‘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!
Thanks to Creative Ireland, Midleton Arts Festival was able to offer a day of making drums from junk, learning drum beats and a drum circle at the Kindred Spirits sculpture on the Halloween bank holiday weekend! A wonderful day was had by all.
The Junkyard playground took place on May 12th and 13th in MyPlace, Midleton. The aim of the project was to encourage children to create their own adventures using recycled material. The inspiration for this project came from my PhD thesis, which looks at children’s unstructured play. Unfortunately, due to the institutionalisation of children’s time… Continue reading Junkyard Playground
The event took place in Midleton library, also known as “The Market House”, the oldest civic building in Midleton and so a historic icon in town. The talk was about the building itself explaining the local history and transformation along the four centuries since it was built. Tony Harpur introduced the event by introducing the… Continue reading History Talk and Live Music Event