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Culture Night in Westport
September 21, 2018
Culture is catching and on Fri Sep 21st 2018 venues across Westport will be opening their doors later than usual to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Join in the celebrations and see how many you can take in on the night!
Green Fuse Gallery
Green Fuse is a fine art gallery in the West of Ireland that features the work of artists based in or influenced by, this very particular place and context.
On Culture Night Green Fuse presents A mixed group exhibition of contemporary Irish Art.
Please join us for a chat and a glass of wine, all are welcome!
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Address: The Octagon, James St, Westport, Co. Mayo
Phone: 098 25971
Absolute Pottery, Westport
Irish artist based in the West of Ireland, Roger Harley creates robust functional ceramics as well as striking one-off pieces. A great colourist, he is influenced by Eastern and African art resulting in simple forms with an almost tribal contemporary feel.
On Culture night join Roger Harley in his studio on Quay Hill, Westport for Pottery Demonstrations and an exclusive insight into the pottery process.
Custom House Studios
On Culture night there is a lot happening – come and enjoy our events listed below from 6-8pm – All are Welcome
1. Clew Bay Pipe Band @ 6.30pm
2. Art Exhibition by Benita Stoney from 6 pm
3. Art Exhibition & talk by Aidan Crotty from 7 pm
4. Poetry Reading at Creel Cafe @8pm Open Artists’ Studio workshops for Children & Adults – ‘make your own art’ & Open Print Workshop.
There will be Music from local musicians also and refreshments will be served.
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Address: The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport Bike Shop
Westport Bike Shop was established in 2010 to cater for the growing popularity of cycling in Westport. Our shop and staff are dedicated to providing the best equipment and service. We are passionate about cycling and our goal is to make every customer feel like a ‘professional’ and give a professional service. We are also delighted to cater to tourists , family’s and groups wishing to cycle the Great Western Greenway a 40 km off road cycle path that runs from Westport to Achill Island.
On Culture Night Westport Bike Shop will provide A bicycle tour of Culture Night events in Westport – lots of fun to be had cycling with the group around the Westport Culture Night venues – Booking is required – contact Westport Bike Shop for further details.
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Address: The Paddock, Newport Road Westport, Co.Mayo
Phone: 096 50400/087 2471840
Cherish The Ladies – In Concert @ Westport Town Hall Theatre
When describing Cherish the Ladies, the critics say it best;”It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do”, the Boston Globe, “An astonishing array of virtuosity”, the Washington Post, “Expands the annals of Irish music in America, the music is passionate, tender and rambunctious”, The New York Times and for the past twenty nine years, Cherish the Ladies have proven themselves worthy to live up to these accolades and in doing so have become one of the most engaging ensembles in the history of Irish music.
- Time: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
- Cost: €20
- Website: https://westporttownhall.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593998/events/128730253/seats?zone=Town+Hall+NEW