Nutgrove Arts Festival
Thursday 26th October - Saturday 4th November
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THURSDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2017
You are invited to Preview the exhibits of Photographer, David Gunning, Artists, Rachel Meadows, Declan Mitchell & Hannah Cooke.
Enjoy the ’21 Faces – Take a second look’ Photo Exhibition’ presented by The Down Syndrome Centre.
Specially commissioned Artwork by Artist Aidan McDermott will be on display in the Centre Mall.
Chris McMorrow will also be adoring the walls with his stunning Dublin prints.
There are lots of works for you to enjoy on the malls throughout the festival.
FRIDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2016 (Opening Night)
19.05 Pre event wine / soft drinks reception with Singer, Song Writer Míchéal “Hawley” Smith.
19.35 Your Host & M.C. for the evening Chris Holland will introduce the Artists Acts & Special Guests.
19.40 The Rathfarnham Concert Band will perform a number of popular tunes to entertain an audience of all ages.
20.10 Sean Aylward, centre Manager on behalf of the Landlord, Managing Agent, Tenants and Staff will welcome Artists, Acts & Special Guests to the Nutgrove Arts Festival 2017.
20.15 An Cathaoirleach, On behalf of DLR. Co Co., will officially open the Nutgrove Arts Festival 2017.
20.20 Toby Walker from Circus Gerbola will entertain and amaze with a wonderful display of Juggling.
20.30 The wonderfully talented Students from Leotards & Monologues will entertain us song and specially cheographed Dance routine.
21.00 Chris Holland will bring down the curtain on Arts Fest 2017 opening night.
*Please note that times listed above are for guidelines only and are subject to change *
SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER
10.00 - 13.00 The Amazing face painting artistry of Rachel Meadows returns for another year.
11.00 - 16.00 Kater 4 Kidz. The kids will be creating their very own ‘Take away’ treats.
14.00 - 16.00 Wanda the Witch will entertain the Kids with scary Halloween stories. Each session will take approx. 20 min with shows starting at 14.00, 15.00 & 16.00
14.00 - 17.00 Another chance to get that very special face creation with Rachel Meadows.
SUNDAY 29TH OCTOBER
13.00 - 16.00 Your chance to create a Halloween themed piece of pottery under the watchful eye of Christien Van Bussell.
12.00 - 18.00 Your very last chance to get a ‘face creation’ with the amazingly talented Rachel Meadows, Come early to avoid being disappointed!
13.00 - 14.00 Decorate your pottery with the help of our Artist, Christien Van Bussell
MONDAY 30TH OCTOBER
12.00 - 18.00 Our Art & Educate Treasure Hunt kicks off. To take part simply Find, Hidden around the Centre, the works of well known Irish Artists like Jackie Edwards, Tony O’ Connor & Lucy Doyle and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes. There are 12 in total.
TUESDAY 31ST OCTOBER (Halloween )
11.00 - 16.00 To help you get ready to go trick or treating we have, mad hair artists, Face paintersand nail artists around the malls. And it’s all FREE!!
WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER
19.30 - 21.00 On the eve of all souls Day we are taking the opportunity, with the wonderful voice of Chris Holland, to remember and celebrate the lives and music of such legends as Frank Sinatra, Matt Munroe, David Bowie and our very own Joe Dolan.
Note: This event is Ticket only. You can apply for your FREE ticket by emailing this office no sooner that 12th October. Each request is limited to 4 Tickets. Wine and soft drinks will be served.
THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER
10.30 - 17.30 This is your last chance to enter our Art & Educate treasure hunt. To take part simply Find, Hidden around the Centre, the works of well known Irish Artists like Jackie Edwards, Tony O’ Connor & Lucy Doyle and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes. There are 12 in total.
FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER
12.00 - 16.00 BUG HOTEL. Build and bring home your very own Bug Hotel.
12.00 - 16.00 VIRTUAL REALITY, It has been described by some as the link between the ‘HERE AND NOW’ and an alternative reality. So come along and enjoy the journey to YOUR alternative reality.
SATURDAY 4TH NOVEMBER
10.00 - 16.00 Visit the Exploration Dome and Let us take you on a trip to show you the wonders ofthe universe.
10.00 - 16.00 Our very own Wizard will be carrying out amazing fetes of wizardry on the malls.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE, DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL WE MAY FROM TIME TO TIME CHANGE, CANCEL OR ADD TO EVENTS, DATES, TIMES TO THE EVENTS LISTED ABOVE