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Somatic Distortions

Somatic Distortions brings together the finest exponents of Performance Art in Ireland to the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and The Glens Centre on the 4th and 5th of October.

It is a celebration of the history of Performance Art and will include talks, documentaries artist QnA’s and some extraordinary performances from home and abroad. Contributors include Alistair McLennan, Nigel Rolfe, Meredith Monk and Bruce Nauman.

Curated by Sandra Corrigan Breathnach

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Across the Lines, Song Lines

Choral Spectacular!

“No matter how many walls we build fences we stretch across this landscape….”*

Hawk and the Crow, Hawk and the Crow (Florencecourt Primary School)

Shores Of Lough Bran (Mastersons National School)

Reconciliation (Curravgh National School plus all)

Both sides of the Tweed (Florencecourt Primary school plus All)

This land is your land (All School Pupils)

Common Ground (Robbie Breadon)

Pluirin na mBan (Cathy Jordan)

Quiet joys of Brotherhood (Sing Together Irvinestown and Manorhamilton)

Deep Down in my Soul (Sing Together Irvinestown and Manorhamilton)

From a Distance (Borderlands Southern Gospel Choir)

Hallelujah (BorderlandsSGC and Solo section by Declan Drohan, Eve and Annabeth Drohan)

Sanctuary Words by Vincent Woods. Music: MartIn O’Connor. Performed Cathy and Dave Flynn

Both Sides Now (Ballagh Choir Of Ages)

Moana How Far I’ll Go (Ballagh Choir Of Ages)

Here’s a Health to the company (3 Choirs)

How Can I keep from Singing (All)

Peace Train (All)

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The Silent Movie Summer Camp is back!

After last years highly successful Silent Movie Summer Camp (check out a snippet of the amazing work from last year!), Tori Lee with the help of Treasa Nealon are running a camp for 8 to 13 year olds from the 15th to the 19th July from 10am to 2pm. €60 per child. Running in The Glens Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Phone (071) 9855833 for more information.

Tori Lee is a drama facilitator for young people, an actor and playwright.

I’m really looking forward to the Summer Camps. Working with children for years, they have never ceased to delight me with the fabulous ideas they come up with or the performances they give when they are having fun with a group of their peers. I haven’t laughed as much as when they get their comedic heads on and it is all great belly laugh stuff.

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Across the Lines, Song Lines

Preparation for A Border Spectacular!

Primary school children from Leitrim, Cavan and Fermanagh together singing new songs learnt through an inter-schools programme with Cathy Jordan (Dervish) as part of our cross border and cross community Across the Lines IFI programme.  The School groups will be joined by four community sing groups/choirs in A Border Spectacular on Friday the 17th May, Ballroom of Romance, Glenfarne.

Come along and be a part of our Border Spectacular. Free event – all welcome!

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Borderlines Choral Spectacular!

Celebrating our commonality and diversity through song & celebrating land and the cultural crossroads of border places!

Compere : Cathy Jordan (Lead singer of Dervish)

With the Curravagh National School, Florencecourt Primary School,
Masterson National School, Ballagh Choir of Ages, Borderlands Southern Gospel Choir and Sing Together Irvinestown and Sing Together Manorhamilton.

The Borderlines project is a part of Across the Lines (IFI) programme at The Glens Centre which seeks to promotes reconciliation by celebrating diversity and bringing people together. The programme showcases some of the signing traditions across the north Leitrim and Fermanagh area, highlighting the connectivity of our border region.

Free Entry. Starting at 7.30pm on the 17th of May in The Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne.

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May at The Glens!

With music, comedy and drama, there is nowhere else like The Glens this may!

Johnny Duhan – The Voyage

€20/17, 8pm, 3rd May

Following the launch of his autobiography The Voyage, Johnny is set to perform a series of solo shows around Ireland, bases on some of his most intimate songs and stories, dealing with the highs and lows of family history and married life. After seventeen years of working on and off on his life story, between writing songs and studying religion and spirituality, Johnny has come to believe that his greatest achievement in his calling, as in his most popular song “The Voyage”, is the treasure that he and his first mate attained at the shores of the heart.

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CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS: POETRY AND STORY, LANDSCAPE AND MYTH

Be inspired to write by the landscapes and borders, mythologies and megaliths of Leitrim and the North West with four one day workshops at The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, led by Monica Corish

Bealtaine: Sunday May 26 2019, 10:30 – 16:30

Lunasa: Sunday, August 11 2019, 10:00 – 18:00 Inc Field Trip

Samhain: Sunday, November 3 2019, 10:30 – 16:30

Imbolc: Sunday,February 2 2020 10:30 – 16:30

Places are limited and advance booking required by contacting our Box Office at (071) 9855833 or by booking online here.


Cost: €30 per workshop; €100 for 4 workshops

Across the Lines, Youth Project

On this day – cross border collaboration and creativity in action!

The Across the Lines cross border youth project has provided an opportunity for young people to work with their own drama leaders and be a part of a wider drama grouping, to learn under the creative direction of our able team of local drama leaders and Paula McFetridge and Carlo Gébler. Local drama leaders Declan, Sally and Tori have passionately brought to this production a variety of theatrical influences and drama style including physical theatre and creative chorus interpretations which have been cleverly and artistically integrated into one coherent production – about to take to stage.

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Young people from North Leitrim and Fermanagh bring to to stage a timely and energetic new play written by Fermanagh playwright Carlo Gébler

A timely cross-community and cross-border youth drama production of a new play SL&NCR: an entertainment that goes A-Z but not in that order! written by the Fermanagh-based playwright Carlo Gébler is being performed at The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton and the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen on March 30thand 31st2019 respectively. The play features a large ensemble cast of thirty-two young people from across the community of Fermanagh and Leitrim and has is the culmination of a ten months creative cross border collaboration process, developed as a part of the Across the Lines, International Fund for Ireland programme running out of The Glens Centre.

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