On Sunday 31st, 8pm, Join artist and folklorist Michael Fortune, artist Caoimhe Dunn and ARTBANK, as Michael introduces traditions and customs to celebrate St. Brigid’s Day and the arrival of spring.
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Delving into Michael Fortune’s wealth of research and knowledge, Celebrating Spring will introduce you to customs and traditions associated with St. Brigid and the First of February. Caoimhe will join Michael to discuss ‘Biddy’s Day’ and traditions she has experienced working with the Biddy’s Day Festival in Killorglin. We will also, if time allows, demonstrate the making of a St. Brigid’s Cross
Over the last few years Artbank in Bunclody has started a celebration marking the 1st of February with a parade of light and lanterns. This year we can’t meet in person, so we are celebrating online!
ART BANK is a community arts gallery in Bunclody, Co.Wexford, and has started a celebration marking the 1st of February with a parade of light and lanterns. This year we can’t meet in person, so we are celebrating online! Find them on Facebook here @ARTBANKbunclody
Michael Fortune is an artist and folklorist based in Co. Wexford. You can find out more about his work on his website www.folklore.ie or on facebook @folklore.ie
Caoimhe Dunn is a Street Arts & Spectacle artist based in Co. Wexford. She is thrilled to bring this talk to you as part of her current work, researching and exploring folk festival traditions in Ireland from the view of a Street Arts and Spectacle artist. This is all made possible through artist bursaries she has received from the Arts Council and Wexford County Council’s Creative Ireland fund. You can find out more about her work on her website dunncreate.mystrikingly.com or here on facebook @CaoimheDunnArtist.