A vibrant multi-disciplinary centre in Drogheda, housed over two buildings, providing an extensive curated arts programme of theatre, music, film, visual arts, opera, dance, comedy, literature, family/children, outreach and festivals
Solo@Home | The Series
16/05/21 – 04/07/21
This year’s Solo@Home in association with LMFM, has a new format and a stunningly diverse range of artists performing from the intimacy of their own homes. Once again curated by SJ McArdle and edited by Adrian Taaffe, these eight episodes will feature longer bespoke performances from each artist and will premiere on Droichead Arts Centre’s YouTube channel every Sunday for 8 weeks at 11am. More Info
Cruinniú na nÓg | The Creative Garden Orchestra
Time: 20 min sessions run from 10:00 – 17:00
Droichead Arts Centre presents The Creative Garden Orchestra for Cruinniú na nÓg Louth 2021, a day of celebrating creativity for children and teenagers.
The creative Garden Orchestra is an engaging presentation where children aged 8 – 10 are invited to create the soundscape for a live story telling session. All the sounds, atmospheric as well as rhythmical, are found in the world that surrounds them. Book Now
Cruinniú na nÓg | Music Matters
Dundalk Institute of Technology and Droichead Arts Centre present Music Matters, part of Cruinniú na nÓg Louth , funded by Creative Ireland, a day of celebrating creativity for children and teenagers. From artists, to producers, venue managers and sound engineers, you will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of industry experts as they discuss the road that leads to these exciting careers! During this Q&A you will also have the chance to put your own burning questions to our experts! Book Now
Cruinniú na nÓg | Aoife and the Children of Lir
Time: From 12:00
Droichead Arts Centre Presents Aoife and the Children of Lir as part of Cruinniú na nÓg.
A story on film. The second part of our trilogy of short stories on film for young people, Aoife and The Children of Lir, brought to you by storyteller/writer Grainne Rafferty and film maker Ewan McNulty. This film will premiere on Droichead's YouTube Channel at 12pm on Sat 12 Jun. More Info
Cruinniú na nÓg | Observational Storytelling with Sarah Bowie
Time: From 12:00
Presented by the Live Network as part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2021
In this online tutorial with cartoonist, writer, and co-founder of The Comics Lab Sarah Bowie, Sarah will show you how to take ordinary, everyday life and turn it into material for compelling storytelling! Use this as an opportunity to look beyond the surface of our seemingly mundane lives, and find the potential stories within. This online tutorial will premiere on LIVE Network's YouTube Channel at 12pm on Sat 12 Jun. More Info
Tailtiu Theatre | Amergin’s Tale
15/05/21 – 11/06/21
Time: All Day Event
Cost: €5 Per Device
We’ve got great news about Tailtiu Theatre’s interactive theatre experience, Amergin’s Tale!
We know unfortunately, lots of summer tour experiences have been cancelled this year, so we’re giving you the chance to experience this historical treasure trail through Drogheda with your class! Summer is saved! More Info
Around The Corner
Around the Corner, is a new uplifting film project created in the heart of Moneymore, Drogheda, and its surroundings, as a neighbourhood reflects on the recent pandemic. Capturing the essence of heart within community and locality the film was shot using Zoom, from the homes of participants while online with their neighbours. Some were pre acquainted, some were not. Book Now
Where are we now?
01/07/21 – 31/08/21
Time: All Day Event
Thirtythree-45 and Droichead Arts Centre present a new curated programme of sound and music based on the theme ‘Where are we now? which will broadcast on thirtythree-45’s radio stream, and Droichead Arts Centre’s podcast channel over July and August.Local, national and international artists have been invited to respond to this theme based on the David Bowie song of the same name.
Droichead Arts Centre
26-28 Stockwell Lane