Arts events are being added all the time, please check back regularly for the latest updates.
(Latest update: 24/7/2016)
Le Chéile Arts & Music Festival Family Day takes place on Sunday 31st of July. Loads of fun and activities for adults and children, including 'Samba Drum Workshops', 'Arts & Crafts',
and great live music on our Street Stage from TADGH, Fallen Lights, and many more...
The Co Club
Oldcastle's "CO Club", showcasing art in all it's forms, painting, sculpture, spoken word, drama and music; will take place in Creans Bar on Friday 29th July from 7pm.
Check the Creans Bar Facebook Page for full details of the line up on the night.
Friday 29th July, 8pm
"Music", An exhibition of art featuring the works of local artists who have created original work on the
theme of music.
A cheese and wine reception will be accompanied by traditional music which will be followed by a Q&A session and interviews with a selection of the artists.
Admission is Free and the event is open from 8pm.
Saturday 30th July, 8pm
'Fashion Victim', An interactive murder mystery evening. Get on your best Versace gown and mingle with the celebs at this prestigious fashion award ceremony... but be careful in those killer
heels, anything can happen on the catwalk when there's murder in the air !
Tickets include evening meal (Price TBC)
Sunday 31st July, From Noon
Gather up the family and head on into Witch's Hill for an afternoon of art and crafts for the kids while mam and Dad relax with a cuppa and a cake.
Entrance fee to the art room is €4 per child.
See Witches Hill on Facebook for further information.
Loughcrew Megalithic Center
Based in the Loughcrew Hills, mintues from Oldcastle, Co Meath, The Loughcrew Megalithic Center is a purpose built centre with hostel accommodation, café, event hall,
cottage museum, playground, campsite with full facilities and ample car, campervan, caravan and coach parking.
Sunday & Monday - Loughcrew Cairns tours, 10am & 4:15pm (Free)
Monday August 1st The long awaited book "Good Morning Sweet Loughcrew" by Martin Shortt will be launched (with special guest Micky Harte)
For further information call - 0867361948
Oldcastle Library, Thursday 28th
Doors 6:30, performance commences 7pm.
Masonic Hall, Oldcastle, Sunday 31st
Doors 6:30, performance commences 7pm.
Recapturing a bygone era, where people would gather around the fire to tell stories and listen to the radio, the evening will commence with Seanchai style stories that have been written by members
of Oldcastle Writers Group and will conclude with the Radio Play "Lady Invincible" written and produced by the groups chairperson Lynda Kirby.
Wine and light refreshments will be served and there will be a raffle on the night.
Lynda will also have copies of the CD of her Radio Play for sale.
Entry is free, but donations would be greatly appreciated.
Proceeds are in aid of Dogs for the Disabled
Percy French: Melodies Of Unforgotten Years
Castlerahan Community Hall, Wednesday 27th July
The CO Club and Two for One Productions are thrilled to be bringing 'Percy French: Dreams of Unforgotten Melodies' to the Castlerahan Community Hall on Wednesday 27th July.
Fresh from a sold out run at the Lyric Theatre Belfast.
Share in the life of one of Ireland's greatest entertainers, beautifully portrayed by Northern Irish actor Sam McCready.
The show includes many of the man's most well known songs, brilliantly interpreted and performed by Kyle Riley.
Sing along to Slattery's Mounted Fut, The Mountains of Mourne and (of course) Come Back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff.
Sam McCready is a veteran of Northern Irish theatre, having performed and directed at the Lyric Theatre. He is an accomplished playwright, whose works include 'Coole Lady' a one woman show about the life of Lady Gregory, 'A Time to Speak' the life of holocaust survivor Helen Lewis and many many more.
Kyle Riley recently moved with his young family to Oldcastle Co. Meath. He's had a varied acting career including 2011 #1 UK tour of 'The Buddy Holly Story', Brian Friel's 'The Home Place' (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Friel's 'Translations' (Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Currently he writes children's music and performs throughout Counties Meath, Cavan and Westmeath as Little Folk- Music for Babies and Toddlers.
Tickets are available at Rorys Shop & Deli, Cavan road, Oldcastle, Creans Bar, Oldcastle, or message the CO Club on facebook and they can organise tickets for you.
Castlerahan Community Hall is on the L2808 road between Ballyjamesduff and Oldcastle. You can use the link provided to find it on google maps: here
Castle Film Festival
Oldcastle Library, Saturday July 30th
Castle Film Festival is a festival for short films, documentaries and student films. It is a platform for filmmakers to share and promote their works and connect with other filmmakers