New season of events at Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
Thu, September 07, 2017
Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre’s latest events guide features a packed programme of award winning theatre, exhibitions and musical events.
From now until December, there is much to choose from including the amazing Atlantic Arc Orchestra who take to the stage on Friday 13th October. This collaborative project brings together some of the world’s most respected traditional musicians and features Donal Lunny, Pauline Scanlon, Padraig Rynne, Jarleth Henderson and Sylvian Barou. This high energy eight-piece band take you through a powerful fusion of Irish, Scottish and Breton musical ancestry.
Big screen star and acclaimed songstress Bronagh Gallagher returns to the North West with an intimate performance in the Danny Boy Auditorium on Saturday 11th November. Hailed as one of the greatest soul voices in Ireland, this is a chance for fans to experience her unique musical talent. With roles in ‘The Commitments’, ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Star Wars’, this Limavady appearance will prove popular with film and music fans alike.
Speaking about the upcoming events, The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird, OBE, said: “Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre in Limavady provides a wonderful setting for a huge range of events this autumn and winter. The arts sector is an important part of our Council and I would encourage everyone to pick up a guide and start planning their own cultural calendar for the months ahead.”
Other highlights include the return of multi-award winning theatre company Cahoots NI with their new acclaimed production ‘The Assistant’s Revenge.’ There will be a special performance for schools on Wednesday 4th October at 11.30am.
Barking Dog Theatre present a wonderful adaptation of ‘The Wind in the Willows’ for younger children on Wednesday 18th October at 10am. Children will also be entertained with a variety of film screenings, including ‘Elf’ and ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in the run up to Christmas.
Expert willow artist Louise Mc Lean will showcase her ‘Bogland, Branches and the Beach’ exhibition from Friday 1st September until Saturday 23rd September. An award-winning local artist, Louise’s pieces are influenced by our stunning coastline, rugged landscape, and heritage. Exhibitions will also take place by award winning illustrator and animation artist Corrina Askin and sculptor Ryan Burke.
To book tickets or to find out more information, please contact Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre on 028 7776 0650 or visit www.roevalleyarts.com
Bronagh Gallagher will perform at Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre on Saturday 11th November.