Culture Night Friday 24th September 2010
On the 24th September 20 cities, towns , counties and islands across our island will offer access to an amazing array of free late night culture and people can now see the full programme at www.culturenight.ie
. This is the biggest Culture Night to date and it is expected that over half a million people nationwide will explore and engage with culture on September 24th.
A record 132 cultural venues in Dublin will open their doors for Culture Night this year including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Light House Cinema, Freemasons’ Hall, National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, The Custom House, Quakers Meeting House, Irish Film Institute, National Leprechaun Museum, St Mary’s Abbey and many more.
To help visitors move around Dublin City on the night, Dublin Bus is providing free buses along three culture trails from 18:00hrs to 23:00hrs. Buses will leave every 20 minutes from bus stops at Bachelor’s Walk, Aston Quay and Trinity College, transporting visitors to outermost venues.
The theme of this year’s Culture Night is ‘What Will You See?’ and there is plenty to choose from! The participating regions, Dublin, Galway City, Galway County - Oughterard, Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Wexford, Sligo, Mayo, Wicklow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Westmeath, Letterkenny, Kerry, Carlow, Leitrim, Roscommon, and The Gaeltacht regions, will be transformed into cultural playgrounds with culture in all its forms including painting, poetry, dance, opera, traditional music, architecture, history, theatre and more, accessible to people of all ages.
For further information visit http://www.culturenight.ie