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October 2015

Creative Cafe

Thursday 22nd October, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Secret Garden Galway, 4 William Street West
Galway, Ireland
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Artspace Studios in collaboration with 126 Artist-run Gallery are officially launching the ‘Creative Cafe Galway’. The Creative Cafe will provide an informal networking space for all Galway City and County artists to meet and get together. As part of the launch there will be a presentation of the different artists groups existing in Galway. This will be an ongoing event. The Creative Cafe Galway will take place every last Thursday of the month in the same place, at the same…

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Seoladh Damhsa an tSaoil

Thursday 22nd October, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Club Arus na nGael, 45 Sráid Doiminic, Gaillimh
Galway, Ireland
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Seolfar an leabhar ‘Damhsa an tSaoil’, le Colma Nic Aodha Bhuí, i gClub Árus na nGael, 45 Sráid Doiminic, Gaillimh ar an Déardaoin 22 Deireadh Fómhair ag a 7i.n.Is leabhar dhátheangach filíochta é Damhsa an tSaoil agus beidh chuile phingin ó dhíol an leabhair ag dul díreach chuig Ionad Tacaíochta Cancer Care West. Is cuid den ghnáthshaol í an ailse sa lá atá inniu ann mar is beag duine luath nó mall nach mbíonn ag plé leis an ngalar bíodh…

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Halloween Costume making Mid term workshops for teenagers + children

Tuesday 27th October, 2015 - 9:30 am - Friday 30th October, 2015 - 2:30 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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HALLOWEEN week kicks off with costume making Halloween camps for children and teenagers. Join artist Fiona Hession and designer Claire Davis for a two-day camp, where participants will learn how to design and make their very own original Hallowe'en costume. On Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th October the artist and designer will work with children ages 11 and under, from 9.30am to 3pm. They will then work with teenagers from 12 to 16 years old on Thursday 29th and Friday…

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Dramsoc presents: ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’

Tuesday 27th October, 2015 - 8:00 pm - Friday 30th October, 2015 - 8:00 pm

‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ is written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Robbie Walsh. It tells the story of Maureen, a middle-aged woman, who lives with her elderly mother, Mag. Maureen’s sisters have flown the nest, escaping the drab family home, leaving Maureen trapped in a dysfunctional relationship with her overbearing mother. Maureen wishes to escape to a new life. So, when Ray brings news that his brother Pato is home from England, Maureen realises she may have found…

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Darker Half: Last Feast

Wednesday 28th October, 2015 - 5:00 pm
126, Artist-run Gallery, 126 Artist-Run Galley, No. 4 Commerce House, Flood Street, Galway City.
Galway, Ireland
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‘Darker Half’ Jojo Hynes, Joanne Newman and Annelie Fawke will be culminating a year long exploration into collaborative exhibition making under the name ‘Triangular Brush Art Jazz Band’, with a residency at 126 gallery, Galway. They will begin with an opening on Wednesday 28th October where they will be showing exhibition ephemera; and will end the residency with a new guise which will take shape during their conversations throughout the week, and will emerge from the ashes of their research…

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Pumpkin Carving Workshop!

Wednesday 28th October, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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On Wednesday 28th October Fiona Hession and Claire Davis will host an evening of pumpkin carving from 6pm to 8pm. Suitable for all ages, the artist and designer will assist people with creating unique designs and working with tools to get the best effects. Children must be supervised. Participants are required to bring a pre-scooped pumpkin. The workshop is €10 per person, or €30 for a group of four. Halloween refreshments will be served. There will also be a prize…

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Play boy of the Western World

Thursday 29th October, 2015 - 8:00 pm - Saturday 31st October, 2015 - 11:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre Galway, Courthouse Square
Galway, Ireland
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Sligo's celebrated Blue Raincoat Theatre Company bring JM Synge's classic "The Playboy of the Western World" to Galway as part of their nationwide tour.

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Zombie Beauty Salon

Saturday 31st October, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Galway Arts Centre invites you to transformed at the first ever Zombie Beauty Salon, open from 12 noon to 6pm on Saturday 31st October. Fiona Hession and Claire Davis will be joined by Macnas makeup artist Michelle Ruane and artist Tara Gleeson to create zombie looks for adults and children. Prices range from €10 to €30. Attending the Zombie Beauty Salon will ensure that your Halloween look is unique and of professional standard. Whether you want a gruesome special effect…

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Darker Half:Guising

Saturday 31st October, 2015 - 5:00 pm
126, Artist-run Gallery, 126 Artist-Run Galley, No. 4 Commerce House, Flood Street, Galway City.
Galway, Ireland
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‘Darker Half’ ‘Darker Half’// A residency of destruction, guising and prediction once darkness has fallen. Jojo Hynes, Joanne Newman and Annelie Fawke will be culminating a year long exploration into collaborative exhibition making under the name ‘Triangular Brush Art Jazz Band’, with a residency at 126 gallery, Galway. They will begin with an opening on Wednesday 28th October where they will be showing exhibition ephemera; and will end the residency with a new guise which will take shape during their…

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Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball

Saturday 31st October, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Club De Burgo’s, 15/17 Augustine Street
Galway, 000 Ireland
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We would like, if we may, to take you on a strange journey... On Saturday 31st October, Galway Fringe brings the The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Galway! In celebration of the cult classic's 40th birthday, we will be showing the film followed by a ghoulish Fancy Dress Ball with prizes going to the best dressed! So in true Rocky Horror style give yourself over to absolute pleasure, brush up on your Timewarp moves and come join us for a…

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November 2015

50×50

Tuesday 3rd November, 2015 - 12:00 pm - Sunday 8th November, 2015 - 6:00 pm

All welcome to the Official Opening on Tues 3rd Nov at 5:50pm Following from the success of this event in 2014, 50 x 50 is back and better than ever! This show, consisting of 50 pieces on display, features the original work of 50 artists, selling for €50 a piece. It is a rare opportunity to purchase original work from some of Galway’s most prominent artists, both established and emerging, working in a range of mediums. This is a must-see…

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Life Drawing 3

Tuesday 3rd November, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
126, Artist-run Gallery, 126 Artist-Run Galley, No. 4 Commerce House, Flood Street, Galway City.
Galway, Ireland
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Life Drawing at 126. Experienced tutor, model and materials provided. For these popular sessions we've limited the numbers to 15 participants max, so make sure you book your place early to avoid disappointment. Each session costs 20 Euros. To secure your spot, please drop in a deposit of 10 Euros to the gallery, or drop us an email:

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#OFFSKETCH Galway 2015

Saturday 7th November, 2015 - 9:30 am

Spend a creative day roaming through Galway and sketching what you see. #OFFSKETCH gives you the chance to discover the joy of creating images on-the-go with a group of lively like-minded sketchers! We’ve selected a handful of Galway-centre locations, (including indoor and outdoor venues). Whether you’re a busker-watcher, a food-connoisseur or a building-junkie, there’ll be plenty to keep you satisfied! Also see https://www.facebook.com/offsketchgalway

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June 2017

Summer Intro to Theatre with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday June 28th - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Intro to Theatre with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in late June the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Introductory 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…

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Summer Advanced Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Wednesday June 28th - 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 late June 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…

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Summer Intermediate Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farre

Wednesday June 28th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galway Arts Centre, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street
Galway, Ireland
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Summer Intermediate Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in late June 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…

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Our Ocean Wealth Summit

Friday June 30th - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
NUI Galway, University Road
Galway, Ireland
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The ‘Our Ocean Wealth Summit’ will take place in Galway this year as part of SeaFest 2017. PwC Ireland are sponsors of Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2017. Now in its fourth year, the 'Our Ocean Wealth Summit' forms a key part of the Government's integrated plan for Ireland's marine sector, Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth, and will bring together world renowned speakers, industry experts, business development agencies and the Irish business and marine research community for focused discussions on this year's…

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LookWest.ie at SeaFest

Friday June 30th - 10:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 6:00 pm

SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, takes place this year in Galway on Friday 30th of June to Sunday 2nd of July. Packed with fun and interactive family-friendly events, SeaFest will see Galway Harbour and Docks transformed into an open-air sea world for three days with activities including seafood cookery and science to cultural history, deep sea exploration and much more. LookWest.ie will be hosting its own Marquee at SeaFest and will treat visitors to three days of exciting and inspiring…

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SeaFest 2017

Friday June 30th - 10:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 5:00 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Come along and discover all about our ocean – from how we explore, to shipwrecks and creatures of the deep. SeaFest is a fun and FREE summer festival for all ages. The programme of events includes a seafood fair, interactive exhibitions and seafaring family entertainment. Taking place at Galway harbour and docks, SeaFest will host tours of ocean going vessels, leisure craft and boats, exhibits on marine life and lots more fun and educational activities. http://www.seafest.ie #seafest #celebratingourseas

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Kids Zone at Seafest 2017

Friday June 30th - 10:00 am - Sunday July 2nd - 6:00 pm
Seafest, Galway, Ireland + Google Map

Fun, free and educational activities will introduce children to the science and mystery of our oceans. Children can create their very own sea creature to take home at the Seven Seas Art Workshop, running from 12pm – 6pm each day. Design and construct a kite at the Go Fly Your Kite workshops provided by the Science Foundation Ireland. Discover the creatures along the seashore with the Explorers Education ‘nobby boat’ with touch tank displays, experiments and demonstrations. Mould mountains and…

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