring to life the characters and locations of 19th century Clonmel, in a variety of locations around the town, including :

6PM:    Clonmel Library, Emmet St.
7PM:    The Coachman Pub, Parnell St
8PM:    Workman's Boat Club, Irishtown

Music Under The Arches - 8pm
Venue: Main Guard

Enjoy an eclectic set of classical music with rising stars soprano, Kelley Lonergan, and percussionist, Alex Petcu. Whether you’re dipping your toe for the first time, or are a seasoned classical music fan, there will be something to delight you at this concert, brought to you by South Tipperary Arts Centre.

Exhibition: 3pm - 6pm
Intruder/a heart amongst the rubble 
Venue: South Tipperary Arts Centre

You are invited to discover Shay Hurley's extensive photographic archive on hidden aspects of Suir Island and reflect with artist Theresia Guschlbauer, and filmaker Eimear King, on the conflicted terrain of human intrusion in the natural world and the meaning of heritage.

See below for a map of Culture Night events around Clonmel