Celebrate Culture Night in Gorey
Culture Night is an annual event in Ireland celebrating arts & culture. The event takes place in September around the time of the Autumn Equinox.
The Autumn Equinox or September Equinox is “when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal”. [source: www.timeanddate.com]
Culture Night began as a small cultural event only in Dublin in 2006 and has grown into a national celebration promoting creativity and culture in Ireland. “Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in partnership with the regional arts offices, local authorities and cultural organisations throughout the island of Ireland” [source: www.culturenight.ie/aboutus]
During Culture Night, the local community have the opportunity to attend a myriad of free cultural events in North Wexford, such as Art & Photography Exhibitions, Musical Performances, Dance, Theatre, Film and Storytelling.