Busking the Night Away: A Mid-September Showcase of the Arts
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
All ages event | Wheelchair accessible
Midleton Arts Festival is a vibrant and welcoming annual festival which promotes, expresses and celebrates the bountiful creativity in Midleton and East Cork. This Culture Night event is your chance to meet the artists and creatives that make it happen and also an opportunity to have your say and join in the fun. With music, film screenings, performance and fine art.
A fun-filled evening of performances, films and great music by local artists. Come see what Midleton Arts Festival is all about, why it’s a great asset for the town, and share your ideas for next year’s festival! Be greeted at the Courthouse by buskers outside. Come in to see highlights from this year’s festival including some of the best films, the Drum Circle, and ECMP’s RAW installation. Enjoy a showcase of Midleton’s finest theatre, dance, history, and artwork – plus music to get you moving! We’ll also let you in on a secret… the theme for next year’s festival!
Screening of films
- My town by Sean Coffey (winner of MAF film and animation competition 2017)
- Kindred Spirits Drum Ceremony Event from MAF 2017 – movie by Ilse de Ziah
- ECMP “Raw” from 2017 MAF – movie by Belinda Walsh
- A Film by Jessica Bonenfant Coogan of Greywood Arts
- Short film of highlights from MAF 2017
Performance by Alice Barry
Nurture, a new play by Alice Barry, explores the hazardous world of internet dating and the difficulty of holding on to true love when disaster comes calling. Alice will perform an excerpt from Nurture in The Courthouse as part of culture night.
Fine Art from the Half Light Gallery
Busking by local children