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Culture Night with Charleville Castle & Friends!

Come and Celebrate Culture Night with Charleville Castle & Friends! 

This year at Charleville Castle, the Parish of Rahan presents a variety of cultural acts in the Grand Ballroom which include colourful and captivating Cultural Dance performances by The Red Embers, enjoy an energetic and lively set of French, Polish and Gypsy Jazz music by Jacek & Friends, as well as be surprised by a host of International Drop-In acts and Storytelling brought to you by Rahan Comhaltas. It’s bound to be a great night of entertainment for all ages so don’t miss out!Culture Night is taking place on Friday September 18th and our celebrations at Charleville Castle will begin at 7:30 pm. Check out our Facebook Page for more info!Culture Night events are FREE ENTRY and no pre-booking is necessary for our event.

A full programme on everything that’s happening in Offaly for Culture Night can be found on the Offaly County Council site – Here

Culture Night comprises hundreds of events across Ireland and overseas. From nation’s capital to county town, everyone’s getting involved! Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. So get involved!

More information on Culture Night throughout Ireland can be found on www.culturenight.ie

The Second Annual Explorers Museum Film Festival

Explorers Museum CrestWe are honoured to announce The 2nd Annual Explorers Museum Film Festival will be opened on

Friday evening 4th of September 2015 by the Canadian Ambassador, H.E. Kevin Vickers.

Lorie Karnath, co-founder of The Explorers Museum, delivers welcome on behalf of the museum. Dudley Stewart and Bridget Vance welcome guests on behalf of the Charleville Castle.

The evening will start with the Explorers Pennant Ceremony, the teturn of pennant #4 to Lorie Karnath and Mabel Purkerson, director and chair of the pennant committee, by Anne Doubilet. director of pennant #4 and handing over to Mark Terry, direct
or for his upcoming expedition.

The Film Festival was first launched in 2014 in order to promote the development of The Explorers Museum, which will be based at Charleville Castle. The Charleville Castle Heritage Trust will work with The Explorers Museum to develop a world-class museum, which will honour past, present and future accomplishments in the realm of exploration and draw audiences from around the world. A not for profit venture, it will serve to promote exploration through recognition of significant expeditions and discoveries, while also curating special exhibits featuring feats and historical achievements.

Charged Up for Change! Expo

Charged up for change logoCharleville Castle will have a stand at the Charged up for change! Expo this weekend, why not come along and meet some of our volunteers who will be able to give you information on events that are happening at Charleville Castle this year and what we’ve managed to achieve so far! A great way to meet the people that are involved with Charleville Castle.

Charged Up for Change! will be on May 14th and 15th, 1am – 6pm at Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar.

Charged Up For Change! at Bloomfield House Hotel highlights the work of individuals and groups making positive local and global change. Come enjoy a unique experience of art, music, science and technology, cuisine, activism, athletics, dance, and all the other countless ways people in Mullingar make a difference. The EXPO is May 14th and 15th, 2011, 11 AM-6 PM in Bloomfield House Hotel. The Expo will last from 11-6 with guest speakers and workshops.

The EXPO is organized by Westmeath Volunteer Centre with sponsorships from local businesses and donations from many local businesses. We’d like to thank all those involved in making this event happen and giving many people the opportunity to see how they can get involved in many of the activities in the local community, or how they might use their own imaginations to create social change in unusual ways.

The Legendary ANÚNA comes to Charleville Castle

Anuna, Charleville Castle Friday 24th September 2010

Anuna, Charleville Castle Friday 24th September 2010


World renowned Choir ANÚNA will play Charleville Castle, Tullamore Friday, September 24th at 8pm. It is a joint initiative between the Tullamore Gramophone Society and The Offaly Arts Office, the choir will also conduct a Choral Masterclass the following afternoon in the Presbyterian Church, Tullamore for anyone interested in choral singing.

A combination of movement, elegant costume, candles and haunting music is delivered by Anúna in their shows – the group have a diverse audience and followers, developed through 17 years of touring, and slip easily between classical and celtic based music.

Anúna’s concert will take place in the beautiful Neo-Gothic Splendour of Charleville Castle’s Grand Ballroom on the Friday evening at 8pm, and their workshop will take place in the Presbyterian Church, Tullamore between 2 to 4:30pm.

Tickets for the performance are €20 from Heartbeat City, Tullamore, and to book a place for the Choral Masterclass please contact the Arts Office at 05793 57400 or email arts@offalycoco.ie

For more information on ANÚNA check out http://www.anuna.ie/

*taken from excerpts of ‘Stage Left’ – Offaly Express, Sept 15, 2010

One week left – Violetta

There’s only one week left until Violetta returns to Charleville Castle. Joining her will be Michele Faber (USA), Fredrik Carlquist, the great sax player from Sweden – top international performers – along with two of Ireland’s new musical sensations, Dave Redmond on bass and Kevin Brady on drums. All in the the ballroom of Charleville Castle with roaring fires, a sponsored wine reception all in a
candlelit setting.

All in aid of the restoration of the magnificiant Charleville Castle. Tickets are available online through ticketmaster. The Tullamore Court Hotel has been particularly supportive of this event with a large reduction on the cost of overnight accommodation with full breakfast and all the other perks, if you book through the Tullamore Court Hotel you will have the possibility of enjoying Tullamore’s finest hotel arrangement for just €55 per person sharing.

Remember, this is all in aid of the restoration of Charleville Castle, with your support we can bring more great acts like this to Tullamore and Charleville Castle and it brings us another step in the restoration project.

Hope to see you there!

 

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