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Musicians In Residence Concert
Free art workshops & special artists talk
Call out for Storytellers
Mountains to Sea
The Signalman's Son

Musicians In Residence Concert

Virginia Woolf

dlr LexIcon Studio
Wed 23 March @ 8pm

A Showcase performance of a work in progress 'Judith', an opera by Gráinne Mulvey, performed by Elizabeth Hilliard.  Wolfgang Thompson's libretto, based on Virginia Woolf's time in Oxford, explores various aspects of her life, addressing issues of feminism and mental health.

Free event but booking required

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Free art workshops and a special artists talk

Ben Readman in Studio
dlr LexIcon Gallery
Wed 30 March: 11am-12.30pm
Explore model making with architect Jacinta Curley this March in dlr LexIcon Gallery.
Suitable for 10-12 year olds.

Wed 6 April: 6.45-7.45pm
Or hear more about the current exhibiting artists Ben Readman and Denis Kelly in conversation with Cliodhna Shaffrey, Director of Temple Bar Gallery and Studios.
These are just some of the opportunities as part of our Gallery Learning Programme, there are many more.
image: artist Ben Readman in his studio
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Call out for storytellers

Fiona Dowling storyteller
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19 – 23 April
dlr's Storyteller in Residence Fiona Dowling, and Turkish storyteller Senem Donatan will co-facilitate a 4-day workshop in Tandem Storytelling (where the telling of a story is shared between two performers), culminating in a public performance. During the workshops, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside Turkish storytellers and learn the skills of bilingual tandem storytelling.
This free opportunity is aimed at non-professional storytellers. You need to be available from 19 - 22 April and the afternoon of 23 April.

Please send expressions of interest, detailing any previous experience in storytelling or performance to  

Deadline for application:
Friday 8 April @ 5pm.

Mountains to Sea

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival is over for another year.
We had over 60 great events for readers of all ages and interests.
Watch out on our website for podcasts from selected events coming soon.
In the meantime, thanks to all our participants, sponsors and partners, producers, curators, volunteers, event managers, technicians, venue staff, marketing and publicity team and especially our fabulous audiences for making it a truly memorable festival.

The Signalman’s Son

The signalman's son
Mill Theatre Studio, Dundrum
Tues 5 - Sat 9 April 2016.

Umbrella Theatre Company presents the première of The Signalman's Son, a new play by Gerard Dalton.

The play is a powerful contemporary drama about the family of a railway signalman in an Irish midland town, after the collapse of the Celtic Tiger.

Umbrella Theatre Company has received an Arts Grant from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in 2016 in relation to this new work.
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