Instantdissidence presents One Last Dance – An Chéad Damhsa A perambulating dance between Guildford (the location I lived in when I first arrived in the UK as an Erasmus student in 1994) and Cloughjordan (the rural Irish village that I am moving to post-Brexit). Following the Brexit vote I am leaving, and One Last Dance – […]
A series of music concerts, sessions and workshops in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary on September 15th – 17th. Featuring Andy Irvine and Don Baker in a very special double bill on Friday night, and a rare Irish appearance by world-renowned maestro harmonica player Brendan Power on Saturday night. These concerts will take place amuigh faoin spéir […]
13.30 – 15.00 – Starting at the Community Amphitheatre NATURE & COMMUNITY A talk with ecologist and RTE’s “EcoEye” presenter Anja Murray will be held in the stunning location of the new outdoor Community Amphitheatre in Cloughjordan ecovillage. This will be followed by a guided tour of the biodiversity and tourism elements of the project. […]
Friday 2nd June, 1pm Nordberg String Orchestra The Cloughjordan Amphitheatre (free event) The first concert in the Amphitheatre will be given by the Nordberg String Orchestra, a children’s orchestra from a neighbourhood in Oslo, founded in 2011. The players are aged 9 to 14 are passionate about playing their instruments. In this picture […]
Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre was officially opened by President Michael D Higgins on the eve of Earth Day 2017. In a rousing speech to the gathered crowd of 350 people the President praised the latest development in the Cloughjordan ecovillage as “a work of vision, of reimaging.” With seating capacity for 250 people, […]
Cloughjordan Arts CLG, the not-for-profit company developing the Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre, is seeking to raise €20,000 to complete the first phase, and to open the facility for public performances in Summer 2017. So far the company has raised and spent €60,000. This money was raised through local fundraising combined with a 1916 Centenary Special Projects […]
This Saturdays Meitheal at the Community Amphitheater may be rescheduled due to bad weather, check back on our Facebook page for updates..
Another milestone on site today with the concrete for the stage plinth, and toilet hardstand being poured. The wet weather delayed this operation for the last week. The stage dimensions are approximately 6mts(W) x 7.5mts(D) – which is sized to accommodate medium sized touring shows. The plan is for one big final push now before […]