The Glens Centre is one of Ireland’s premier, provincial arts centres, serving North Leitrim and its surrounds. Since its founding in 1995 The Glens has garnered a national reputation for its high quality programming and its resourcing of the large arts practice community in the area. Our 130 seat auditorium is a listed building, being an old Methodist church converted to a theatre space, acclaimed for its outstanding acoustics, wherein we also offer top quality recording facilities.Continue reading “The Glens Centre seeks a Technical Manager”
The Banbha Quartet
The Glens Centre is delighted to host its first concert since lockdown, on October 1st at 8pm.
All H&S Covid guidelines will be adhered to.Continue reading “The Banbha Quartet”
Culture Night 2020!
The Glens is open for Culture Night!
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We are delighted to be offering our first public event since lockdown!
And our visitors can rest assured that all Covid guidelines will, of course, be adhered to.
‘CREATIVE EXCHANGE’ ARTFORM RESEARCH & COLLABORATION RESIDENCY LSC & THE GLENS CENTRE, CO. LEITRIM
A joint initiative of Leitrim Sculpture Centre and the Glens Centre, this new residency programme supports artists from different artforms wishing to conduct interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
Fostering creative exchange between the visual and performing arts the residency will attract visual artists, musicians, actors, photographers, writers, dancers, designers, architects, video & filmmakers and new-media artists wishing to collaborate together on developing a new project and/or range of approaches and skills in advancing their respective practices.Continue reading “‘CREATIVE EXCHANGE’ ARTFORM RESEARCH & COLLABORATION RESIDENCY LSC & THE GLENS CENTRE, CO. LEITRIM”
Poetry & Story inspired by Landscape and Myth
Featuring poems, stories and song from Shane Leavy, Dermot Lahiff, Paula Lahiff, Maggie Kilcoyne, Tara Baoth Mooney, Monica Corish, Margaret Timoney and Tom Sigafoos.
This was event is a fundraiser for North West STOP-Suicide Prevention, which provides counseling support for people at risk of suicide. Donations can be made through their website www.northweststop.ie
The Man Who Knew Nothing by Michael Harding
The Glens Arts Centre, Manorhamilton, presents a wonderful new satire by one of Ireland’s most loved writers, Michael Harding. Commissioned by The Glens for its weekly show on Ocean FM, Arts North West, it offers a unique insight on the Irish psyche as only Harding can.Continue reading “The Man Who Knew Nothing by Michael Harding”
Cruinniú na nÓg 2020
Cruinniú na nÓg this Saturday on The Glens Centre YouTube channel features some wonderful talent that was facilitated by singer/songwriters Glen Hansard & Tadhg MacDhonnagáin.
We are proud to say that RTE Junior will be featuring this event as one the nationwide highlights!
Thank you to Creative Ireland & Leitrim County Council for their support!
Arts North West on Ocean FM
‘The Glens Centre is proud to present its very own, inhouse, radio show on Ocean FM.
Arts North West is a new, 30 minute, arts magazine featuring the cream of talent in North Leitrim, Sligo & Sth Donegal.
Tune in to to every Thursday at 9.30pm with a repeat every Sunday.
Podcast will go live from Thursday, immediately after the show.
The Arts Page on the Ocean FM website can be accessed here where you can see access the previous shows!
Episode one featuring Rossa O’Snodaigh, Musician, Louise Kennedy, Writer and Philip Delamere, Leitrim Arts Office
Episode two featuring Johnny Gogan, Filmmaker, Maeve McGowan from the Hawkswell Theatre Sligo and Ciaran McAuley & Steve Wickham.
Episode three featuring Monica Corish, Sean MacDiarmada Summer School and Pat McCabe – “The Galway Spike”
Episode four featuring Hawk’s Well Director, Marie O’Byrne, speaking about the National Campaign For the Arts.(Award-winning ex-RTE journalist, Susan O’Keeffe, gives us a brief on the Yeats Society Sligo and its upcoming festival. Poet Brian Leyden reads his provocative new prose piece, Mansplaining WB Yeats.
Tell your stories for Arts North West!
“A great story can sometimes make a great tune. The pantheon of Irish traditional music is filled with great tunes. Magnificent titles abound like “The Wheels of The World”, “The Enchanted Lady”, “The King of the Fairies”, “Upstairs In A Tent”.Continue reading “Tell your stories for Arts North West!”