Culture night is coming up this Friday, September 20 and there is a host of exciting events happening across Co Louth.
As venues and public spaces across Ireland will open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture for the 14th year.
We have the full lowdown for all of the family-friendly and completely free events taking place across the wee county this Friday.
An Tain Arts Centre Town Hall, Crowe St, Dundalk
Family Hangout: Children’s face painting, with Linda McConville from 6pm – 7pm
Installation/projection in the Basement Gallery 6pm-10pm
Woodland fairy workshop with Rozzi Kennedy (Suitable for ages 4 – 7) from 7pm - 7.45pm
Big Sing community event with Music Generation in the Main Theatre 7pm - 8pm
Family Hangout: Backstage tours, with Paul Hayes 7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Mike Nielsen playing an eclectic mix of guitar music in the Foyer 7.30pm-8.30pm
Open studio and reception with artist in residence Rozzi Kennedy 8pm - 10pm
Dundalk Library Roden Place
Mark Corcoran and The Plastic Palace People will perform a special
gig. Free. 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Creative Spark, Clontygora Ct, Muirhevnamore, Dundalk 7pm - 9pm Screen-Printed Origami For Adults (Aged 16+) Free but
booking is essential
The Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol, Carrick Road
A free night of Traditional Music, song, dance and stories. Refreshments will be served. 8pm- 11pm
Dundalk BIDS Office Market
Square, Dundalk 7pm – 9.30pm. From High Kings to Derry Girls – walk, talks, videos and group discussion in County Museum, followed by Live Music in the Spirit Store, George’s Quay, Dundalk. Free but booking essential.
M.A.D. Youth Theatre Earl Street
Dundalk. Play starting at 6pm and 7.30pm Age 16+ Did you feel unready at the time? A new commissioned promenade
play, written by Daniel Thomson, directed by Lewis Magee, and produced by Kwasie Boyce. Free but booking essential.
Ardee Library, Market St, Cappocksgreen
Dilín Ó Deamhas 7pm- 8.30pm. Enjoy and participate in a free event of music, song and dance with local groups in Ardee Library led by members of the Ardee Concert Band and Oriel Traditional Orchestra.