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
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!
Join Ryan Kershaw in this workshop for all artists. Recording Artist, Author, international Music Educator Ryan Kershaw ( co-Founder of Goldirocks on Oliver Plunkett Street) is holding a special workshop as part of the Midleton Arts Festival this month! This workshop is for for all levels - from those curious about songwriting to professionals and… Continue reading Creativity and Success workshop
We are very happy to have Ruti Lachs and her show A Different Kettle at the Midleton Arts Festival this year. The show is one-woman’s comical musical story about finally achieving freedom from parenthood, and then losing it in Cork. She is a wonderful performer and audiences have been raving. “The humour, the truth, the… Continue reading A Different Kettle
Midleton Arts Festival is once again thrilled to showcase a selection of short films and animations produced by local, young filmmakers from the East Cork area. Curated by local filmmaker, Kara Sweeney of 'Twenty4Films' this year's Courthouse Cinema promises a jam packed schedule, fun for all the family, full of some very creative and imaginative… Continue reading Courthouse Cinema
Midleton Arts Festival poster and sign competition For the 2019 Festival we invite you, your group, or class, to make a poster or sign that can be displayed around town leading up to and during the festival. Make it out of natural materials, recycled materials or drawn, painted, sculpted. Get creative! Win a prize! €200… Continue reading Poster and Sign Competition
We had a wonderful time meeting at Midleton Educate National School hall to paint the image for the poster. Belinda and Ilse gathered lots of paint, borrowed brushes and containers (thanks to Crafty Hands) and bought 50 canvasses (40x30cm). We had prepared the canvasses with light pencil marks drawing out the old stone arch which… Continue reading Poster 2018!
‘The secret space inside my head’
We are now taking submissions for our 2018 Kids Short Film & Animation Competition. The theme this year is 'Secret Spaces' Do you have a short film you made this year? Or an animation? Or perhaps you would like to make a new film or animation to reflect 'Secret Places' which is the theme of… Continue reading Kids Short Film & Animation Competition
Craftyhands will be running a number of workshops to create four ceramic panels which will be unveiled in four locations on the weekend of the MIDLETON ARTS FESTIVAL. Workshop hosts Susan Herlihy and Martin Forrest will take you on a journey to secret spaces in the community of Midleton. We will document the intersection of… Continue reading Haiku in Clay