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Culture Night Events at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
Friday, 21 September 2018  5:30  
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Friday, 21 September 2018,  5:30
Contact 028 3031 3180

As part of Culture Night celebrations the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry, is proud to present an evening of entertainment.


  • 5.30 p.m. FREE Ceramic Workshop with Amy Mackle – numbers limited
  • 7.00 p.m.  Dance Workshop with Ripton Lindsay, Caribbean, reggae, hip-hop specialist
  • 5.30 p.m. Art Exhibitions from John Bannon and Joe Leigh Corrigan        

 AND AT 8 pm

A Night of Communication Through the Arts….. featuring

*Whiskey for Breakfast - The folk group from Rathfriland called “Whiskey before Breakfast” play both Irish and Scottish ballads. 

*Sheila Smyth and the Changemakers -
Sheila Smyth is a composer, musician and social entrepreneur.  Showcasing  “Changemakers”,  a group of inspirational and talented people who are on a recovery journey.  Their music is both victorious and deeply moving.

*Steve Lally – Storyteller - The exceptionally talented Storyteller and Visual Artist Steve Lally, working for over 15 years in the arts. Writing his own material as well as re-imagining folktales, myths, legends and story songs ranging from ancient Celtic epics of Ireland and beyond of adventure and romance

*Media Screening Exhibition by Richard Kelly

This piece requires parental guidance!

- Richard Kelly Visual Artist originally from Co Mayo now living in Co Down. Working for over 20 years as an artist, uses mixed mediums, oil, acrylic on canvas and specialist in graphite work. The style of art, more commonly known as "outsiders Art" primarily conceptual surrealism work inspired by past masters such as Rubens, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Raphael whilst looking at cultural influences of years gone by.

*Brick Smith        - "Brick Smyth is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Lisburn and has recently begun work as a solo artist after spending most of his life in bands. His music nods towards his influences- Tom Waits, Laura Marling, Paul Simon, Nick Cave and Jeff Buckley." 

*Trad Jam Finale – features all the acts taking part in Culture Night.    

Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council comments “Culture Night is marked in Newry and Downpatrick, so come along to  The Sean Hollywood Arts Centre,  a warm welcome awaits !”


Location Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
1A Bank Parade
BT35 6HP
028 3031 3180
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