View by Date

June

View by Type

Cork Midsummer Festival does not operate a central box office this year.
Please see individual event pages for details on how to book.

Unique events in unexpected places

19 - 23 June 2014

Inferno

This event has now reached capacity and tickets are no longer available. As the night will set on the ancient Fort, the untamed mesmerizing power...

19 June - 20 June

Inferno

Der Vampyr

Join a cast of international singers, a large local chorus and a spine tingling acting ensemble of vampires, witches and living visions of the undead,...

21 June - 27 June

Der Vampyr

Picnic in the Park

A celebration of citizenship, community and creativity; which will involve the audience to actively participate in the days events & entertainment. A day when everyone...

22 June

Picnic in the Park

Fortissimo

This event has now reached capacity and tickets are no longer available. A 19th century Women’s Prison, height defying circus acts unravelling stories...

22 June - 23 June

Fortissimo

Murder Dance

"In our dreams we are criminals; we kill, and we kill with a lot of enjoyment. But we are also the happiest people on earth;...

21 June

Murder Dance

Chaos

Usually clad in an obscene amount of spandex, Lords of Strut’s Cian Kinsella and Cormac Mohally combine kick-ass dance routines and acrobatics withabsurd...

18 June - 22 June

Chaos

A Dance Concerto

A Dance Concerto is a community dance project by choreographer Laura Murphy in collaboration with composer Irene Buckley. Based on Laban's Movement Choirs from...

19 June

A Dance Concerto

Cloud

Have you ever seen the inside of a cloud? What might it sound like? How does it feel? Who lives there? George Hanover (actor, theatre...

23 June - 28 June

Cloud

This Is Me

An exhibition of artwork by children under 5 years from a number of Cork City Childcare settings will accompany this show. A collection of art works...

20 June - 28 June

This Is Me

Sharing Architecture

Cork City Council Arts Office has embarked on an exciting new initiative entitled ‘Sharing Architecture’. This new collaborative project is using design to...

23 June - 19 July

Sharing Architecture

Playing the Maids

Inspired by Jean Genet’s classic, Playing the Maids explores the dynamics of power and servitude, wealth-as-privilege, and the politics of intimacy. Two pairs...

20 June - 21 June

Playing the Maids

The Aesthetic Rhythm

The Aesthetic Rhythm is a live performance installation at Crawford Art Gallery. Reacting to the existing works within the sculpture room of the gallery, The...

21 June

The Aesthetic Rhythm

BAG 2014

This show is a selection of new work from Backwater Artists Group studios. The group is comprised of established artists working alongside young and emerging...

13 June - 6 July

BAG 2014

Alchemical Invocations

Curated by Dermot Browne The work of Gavin Hogg evades easy classification. The richness and diversity of his work simultaneously embraces different mediums and alternative...

9 May - 29 June

Alchemical Invocations

Facing Pages: The Art of The Great Book of Ireland

Published in 1991 and acquired by University College Cork in 2013, The Great Book of Ireland captures a significant moment of Ireland’s cultural production. This...

11 April - 13 July

Facing Pages: The Art of The Great Book of Ireland

Papyrus Infiltrans (mutative species)

A story, maybe a fiction, nothing definite. This work alludes to science-fiction, fantasy, prehistory, predatory plant species, insect and animal life, or whatever else the...

20 June - 3 July

Papyrus Infiltrans (mutative species)

Cinema Scotland

Specially for Cork Midsummer Festival 2014 a cinematic programme compiled with the assistance of Creative Scotland runs in Triskel Christchurch Saturday June 21 until Wednesday...

21 June - 25 June

Cinema Scotland

Raising the Curtain on Cork’s Theatrical Heritage

The tour on Friday at 4pm is now fully booked, so we have added an extra tour on Sunday 22nd at 2pm Join Theatre Historian,...

20 June - 22 June

Raising the Curtain on Cork’s Theatrical Heritage

Radio in the Dark

You are invited to an audio exhibition comprised of stories written by Cork writers, set against a gentle backdrop of archive photographs from the...

21 June

Radio in the Dark

Beyond These Walls

For the last three years exciting things have been happening within the walls of the TDC. The rectangular room has proven itself week-on-week to be...

21 June - 22 June

Beyond These Walls

Music at Cyprus Avenue

Thurs 19 June Michael Kaeshammer Doors 9pm €15 Sat 21 June                         Lowlek (EP launch) Doors ...

19 June - 24 June

Music at Cyprus Avenue

Music at The Pavilion

Wed 18th ...And Nun came back A 25 year retrospective of Donnelly (Nun Attax, Five Go Down to the Sea, Bethoven) Doors 9pm €10  Thurs 1...

19 June - 22 June

Music at The Pavilion

Féasta

At Féasta expect local street food, local produce and local craft makers selling their wares at the scenic location of Emmet Place. Delicious...

21 June - 22 June

Féasta

Cork Midsummer Festival Tasting Trail

As part of Cork Midsummer Festival, join one of the Fab Food Trails walks in Cork city on Friday and Saturday morning, 20 June and 21 June....

20 June - 21 June

Cork Midsummer Festival Tasting Trail

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

National Theatre Live Encore screening: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of...

20 June - 21 June

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Praying for North Korea

Take a certain painting style - quick, rough, shameless, abrupt and at the same time soft and tender, somewhere in the area of the worst...

9 June - 10 August

Praying for North Korea

Populating the Irish Stage

This conference gathers Irish artists and international academics to question the forms and variations of Irish theatre since the 1990's.

26 June - 28 June

Populating the Irish Stage

Masters Re-mastered

Illustration students from St John's Central College pay homage to the permanent collection of the Crawford Art Gallery, with an exhibition entitled "Masters Re-mastered"

20 June - 28 June

Masters Re-mastered