Culture Night at Townhall – 16th September 2016

Fri 16th September
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Townhall Cavan will be a hive of activity for Culture Night, Friday, 16th September with free music, art, film, theatre and more from 4pm until after midnight.

4pm – 5pm Open Studios at Townhall Cavan

Visit Konik artists, Pawel and Kasia, and Johanna Nulty, Bullock Lane artist in residence.


30 Years, Artists, Places

This exhibition marks 30 years since local authorities embarked on providing for the arts locally. Featuring Jane McCormack, Tony O’Malley, Alice Maher, Robert Ballagh, David Stephenson and more. Will commence at Johnston Central Library at 6.45pm, before continuing to Townhall.


8pm Behind Closed Doors

Behinds Closed Doors has taken a special interest in Francis Sheehy Skeffington. He was a man before his time, and didn’t fit in well with many of his peers. As BCD is from Cavan, the group feels an affinity for a fellow Cavan man. BCD will chronicle the last three days of Sheehy-Skeffington’s life in a twenty minute theatre piece. Takes place in the Townhall Courtyard.


9pm – 9.45pm  Outdoor screening of ‘Broken Tale’ by Konik Artists

Based on a Swedish folk tale, Broken Tale, an animation by Konik Artists, Kasia and Pawel, relates the journey of a girl into the heart of the wilderness to a lake hidden deep in the primeval forest. Takes place in the Townhall Courtyard


10pm – midnight ‘House Party’ at Townhall Cavan

Townhall Cavan transforms the space into a living, breathing house party. With live music, DJ sets, a new performance art piece from the Gonzo called ‘Last Man Standing’, the world premiere of a theatre/production installation, ‘Dad in the Kitchen’ by Philip Doherty, and the launch of Townhall Cavan’s thrilling new winter season, including the return of the Festival of the Dead. All for free!

‘Dad in the Kitchen’ by Philip Doherty will premiere on Culture Night before running as a lunchtime show in Townhall during September.