A new season means a fresh new line up at the Source Arts Centre, Thurles

Gay Byrne
Spring has finally sprung and with it the prospect of many exciting performances, films, workshops and exhibits at The Source Arts Centre.

Spring has finally sprung and with it the prospect of many exciting performances, films, workshops and exhibits at The Source Arts Centre.

The highly-successful Sowing the Seeds of Dance Community Dance Project - with pubic dance classes for all ages and dance in education workshops, anyone can get involved so abandon your notions of dance and try a class.

Over two hundred participants have taken part so far, why don’t you?

No experience necessary and reasonable ticket prices.

Highlights

The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork is coming to Thurles.

The Tipperary Bealtaine Festival presents The Way Home featuring works by Daniel O’Neill, Gerard Dillon, Barrie Cooke and Norah McGuinness to name but a few.

School outreach and a public lecture by Dr Peter Jordan make this a very special show.

Also in the gallery this season is local artist PJ O’Connell who will show work from the past thirty years and also create new work in situ in his gallery studio during June.

A host of stars are also coming to town - season highlights include:-

Gay Byrne Live: A chance to hear Gaybo’s best stories from an outstanding career.

David McSavage: The Savage Eye star is coming to town – lock up your daughters!

Gemma Hayes: local girl Gemma brings an eclectic blend of folk, pop & electronic.

Ballet Ireland’s Cinderella – after the ball: an alternative take on a classic fairytale.

Silent: Award-winning and sensational show written and performed by Pat Kinevane - highly recommended.

The Man in a Woman’s Shoes: a charming piece of Irish theatre for Bealtaine.

Box of Frogs: Mary McEvoy, John Moynes & Dil Wickremasinghe share stories of their personal experience with mental health with a good dose of humour.

Children’s events include:-

Tic Teac: playful interactive show for three to six-year-olds using simple Irish, English & song.

The Bockety World of Henry Bucket: Barnstorm return with stunning children’s theatre.

Wonderland Drama Workshop at Easter and summer workshops in theatre, art & design, singing and more for children from four years.

For all the respective dates, booking details and any other information that you may require on these events please visit www.thesourceartscentre.ie or call the box office on 0504 90204.