The quiet beginnings in Ballyannan Woods with Sarah Hourigan of Nature Therapy Ireland brought the team into focus and grounding...we will be ready for anything this weekend! We made pink bunting, a huge banner, personalised High Vis jackets and even created a MAF logo... well she's more of a mascot. She will be unfurled on… Continue reading Preparations and festival underway!
Calling all Filmmakers!
We hope to hear from you soon, as the festival is only two weeks away! Films will be played for two days on a cycle, so may even be screened multiple times!
We have started the festival poster making today at Educate Together N.S. with Múinteoir John and artist Belinda Walsh. The class has loved going wild with the paint! If you want to join in with the advertising of the festival and have an idea for a poster we would love you to make one. You… Continue reading Poster making
Winner of the Best Cruinniú na Nóg Animation 2021
MAF has been holding Stop Motion Animation workshops this year, led by Belinda Walsh and Ilse de Ziah. The recent one was in association with Cruinniú na Nóg and previous one with FirstCut! Youth Film Festival 2021. They were so much fun and the resulting animations were gorgeous. We are pleased to announce the winner… Continue reading Winner of the Best Cruinniú na Nóg Animation 2021
Ar Muin Na Muice
Cruinniú na nÓg Stop Motion Animation workshops and competition AGES 8 TO 16 A series of stop motion animation workshops where participants learn how to create their own animated shorts at home. Workshops begin with a brief history of stop motion animation and participants will make optical toys while learning about the characters that paved… Continue reading Ar Muin Na Muice
Art in My Home Culture Night
Last Chance to submit slideshow for Culture Night ‘Art in my Home’ Exhibition!Midleton Arts Festival are pleased to announce 'Art in My Home,' An exhibition celebrating the art you have around you in your home. September 18th, so get your slideshow in by the 16th so we can upload to FaceBook and YouTube on time.It… Continue reading Art in My Home Culture Night
Culture Night 2020
Midleton Arts Festival Invite you to submit slideshow for Culture Night ‘Art in My Home’ Exhibition Midleton Arts Festival are pleased to announce 'Art in My Home,' An exhibition celebrating the art you have around you in your home. It simply involves a little bit of your time with your smartphone. The idea is to photograph art… Continue reading Culture Night 2020
Junk Couture Fashion Parade!
Hey get ready to strut your stuff! We are preparing for a Junk Couture Fashion Show for MAF2020 with clothes made from recycled material, bio material, plants, newspaper and more. Get sewing or tying, melting or wiring and make your gorgeous creation! Get a friend to model it or take to the runway yourself! First… Continue reading Junk Couture Fashion Parade!
Footprint Award 2019
Midleton Arts Festival award for Contribution to the Arts in Midleton Susan Herlihy of Crafty Hands Studio Susan and her mother with Footprint award at the Half Light Gallery The 2019 award goes to a wonderful woman, full of energy, and a passion for art and for the community. She has given a huge contribution… Continue reading Footprint Award 2019
Saturday Night Festival plan!
Follow the gang, bring a gang, come alone, whatever way, follow the plan and you'll have a ball with us all! Joining at any point or time is fine. See you there if you dare! 7.30 Pre-show drinks Wallis' Bar8.00 Theatre Show "A Different Kettle" An Seomra9.30 J.J. Coppinger's a nip for courage10.00 Silly Walk… Continue reading Saturday Night Festival plan!