Dunmanway Cultural Treasure Trail
Time: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Phone: 086 8239149 or 0238856818
All ages event | Wheelchair accessible
5.00 Dunmanway Community Garden, Tonafora, Bantry Road – Exhibition and workshop of traditional crafts.
6.30 Dunmanway Adult Education Centre, Park Road – Display of Art and Photographic Workshop.
8.00 Atkins Hall, Main Street – Dunmanway Community Choir and Historic Society exhibit.
9.00 St. Mary’s Church, Main Street – Ringing of Sam Maguire Community Bells
This Cultural event will give the people of Dunmanway a new cultural experience. Come and join in the community organised night. Come and try out butter making, basket making, traditional wood skills, photography, and ringing the bells. Dunmanway Community Garden will be hosting a range of exhibitions of traditional crafts. From butter making to basket weaving, traditional wood-work/green wood skills to home crafts. Come – see and try for yourself.
Dunmanway Adult Education Centre will have an art and craft display as well as a workshop on digital photography on how to capture and download and print your photos.
Dunmanway Community Choir will perform songs from all over the world with a cultural theme. Their performances as a group are powerful and fun.
In St Mary’s Church the newly installed Sam Maguire Community Bells will be rung. Listen to the story of how each bell has been given a theme depicting the story of Sam Maguire and the history of the town of Dunmanway. There are 8 bells and their themes are Sport, Wars and Revolution, Agriculture, People of Dunmanway, Migration, Religious Traditions, Educations and Arts and Industry and Commerce.