Bookings via email Info@boylearts.com, call 0719663085
Festival office opens 8th July.
JANE CLARKE: What makes a good poem?
SATURDAY 20TH JULY, THE SPOOL FACTORY, 10AM – 11.30AM, €12
Through a combination of writing exercises, inputs and discussion, award-winning poet, Jane Clarke, will lead a workshop on what makes a good poem. Participants are asked to bring along two good poems, one by another poet and one of their own. Writers will go away with new work and ways of improving their work.
EOIN MCNAMEE, WRITING AND PERCEPTION: SEEING THE WORLD AS A WRITER.
SATURDAY 20TH JULY, THE SPOOL FACTORY, 2.30PM – 4PM, €12
It may not be possible to teach someone to be a writer, but it is possible to teach them how to see and listen in such a way that the world delivers itself up to the writer.
TRADITIONAL SINGING WORKSHOP WITH AOIFE MURRAY
THURSDAY 25TH JULY, DODD’S THE CRESCENT BAR, 8PM-9.30PM €5
(ALLOWS FREE ENTRY TO SINGERS NIGHT)
Aoife Murray has been recognized as one of Ireland’s finest exponents of traditional music and song. Her enchanting voice never fails to captivate an audience. She holds many All-Ireland titles and awards in both Irish and English Traditional singing, and has toured extensively all over Ireland, The Continent and North America. Her great work among young people promoting Irish music and song was saluted in 2009 when she was awarded Cavan’s Rehab’s Young Person of the Year accolade
SING TOGETHER WITH SARAH GARDEN
SATURDAY 27TH JULY 11AM – 1PM, GALILEE SPIRITUALITY CENTRE €10
Do you love singing in the shower? Why not try singing in a group? Learn some new songs by ear and sing some old favourites with a little bit of harmony in this one-off Sing Together play-shop facilitated by Sarah Garden. All voices welcome. No experience necessary and smiles guaranteed.
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MANDALA WORKSHOP WITH FINOLA MCFADDEN
SATURDAY 27TH JULY 2.30PM – 4.30PM, ARDCARNE GARDEN CENTRE,
€25 adult, €35 adult and child, €45 adult and 2 children
Connect with yourself and your child in the Mandala Making Workshop, where you will learn to create The Flower Of Life mandala structure and from this structure, each participant will create a personal Mandala expressing their unique self. Expect you and your child to unleash your creativity, feel centred and calm, and full of joy. Materials included No experience necessary.
Finola McFadden is a visual artist, yoga teacher and holistic therapist living in Manorhamilton