Culture Night Sligo is just around the corner! Make a date with you local cultural organisations this Friday September 20th for a late night of free cultural events and happenings.
Culture Night this year has a special focus on events for families and young children. Monkeyshine Theatre and Kids’ Own Publishing are collaborating with The Model (9141405) and Hawk’s Well Theatre (9161518) to create exciting and magical immersive experiences for young children as part of Baby Culture Night
‘Lull for Babies’
(2.30pm- 7pm) Kids’ Own Publishing aids both Hawk’s Well Theatre and The Model to create soothing lull spaces for parents and babies to chill out in the company of artist Maree Hensey and musician Kieran Mullally. ‘Lull’ takes place at Hawks Well at 2.30pm and 3.15 pm and at The Model 4.30 and 5.15pm and is suitable for ages 6-18 months, duration 30mins.
The Model presents, ‘Playtime’ at 3pm which is a unique collaboration between PassePartout Theatre and Cork Circus, which has been commissioned specially for Culture Night at The Model. Set in an old Railway Station, ‘Playtime’ is a show for families, suitable for children 3-5 yrs upwards; it’s the story of the joyously inquisitive station master Monsieur Gusto.
Two Worlds with a Journey in-between
Two Worlds with a Journey in-between runs from 4pm-7pm in both The Model and Hawk’s Well Theatre. Intermittent 10 minute theatrical performances will take place in entertainment spaces specially created by Monkeyshine Theatre. Monsieur Gusto and a friend will then accompany families on a magical journey through Sligo’s streets from one venue to another on several occasions throughout the afternoon/ evening.
County Sligo Youth Theatre presents, ‘Jolly Beggars’ at 7pm and 9pm at the Fridge, Lower Quay Street when laughter will ring through the air as enthusiastic young actors perform three short 15th Century farcical plays, boisterous audience participation will be encouraged. This free performance is directed by Jean- Marie Perinetti, the performance is free but booking is advisable. firstname.lastname@example.org or 0719138489.