Get your loved ones tickets to some of the AMAZING shows we have coming up for Christmas!Continue reading “Our Christmas Present Guide!”
There’s music everywhere. If there wasn’t, life would be intolerable. The birds sing opera and the bees hum along. The Glens Centre presents, in collaboration with Leitrim Sculpture Centre, a unique live art performance event as part of the Creative Counties project, funded by Creative Ireland.Continue reading “Tin Tabernacle Tunes with Little John Nee”
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Cross border song-writing sessions with PERRY BLAKE – Belcoo – November 2019.
Next Thursday, the 10th October, a new 8-week series exploring Ulster Protestant identity kicks off at the Glens Centre in Manorhamilton, funded by IFI as part of the Across the Lines programme at The Glens Centre. The Actor and director Adrian Dunbar, no stranger to the region comments:
This looks like a thoughtful and indeed timely intervention. The Ulster Protestant imagination continues to struggle free from orthodoxies unique in these islands. Its lore and commitment to our national imagination is unparalleled.Continue reading ““A THOUGHTFUL AND TIMELY INTERVENTION” CROSS-BORDER CULTURAL CONVERSATIONS ABOUT IDENTITY”
As part of the Across the Lines (IFI) programme at The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton.
Local singer songwriters Caimen O Shea (The Thing Itself) and Phoebe Dick (Open Mic Manor) will lead three workshops running concurrently in Enniskillen and Manorhamilton starting Wed 9th October. All participants come together for three final workshop sessions with Leitrim based performer Perry Blake in Lakeland Community Centre in Belcoo.Continue reading “Cross border SONG WRITING workshops”
The Across the Lines I AM FROM Exhibition travels to Enniskillen. The Exhibition which includes portraits, the ‘Everyday Heroine’ film-poem and and the poem booklet ‘The rest of the Story’ all of which were written or made by men and women in North Leitrim and Fermanagh (as part of the Across the Lines outreach programme) has opened in Enniskillen Island Town Creative Shop , 1 Paget Square, Enniskillen. The creative space is being programmed by the Big Telly Theatre Company and The Glens Centre is delighted Fermanagh Omagh Council and the programmer Paddy McEneaney (a Manorhamilton man) has included I AM FROM Exhibition in the programme. The I AM FROM is now opened and is available to view until the 21st Sept, and it will also be available for vieiwng on Culture Night.
North Leitrim Mens Group, Belcoo Men’s Shed, Enniskillen and Lisnaskea Men’s Shed and meeting together in Ennsikillen on Fri 13th Sept at 11am to launch the Exhibition and other Men’s groups in the area are invited to drop-in on Fri am. (Please let Ruth know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org). The groups will also begin the design their next cross border project (Across the Lines IFI) which will result in a short campaign video on the benefits of mens groups, facitiated by Joel Smyth (NLMG) and community film-maker David Spence.
Somatic Distortion 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 BreathnachSomatic-Distortion-Programme-of-Events-Update-Aug-2019-SCB-Final-2