Culture Night 2015

                                             Culture Night 2015 A Beat To The Poets Heart

 A Beat To The Poets Heart  

On Friday 18th September, the heritage centre will celebrate Culture Night 2015 with an evening of poetry celebrating the 150th and 110th anniversaries of W.B Yeats and local renowned poet, Padraic Fallon. The event commences at 7:15pm in the Market Square of Athenry with the Rhythm Drum School and this will be followed by a candlelit walk into the heritage centre. 

After a brief opening ceremony, the programme will start with music by the Padraic Fallon String Quartet, followed by readings of the poets work by members of the local community.

The centre is also pleased to announce that Brain Fallon will attend the event and provide a short presentation about Padraic Fallon, his life, poetry and connections to Athenry.

The Culture Night evening commences at 7:30pm and lasts about one hour. Please note that spaces are limited, so please arrive early to avoid any disappointment.

Programme For the Evening

7:15pm:    Athenry Samba Drumming in the Square

7:30pm:    Welcome in the Heritage Centre

                The Fallon Quartet, First piece of music, Fania (Fairy Fanfair)

                Yeats Story (The Lazy Beauty and her Aunts)

                Fallon Quartet- Impulse

                Brian Fallons’ talk.

                Madelyn Brophy. Yeats in Athenry

                Maureen Lawless- A Visit West

                Aideen Rynne – A Bit of Brass

                Fallon Quartet – ‘Show time’

8:30pm     Ends

Please note that all times and running order are subject to change


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