Here are two events which may catch your interest. The Mixed Arts Night is along the lines of some of our very best Kilmainham Arts club nights – brimming with talent – I really hope you can make it along!
See Dublin from a totally different perspective, join us for a River Liffey tour, hear the fascinating nautical tales and see the bridges and buildings of the city as you glide past
Limited places available, €10 suggested donation to Home of Hope for Girls charity, see below.
THURSDAY JULY 25th
‘Driving out Darkness Together’An inspiring evening of film, spoken word, music, and art in the beautiful Georgian room of the Teachers Club, Parnell Square. Seats 8pm show 8.20pm
TALK: Our inspirational guest Mam Khanyi, the founder of Home of Hope for Girls, recent recipient of the Nelson Mandela Foundation award Unsung Hero of South Africa, will share her vision of the restoring power of love and education.
FILM: Screening of the short film SANCTUARY. A collection of short stories relating to the experience of asylum seekers and fefugees in Ireland performed by Irish actors and writers including Marian Keyes, Mick Lally, Eileen Walsh, Aidan Kelly, and many other well known names. Director Barrie Dowdall will do a Q and A on this remarkable project. Some cast will be present too.
SPOKEN WORD: Poetry from two Dublin-based poets, Phil Lynch and Chandrika Narayana-Mohan. Maria Corbett reading her work from the Heroine’s Journey. Jack Lynch sharing a story from Timeless Tales, a collection of Syrian folktales on which he was the English language editor.
MUSIC: Farah Elle – Original songwriter/pianist
Traditional Irish music trio Kevin O’Connor, (fiddle) Martin Nolan (piper) and John Rhinehardt (bazooki)
DANCE: Bollywood Fusion, talented dance duo
VISUAL ART: bid in our silent auction for an original 60cm diameter painting ‘Into the Light’ created especially for the occasion by Marina Forrestal – see image attached.
This venue is wheelchair accessible. free event with a fundraising raffle and silent auction all proceeds to Home of Hope for Girls