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Solstice Arts Centre

Meath’s centre for the arts

Programme of Events

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At A Glance Programme of Events ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4 January 2 – 5 & 9 – ∂2 Rapunzel The Panto! ∂∂th (until ∂st Feb) Text to Visual: Meath Arts Group ∂5th 7.3◊pm Wadjda ∂8th 2.3◊pm Spirited Away 30th 8.◊◊pm Hunka Dunne Robinson Trio February ∂st 7.◊◊pm New Dramas from Solstice Writers 3rd (7pm) & 4th (∂0am & ∂2pm) Mr Foley, The Radio Operator 5th 7.3◊pm To Kill a Mockingbird 8th 8.◊◊pm The Three Tenors ∂3th 8.◊◊pm Interloper ∂3th (until 5th Apr) Costume ∂5th 3.3◊pm Singin’ in the Rain 20th 8.◊◊pm The Man in the Woman’s Shoes 22nd 8.◊◊pm Brother Shabo & The Soul Rebels 28th 8.◊◊pm Chancers March 5th 7.3◊pm Le Weekend 6th 8.◊◊pm Little Thing, Big Thing 7th 8.◊◊pm Neil Delamere: Smart Bomb ∂3th & ∂4th 7.◊◊pm Alice in Wonderland Jr ∂5th 8.◊◊pm Elizabeth Cooney, Mark Coppey, Finghin Collins 20th – 22nd & 26th – 29th 8.◊◊pm South Pacific April ∂st & 2nd 8.◊◊pm Quietly 5th – 7th 8.◊◊pm & 6th 3.◊◊pm Rathkenny Revels 9th 7.3◊pm The Commitments ∂2th & ∂3th ∂◊.◊◊am 49th IABCB National Band Championships ∂4th – ∂7th ∂◊.3◊am – 3.◊◊pm Wonderland Theatre Workshops 24th – 27th 7.3◊pm & 26 – 27th 2.◊◊pm Beauty & The Beast 24th (until 7th June) Margaret Corcoran 29th 7.3◊pm Tutus On Tour

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WORKSHOPS SEE PAGE ∂3 FOR BOOKING DETAILS B ∂7th Jan – ∂4th March, Fridays ∂∂am – 2pm Solstice Active Age Craft Class B ∂8th Jan Henry McGrane Paints the Figure B 20th Feb, ∂∂.◊◊am – 3.◊◊pm Solstice Mid-Term Madness Workshop B ∂4th – ∂6th Apr, ∂◊.3◊am & 2.◊◊pm Solstice Easter Workshop

GALLERY TOURS SEE PAGE ∂2 / ∂4 FOR BOOKINGS DETAILS B Jan – Apr Gallery Tours for Leaving Cert Students B Jan – Apr Family MemberTours

GALLERY TALKS SEE PAGE ∂3 FOR BOOKINGS DETAILS B ∂9th Feb, 7.3◊pm In Conversation with Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff B ∂2th March, 7.3◊pm In Conversation with Angela O’Kelly

Regular Activities at Solstice JOANNE’S PARENT & TODDLER ART GROUP Tuesdays, ∂◊.◊◊am – ∂2.◊◊pm For ages ◊ – 4 & parents. Fee: €4. Bookings: ◊86 849 53◊2

SPEECH AND DRAMA CLASSES with Penelope Moorhead Mondays 2.3◊pm – 5.3◊pm Bookings: M ◊87289 94◊4

LEGO CLUB Tuesdays, 2.◊◊pm – 3.◊◊pm & 3.◊◊pm – 4.◊◊pm For ages 4 – ∂◊ Fee: €5◊ for 6 Sessions. Bookings: M ◊86 ∂7◊ ◊2∂5

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SEASONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Visual Arts Highlights


JAN / FEB

Panto Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th Jan, 7.3◊pm & Sat 4th – Sun 5th Jan, 2.3◊pm Thurs 9th – Sat ∂∂th Jan, 7.3◊pm & Sat ∂∂th – Sun ∂2th Jan, 2.3◊pm

RAPUNZEL THE PANTO St Mary’s Musical Society Christmas Panto continues. Rapunzel is trapped in a tower and must wait to be rescued by her one true love. But are Prince Lardbottom’s intentions completely honest? Tickets: €∂5 / €5◊ (2 Adults, 2 Children) / Discount Night: €∂2 / €44 (2nd & 9th Jan) Music Thurs 3◊th Jan, 8.◊◊pm

HUNKA DUNNE ROBINSON TRIO Baroque, South American, Klezmer and film classics will be performed by a trio of violin, accordion and double bass. Leader of the Irish Chamber Orchestra, violinist Katherine Hunka, and extraordinary accordion player Dermot Dunne will be joined by Ireland’s most sought after double bassist, Malachy Robinson. Tickets: €∂6 / €∂4 * Become a Solstice Member & when you buy ∂ ticket you can Bring a Friend for Free!

Theatre Sat ∂st Feb, 7.◊◊pm

NEW DRAMAS FROM SOLSTICE WRITERS Meath County Council Arts Office in association with Solstice Arts Centre presents a rehearsed reading of 3 new plays by 3 Irish playwrights: Spoon by Sean Henderson, Billie by Ger Gallagher and Two Little Boys by Padraic McIntyre. All 3 writers took part in playwriting workshops with Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O’Halloran. Their work will now be performed by professional actors under the direction of David Horan and there will be an opportunity for the audience to offer feedback. Tickets: €7 (Includes post-reading reception) Music Sat 8th Feb, 8.◊◊pm

THE THREE TENORS Direct from the National Concert Hall Dublin, Ireland’s Hottest trio Declan Kelly, Ray O’Hare and Dominic McGorian, promise you a night to remember! Fabulous Hit Songs and a popular Uplifting Mix from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Dubliners, and Pavarotti. “The most delicious box of chocolates your ears could ever have. Knockout vocal performance.” New York Times Tickets: €25 Solstice Arts Centre ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4

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INTERLOPER Interloper [in-ter-loh-per]: A person who becomes involved in a place or situation where they are not wanted or are considered not to belong. The Liz Roche Company presents an eclectic cast of two dancers, an actress and a drummer. If you have never experienced contemporary dance, now is the time to tread new territory and gate-crash a dance show with a difference. Tickets: €∂4 / €∂2 * Become a Solstice Member & when you buy ∂ ticket you can Bring a Friend for Free! Theatre Thurs 2◊th Feb, 8.◊◊pm

THE MAN IN THE WOMAN’S SHOES Autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon — an ageing man with a boundless enthusiasm for life — has ‘some business’ to do in town. Hilariously funny, tender and at times downright daft, this play is back by popular demand and will leave you feeling in love with life again. Written by and starring Mikel Murfi. Commissioned by Sligo Co. Council Arts Service and the Hawk’s Well Theatre for the 20∂2 Bealtaine Festival. Duration: ∂hr ∂0mins, no interval

Tickets: €∂5 Music Sat 22nd Feb, 8.◊◊pm

BROTHER SHABO AND THE SOUL REBELS Founded by Wa’el Shabo and Mark Lync, this Navan-based soul show band is composed of ∂0 talented eclectic musicians. Musical influences include Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Al Green, & Aretha Franklin to name a few. Known for their energetic live performances, this diverse band will take you on a journey back to 60 / 70s Motown with their unique mix of organic soul and hard-hitting gritty funk surprises. Tickets: €∂5 / €∂3 Theatre Fri 28 Feb, 8.◊◊pm

CHANCERS A brilliant new comedy thriller written by Robert Massey and directed by Terry Byrne. Three ordinary people face ruin in recession, but a teasing, tantalising option could solve all their problems — a chance in a million, if only they have the guts to take it! Starring Mary Murray (Love / Hate) Maria McDermottroe (Killinaskully) Luke Griffin (Mario Rosenstock Show) and Andrew Murray (Tuesdays With Morrie). Tickets: €∂6 / €∂4 Solstice Arts Centre ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4

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FEBRUARY

Dance Thurs ∂3th Feb, 8.◊◊pm


MARCH

Theatre Thurs 6 March, 8.◊◊pm

LITTLE THING, BIG THING Fishamble: The New Play Company presents a play written by Donal O’Kelly and directed by Jim Culleton. In Nigeria, a frightened child puts an old roll of film into the hands of Dublinbound teacher Sister Martha. In Dublin, ex-con Larry, with a wounded backside, has to get out of the city to rob a convent. Meanwhile, Scarab Oil plans to unleash its new clean fuel of the future. Starring Sorcha Fox and Donal O’Kelly. Commissioned by Fishamble in partnership with the Strollers Touring Network. Duration: ∂hr 30mins, no interval

Tickets: €∂6 / €∂4 Comedy Fri 7th March, 8.◊◊pm

NEIL DELAMERE: SMARTBOMB Star of BBC’s The Blame Game and RTÉ’s The Panel, the hilarious Neil Delamere returns to explain Ireland’s recession, canine handling and email viruses. Probably not in that order. Tickets: €2◊ Local Arts Thurs ∂3th & Fri ∂4th March, 7.◊◊pm

ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR Following on from the success of the The Wizard of Oz in 20∂3, Transition Years from Loreto Secondary School, St Michael’s, Navan present this family favourite. Tickets: €∂◊ Music Sat ∂5th March, 8.◊◊pm

ELIZABETH COONEY, MARC COPPEY, FINGHIN COLLINS Enjoy a fresh and vibrant chamber music performance from three internationally successful musicians, violinist Elizabeth Cooney, and pianist Finghin Collins and prominent French cellist Marc Coppey. The evening features Haydn’s melodic Piano Trio in E major, Shostakovich’s Trio No.2 and Dvor;ák’s ever popular ‘Dumky’ Trio. Tickets: €∂8 / €∂5 Local Arts Thurs 20th – Sat 22nd & Wed 26th – Sat 29th March, 8.◊◊pm

SOUTH PACIFIC St Marys Musical Society presents Rodger & Hammerstein’s ∂949 Broadway Musical, featuring hit songs such as I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair. Tickets: €∂8 / €65 (Family) / €∂2 (Student Night Thurs 20th) Solstice Arts Centre ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4

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QUIETLY Belfast is a place where things need to be said. Jimmy and Ian are meeting tonight for the first time. They share a violent past. They need to talk. The Abbey Theatre presents the award-winning Quietly by Owen Mc Cafferty. “The best new play of the year” The Irish Times Winner Best Play — The Writers’ Guild Awards 20∂3 Winner Fringe First Award — Edinburgh Festival Fringe 20∂3.

Duration: ∂Hr ∂0mins, no interval. Ages ∂4+

Tickets: €20 / €∂8 Local Arts Sat 5th – Mon 7th April, 8.◊◊pm & Sun 6th April 3.◊◊pm

RATHKENNY REVELS The Rathkenny Revels return to Solstice Arts Centre for their 50th anniversary show! Celebrate with great music, song, dance & side splitting comedy. Tickets: €∂5 Music Sat ∂2th – Sun ∂3th April, ∂◊.◊◊am

49TH IABCB NATIONAL BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS The 49th National Band Championships will feature the best Ireland has to offer in brass and concert bands as they compete to become National Band Champions of Ireland. Tickets: TBA Local Arts Thurs 24th & Fri 25th April, 7.3◊pm, Sat 26th & Sun 27th April, 2pm & 7.3◊pm

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The Academy of Performance Arts presents a magical family musical. An arrogant young prince is transformed into a monstrous beast and to break the curse, he must learn to love and be loved. Join Belle, Chip and Mrs. Potts as they come to life in song & dance! Tickets: €∂5 / €∂0 / Family Ticket €45 (2 Adults, 2 Children) Dance Tues 29th April, 7.3◊pm

TUTUS ON TOUR Ballet Ireland presents Tutus on Tour, featuring classical and modern pieces with the ultimate tutu ballet, Paquita Suite, a 2∂st century short work by Morgann Runacre-Temple, Stephen Brennan’s wonderfully theatrical skit School for Lovers and a hot finale with Rain Francis’ Sing, Sing, Sing! Tickets: €2◊ / €∂6 * Become a Solstice Member & when you buy ∂ ticket you can Bring a Friend for Free! Solstice Arts Centre ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4

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MAR / APR

Theatre Tues ∂st & Wed 2nd April, 8.◊◊pm


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CINEMA AT SOLSTICE Enjoy art-house, contemporary and classic cinema at Solstice! Individual screenings are priced at €7.50/€6, while the Film Bundle continues at excellent value, with 4 films for €∂8. Add the ‘Matinee Classic’ option for just €22.

SEASON FILM BUNDLE B Tickets: €7.5◊ / €6 / €∂8 (4 films) B Tickets: €22 (All 5 films) Film Wed ∂5th Jan, 7.3◊pm

WADJDA (20∂2) Saudi Arabia & Germany / PG / 98 mins / Haifaa Al-Mansour This Award-winning Arabic language movie is the first feature-length film made by a female Saudi director. It tells the story of an enterprising young girl who signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition to raise funds for the green bicycle that has captured her imagination.

Film Wed 5th Feb, 7.3◊pm

TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD (∂962) USA / PG / ∂29 mins / Robert Mulligan Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, 6-year-old Scout tells the story of her Father Atticus, a lawyer defending a young black man in racially divided ∂930s Alabama. This classic is renowned for its warmth and humour, despite dealing with serious issues.

Film Wed 5th March, 7.3◊pm

LE WEEKEND (20∂3) UK / ∂5A / 93 mins / Roger Mitchell Nick (Jim Broadbent) and Meg (Lindsay Duncan) are a middle-aged, middle-class couple who visit Paris for their 30th wedding anniversary in the hopes of rekindling their relationship. Wistful Nick still dotes on Meg, but she’s had the seven-yearitch for at least 23 years! This magically buoyant, bittersweet, comedy drama, starring two of Britain’s national treasures, is thorny at times but very charming. Solstice Arts Centre ◊∂ – ◊4.2◊∂4

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THE COMMITMENTS (∂99∂) Ireland, UK & USA / R / ∂∂8 mins / Alan Parker Set in working-class, north side, contemporary Dublin, where the music scene is rich, this enduring comedy-drama is based on Roddy Doyle’s first novel. 2∂-year-old entrepreneur Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins) is disgusted with bands in Ireland and decides to assemble a soul band in the tradition of Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, and Wilson Pickett. Full of variety and unexpected pleasures, this is a fresh, captivating portrait of a new Irish band.

Matinee Classic Film Sat ∂5th Feb, 3.3◊pm

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (∂952) USA / G / ∂∂0 mins / Gene Kelly Considered one of the finest musical comedies of all time, Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s Technicolor masterpiece has been re-released. This classic features priceless dialogue and fantastic choreography. The setting is a Hollywood studio, where Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and his costar Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) are facing the change from silent to sound pictures.

Film – Free Childrens Event Sat ∂8th Jan, 2.3◊pm

SPIRITED AWAY (200∂) Japan / PG / ∂25 mins / Hayao Miyazaki Families can enjoy a free screening of the Academy-Award-winning Studio Ghibli animation. The highest grossing film of all time in Japan, this is a fantastical creation by animation master Hayao Miyazaki. A fabulous ghost-infested adventure full of action, suspense, bizarre creatures and compelling human characters, Spirited Away is the pinnacle of animated fantasy. Joe Hisaishi’s exquisite score further enhances the brilliance of a film that is a cinematic feast for kids and adults alike. English language version Tickets: FREE *Advance booking essential

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CINEMA

Film Wed 9th April, 7.3◊pm


CHILDRENS

Theatre Mon 3rd Feb, 7pm (Family Show) & Tues 4 Feb, ∂◊am & ∂2pm (School Shows)

MR FOLEY, THE RADIO OPERATOR Old Jack Foley has a sore toe and it’s not getting better. Once when he was young and strong he dreamed of joining the circus. But now, tired and grey, he sits alone by his radio twiddling the dials on his memories. Theatre Lovett (The House that Jack Filled) invite you into their world of radio waves, sorrowful partings and hilarious slapstick comedy. Join Louis Lovett as he conjures characters and chapters full of charm from Mr. Foley’s colourful past. (Age 6 + / ∂st Class +)

Tickets: Family Show – €∂◊ / €6.5◊ / €3◊ (family of 4) School Show – €5 / Teachers go free Workshop Thurs 20th Feb, ∂∂.◊◊am – 3.◊◊pm

MID-TERM MADNESS WORKSHOP Let your children explore their creativity in this daylong workshop with artist Sarah Standing, using the current exhibition Costume as inspiration! The workshop will be followed by a free screening of a fun children’s film. Suitable for ages 6 – ∂0. Limited to ∂5 children — advance booking essential.

Fee: €∂5 including film. Theatre Mon ∂4th – Thurs ∂7th April, ∂◊.3◊ – 3.◊◊pm

WONDERLAND THEATRE Uniquely combining a stage school with the work of a professional touring theatre company, Wonderland invites 7 – ∂2 year olds into a colourful world of playmaking. Children will make new friends, partake in workshops with actors, writers, dancer & singers, and make a ‘Play in a Day’! Limited to 22 children — advance booking essential.

Fee: €75 / €65 (sibling concession) Workshop Mon ∂4th – Wed ∂6th April, ∂◊.3◊am class & 2.◊◊pm class

EASTER WORKSHOP Children can make colourful Easter decorations during this 3-day workshop ending with an Easter party on Wednesday. The ∂◊.3◊am – ∂2.◊◊pm class is suitable for ages 4 – 6 & the 2.◊◊pm-3.3◊pm class is suitable for ages 7 – ∂◊. Each workshop is limited to ∂5 children — advance booking essential.

Fee: €27 for 3-day workshop.

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TEXT TO VISUAL: MEATH ARTS GROUP The members of Meath Arts Group have explored the idea of ‘Text to Visual’ through a series of workshops. This exhibition will include resulting work in a variety of mediums, including installation, sculpture, contemporary and traditional artworks from a variety of loal artists. Text to Visual follows on from Meath Arts Group’s successful 20∂3 show at Solstice, Missing Meath.

VISUAL ARTS

Exhibition Sat ∂∂th Jan – Sat ∂st Feb

Grand Opening: Sat ∂∂th Jan, 2.00pm

Exhibition Thurs ∂3th Feb – Sat 5th April

COSTUME This exhibition is an amalgamation of the Craft Council of Ireland exhibition Costume: Behind the Scenes — curated by Angela O’Kelly, and the collection of Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff of Berkeley Forest House, Co. Wexford — curated by Belinda Quirke. Behind the Scenes focuses on the undergarment in theatrical costume, celebrating the sculptural qualities and superb craft skills employed in making. The collection features panniers, hoops, crinolines and bustles specially created by the Abbey team for this exhibition. Countess Bernstorff’s diverse costume collection derives mostly from the ∂8th and ∂9th centuries, while her paintings explore extraordinary historical events, folklore, myth and legend. Grand Opening: Thurs ∂3th Feb, 7.30pm Costume, 2◊∂3, Photo by Ros Kavanagh, Courtesy of The Abbey Theatre

Gallery Tours

Gallery Talks

GROUP TOURS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE SEASON. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL AND THERE IS A €2 CHARGE PER PERSON.

FEBRUARY ∂9TH @ 7.3◊PM, COUNTESS BERNSTORFF MARCH ∂2TH @ 7.3◊PM, ANGELA O’KELLY

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GALLERY OPENING HOURS Tues – Sat, ∂∂.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm FREE ADMISSION

Bog Queen ∂, 2◊∂3, Mary Clarke, photographic montages, ∂◊ × ∂6 inches / 25cm × 4◊cm

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Tours & Workshops available on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout — advance booking essential.


VISUAL ARTS

Gallery Talk Wed ∂9th Feb, 7.3◊pm

In Conversation with Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff of Berkeley Forest House, New Ross, Co. Wexford will discuss the origins of her extraordinary ∂8th & ∂9th century costume collection. The Countess will also talk about her style of painting and the influence of historic events and folklore. Advance Booking Essential

GALLERY OPENING HOURS Tues – Sat, ∂∂.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm FREE ADMISSION

SOLSTICE GALLERY

Tickets: FREE Gallery Talk Wed ∂2th March, 7.3◊pm

In Conversation with Angela O’Kelly Curator of Costume: Behind the Scenes, Angela O’Kelly will visit Solstice for a unique discussion. The Abbey is Ireland’s national theatre and home to the only full-time costume production workshop in the country. Behind the Scenes followed the team’s journey from initial concept, sketching, designing, pattern-cutting, sampling, construction, tailoring to the finished pieces themselves. Advance Booking Essential Tickets: FREE Exhibition Thurs 24th April – Sat 7th June 2◊∂4

MARGARET CORCORAN Through referencing of ∂8th century paintings, Margaret Corcoran weaves a “pattern map” to highlight both current and universal themes. Her painting moves from a preoccupation with emphatic traditional methodology to an increasing freedom, where the significance of her practice allows the paint and process “to speak for itself”. This exhibition will feature new work from the artist deconstructing myth and otherworlds such as Yggdrasil, the Norse mythological tiered tree of life and Greek nymph Daphne. Advance Booking Essential

Grand Opening: Thurs 24th April, 7.30pm Persian Adam and Eve, 20∂∂, Margaret Corcoran, oil on linen, 66 × 50cm

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FAMILY MEMBER TOURS Text to Visual Family Tour: Sat 25th Jan, ∂2.◊◊pm Costume Family Tour: Sat 8th March, ∂2.◊◊pm Margaret Corcoran Family Tour: Sat 26th April, ∂2.◊◊pm Become ‘Family Members’ so that you and your children can avail of great benefits including a specialised guided tour for each Gallery exhibition!

GET INVOLVED

Tour January – May

LEAVING CERTIFICATE GALLERY TOURS Catering for Leaving Cert Art syllabus students, tours outline the architecture and functionality of the centre with an emphasis on exhibition-making, specific to the current exhibition. Tour: approx. ∂hr / Book by appointment with sarah@solsticeartscentre.ie Fee: €2 per student Class Fridays, ∂7th Jan – ∂4th March, ∂∂.◊◊am – 2.◊◊pm

ACTIVE AGE ART, CRAFT & DESIGN CLASSES This season’s workshops with Artist Sarah Standing will focus on painting. Suitable for adults at beginner & intermediate levels. Limited to 9 per class — advance booking is essential. Fee: €∂30 (Incl. Tea & Coffee). Class Saturday ∂8 Jan, ∂◊.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm

HENRY MCGRANE PAINTS THE FIGURE Join artist Henry McGrane for a demonstration as he completes an oil painting of a live model. Having studied art in Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design, McGrane paints scenes of rural life and the human figure. He has studied oil painting under the tuition of renowned artist Joshua Fallik and portraiture under the American painter Diane Leonard. The Last Page, 2005, Henry McGrane, oils, ∂4 × ∂8inches

Fee: €6◊ (Incl. Lunch) *Advance booking is essential.

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GALLERY OPENING HOURS Tues – Sat, ∂∂.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm FREE ADMISSION

Tour January – May

SOLSTICE GALLERY

Photo by Pat Moore


MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP & GIFT IDEAS Ideal for birthdays, festive occasions and thank-you’s … or why not treat yourself!

Solstice Membership Support Solstice Arts Centre with Annual Membership ranging from €∂◊ – €8◊. Benefits include: B Exclusive deals for members throughout the year B Invitations to Member Events B Discounts at the Solstice Gift Shop and Traders Coffee House B Updates on Educational & Outreach Developments *Check membership type to see relevant benefit level

Solstice Gift vouchers Redeemable on any show or gift shop item throughout the year

Solstice Gift Shop With new Irish ranges The Soap Company and Bee Free, + a wide variety of greeting cards, check out our gifts in-store! Vouchers & Membership available to purchase at Box Office or at www.solsticeartscentre.ie

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BOOKING & VISITOR INFORMATION

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Solstice is accessible for people with disabilities including designated seating within the theatre, lift and specially adapted WC.

Box Office Opening Hours Mon to Sat, ∂∂.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm and ∂ hour before each performance.

Please contact the box office prior to your visit to Solstice Arts Centre if you wish to book designated seating or if you have any other specific requirements.

Concessions Available for some eventsand apply to Senior Citizens (over 65 years), Students, Children, Registered Unemployed and Registered Disabled. Appropriate ID will be requested. Latecomers Policy It is advisable to arrive at least ∂5 – 2◊ minutes before a performance commences. Late comers will not be allowed into the auditorium until an appropriate break in the performance. Please note that this maybe at an interval.

Solstice Arts Centre requests that our patrons refrain from parking in the residential area (St Finian’s Terrace) beside the centre. Please note that you may be required to pay for parking.

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Children Children under 2 years can be seated on a parent’s or guardian’s knee during a performance. Any child over 2 must be seated.

Parking is available at the Fairgreen CarPark off Circular Road or in the County Council Grounds, Railway Street.

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Front cover image: The Liz Roche Company presents INTERLOPER – ∂3th February, 8:◊◊pm

Solstice Bar Beat the queues at the bar and pre-order your interval drinks.

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Gallery Opening Hours Tues to Sat, ∂∂.◊◊am – 4.◊◊pm

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