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Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork
From 11 June. Open Monday To Saturday, 12 - 6pm / Sunday, 1 - 6pm

17th - 19th, 21st
24th - 26th June 2016
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Abacus

Choregrapher Laura Murphy presents a recycling of the rhythms of work to create a new dance work for eight dancers and sixteen buckets.

24 June - 25 June

Abacus

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Penny Arcade, the undisputed queen of the New York undergroun, is a force of nature! Expect a passionate and exuberant performance, turning contemporary stand-up on...

24 June

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Jungle Book

Spectacular circus, stunning dance and jaw-dropping tricks

17 June - 21 June

Jungle Book

Sacrifice at Easter

Corcadorca return to Cork Midsummer Festival with one of their largest site-specific productions since 2008

17 June - 2 July

Sacrifice at Easter

UCC Perforum Conference

A three-day event with discussion, workshops and performance for postgraduate students, scholars and practitioners

19 June - 21 June

UCC Perforum Conference

Navigating Difference: Talk & Discussion

A discussion on collaborative arts projects with asylum seekers and migrants, looking at best practice and responsibility

18 June

Navigating Difference: Talk & Discussion

Body In Space: Performance Workshop

A workshop on the body in performance with Sarah Jane Scaife of Company SJ

18 June

Body In Space: Performance Workshop

Printmaking Workshop

A free printmaking workshop using the current Cork Printmakers exhibition, 25, as inspiration!

18 June

Printmaking Workshop

A Heart That Is Free: Terence MacSwiney in Context

Celebrating the cultural creativity of Terence MacSwiney, this event is an engaging and accessible introduction to MacSwiney's lesser-known cultural legacy. Featuring excerpts from MacSwiney's 1912 play,...

17 June

A Heart That Is Free: Terence MacSwiney in Context

VAWF 2016

Visual Arts Workers Forum facilitates open conversation and a forum for debate for visual arts workers in Ireland

24 June

VAWF 2016

Tales of Tomorrowland

Bring the whole family along to the gallery for a hands-on art workshop that takes inspiration for current exhibition, '2116: Forecasting the Future'.

26 June

Tales of Tomorrowland

Blátha Bána - White Blossoms

An enchanting, theatrical experience of beauty in a gentle, dream-like world for Early Years (0 - 3).

17 June - 26 June

Blátha Bána - White Blossoms

Our Table

Join up to 400 other food lovers in a summer's evening of food and entertainment on Oliver Plunkett Street, featuring the combined culinary talents of 12 of...

26 June

Our Table

Féasta - Festival Markets

Sample some of the finest food and browse some of the stunning crafts for which this beautiful city and county is so renowned

17 June - 26 June

Féasta - Festival Markets

Backseat

Let us take you on an exciting journey through the lives of eight teenagers, taking place in four cars parked in Emmet Place

24 June - 26 June

Backseat

Beats, Bells and Bridges

Percussionist Alex Petcu and composer Tom Lane transform three sites in Cork into musical instruments - the UCC Quadrangle, Mardyke Bridge and Shandon Bells

25 June - 26 June

Beats, Bells and Bridges

Picnic in the Park

Celebrate that midsummer feeling with a whole afternoon of free arts entertainment and activities throughout Cork's fantastic Fitzgerald Park

19 June

Picnic in the Park

Soldiers

An exciting new dance piece from choreographer Ruairí Donovan that cracks open the experiences of masculinity and commemoration

17 June

Soldiers

Amanda Coogan: Don’t Push The River

The premiere of a new performance work by artist Amanda Coogan, as part of Visual Arts Workers Forum 2016.

24 June - 25 June

Amanda Coogan: Don’t Push The River

The Plurality of Existence in the Infinite Expanse of Space and Time

A site-specific audio installation developed and realised by Crocosmia, a group of asylum seekers living in Ireland, in collaboration with artist Clodagh Emoe

17 June - 26 June

The Plurality of Existence in the Infinite Expanse of Space and Time

Be My Guest

How do you decide what goes on the walls of your home? Why choose one picture over another? Come meet the residents of Shandon to...

25 June - 26 June

Be My Guest

25

Celebrating 25 years of Cork Printmakers, the exhibition features 25 inch square prints by 25 artists, selected by Miranda Driscoll of Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

17 June - 26 June

25

Conflicting Visions In A Turbulent Age

A new exhibition examining themes that influenced the era 1900-1916, curated by Dr Éimear O'Connor

3 June - 20 August

Conflicting Visions In A Turbulent Age

New Airs

Composer and music producer Glen Austin presents a unique concert uniting the classical music world with Irish rock and pop music.

18 June

New Airs

is this on?

A new work for radio from renowned Irish composer Karen Power, commissioned by RTÉ lyric fm, performed at Cork City Gaol

19 June

is this on?

Neon Western: Prologue

A new work in development from an ambitious collaboration between Cork artists Eat My Noise and Conflicted Theatre

17 June - 18 June

Neon Western: Prologue

Fancy Dress / Remote

Premiering in association with their long-term partners Firkin Crane to mark their 10th anniversary, Croí Glan have invited back their two favourite,...

17 June

Fancy Dress / Remote

Will Franken & Friends

Award-winning comedy from acclaimed stand-up, Will Franken

25 June

Will Franken & Friends

Late Night TV Talk Show

A fantastical hour of slapstick mayhem in the guise of a TV talk show with your beloved hosts, the talented but idiotic brothers Sean and...

15 June - 18 June

Late Night TV Talk Show

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A high-octane version of Shakespeare's most popular comedy, featuring a cast of Cork's most promising teen actors.

21 June - 23 June

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Bed

A new one-act play by Ger FitzGibbon exploring Anne Hathaway's turbulent and conflicting feelings following Shakespeare's death.

17 June - 26 June

The Bed

Marion

Twentysomething Marion has realised, all of a sudden, that she's a grown-up. A brilliantly funny tale, written by Cork's own Katie Holly, and starring fellow...

17 June - 26 June

Marion

Dark Kingdom

BrokenCrow Theatre Company bring you a theatrical experience that exposes the uncomfortably familiar and the gloriously strange in their adaptation of two short stories from...

17 June - 26 June

Dark Kingdom

In Good Hands

Join hairdresser Julie for an appointment of original songs and stories, celebrating everyday intimacy, loneliness and our human need to connect, performed in a working...

25 June - 26 June

In Good Hands

Rough for Theatre I & Act Without Words II

Witness acclaimed performers Bryan Burroughs and Raymond Keane in two of Beckett's short works in this outdoors production staged in Bishop Lucey Park.

17 June - 19 June

Rough for Theatre I & Act Without Words II

Utopia Ltd.

Inspired by the biography of Roger Casement, Makeshift Ensemble invite you to question idealism and responsibility for action in this off-site collaborative theatre performace about...

17 June - 19 June

Utopia Ltd.

Verdi’s La Traviata: Concert Performance

Cork Opera House continues the long legacy of opera on the stage in Cork by presenting a concert performance of Verdi's classic.

25 June

Verdi’s La Traviata: Concert Performance

Crosstown Drift

Curlew Editions and The Good Room present a trail of tunes and tales across Cork city

25 June

Crosstown Drift

Camille O’Sullivan

Camille returns to Cork Midsummer Festival for one night only!

25 June

Camille O’Sullivan