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Tuesday, 17th September 2019

Friday night is Culture Night – all the Louth events

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The beautiful, bright and airy space that is The Highlanes Gallery.

Friday night, September 20, is culture night when venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland 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 following are the events in County Louth:


Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow House to Stockwell Street.

Trails at 8pm & 8.30pm Age 14+ Culture trail featuring local professional artists, Droichead Youth Theatre & musicians. Many cultural experiences on offer from print studios in The Yard, Barlow House, public art interventions across West Street, to music in the gallery, words in café/bar before finishing in the theatre.

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Free but booking essential.

Millmount Craft Quarter Drogheda

Family friendly 6pm - 9.00pm

A free event welcoming our new resident Textile Artist Breda Mc Nelis; Art and Craft Studios open; Silk Painting; Textile Art; Upcycling demonstrations; Exhibition of New Art Work by Els Borghart. Children’s Pinch Pot Pottery workshop 6pm - 8pm. Ceramic Exhibition by Nanette Ledwith @ Gallery 13 Millmount and free access to Millmount Tower and Museum.

Highlanes Gallery, St Laurence Street, Drogheda

7.30pm – 9pm Art, Artists and the Mythological Boyne River.

Community Historian, Brendan Matthews discusses artists and artwork in the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection focusing on the mythological influence of the Boyne River. Including Mick Dunne and Jim McArdle playing some tunes in the gallery with informal refreshments.


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.



An Tain Arts Centre Town Hall, Crowe St, Dundalk

Family Hangout: Children’s face painting, with Linda McConville 6pm – 7pm

'Snapshot' - installation/projection in the Basement Gallery 6pm-10pm

Woodland fairy workshop with Rozzi Kennedy. (Suitable for ages 4 – 7) 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, Dundalk.

6.30pm - 7.45pm

Mark Corcoran and The Plastic Palace People will perform a special gig. Free

Creative Spark, Clontygora Ct, Muirhevnamore, Dundalk.

7pm - 9pm Screen-Printed Origami for Adults (Aged 16+) Free but booking essential.

The Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol, Carrick Road, Dundalk

8pm- 11pm. A free night of TraditionalMusic, song, dance and stories. Refreshments will be served.

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.

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