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Greystones notes week September 21st

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie who has stories this week.

Also from www.Greystones.ie

Culture Night:  18 September 2020

Wide range of online events available:  https://culturenight.ie/events/online.

Refine search to Co. Wicklow.

Special Whale Theatre event with Alex Petcu.

Wonderful free performance scheduled.  Details below.  Booking essential.

Heritage Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme Now Open

Applications are invited for capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites.

The scheme also supports the purchase of specialised equipment.

Grants of up to €15,000 can be awarded.

Funding of up to 80 per cent of the project cost can be sought.

Match funding by way of voluntary contributions or benefit in kind is acceptable.

Applications to www.heritagecouncil.ie by 5:00 pm on 15 September 2020

Further information from Deirdre Burns,  Wicklow Heritage Officer,  0404 20100.

Whale Theatre is Back !!

We welcome back Greystones’ very own Whale Theatre Greystones.

Details below on the first events after six months COVID-19 closure.

Whale Theatre is now ready to welcome people again !!

Second Act Charter outlines all the COVID-19 safety measures.

Lots of work has gone on behind the scenes.

Full details available on www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

Whale Theatre|The Visual Story of Ireland with Rosemarie Devereux

Art Appreciation Course.

Wednesday,  7 October 2020,  for six Wednesday evenings.

Rosemarie will also be offering The Story of Europe.

Art Appreciation Course.

Thursday,  29 October 2020,  for six Thursday mornings.

Details and bookings below.

An Garda Siochána|6 Tips to Beat Dog Thieves

18  September 2020

Greystones Municipal District Special Meeting

GMD Council Chamber,  Mill Road:  9:30 a.m.

This meeting was deferred from Tuesday.

To designate time and place for holding of September monthly meeting.

18 September 2020

Whale Theatre|Culture Night|Alex Petcu:  Solo Percussion

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:30 p.m.

Admission is free as part of Culture Night,  but tickets must be booked.

Alex is quickly establishing himself,  both nationally and internationally.

He is a percussionist of the finest calibre.

Alex performs regularly with the RTE Concert and Symphony Orchestras.

Ulster and Irish Chamber Orchestras,  as well as with the Crash Ensemble.

Alex will present a fascinating programme for solo percussion on a variety of instruments.

He will also use home-made instruments made from aluminium,  brass wood,  glass,  ceramics.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873615258/events/128281802

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

19 September 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Crest of a Wave:  Rory Gallagher Tribute

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Crest of a Wave takes you on a journey through Rory’s back catalogue.

Taste classics,  deep cuts from the Irish Tour 1974 and some of Rory’s marvellous styles.

This is a high energy,  electric blues/rock show that is not to be missed !!

Rory was born in Ballyshannon,  Co. Donegal in 1948.

He was originally part of the band,  Taste,  in the 1960s.

He then went on to record many solo albums through the 1970s and 1980s.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €12/€15.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

20 September 2020

Whale Theatre|A Song Party with Chloe Burke

This event is SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list below.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873614913/events/128270591

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

25 September 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine play the Music of Tom Waits

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

An exhilarating performance play to packed houses of adoring fans.

Mr. Waits’ music is uniquely presented with a characteristic authority rarely harnessed.

Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians.

They perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits; songs.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

25 September 2020

Whale Theatre|Lucia and Maria

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:30 p.m.

Tickets €20/€18.

Violin virtuoso duo,  Lucia MacPartlin and Maria Ryan,  return to the Whale Theatre.

They met while studying in Cork.

In Cork,  they also formed the traditional Irish quartet,  Strung.

Lucia and Maria combine their traditional,  classical and folk influences to stunning effect.

They completed their Masters degrees in Sweden before returning home to record albums.

This time,  they will perform a concert of new music.

Their aim is to forever push the boundaries of fiddle music.

And enthral audiences worldwide.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story and photos.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/bringing-music-back-to-livei/

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873615127/events/128279005

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

26 September 2020

Whale Theatre|Degani Piano Trio

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:30 p.m.

Tickets €25/€20.

The Degani Piano Trio is an established piano trio of distinguished musicians.

Their recently record albums have included music from Hayden,  Dvorak,  Chopin,  Brahms.

They are renowned for their insightful and joyful interpretations of the classics.

They have performed widely,  including NCH Dublin,  Sligo,  and Calary Festival.

They return to the Whale Theatre for another wonderful evening.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873615230/events/128278820

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

1 October 2020

Whale Theatre|An Evening with Jean Farrell:  Author of the Three Marys

This event is SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list below.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873613104/events/128257884

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

3 October 2020

Whale Theatre|KERN Album Tour

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:00 p.m.

Tickets €15.

Louth folk favourites,  Kern,  are back with their new eagerly awaited album.

The Left and The Leaving is a similar showcase of the band’s unusual mix of personalities.

Kern’s music is a distillation of skillfully executed traditional elements.

Including a deep respect for native songlines.

Combined with fresh and often raw contemporary perspectives.

The band presents thrilling interpretations of the music of the past.

And blistering,  sometimes heart-wrenching,  new songs and compositions.

The electic weave of their music is a result of their myriad influences.

And diverse formative experiences and backgrounds.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873611331/events/128251202

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

7 October 2020 for six Wednesdays

Whale Theatre|The Visual Story of Ireland with Rosemarie Devereux

7.30 p.m.

Course of 6 lectures,  €100.  Individual lecture,  €20.

Maximum of 30 per class.  New policies and procedures will be in place.

Greystones resident Rosemarie Devereux holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from UCD.

She has been involved with the National Gallery of Ireland and UCD art courses.

Rosemarie has run her art history courses at the NGI and is on its tour guide panel.

Rosemarie now brings her two courses to the Whale Theatre.

The Visual Story of Ireland begins on 7 October 2020.

The Story of Europe|Painting History begins on 29 October 2020.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide has the story.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/art-love-grows-where-our-rosemarie-goesi/

Booking from Whale Theatre.ie.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873608141

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

7 October 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply at 8:00 p.m.

8:15 p.m.      Lecture:  Early Autumn is really late Summer.

                   Illustrated Talk by Peter Harrison.

                   Past Chairman,  Council of RHSI.

All welcome !!

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks back  one hour before you go to bed !!

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