Events

2017

November

2nd-5th  (John O’Connor Writing School) Literary Arts Festival Armagh

October

20-22nd (Strule Arts Centre)  Omagh Literary Festival

7th  Final of All-Ireland Poetry Slam, 4-7 pm Mulhern’s Bar

5th  Launch of Fermanagh Writers anthology Remembering and Forgetting, Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen 8 pm

4th-8th Fermanagh Live Festival, Enniskillen

September

29th  (The Thing Itself) Live Poetry with Hazel Hogan and others, 7 pm Mulhern’s Bar

(Some ongoing Fermanagh Live Events)

13th till 30th October  Tactile Postcards exhibition by Tara Moran Woods, Fermanagh House

11th till 31st October  Emergence Visual Arts Trail by students of South West College

8th till 31st October  Thread Softly Through Memories Solo exhibition by Jenny McGrail, The Jolly Sandwich, Belmore Street

7th till 9th October  Precious Cargo II small works by Noelle McAlinden

6th – 30th  Elsewhere Solo exhibition by Douglas Hutton, Waterways Ireland, Enniskillen

 

August

25th  All-Ireland Poetry Slam – Fermanagh Heat  @ Mulhern’s Cellar Bar, Belmore Street Enniskillen 7 pm

July

7th (The Thing Itself) Poetry Readings @ Mulhern’s Cellar Bar, Belmore Street  7 pm featuring Stephen Murphy and Cat Brogan

June

13th (Yeats Memorial Building Sligo) Launch of Paula Lahiff’s poetry collection From India to Ithaca  with Damien Brennan 1 pm

MAY

26th (The Thing Itself) Poetry Readings @ The Happiness Trap 7 pm featuring Mel Bradley

22nd & 23rd (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Vernacular Carpentry Workshop with Niall Walsh

19th  (The New Suite, Main Street, Omagh) Book Launch The Blossom or the Bole by Pheme Glass

13th & 14th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Wood Construction & Workshop with David Spence

13th & 14th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Woodturning Workshop with David Spence

6th & 7th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Stone Lettercutting Workshop with Seamus Dunbar

6th & 7th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Make Your Own Casting Facility Workshop with Nick Hughes

5th (Ardhowen Theatre) Celebrating 40 Years of 2000AD 7.30 pm Tickets £8

April

29th & 30th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Stone Carving Workshop with Jackie McKenna

29th & 30th (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Sand Casting In Aluminium Workshop with Kate Oram. Patterns can be made in a 3D printer next door at the FabLab

29th  (Common Ground) 3-6 pm Poetry Workshop and readings in aid of Ulster Wildlife

28th (The Thing Itself) Poetry Readings @ The Happiness Trap Enniskillen with Rory Jones, former All Ireland Slam Champion

22nd  Monica Corish Sligo Writing Workshop, in partnership with Comhlamh – Development Workers in Global Solidarity

8th(Fermanagh Writers) Writing Memoir workshop with tutor Lynda Kirby, in Fermanagh House, Enniskillen 1pm-5pm. Limited places. Booking Essential

7th (Higher Bridges Gallery) Opening of  Cirque des Oiseaux: Artists & Augurs  7 pm. Exhibit continues to 29 April

March

3rd – 11th  (Ardhowen Theatre) 37th Enniskillen Annual Drama Festival

29th (Ardhowen Theatre) Music in Fermanagh presents Musici Ireland – Flute, Viola and Harp

February

5th  (Ardhowen Theatre) Matinee Performance by The Vanburgh String Quartet with soloist William Butt 3.00 pm
4th  (Fermanagh Writers) Writing Poetry workshop with tutor Monica Corish, in Fermanagh House, Enniskillen 10am-5pm. Limited places. Booking Essential

January

19th (Clinton Centre) Together One Voice singing classes begin weekly 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

27th  (Higher Bridges Gallery) Opening of  Interpretations of a Landscape New Work by Jill Mulligan 7 pm. Exhibit continues to 25 February

2016

 November

3rd-6th  Allingham Festival Ballyshannon

October

30th Fermanagh Writers read their work on Time of Our Lives  Radio Ulster 2 pm.

22nd – 23rd (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Modelling The Head In Clay – From Life Workshop

17th  (Omagh Library) Beneath the Hat a collection of verse by Patrick Montague, launched by Joe Mahon of Lesser Spotted Ulster

16th (Ardhowen Theatre) Matinee performance by Ashley Wass, winner of the London International Piano Competition 3 pm

15th  (Ulster American Folk Park) The Great War in Memory, Writing and Drama 10.30 -4pm

1st  Ulster Final of the All-Ireland Poetry Slam @ Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen 5 pm

September

30th-3rd October  Seamus Heaney Homeplace Opening Weekend

30th-8th October  Exhibition of Paintings and Prints by Michael Brown at Enniskillen Castle

29th-1st October  FLive Festival Enniskillen

25th (Allingham Festival) Midday deadline for online entries in Poetry and Flash Fiction Competition

23rd  (Jack Harte Bursary) Deadline for applications 2 weeks writer-in-residence at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre

16th- 25th (Higher Bridges Gallery) Enniskillen Visual Arts Open Exhibition  launch 5-8 pm

16th  Culture Night at Enniskillen Castle. Readings by Fermanagh Writers 7-8 pm

10th & 11th  (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Sand Casting In Aluminium Workshop

10th (Fermanagh Writers) Writing Workshop with crime writer Brian McGilloway Fermanagh House 10am – 5pm Limited Places. Booking Essential

5-16th  Wordsworth’s Ulster Exhibition Enniskillen Library

3rd  Regional Heat of the All-Ireland Poetry Slam @ Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen 4.30 pm (Poets register at 4pm to perform three poems of less than three minutes each)

August

30th  (AT the Edge) Poetry Readings (Breda Wall Ryan, Colin Dardis and Marie Cadden) and Open Mic  Johnstone Library Cavan 6.30 pm

25th-28th  (Five Glens Arts Festival) Manorhamilton

20th  (Common Ground) Annual Gathering

20th (EADS) Acting Workshop with James McAnespy Devenish College Enniskillen 11-6 pm

13th  (Eoghan Timoney) Writers in the Wood Workshop on Conscious Writing in Longford Demense, Beltra Co. Sligo  facilitated by Olive Travers.

6th  (Ardhowen Theatre) 9 pm An Evening of Songs and Poems with Anthony Toner and Frank Ormsby

July

30th & 1st August  (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Stone Carving Workshop

30th & 31st  (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Reproduction Moulding For Artists & Architects

28th Launch of A Dying Language poetry collection by Monica Corish

24th-5th August  Yeats International Summer School Sligo

24th  Deadline for Submission to Boyne Berries anthology

23th & 24th   (Leitrim Sculpture Centre) Workshop in Vernacular Carpentry

18th-19th  Living Legacies WWI project writing workshop Castle Museum Enniskillen

9th  (Higher Bridges Gallery) Opening Night of the Summer Show Exhibition 7.00pm

1st  (Slieve Beagh Arts) One-day exhibition @ Mullaghfad Church 8.30-12.00pm

JUNE

14th (Fermanagh Writers)-FSNI poetry competition launch & readings. @Enniskillen Library 

7th  Corncrake issue#1 launch 7.30pm

 

 

 

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