Culture Night returns to Enniskillen with packed programme

FODC   Culture Night Booklet   Enniskillen & CA Book

Published: 11th September 2017


Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in partnership with Project St Patrick has organised a packed programme of activities for Culture Night which takes place on Friday 22 September 2017.

Culture Night is a UK and Ireland celebration of culture, heritage, creativity and the arts and returns to the Fermanagh area for the third year this autumn. From early afternoon to late evening, locals and visitors can enjoy an evening of free entertainment, discovery and adventure.

Enniskillen Castle Museum will be a hub of activity. Come along and enjoy ‘Meet the Muses’, where visitors will be expertly guided through the new displays on the Fermanagh Lakelands, Enniskillen Town, William Scott Art Gallery and the Fermanagh Hearth, and, be inspired to learn more about those who influenced Fermanagh’s own writers, painters, artists and antiquarians.

There is an assorted mix of music and dance with performances from Connect Youth Dance in conjunction with Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre who will also be providing Zumba classes and dancing with the Fermanagh Concert Band. Enjoy cheer leading demonstrations from Jets Cheerleading, the Equinox Lantern Parade and Caritas choir. Explore more exhibition displays with the ‘Through the Lens’ show which celebrates the Travelling culture and the Inniskillings military exhibition. Enjoy a stone carving demonstration by Michael Hoy, multi – language workshops and a poetry reading from Maria McManus. There will be an opportunity to see a screening of ‘Dust’ a short film based on a collaboration of dance and poetry, this one of many events that are part of the Fermanagh Live festival which also includes the Douglas Hutten exhibition in Waterways Ireland and, the R J Coulter exhibition in the Devenish Gallery.

Many more venues will open their doors for Culture Night Enniskillen. Enjoy an evening of music, poetry, art, crafts and food at the Buttermarket including an acoustic concert with performances from many local artists. Call into Headhunters Railway Museum to see the railway exhibition on display. Headhunters have also put together an exhibition in Enniskillen Library which is also the venue for the launch of Mary Gordon McBride’s book; the fourth in the series of ‘The Rare Auld Times’.

For more information on Culture Night Enniskillen visit or download the brochure here

Culture Night Omagh will also see a number venues including Strule Arts Centre open their doors for a packed programme of arts and cultural events, with exhibitions, workshops, music, dance and more. For more information on Culture Night Omagh visit or download the brochure here


Related Files
FODC Culture Night Booklet Enniskillen & CA Book
11 MB | pdf | 11 Sep 2017
FODC Culture Night Booklet Omagh & CA Book
7 MB | pdf | 11 Sep 2017

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