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Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th September

Hospital, Co. LImerick

Categories: Community, Festival/Special Event,Hospital

The second annual ‘Hospital Arts & Culture Festival’ will take place from 14th – 18th September 2016.

Programme of Events

Wednesday 14th of September

7.30PM | Youthreach | Hospital Arts and Culture Festival Launch

  • Festival is Launched by Pat O Callaghan of ‘Scoby’s Bar’ Hospital, the 2015 Knight of Hospital.
  • Visual arts displays-Incl. Photograhy by Bernie Hennessy and Tom Quish.
  • Thomas McCarthy-Winning Poet
  • ‘Man of Mistaken Identity’ performance by Hospitals Transition year student in the yard of Youthreach 8:15pm.
  • The illumination of Youthreach 9pm.

Thursday 15th of September

7:30pm | Hospital Community Hall

  • Rolling back to the 70’s with “GIMIK” the band.
  • Starring; Paddy O’Sullivan, Michael O’Sullivan, Eugene O’Sullivan, Kevin Sheehy, Mike Su O Sullivan and Comedian Jon Kenny (D’unbelivables).

Friday 16th of September

  • Transition year performance of ‘Man of Mistaken Identity’ at Hospital Secondary School Hall.
  • ‘Young at Heart’ event in the De La Salle Hall Hospital (behind the Hospital Resource Centre).
  • Music, story-telling, and food.
  • Free Admission.

Saturday 17th of September

  • Food and Craft Fair; 11am to 4pm.
  • GIMIK-Final Performance @ 7:30pm
  • Rolling back to the 70’s with “GIMIK” the band performing. Begins at 8:15pm sharp. Starring; Paddy O’Sullivan, Michael O’Sullivan, Eugene O’Sullivan, Kevin Sheehy, Mike Su O Sullivan and Comedian Jon Kenny (D’unbelivables).

Sunday 18th of September-Hospital Arts and Cultural Street Festival 

  • 12:30pm Parish Walk or Run (Ring of Knockainey) starting at Hospital Resource Centre.
    • Followed by Cookery Demonstation by Carol Dollery of RTE’s “The Resturant”.
  • Hospital Gun Club Street BBQ 1pm to 4pm
    • BBQ
    • Street Comedy
    • Live Street Music from ‘Stix n’Stones and ‘Room 58’.
    • Adult Fancy Dress Competition €100 prize for best dressed.
    • 4pm Crowning of the Knight of Hospital
    • Games in bank place; sheaf throwing, daddy’s race, mammy’s race.
    • Kiddies Costume Disco @ 4:30pm Hospital Community Hall. Free Entry.
    • 8:15pm Lantern and Light memory parade from Youthreach to GAA clubhouse, where lantern’s will be launched. Backdrop of choir singing. Ballons availiable at Youthreach before parade.