Switch on Culture Night on Friday, September 21, as we open our doors to free entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage, and culture! Enjoy!


Place, Esmonde Street, Gorey

Contemporary Irish Artist and Designer Clare O’Connor will be in store showcasing her gorgeous new artwork and designs from 3:00pm to 6:30pm.


CCÉ Gorey/Ballygarrett in Gorey Library

Local Comhaltas branch CCÉ Gorey/Ballygarrett will be performing an evening of traditional music, song and dance in Gorey Library as part of the celebration of Culture Night.

From 4pm – 5pm. Tel: 053 942 1481 to book your place.

Bee Happy Well Rock Party

Come down to The Magic Garden (by Aldi) and decorate your own kindness rock for Bee Happy Well.

From 4pm-6pm at The Magic Garden (by Aldi), Gorey.


Gorey School of Art

Join Gorey School of Art for a night of free Arts, Crafts and Creative Technology Workshops from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Booking your place on https://periphery.space/culture-night-2018/. Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

To end Culture Night at periphery Space, Gorey School of Art has chosen to screen one of the best films of 2017 in their state-of-the-art art house cinema. A smart, emotional and funny film, it delivers fresh insights about the turmoil of adolescence and reveals Irish actor Saoirse Ronan, as a fully formed talent.


Eoin O’Connor – Contemporary Irish Artist

Live painting demonstration by Eoin O’Connor in his Art Gallery, Esmonde Street, Gorey, from 6pm – 8pm.


Gorey Visitor Centre, Main Street, Gorey

An evening of readings from 6:30pm, launching Irish author Nuala O’Connor’s latest novel, ‘Becoming Belle’. Also, local author Shelia Forsey, who published her first novel, ‘Mending Lace’, last year. Music by Anne Colgan.


Partridges, Main Street, Gorey

While you were Sleeping” – An exhibition of seascape images captured between sunset and sunrise by local photographer Joe Dixon. Cheese & wine reception from 6:30pm.


The Book Cafe, Main Street, Gorey

The Gap Arts Festival presents poetry, music and film by local writers, musicians and a screening of the short film ‘Titania’s Palace’ from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Poetry Reading from Conradh na Gaeilge and music from Ceol mo Chroí Culture Club, including a screening of “Eileanóir na Rún” from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Refreshments served from 6:30pm.

Zozimus Bookshop, The Book Cafe

The Bookshop will present a display of books of local, poetic and musical interest.


Loch Garman Arms, Main Street, Gorey

Traditional Irish Music provided by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Gorey/Ballygarrett from 8pm til late.


Gorey Art Collective

Gorey Art Collective will hold an Open Night in their newly established Studio Space in Trillium House, St. Michael’s Place, from 7-8:30pm. Also, watercolour demonstration with Artist & Studio Member Kate Kos and mixed media canvas painting with Studio Member, Sara Redmond, owner of Different Strokes Art Shop, from 7-8pm.


French’s Bar, Main Street, Gorey

Traditional Music Seisiún joined by North Wexford Traditional Singing Circle from 9pm.

Culture Night Gorey