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July 2017

Photoshop with Keith Bailey

Saturday July 8th - 9:30 am - Sunday July 9th - 4:30 pm
Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, CCAM, Wellpark Road
Galway, H91 WP9K Ireland
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Date: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July (9.30am – 4.30pm). Venue: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Wellpark road, Galway City. Cost: €170 members/ €180 non-members. Participants also have the option of purchasing ADOBE Course Books for €50. Contact: or phone 091 770748. This two day course suits both new and self-taught novice users of Photoshop. It aims to consolidate prior understanding and extend users to an intermediate level where they are comfortable creating compositions, working with both raster and…

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A Night at the Opera with Singing Soldier David Martin

Saturday July 8th - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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Classical Tenor and Army Sergeant David Martin's success in the musical world continues with his first solo national 'A Night at the Opera' Midsummer Tour featuring a Piano quartet and guest Soprano

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Summer Advanced Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday July 12th - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Advanced Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in mid-July the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Advanced Theatre course for ages 18+. John Farrell is a well known theatre artist who has been teaching for many years including workshops under the auspices of New York's Everyman Company as well as classes for numerous outlets including Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn College and in, Ireland, at The Project Arts Centre where he worked as the Education Officer…

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Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday July 12th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in mid-July the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Intermediate Theatre course for ages 18+. John Farrell is a well known theatre artist who has been teaching for many years including workshops under the auspices of New York's Everyman Company as well as classes for numerous outlets including Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn College and in, Ireland, at The Project Arts Centre where he worked as the Education Officer for…

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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead

Friday July 14th - 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monroe’s Live, Dominick Street, Galway
Galway, Galwa Ireland
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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead Galway Film Fleadh - Irish Premiere Screening “Drawing from an incredible trove of stills, film footage, audio recordings, and rare live tracks—much of which has never been seen or heard—Bar-Lev’s fresh, formally inventive approach paints the picture of a distinctly American band exploring visions of Americana through music – SUNDANCE INSTITUTE Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, South by Southwest. Venue: Monroe's Live Doors: 6pm - Bushmills Whiskey…

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Golden Record

Sunday July 16th - 2:00 pm - Sunday July 30th - 2:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Golden Record Dorothy Cross | Laura de Búrca | Ed Devane | Jane Locke | Susan MacWilliam | Lucy McKenna | Suzanne Mooney | Lorraine Neeson | Paul Nugent | Niamh O'Malley | Richard Proffitt | Jennifer Walshe Curated by Maeve Mulrennan 17 - 30 July 2017 Galway International Arts Festival Opening: 2 pm, Sunday 16 July 2017, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street Performance: 3 pm Sunday 16 July by Jane Locke Galway Arts Centre will be offering guided…

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One Minute Film Festival at Galway Film Fleadh

Sunday July 16th - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, CCAM, Wellpark Road
Galway, H91 WP9K Ireland
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Galway City of Film in partnership with Galway Film Centre and the Galway Film Fleadh are delighted to announce the 30 films for the One Minute Film Festival 2017! A Petite Drop – Emily Loughnane Adi – Jip Heijenga All The Right Buttons – Jamie Mills Bad Bitches – Ann-Marie O’Connor & Sarah Kinlen Ballpark – David McNaboe Beautiful Chaos – Laura Poortenga Black River – Fabien Oman Breakouts and Other Problems – Mark Gallagher Camping Unplugged – Leon Butler…

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The People Build

Tuesday July 18th - 9:00 am - Sunday July 23rd - 7:30 pm
Eyre Square, 114A Eyre Square Shopping Centre
Galway, Galway Ireland
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Volunteers will construct a life-sized cardboard building in Eyre Square. Start by attending one of the workshops held in Bailey Allen Hall in NUIG on July 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. Sessions are from 9am - 1pm or 2pm - 6pm each day. Or you can show up on Build Day on July 22nd at 11am or Deconstruction Day on July 23rd at 4pm. We need 150 people and all are welcome. Email Volunteer Coordinator, Kady Perry, to to…

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Can we ever really see each other By Nicola Gunwhy

Wednesday July 19th - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University Hospital Galway, Newcastle
Galway, 6027 Ireland
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‘Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.’ Susan Sontag Can We Ever Really See Each Other? a new exhibition by Nicola Gunwhy at University Hospital Galway, Newcastle Road, Galway from 6.30pm Wednesday 19 July for…

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Adventures in Abstract Art

Saturday July 22nd - 10:00 am - Sunday July 23rd - 4:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Cora Murphy will be hosting her ‘Adventures in Abstract Art’ Weekend Painting Workshop at Galway Arts Centre on 22-23 July. The work is a fun, informative way to tap into and develop your own intuitive painting style. The Early Bird Special Price of €225 (usually €265) expires Today! The fee includes: All materials including great paints, canvasses and mediums 2 x days of structured stimulating tuition (10 am – 4 pm daily) A lunch and plenty of yum, good food…

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Passenger | Galway Arts Festival, IE

Saturday July 22nd - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Galway International Arts Festival, Festival Office: Black Box Theatre, Dyke Road
Galway, Ireland
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Tickets on sale now – https://Passenger.lnk.to/GalwayArtsFestivalFE

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Wednesday July 26th - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Galway International Arts Festival & Róisin Dubh present LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO Wednesday 26th July Doors 8pm. €35. Unreserved seating. The joyous and uplifting musical voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, referred to by Nelson Mandela as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’ marry the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their Zulu traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music. The result is a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched a worldwide audience ever since Paul Simon first introduced them to the…

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August 2017

Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre

Wednesday August 2nd - 10:00 am - Tuesday August 15th - 2:30 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre. Each day starts with an new art, craft and design project. Each student will be guided by professional and registered teacher of art, craft and design, Vicky Smith, on how to develop drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramic and textile skills across a range of mediums with a summer theme. Full of fun and art, suitable for ages 6-12 years. Please sign up with Galway Arts Centre to secure your place.…

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Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre

Wednesday August 2nd - 10:00 am - Tuesday August 15th - 2:30 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre. Each day starts with an new art, craft and design project. Each student will be guided by professional and registered teacher of art, craft and design, Vicky Smith, on how to develop drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramic and textile skills across a range of mediums with a summer theme. Full of fun and art, suitable for ages 6-12 years. Please sign up with Galway Arts Centre to secure your place.…

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Two Day Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Saturday August 12th - 10:00 am - Sunday August 13th - 5:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Two Day Stop Motion Animation Workshop Description Learn how to: Build armature. Design and create a plasticine puppet. Draw and plan a storyboard. Build a set. Animate your puppet. Use Dragon Frame. Two days where you will learn all of the above and have a puppet and a DVD of the animation created at the end of the course. This is a great weekend workshop for anyone wanting to learn the basics of stop motion animation and leave with the…

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Muldoon’s Picnic Scottish & Irish Tour

Thursday August 24th - 9:00 pm - Sunday September 3rd - 10:00 pm
Poetry Ireland / Éigse Éireann, 11 Parnell Square East
Dublin, Dublin 1 Ireland
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Poet Paul Muldoon and his house band Rogue Oliphant lead a star-studded literary and musical tour of Scotland and Ireland. Described by Time Out as "a music-and-literature extravaganza", featured guests on the Muldoon's Picnic tour include Kevin Barry, Eavan Boland, Paul Brady, Lisa Dwan, Anne Enright, Lisa Hannigan, Martin Hayes, Maddy Prior, Duke Special and many more. Thursday 24 August, 9pm The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh International Book Festival With Steeleye Span-singer Maddy Prior, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, award-winning writer Bernard MacLaverty and…

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September 2017

Looking For Infinity: El Camino (Irish Premier)

Tuesday September 5th - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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El Camino de Santiago, or the Way of Saint James, is one of the oldest and most popular of all spiritual pilgrimages, undertaken by over 200,000 people every year. Many of these pilgrims undergo a Rebirth Renovatio on the path from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela, which is often considered metaphorical for the journey from cradle to grave. It is against this backdrop that the conceptual documentary “Looking for Infinity: El Camino” was born. Since the dawn of civilisation, humans…

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Clifden 40

Wednesday September 13th - 4:00 pm - Sunday September 24th - 12:55 am
Clifden Arts Festival, Clifden
Galway, n/a Ireland
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Portraiture Workshop with Caitlyn Rooke

Saturday September 23rd - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Portraiture Workshop with Caitlyn Rooke September 23rd, 2017 11-5pm Learn to paint a lively and realistic portrait with oil painter, Caitlyn Rooke, in this 6 hour workshop. This is a great opportunity for beginners and artists of any level who want to freshen up their life painting skills. This workshop focuses on learning to paint realistically by thinking abstractly. It includes demonstrations at each stage of the portrait and with only ten places available, you can expect plenty of individual…

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How’s Your Father? – Town Hall Theatre

Saturday September 23rd - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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How's Your Father, the brand new comedy play by Conal Gallen starts it's nationwide tour this Autumn. A B&B! A Landlady! A Priest! A Jockey! A Mystery! It's a side-splitting tale of love, deceit, mystery, bad food and a bit of "How's Your Father" thrown in for good measure! A show not to be missed!! Age recommendation 16+ Make sure to book your tickets early 091 569777 or http://www.tht.ie

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