Pauline Neville at Spar

Aspel’s Spar Kanturk are hosting an art exhibition by Youghal based artist Pauline Neville. Pauline is a Self Taught Artist who lives on the beautiful south coast of Ireland with her family.  Her day begins in the early morning when she expresses her thoughts on canvas. As she applies brush to canvas it lifts her to another dimension and connects her to the divine. Pondering on the beauty that surrounds us in our world is what inspires

Invited Artist for 2017 Siobhan Burke

Siobhan Burke Is a locally based Fine Art painter and who graduated from Crawford College of Art & Design in 2001. Her artwork is inspired by the innately beautiful yet bleak winter landscape around where she lives. The colours and the mark making in her work are informed by the natural shifts in the landscape due to the ever changing light and weather, as well as by the tangles of our native hedgerows.

Children’s Art Workshops 2017

We are delighted to invite Messy Hands to the Kanturk Arts Festival again this year to run two childrens art workshops. An Under 5’s event will be held from 10am untill 11am   The 5 to 10 year olds from 11:45 am until 12:45 pm Old clothes are recommended for all who attend as at both of the events large art work will be created using lots of different materials and techniques. The

Why Can’t I Find My Ancestors

Kanturk Arts Festival presents a talk, ” Why Can’t I Find My Ancestors? “ on Saturday 18th March, 2017 at 2pm in The Trade Union Hall Kanturk. This talk will be presented by Karen O’Riordan, Local Studies and Reference Dept, Cork County Library and will include specific examples from Cork parish registers, civil records and census returns. It will be of interest to individuals who have conducted some family history research but have

Have you Any Suggestions or Ideas for the 2017 Festival?

If you have any ideas or suggestions for the 2017 Kanturk Arts Festival or would like to help out in ANY CAPACITY during the festival please drop in to the Trade Union Hall on Tuesday 11 October at 7pm.   The 9th annual Kanturk Arts Festival will take place over the St. Patrick’s weekend in March, 2017. The festival has grown in popularity over the years and the 2016 festival was the best