If you’re looking for some great language events in Cork have a look at this list!
SHANDON PLAZA – CENTRE FOR RUSSIAN CULTURE
The Centre for Russian Culture is running a children ceramic art exhibition at Shandon plaza this year. The theme of the exhibition is ‘My Beautiful Cork’. The launch of the exhibition is at 6 pm. We will also provide a free pottery workshop for children and adults between 4 pm and 5.30pm on the day.
19 Dominick St., Shandon
087 148 6403
4pm – 5.30pm
SPANISH STUDIES CENTRE
An opportunity to take part in activities through Spanish. Arts and Crafts through Spanish for children Age 4 – 8yrs. Taster class in speaking Spanish. ‘A taste of Spain’: Tapas and Refreshments for those interested in learning more about Spanish cuisine.
19 Patrick’s Hill
086 311 11933
4pm – 8pm
UCC Ó RIADA HALL, DEPT. OF MUSIC
5pm – 6.30pm: Traidisiún Mhúscraí i Halla Uí Riada: Ceardlann trí mheán na Gaelainne agus Taispeántas Amhránaíochta le Conchubhar Ó Luasa ó Screathan, Cúil Aodha. A workshop as Gaeilge with 2017 winner of Corn Uí Riada, sean-nós singer, Conchubhar Ó Luasa, from Cúil Aodha – all welcome!
8pm – 10pm: Spleodar! Ceolta Mhúscraí i Halla Uí Riada. Ceolchoirm spleodrach le Foireann agus Mic Léinn Roinn an Cheoil, UCC i gcomhpháirt le, Conchubhar Ó Luasa Corn Uí Riada i Halla Uí Riada! Bígí linn! Spleodar! A concert as Gaeilge by staff and students of UCC’s Music Department with special guest sean-nós singer, Conchubhar Ó Luasa. Corn Uí
Riada comes to Halla Uí Riada in UCC!
UCC Music Department, Sunday’s Well
021 490 4530
ÓSTÁN CLAYTON – CLAYTON HOTEL
Scoraíocht le ceol agus scéalta ó Loretta Uí Aogáin, múinteoir atá théis an domhan a thaisteal! Amhráin, ceol ón maindilín agus sólaistí! An evening of storytelling and music with the amazing Loretta Uí Aogáin, a teacher who has travelled the world! Songs, music and refreshments, all welcome
6pm – 7.30pm
CIT BLACKROCK CASTLE OBSERVATORY CIT – Faoi na Réalta – gearrscannáin faoin saol sa spás, faoin gcruinne agus fíricí na réalteolaíochta! Déan luchóga roicéid agus roicéid tuí! Bain triail as teileascóip!
Cosmos at the Castle will be showing short fun videos of life in space, the universe and cosmic astronomy facts. Make rocket mice and straw rockets.
7pm – 10pm: Researchers from BCO Labs and the Cork Astronomy Club will run Globe at Night workshops at MakeSpace. Plus short talks from Cork Sky Friendly Campaign.
8pm – 10pm: Guided stargazing with BCO Labs researchers and Cork Astronomy Club C
Blackrock Castle, Blackrock
021 432 6120
LEABHARLANN NA CATHRACH, CORCAIGH CORK CITY LIBRARY
Cork in 1918 – Exhibition
5pm: Alternative Techniques for Music Literacy. Music
Generation Cork City and Cork Academy of Music.
6.30pm: Frankenstein – Ocean of Notions Theatre
celebrates 200 years of Mary Shelley’s book. ISL interpreted
7pm: Reading – Patrick Galvin by Mary Fitz-Gerald
7.15pm: Music session with Ger O’Sullivan
7.45pm: Cearta scríbhneoireachta do mhná: Saothair bhanscríbhneoirí ón gcéad seo caite gur deineadh cinsireacht orthu. Sliochta á léamh le Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh agus Peann agus Pár.
8pm: Garth Cartwright, journalist, discusses vinyl with Sheena Crowley – special focus on Rory Gallagher.
9pm: Poetry Collections Launch – with James Harpur and John F. Deane (founder, Poetry Ireland)
5pm – 10pm
021 492 4902
CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HSE
Casfaidh Cór an Ospidéil, ‘SCRUBS’ agus cóir Gaelscoil Uí Riada amhráin Gaeilge; beidh ceol ó Haley Griffen agus Alison Long; damhsa agus filíocht.
The Hospital Choir ‘Scrubs’ and pupils from Gaelscoil Uí Riada will sing Irish songs; with music from Haley Griffen and Alison Long; dancing and poetry.
5pm – 6.30pm
Cardiac Renal Centre Atrium, Cork University Hospital, Wilton Road
6pm – 7.30pm: Amhránaíocht ar an Sean-Nós 7.30pm – 8.30pm: Damhsa ar an Sean-Nós 8.30pm – 9pm: Club Grinn agus míc oscailte, bígí linn! 6pm – 7.30pm: Sean-Nós singing 7.30pm – 8.30pm: Sean-Nós dancing 8.30pm – 9pm: Comedy Club and open mike as Gaeilge, join us!
6pm – 9pm
22 Cé Uí Shúilleabháin
021 431 0841
GATE MULTIPLEX – CORK FILM FESTIVAL
‘Idir Dhá Shruth’ – Scannán faisnéise faoin scríbhneoir Frank O’Connor.
Cork Film Festival presents a special Culture Night screening of the documentary film Frank O’Connor- Idir Dhá Shruth (Between Two Streams).
Places Limited: Booking advised – www.corkfilmfest.org
6.30pm – 7.30pm
North Main Street www.corkfilmfest.org
QUAY CO-OP BOOKSHOP
Join us in the Quay Co-op Bookshop, for an hour of readings, music and spoken word, celebrating the joy of reading and wordsmithery. Suitable for all ages, including young children and anyone who enjoys the playfulness of the spoken word.
6pm – 7pm
24 Sullivans Quay
021 431 7026
Revival – Poetry of the Counter-Culture 1964- 2017 UCC Library presents posters promoting reading events by iconic poets Allen Ginsberg, Ted Hughes and others. With recordings, and film by original host Tom Pickard who reads on the night. Plus activities for young visitors and amateur wordsmiths.
5pm – 10pm
North Main St.
021 427 8187
Poem-Roam on Culture Night:
THE STREETS OF CORK WITH MUNSTER LITERATURE CENTRE
5pm – Douglas Street
6pm – Barrack Street
7pm – Grand Parade
CORK CITY LIBRARY
7pm – Reading from Patrick Galvin
7.45pm – Ailbhe Ni Ghearbhuigh agus Peann agus Pár
9pm – Book Launches; The White Silhouette by James Harpur and Dear Pilgrims by John. F. Deane, founder of Poetry Ireland and The President of the European Academy of Poetry. Music from violinist Willow Liao.
THE HAYLOFT BAR Ó BHÉAL
8.30pm – Poetry-films begin
9.30pm – The Five Word Challenge
10.30pm – Guest performance – Nuala Leonard
11.30pm – Open Mic