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27/10/2021

The Source Youth Arts Summer Programme goes down a treat

A scene from the The Source Youth Arts Summer Programme Performance Event 'Sher Before The First Night' - the week-long camp and show proved a huge success and everyone associated with the project are already looking forward to next year! Photo: Br�d Ryan.
This year’s Source Youth Arts Summer Programme Performance went down a treat - the week-long camp proved a huge success and everyone associated with the project is already looking forward to next year!

This year’s Source Youth Arts Summer Programme Performance went down a treat - the week-long camp proved a huge success and everyone associated with the project is already looking forward to next year!

The project represented a unique opportunity for young people work with some of the best community arts workers in the country. Building on the success of eight previous summer youth programmes The Source returned with another exciting project. Working with professional theatre makers, writers and designers participants enjoyed an opportunity to build a working theatre set, get involved in costume design and lighting to create a live contemporary performance event for family and friends based on these fabulously magical stories.

Tony Fegan is a creative producer, theatre director and participatory arts practitioner and was just one of the community arts workers involved in the project. As Director of Learning at LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre 1992–2007) Tony developed a wide-ranging and highly-influential arts learning programme with national and international artists working with youth, community groups, schools and universities on long term artist collaborations including site specific events. In 2007 Tony  joined Tallaght Community Arts as Director and has repositioned the company as an arts development organisation working closely with a range of professional artists and communities in Dublin.

Thurles Past & Present Photographic EXhibitiion

This exhibition - from August 8th-29th, 10am to 5pm - presents an intriguing contrast of Thurles between the mid 1980s and 2013. A display of almost 100 images of the town record the changes in the streetscape over thirty years.

This exhibition promises to evokes some very special memories for the people of Thurles.

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