Book online or call the Cork Midsummer Box Office

Book by phone: 021-4215159

Online: corkmidsummer.com
By phone: 021-4215159
In person: Festival Box Office: 5 Cook Street (opens 8 June)

South Parish residents: call out for old china, glasses and fabric!

South Parish residents: call out for old china, glasses and fabric!

Every city, town and village has its own secret recipes that don’t appear on official menus.  It is food ‘al natural’ that doesn’t come from recipe books.
Alfonso Alcase (1972)

Housed in a shipping container La Cocina Pública (The Public Kitchen) is a mobile kitchen that brings people together through theatre, food and dining.  Taking place on outside on Sawmill Street in front of Coláiste Daibhéid/St John’s Central College for 5 public dining events from 17 June until 23 June. Teatro Container of Valparaíso, Chile invite the residents of the South Parish area to participate in La Cocina Pública. 

There are a number of ways you can participate:

Donate china plates, bowls, tea cups and sauces, glasses and fabric for the workshops and dining events. Drop-off points: Nano Nagle Place, South Presentation Centre, Douglas Street and Cork Flower Studio, 104 Douglas Street.  Deadline for drop-offs: Monday 10 June.

Also, join us in sharing recipes and stories, making bunting and decorations or cooking and hosting for the dining events from Friday 14 June onwards. Please email kath@corkmidsummer.com or pop into Cork Flower Studio, 104 Douglas Street, Cork to add your name to the sign-up sheet.

Funded by Cork City Council, University College Cork, Ministerio De La Cultura, Las Artes Y El Patrimonio, HSE Cork Kerry Community Healthcase - Cork South Community Work Department, Douglas Street Business Association and Down2Earth Materials.

With additional support from St John's Central College, Coláiste Daibhéid, Cork Flower Studio, Healthy Cities Cork, Green Spacfes for Health, Cork Food Policy Council, The Lantern Project, Nano Nagle Place, Cork Migrant Centre, The Mature Student Office, UCC, and Centre for Adult Continuing Education, UCC. This is a South Parish Learning Neighbourhood Event.