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!
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
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
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
‘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
Would you like to help us make this year's Midleton Arts Festival poster? Be part of The Great Paint! We will paint 50 canvasses and then put them all together to make one huge image to advertise the festival. The huge painting will be displayed during the festival. Participants can purchase a 40cm x 30cm… Continue reading The Great Paint!
For the past two years we have had the wonderful artist Fiona Cavallo organising our Street Gallery for the festival. Shop fronts along the Main Street and side streets display paintings from East Cork artists. It adds to the great atmosphere and buzz along the Main Street leading up to and during the Festival. We… Continue reading Street Gallery
The festival team are busy making preparation for the the Arts Festival in 2018. We have an exciting few days planned for the whole community and would love to hear from other groups who are interested in getting involved. Check out the clips from previous festivals. Fun, creativity and community spirit guaranteed!