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Workshops, Markets & Special Events

Cork Midsummer Festival

Workshops, Markets & Special Events




Cork City Hall Concert Hall
15 – 22 June

Produced and curated by Luke Murphy / Attic Projects, CATCH8 returns following sold out success in 2018. Masterclass workshops will take place in two sessions daily, taught by leading dance professionals Oona Doherty, Dimitri Jourde, Lali Ayugade, Moritz Ostruschnjak, Ian Garside, Lea Tiribasso, Luke Murphy, Maria Kolegova and Fearghus Ó Conchúir. The Catch8 Workshop series is an initiative by Attic Projects in collaboration with Cork Midsummer Festival, Cork City Arts Office and Dance Ireland. 


Graffiti Theatre
15 June | from 10am

A series of Early Years Arts Play experiences, led by artists from varied disciplines including dance, music, visual art and performance. Events include a free hands-on arts play encounter for parents and toddlers aged 0 - 3 years; an Open Gallery interactive showcase of the BEAG Early Years Arts experiences; and an Early Years Arts Creative exploration for artists & childcare practitioners. Click here for full details!


Féasta Festival Markets
15 & 16 June | 11am – 5pm

Our regular festival markets, featuring the best local produce we have on offer from Cork city and county, as well as a delicious selection of the city’s finest street food, light bites and snacks. (And a special treat on June 15, when the Féasta Festival Markets will be accompanied by our special play universe for children ages 2 - 8, The Market!)


Bodies of Water and Perforum (Theatre UCC) present
Conversations & Community

The Glucksman (outside), UCC
15 June | From 12pm | Free

A day of arts based family friendly events including Global Water Dances Cork performances at the Glucksman Art Gallery featuring local and international groups (Starling Dance Theatre, Scoil Bernadette, James Madison University, UCC & Lightbulb Youth Theatres). The event is part of a global day of arts activism across over 160 international sites. Also open talks, journal launch, and workshops. Full details at!

Support from EuroLab (European Association for Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies)