Culture Night 2021: Ulster

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Culture Night 2021 takes place on 17 September. Here’s what’s happening in Ulster throughout the night:


A sound and drawing workshop inspired by the Turkish artist Cevdet Erek and led by Zoe McSparron. Translate sound to artwork as the gallery floor becomes a giant sketchpad, using a variety of drawing and movement exercises and tools including charcoal, paint, crayons, markers.

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Void Gallery

Time: 6:30pm-8pm
Location: Void, 10 Waterloo Place, Derry
For more information, contact Void Gallery by email or visit the website.

Painting Class with Rozalia Degerne

Hungarian artist Rozalia Degerne teaches a class on oil and acrylic painting at The Alley Theatre in line with her newest exhibition, sharing the inspiration behind her seascape paintings. Participants are required to bring their own painting materials.

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Rozalia Regerne’s seascape artwork

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: The Alley Theatre, Strabane BT82 8EF
For more information, call +44 28 7138 4444 or visit The Alley Theatre online.
Booking is essential for this event, email to book your ticket.

Knitting on the Walls

Designer Edel Mac Bride will deliver this visually engaging knitting event from Derry’s historical city walls, celebrating Ulster’s rich culture through yarn crafts. This event is open to audiences of all ages.

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Edel Mac Bride

Time: 5:30pm-9pm
Location: Derry Walls ( Between Stable Lane and Castle Gate)
For more information, call 083 3437031 or click here.

Quadraphonica by Rayon Vert and The Fully Automatic Model

An improvised electronic piece, brought to you in quadraphonic sound, via two musicians and an array of ever-evolving technologies and instrumentation. The performance is a collaboration between Jonny Delaney (The Fully Automatic Model) and Rory Donaghy (Rayon Vert).

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Rayon Vert and The Fully Automatic Model

Time: 7pm-8pm, 8pm-9pm
Location: MAPA Theatre, North West Regional College, Strand Road, Derry
For more information, click here, or book your tickets here.

In Your Space Circus Workshop

Join In Your Space Circus for a one-night-only circus skills workshop where you can learn to juggle three balls, throw a diabolo, or spin some poi.

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In Your Space Circus

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: 44-48a Waterloo Street, Derry
For more information, call 02877377113, visit In Your Space Circus online, or drop them an email.


A Night at the Drive-In

Have a movie night out from the comfort of your own car. There will be two films screened throughout the night – one for kids and one for adults – in Clones Credit Union carpark. Screenings: Honey I Shrunk the Kids – 7pm, American Graffiti – 9.30pm.

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The Drive-In will take place in the Clone Credit Union carpark

Time: 7pm-8:30pm, 9:30pm-11:30pm
Location: Credit Union Carpark, The Diamond, Clones
For more information, call 087 766 5329 or visit Clones Film Festival online.

Kavanagh’s Poetry Dukebox

The Patrick Kavanagh centre hosts a celebration of community and the spoken word, with contributions from a selection of contemporary poets and performers. This event has been organised in anticipation of the launch of a Poetry Jukebox, to be installed in September along the River Fane as part of the Kavanagh trail in Inniskeen.

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The poetry jukebox will be installed this September

Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Candlefort
For more information, call 042 937 8560 or visit the Patrick Kavanagh Centre online.


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